GLOBAL AGENDA

The FutureWorld Foundation will focus on the five priority areas that can be said to constitute a Global Agenda:
  • Delivering [environmentally and socially] sustainable economic growth - for without this, we shall not be able to achieve anything else.

  • Reducing poverty and improving equity - because exceptional prosperity for the few at the expense of the many is neither justifiable nor sustainable.

  • Addressing the sources of vulnerability and promoting global, regional, national and human security - for security underpins both community and progress .

  • Sharing the norms and values that enable global coexistence, while respecting cultural differences - because respect for core values and universal norms allows us to live in harmony, while appreciation of cultural diversity enriches our understanding.

  • Improving the quality of global governance and our global institutions - for most of the important challenges we face in a highly-connected world can only be resolved in this way.

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 | in category: Improving global governance | by Finance and Development, James Broughton, Colin Bradford

Global governance of security, finance, trade, the environment, and health has been recognised as an important and difficult challenge for two decades, since the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997....  Read More



Posted on Aug 15, 2017 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by IZA - Institute of Labor Economics, Paola Giuliano

Social attitudes toward women vary significantly across societies. This report by Paola Giuliano for the IZA - Institute of Labor Economics highlights historical determinants of contemporary...  Read More



Posted on Aug 12, 2017 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Feinstein International Center, Elizabeth Stites, Kristin Bushby

Disaster resilience is the ability of countries, communities and households to manage change by maintaining or transforming living standards in the face of shocks or stresses, without...  Read More



Posted on Aug 15, 2017 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Hutchins Center at Brookings, Rochelle Edge, Nellie Liang

Although formal multi-agency financial stability committees (FSCs) have been created in 41 countries, just two have direct powers to set policies and only 11 can issue “comply or...  Read More



Posted on Aug 09, 2017 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by  Development Initiatives, SOS Children’s Villages

Children and young people made vulnerable by the loss of parental care, and at risk of abuse and neglect, are often virtually invisible in official statistics. Yet the child’s environment...  Read More



Posted on Jun 28, 2017 | in category: Improving global governance | by FutureWorld Foundation, Seán Cleary

03/15/2017


In a G20 Policy Brief included in the compendium of 20 Solution Proposals for the G20 - Read More



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