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 Jan 26, 2021 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by  Institute for New Economic Thinking, Carlos Lopes, Dirk Willem te Velde

The COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating effects on the economies of Africa’s states and their efforts at industrialization, have reinforced skepticism...  Read More



Posted on Jan 27, 2021 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by IMf, Joseph Stiglitz

The COVID-19 pandemic will not be controlled until it is controlled everywhere, and the economic downturn will not be tamed until there is a robust global...  Read More



Posted on Jan 26, 2021 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Bertelsmann Foundation, Jake Benford, Frank Eich et al

Since European tech companies have been catching up with their US competitors, European political leaders have begun to express new ambitions for homegrown tech...  Read More



Posted on Jan 19, 2021 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by World Bank, Christoph Lakner, Nishant Yonzan et al

The COVID-19 crisis is unprecedented in modern history. In this World Bank data blog, Christoph Lakner, Nishant Yonzan et al note that wRead More



Posted on Jan 27, 2021 | in category: Improving global governance | by Elcano Royal Institute, Chloe Berger

Due to layers of dysfunction within their governance systems, many MENA countries were largely unprepared to address the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic, in...  Read More



Posted on Jan 22, 2021 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by CSS Policy Perspective, Michiel Foulon

Under President Biden, US trade policy will continue to be influenced by domestic opposition to free trade from workers who have been losing from it. It is the interest of European leaders to...  Read More



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