We recognize that no one company or organization can solve the world’s greatest challenges. ICV builds partnerships to leverage the collective assets, technologies, skills and resources of the public, private and nonprofit sectors to improve social impact.



USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

As a partner, ICV works closely with Development Innovation Ventures (DIV), part of the U.S. Global Development Lab, USAID’s open competition supporting breakthrough solutions to the world’s most intractable development challenges—interventions that could change millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost.

DIV seeks to bring in new ideas for solving problems facing millions around the world – delivering more impact, for less money, with greater potential for sustainable scale. Inspired by the venture capital experience, DIV uses a tiered, evidence-based funding model to test ideas, gather evidence of what works, find failures quickly and cheaply, without long-term commitments, and continue to support only proven solutions.

USAID Marking 50 years of Progress


The Permanent Secretariat to the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, was created in 2006, and is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization, with its own board, based in Rome and operates on a permanent basis.

The major activity of the Permanent Secretariat is organizing the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates internationally recognized as among the most important annual events in the field of peacemaking, attracting Nobel Peace Laureates, high-profile leaders, organizations, students and professors from around the globe since 1999.

The Permanent Secretariat organizes the Summit in different locations across the globe with the support of a number of Nobel Peace Laureates’ foundations and organizations, and in partnership with hosting municipalities and prominent local foundations.

Vadim V. Zagladin, who was also the founder of the Permanent Secretariat, conceived the Summits, which were promoted by President Mikhail Gorbachev and the former Mayor of Rome Walter Veltroni.

The Permanent Secretariat is supported by a staff of volunteers, linked with its own representatives in Italy, France, Germany, Russia, United Sates, Asia and Africa, working together to explore new opportunities in the pursue of our association goals.


Established in 1825, Jefferson is the largest academic medical center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

We are 30,000+ people reimagining health care, education and discovery.
We are many things, but every day all of us are dedicated to one thing:
Improving lives

  • Philadelphia’s second largest employer
  • Ranked by U.S.News & World Report as the nation’s 16th Best Hospital; nationally ranked in 11 clinical specialties
  • Jefferson Health includes 14 hospitals, 2,904 licensed beds, 6,600 physicians and practitioners, and 7,400 nurses
  • 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations and 3.7 million outpatient visits
  • NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
  • Home of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • 9 colleges and 4 schools spanning architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion, health, medicine, science, textiles and more
  • 160 undergraduate/graduate programs
  • NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference; 17 intercollegiate athletics teams


University of California, San Francisco is the leading university exclusively focused on health. Through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care, UCSF is leading revolutions in health worldwide.

UCSF Health is recognized worldwide for its high-quality, innovative patient care, informed by advanced technologies and pioneering research.

UCSF Health providers are leaders in virtually all specialties, including cancer, cardiology, children’s health, neurology and transplant, and direct more than 1,300 clinical trials each year.

UCSF Health exceeds the most widely used patient satisfaction and safety measures in the nation, and holds the highest designation for facilities that treat the most complex and
specialized conditions.

UCSF Health includes UCSF Medical Center, ranked among the nation’s top five hospitals by U.S. News & World Report 2017–18, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, and Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics. The health system also includes affiliations with top-tier hospitals and physician groups throughout the Bay Area to bring specialty care to patients
close to home.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, with locations in San Francisco and Oakland, compose the largest network of children’s medical providers in Northern California, and offer more than 65 pediatric medical specialties and subspecialties, including the region’s top-ranked pediatric cancer care.

UCSF Dental Center operates 21 clinics in San Francisco, providing comprehensive dental services from routine care to the most sophisticated oral health care available today.

UCSF is recognized as one of the world’s greatest research universities, with a collaborative culture focused on understanding, preventing and treating disease.

UCSF is the top public recipient of the highly competitive funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).