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 16, 2022 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by UNCTAD, Clovis Freire, Laura Cyron

Although technological change is ultimately essential for economic growth and sustainable development, it can initially widen inequalities. Disparities in education, health and income...  Read More

Posted on Jan 16, 2022 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by  German Development Institute, Alexia Faus Onbargi, Saravanan Subramanian, Katharina Molitor

Geopolitics has an important role to play in securing the health of both people and planet. In October 2021, the U.N. Human Rights Council passed a Read More

Posted on Jan 16, 2022 | in category: Improving global governance | by ECDPM, Katja Sergejeff, Ennatu Domingo, Alexei Jones

The increasing competitiveness of the geopolitical environment has compelled the EU to review its external instruments and policy frameworks for cooperation to remain a relevant global actor and...  Read More

Posted on Jan 16, 2022 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by  Our World in Data, Max Roser

Comparisons of price levels across countries reveal that 85 percent of the world population live below a poverty line defined as $30 per day. In this visualization by Our World in Data, Max Roser...  Read More

Posted on Jan 18, 2022 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by ECFR, Mark Leonard

Power is now defined by control over flows of people, goods, money, data, and the connections they establish. This Power Atlas, compiled by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)as a...  Read More

Posted on Jan 16, 2022 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, Jan Klenke, Anita Engels, Stefan Aykut, et al

National states have acknowledged the need for global responses to climate change in international agreements like the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development...  Read More

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