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 Sep 14, 2018 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Kofi Annan's Foundation, Alan Doss

As Kofi Annan is laid to rest tomorrow in Ghana, we reflect on his remarkable life, works and principles. The Kofi Annan Foundation...  Read More



Posted on Sep 11, 2018 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by FutureWorld Foundation, Seán Cleary

Developments within establishments as well as young democracies have put pressure on the democratic model. Citizens seem to have become alienated from democratic institutions, on both national...  Read More



Posted on Sep 17, 2018 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Carnegie Endowment for Democracy, James Acton, Tong Zhao, Li Bin

China, Russia, and the United States all appear to plan non-nuclear attacks against entangled targets in the event of a conventional war, to undermine the adversary’s non-nuclear...  Read More



Posted on Sep 11, 2018 | in category: Improving global governance | by FutureWorld Foundation, Seán Cleary,

Even before Mr Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States, China had determined to “…lead the reform of the global governance system with the concepts of fairness...  Read More



Posted on Sep 18, 2018 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers

The 2018 Goalkeepers Report of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation explores youth population growth in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, and its impact on world progress. Goalkeepers aims...  Read More



Posted on Sep 18, 2018 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by WEF’s New Champions, Hadi Partovi

A redefinition of foundational education is needed to keep up with the evolution of skills needed to solve problems, innovate and succeed. But society has not met that challenge and is not...  Read More



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