Which role does education play in preparing the public leaders of tomorrow?
An interview with Joseph Nye Today’s world is complex and highly interdependent. To deal with this complexity, we need new Governance structures to be established. And we need young leaders who are able to think out of the box, to work interdisciplinary and to find socially sustainable solutions. Which role […]
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Globalization – A Mixture of Data and Personal Stories?
The bottom line reached on Day Two of the Tällberg Forum in Sweden was that if only we could arrive at some kind of agreement about how to define or operationalize globalization, if only we could reach a consensus about its framework conditions and a shared understanding of its opportunities, […]
Small Island Developing States: Natural Disaster Vulnerability and Global Change
This paper sets out an examination of natural disaster amongst small island developing states (SIDS), and presents a framework for assessing the interaction of global pressures and local dynamics in the production of human vulnerability. Change at the global level is found to be a source of new opportunities as […]
Session report: How barcamps can change the world….
A promising title- yet only few participants in the session. Were there no believers at the barcamp? Perhaps.. Indeed the title is very grandiose and my expectations about hearing a magic formula with which to cure the world were quite high. Of course I didn’t hear any such thing. BUT… […]
Occupy Wall Street: Time for Real Organization
In the summer of 2009, screaming Tea Party members calling on Americans to “get the country back” were a common scene at Town Halls organized to discuss President Obama’s health care legislation. “Obamacare” as they called it, was an evil scheme designed to snatch away individual rights regarding health care decisions. It […]