Executive President Global Cooperation Council, Germany
Ramesh Jaura is a veteran journalist and global affairs observer combining professional pursuits with creating public awareness about the global dimensions of local, national and regional concerns and challenges confronting humankind. He is a co-founder and executive president of the Global Cooperation Council (North-South Forum), established in Germany in 1983 to foster international understanding through genuine cooperation. He was awarded Germany's Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon in 1996 for promoting international understanding. He is also global editor of IDN-InDepthNews and Global Perspectives, a magazine for international cooperation.