Our Perspective: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security

We have commissioned in-depth research from leading think tanks across the world on the questions underpinning the Global Agenda. This programme will continue, Meanwhile, we are making the insights that emerge from our own research, and those we derive from related programmes on security and vulnerability, available for discussion.

Posted Sep 06, 2014 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Sean Cleary, Executive Vice-Chair, FutureWorld Foundation | 0

This year, at the Global Economic Symposium 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, we addressed the third challenge on the Global Agenda: Reducing Vulnerability and Enhancing Security. The research mandate was defined as: How best to address the sources of global, national and human vulnerability, and promote security?   This topic is complementary to those addressed in the first two pillars, and is intended to enable an integrative understanding and definition of security at different scales –  Read More


Posted on Jul 21, 2012 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Kofi A. Annan. Secretary-General

Speech by:


Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan,
Princeton University...  Read More



Posted on Jul 21, 2012 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Kofi A. Annan. United Nations

Nobel Lecture by:  Kofi Annan, United Nations, Oslo, 2001   'Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Ladies and...  Read More



Posted on May 11, 2012 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Sean Cleary, Executive Vice Chair, Future World Foundation

All of us need to change gears, and direction, in our approach to the challenges of the world between the eastern Mediterranean and Central Asia. The turmoil in the Arab world must focus our...  Read More



Posted on Jun 03, 2012 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Sean Cleary, Executive Vice Chair, FutureWorld Foundation

In a remarkable recent article a leading Iranian academic has shed light on the current sense of identity and the weltanschauung of the powers that control the Islamic...  Read More



Posted on Jul 21, 2012 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by  Kofi A. Annan.Secretary-General

Speech by:


Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan,
Time Warner Center (USA)
08...  Read More



Posted on Feb 17, 2014 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by Sean Cleary, Executive Vice Chair, FutureWorld Foundation

Iran, Iraq, Syria and Israel-Palestine are the four areas of greatest immediate importance.  The tragedy that the region now confronts is that the different conflicts feed off one another...  Read More



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