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 19, 2019 | in category: Improving global governance | by  Brookings Institution, Joshua Meltzer

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is in need of reform to regain relevance amidst the challenges and opportunities of international trade. Read More



Posted on Sep 07, 2019 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by  International Programme on the State of the Oceans, Torsten Thiele

The ocean dominates the processes that keep the planet habitable such as regulating the climate by absorbing excess carbon dioxide and heat. However, ocean warming is heating up 40 per cent...  Read More



Posted on Sep 12, 2019 | in category: Reducing poverty and improving equity | by  Migration Studies Delegation, Stockholm, Robert Lucas

Nearly forty percent of the world’s international migrants are estimated to be in the developing countries, with almost half of these in the Low and Lower-Middle Income states. In this...  Read More



Posted on Sep 19, 2019 | in category: Addressing vulnerability and promoting security | by International Security Department, Chatham House, Alexandra Stickings

As more state and commercial actors develop their space activities, there is a growing need for more accurate and comprehensive space situational awareness (SSA) and for all actors to engage...  Read More



Posted on Sep 07, 2019 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by  Brookings Institution, Shanta Devarajan

Globalisation elicits much criticism among NGOs and Read More



Posted on Sep 19, 2019 | in category: Sharing core norms and values | by  European Union

This policy memo by the Publications Office of the European Union provides an overview of the means by which children's rights are addressed in policies and practice. The memo considers national...  Read More



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