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 Dec 14, 2017 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by  E-International Relations, Amitav Acharyia

The hegemonic status of Western scholars, publications and institutions in international relations (IR) is often ascribed to a belief that the Western IR theory offers the right answers to the...  Read More

Posted on Dec 04, 2017 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by  Global Challenges Foundation

Politically motivated violence and large scale environmental damage pose a threat in all countries, and may exceed the capacity of any state to protect its own citizens. Among the proposed models...  Read More

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by  Council on Foreign Relations, Michael Spence

The global economy will face serious challenges in the years ahead, with debt causing market nervousness that, in turn, will increase vulnerability to destabilising shocks. Yet the baseline...  Read More

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by  Millennium Alliance for Humanity and Biosphere, Erik Assadourian

In his provocative response to David Roberts’ article on...  Read More

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by  Brookings Institution, George Ingram, Jonathan Papoulidis

The OECD’s fragility framework identifies...  Read More

Posted on Dec 07, 2017 | in category: Improving global governance | by  Center for Economic and Social Rights, Kate Donald, Nicholas Lusiani

Austerity measures to reduce public expenditure often have economic, political and social costs that are largely shouldered by women. Palliative measures like social safety nets and targeted...  Read More

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