Greg Mortenson (born December 27, 1957) is an American professional speaker, writer, and former mountaineer. He is a co-founder and former executive director of the non-profit Central Asia Institute, from which he was forced to resign as executive director following an investigation by the Montana attorney general, and the founder of the educational charity Pennies for Peace. Mortenson has been criticized by writers such as Peter Hessler and Jon Krakauer for financial mismanagement of his charity, for "dodging accountability" and for writing a book Krakauer described as "riddled with lies".

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  • Greg Mortenson (born December 27, 1957) is an American professional speaker, writer, and former mountaineer. He is a co-founder and former executive director of the non-profit Central Asia Institute, from which he was forced to resign as executive director following an investigation by the Montana attorney general, and the founder of the educational charity Pennies for Peace. Mortenson is the co-author of The New York Times Bestseller, Three Cups of Tea, which stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for 220 weeks. Three Cups of Tea has been published in 47 languages. Mortenson is also the author of Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Mortenson has been criticized by writers such as Peter Hessler and Jon Krakauer for financial mismanagement of his charity, for "dodging accountability" and for writing a book Krakauer described as "riddled with lies". (en)
  • Greg Mortenson (né en 1957) est un humanitaire américain de Bozeman dans le Montana. Fondateur de Pennies for Peace, il est principalement connu pour son action dans l'ouverture d'écoles en Afghanistan. Il est coauteur du livre Trois tasses de thé - La mission de paix d'un Américain au Pakistan et en Afghanistan ((en) Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission To Promote Peace... One School At A Time ) paru en 2007 et qui fut un best-seller aux États-Unis. La suite du livre, Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, est sortie en décembre 2009. Cette histoire vient d'être récemment remise en cause par la découverte d'une possible imposture révélée dans l’émission 60 minutes consacrée, le 17 avril 2011, à Mortenson sur CBS. (fr)
  • Mortenson è il cofondatore (con Jean Hoerni) e direttore della ONG Central Asia Institute e fondatore dell'ente di beneficenza Pennies for Peace. Dal 1993 ad oggi Greg Mortenson e i suoi collaboratori hanno costruito in Pakistan e Afghanistan oltre 120 scuole, promuovendo in modo particolare l'istruzione femminile. È il coautore (con David Oliver Relin) di Tre tazze di Tè. Il sequel, La bambina che scriveva sulla sabbia è stato pubblicato il 1º dicembre 2009 (RCS). (it)
  • Грег Мортенсон — филантроп, соучредитель негосударственного Института Центральной Азии, основатель проекта «Пенни для мира» и соавтор бестселлера «Три чашки чая»(продано более 7 000 000 экземпляров в 48 странах).На 2010 год Мортенсон построил более 171 школ в удаленных и труднодоступных районах Пакистана и Афганистана, где смогли получить образование 64 000 детей, в том числе 54 000 девочек, которым образование раньше было попросту недоступно.В 2009 году Мортенсон был награждён высшей наградой Пакистана «Sitara-e-Pakistan» («Звезда Пакистана») за гуманистические достижения в улучшении ситуации с образованием девочек в труднодоступных районах, осуществляемых им в течение 15 лет.Представителями конгресса США он был дважды выдвинут на Нобелевскую премию мира, в 2009 и 2010 году. (ru)
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  • Mortenson è il cofondatore (con Jean Hoerni) e direttore della ONG Central Asia Institute e fondatore dell'ente di beneficenza Pennies for Peace. Dal 1993 ad oggi Greg Mortenson e i suoi collaboratori hanno costruito in Pakistan e Afghanistan oltre 120 scuole, promuovendo in modo particolare l'istruzione femminile. È il coautore (con David Oliver Relin) di Tre tazze di Tè. Il sequel, La bambina che scriveva sulla sabbia è stato pubblicato il 1º dicembre 2009 (RCS). (it)
  • Грег Мортенсон — филантроп, соучредитель негосударственного Института Центральной Азии, основатель проекта «Пенни для мира» и соавтор бестселлера «Три чашки чая»(продано более 7 000 000 экземпляров в 48 странах).На 2010 год Мортенсон построил более 171 школ в удаленных и труднодоступных районах Пакистана и Афганистана, где смогли получить образование 64 000 детей, в том числе 54 000 девочек, которым образование раньше было попросту недоступно.В 2009 году Мортенсон был награждён высшей наградой Пакистана «Sitara-e-Pakistan» («Звезда Пакистана») за гуманистические достижения в улучшении ситуации с образованием девочек в труднодоступных районах, осуществляемых им в течение 15 лет.Представителями конгресса США он был дважды выдвинут на Нобелевскую премию мира, в 2009 и 2010 году. (ru)
  • Greg Mortenson (born December 27, 1957) is an American professional speaker, writer, and former mountaineer. He is a co-founder and former executive director of the non-profit Central Asia Institute, from which he was forced to resign as executive director following an investigation by the Montana attorney general, and the founder of the educational charity Pennies for Peace. Mortenson has been criticized by writers such as Peter Hessler and Jon Krakauer for financial mismanagement of his charity, for "dodging accountability" and for writing a book Krakauer described as "riddled with lies". (en)
  • Greg Mortenson (né en 1957) est un humanitaire américain de Bozeman dans le Montana. Fondateur de Pennies for Peace, il est principalement connu pour son action dans l'ouverture d'écoles en Afghanistan. Il est coauteur du livre Trois tasses de thé - La mission de paix d'un Américain au Pakistan et en Afghanistan ((en) Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission To Promote Peace... One School At A Time ) paru en 2007 et qui fut un best-seller aux États-Unis. La suite du livre, Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, est sortie en décembre 2009. (fr)
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