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22 january 2021

Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng has been named the Director of the Governance Center at the World Resources Institute. Ochieng, who comes to WRI from the African Development Bank, “will oversee a team focused on advancing good governance to address poverty, inequality and environmental degradation. Current priorities of the governance team include environmental rights, climate resilience, land rights, gender […]

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21 january 2021

The United Nations Association of the United States of America has announced a Case Competition on Zero Hunger. Teams must “critically examine major issues related to food insecurity, climate change, and agriculture in Southeast Asia and to understand its root causes and prospects for the future. … Teams should evaluate local projects that address the issue in that country, […]

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20 january 2021

The Mondialist highlights the publication of the Democracy Without Borders book A United Nations Parliamentary Assembly in a German-language edition for the first time, writing that the policy briefing “is currently the most up-to-date scientific presentation of the perspectives of a further developed organization of the United Nations, as an impetus and guarantor for a democratic world.” The United Nations […]

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19 january 2021

Young World Federalists has adopted a nine-page Policy Platform that includes a democratic Earth, the settling of disputes and building of world peace “by basing international relations on binding world law,” the enforcement of human rights law and the creation of “globally accountable governance,” and the protection of the planet “through law and regulation, by prosecuting crimes against […]

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18 january 2021

World Service Authority President David Gallup writes on the the Citizens for Global Solutions website, “Garry Davis, the founder of the World Citizenship Movement, had two gurus or spiritual guides who helped him understand what it means to be a world citizen, profoundly influencing his thoughts and actions. … We have been taught to think exclusively about and encouraged to […]

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15 january 2021

— The Council for a Livable World is seeking a new Director of Development. The Director of Development “will work with the Executive Director of CACNP and CLW as a senior member of the staff to create a culture of philanthropy within and for CLW and CACNP. S/he will lead the overall fundraising effort and, as such, will […]

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14 january 2021

— The Union of European Federalists has issued an “Appeal to the European Institutions and Governments of the Member States,” urging them to use the Conference on the Future of Europe to discuss how Europe can “define a truly European migration policy”, “make Europe a model of sustainable development and of successful ecological and digital transition”, “implement a successful […]

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13 january 2021

— Global Minnesota will host an International Day of Education symposium titled “Education: A Human Right, a Public Good, and a Public Responsibility” on January 25 at 1530 UTC. Speakers will include UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay, Education International General Secretary David Edwards, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President/CEO Neel Kashkari, and California State Board of Education President Linda […]

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12 january 2021

— Sandra Coyle began her tenure as executive director of the World Federalist Movement/Institute for Global Policy at the beginning of January. Coyle was formerly chief communications officer at the African Economic Research Consortium. WFM/IGP said in a statement, “Sandra represents a new and invigorating input into the next stage of WFM/IGP’s direction in our history since our beginnings in 1947: […]

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11 january 2021

— United Nations Association of the United States of America National Council Chair Paula Boland said in a statement, “The [UNA-USA] and its chapters condemn the recent assault on America’s democracy and democratic values. Storming the Capitol and disrupting the procedure of certification is not a peaceful protest. All elected officials and others in positions of civic responsibility […]