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 Jan 12, 2020 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by YaleGlobal Online, Nonyelum Ujam, Central Bank of Nigeria

UNICEF estimates that the world has about 650 million females who married under the age of 18. Poverty and underdevelopment enable this practice, and child marriage is more than twice as likely...  Read More

Posted on Jan 11, 2020 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by BBC, Sumit Paul-Choudhury

Throughout history, people’s faith and their attachments to religious institutions have evolved. Sumit Paul-Choudhury discusses in this article for the BBC how religious beliefs might adapt...  Read More

Posted on Jan 18, 2020 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Atlantic Council, Robert Johnston, Reed Blakemore, Randolph Bell

Many oil and gas companies have recognized the need to decarbonise the energy system to reduce the impacts of climate change. Initial industry efforts to play a role in the energy transition show...  Read More

Posted on Jan 17, 2020 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Global Policy, C. J. Polychroniou

In this interview for the Global Policy journal, Richard Falk sets out the state of global affairs near the end of the second decade of the 21st century by moving from the abstract to the...  Read More

Posted on Jan 17, 2020 | in category: Improving global governance | by Center for International Governance Innovation, Randall Henning

Cooperation and competition among regional financial arrangements (RFAs) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) increasingly determine the effectiveness of the global financial safety net...  Read More

Posted on Jan 18, 2020 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by IMF, Carlos Mulas-Granados, Richard Varghese, Vizhdan Boranova et al

In this report for the IMF, Carlos Mulas-GranadosRead More

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