14th August, 2019
The World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce (WZCC) announced today that Global President, Edul Daver will speak at the UN 68th DGC NGO Civil Society Conference to be held in Salt Lake City from 26 to 28 August 2019


The title of his talk will be:
“Can entrepreneurship be the solution to creating a Global South South Model of Sustainable Development?”Close to 6000 individuals from 135 countries have registered for the UN Conference, which is being held for the first time in the USA. The UN is seeking inputs from civil society as it aims to reach its seventeen sustainable development goals by the year 2030.

Workshop Title:
A Global North-South-South Model of Sustainable Development …Read More

Panelists at the workshop will illustrate the example of the three decade success story of the Hospital for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Children in Nepal (www.hrdcnepal.org) which has made a transformative difference in the lives of indigent children with musculoskeletal disorders in resource poor environments.

Education and innovation coupled with technical know how and a commitment to excellence are the hallmarks of this highly successful model of social entrepreneurship.

Collaboration for the workshop at the United Nations, comes from FEZANA (www.fezana..org) RAD AID International (www.rad-aid.org) and PARTNERS ASIA (www.partnersasia.org).

Several Zarathushtis from New Zealand, Chicago, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Orlando, Florida , Baltimore and Salt Lake City will be participating at the event.

WZCC: Building the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

WZCC has been created to facilitate networking, education, mentoring, enhance Trade & Commerce and to energize the Zarathushti entrepreneurial spirit and thus bring about economic prosperity worldwide. The Chamber recognizes that commerce and industry are major institutions of humankind and enterprises founded on the principles of Integrity and Industry are hallmarks throughout the world. The intermingling of history and commerce during the past two centuries is a constant reminder that an essential ingredient for prosperity is it’s entrepreneurial activities.

Yazdi Tantra
Vice President – WZCC

Behram Pastakia
Co-Chair, FEZANA UN NGO Committee Chair,
Zarathushti Youth Without Borders
Bpastakia(@) aol.com

“Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity beyond the resources currently controlled.”


Please consider becoming a member by visiting www.wzcc.org or contacting your Region Director/Chapter Chair.





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