Garnero is invited to represent Brazil at Doha Goals - the world's premier platform to create initiatives for global progress through sport

Dec 06, 2012, 08:51 ET from Brasilinvest

SAO PAULO, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mario Garnero, Chairmain of the board of Brasilinvest Group and president of Forum das Americas, was invited by Khalifa Al Thani, emir of Qatar, and Richard Attias, president of New York Forum, to take part of Doha Goals - Gathering of All Leaders In Sport, an initiative designed as a "Call to Action" for the role that sport plays as a driver for social and economic change. Several world leaders, both from businesses and sports field confirmed to attend the event, among them, Phillipe Blatter, Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Carl Lewis, Oscar Pitorius, Mark Spitz, Ian Thorpe, Sir Frank Willians and Lord Coe, Chairmain of London Organizing Committee for Olympic Games in London. Garnero is the sole representative from Brazil.

The entrepreneur will take part of the debate on December 12th: "Where is the smart investment going in Sport, at a local, federal and global level?" Jean-Jacques Bouya, Minister for Spatial Planning and Delegate-General for Major Projects, Republic of the Congo, Lord Mandelson, Chairman, Global Counsel LLP, Eric Shanks, Co-President and COO, Fox Sports Media Group and Frederic Thiriez, President, French Football League will share their thoughts on the debate.

Garnero will also be present at a think-tank, "Reinventing the Olympics" where IOC members and executives host countries of large events such as the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics will brainstorm how they feel global gatherings can evolve to remain continuously relevant.

The forum will be hosted in Doha, Qatar from December 10 – 12, 2012. "To be able to discuss and to collect new solutions for the sport, both on social and environmental area, is a top priority to me, as President of Forum das Americas – and also has to be a top priority to Brazil, since the country will host two of the most important global sports events in the coming years", asserted Garnero

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