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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Albert H. Gordon Lecture presented by Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia Against the backdrop of the New World Order, characterized by the rise of nationalism and protectionism, Indonesia has shown renewed commitment to global cooperation, while aggressively pursuing shared prosperity to improve the lives of all its people. Given its economic relevance and its strategic geographical position, what happens in Indonesia matters to the world. Indonesia is home to a quarter billion people, is the world’s largest predominantly Muslim nation, and is a member of the G20 with a trillion dollar economy. What is the response of Indonesia to the New World Order? How can global leaders respond to current events without destroying the engines of global prosperity? Addressing these...
WorldCanvass - Child Protection: A Global Responsibility On March 28, a panel of regional and international experts joined WorldCanvass host Joan Kjaer to discuss the global reality of child abuse and neglect, its impact on children and the adults they later become, and interventions that may be appropriate both before and after the abuse occurs. Part 4 of 4: Global response to child abuse and neglect: two case studies Featuring: Betul Ulukol, MD, MPH, professor of social pediatrics and director, Ankara University Child Protection Program, consultant to Ministry of Health on CPC model Teresa Magalhaes, MD, PhD, professor of forensic medicine and director, Northern Branch of National Institute of Legal Medicine, consultant to Ministry of Justice on MDT management of CAN Resmiye Ora...
According to the World Wildlife Fund, of the top 200 places on earth with the greatest and most fragile biodiversity, 95 percent are on the territories of Indigenous Peoples. And those priceless environments are under assault from mining, logging, oil, dams, and other industries. Global Response, a program of Cultural Survival, launches international letter-writing campaigns at the request of Indigenous communities, asking ordinary citizens to write to government officials. Half of all our campaigns have been successful in stopping the destruction. To learn more, go to www.cs.org.
Frank Holder, Senior Managing Director in the FTI International Risk and Investigations group, discusses how the OECD has been cracking down on bribery and corruption perpetrated by domestic companies operating overseas, and how similar programs are underway in key regions.
In telling us your story, consider providing insight on the following questions: Why does taking a bridge year appeal to you? What elements of this program in particular appeal to you? What do you think makes for a successful Global Citizen Year? In what ways are you excited to grow and learn? What do you expect to be your biggest challenges during the year? What are your goals for the year?
Lucinda Hartley is director of Melbourne-based [co]Design studio (Community Oriented Design), who are now working with an Indian-based design team on a four hectare site in Bangalore. The site is combating the negative effects of rural-urban migration and aims to provide educational opportunities for local children. Hartley explains that the Indian-based Global Citizens for Development is partnering with her studio for coherent reasons. '[This migration] is being fueled by the global economy, so they want a global response,' she says. Having already worked collaboratively on projects in Vietnam and Cambodia, Hartley is keenly aware of the need to recognise cultural differences when in Asia. 'The more you work cross-culturally the more you realize that there is no right, there is no ...
How everyone thought of GCP
With the help of Baptist Global Response’s Hospice Bucket program, BGR partners are reaching the hopeless people of Sub Saharan Africa with a message of hope, delivered in a bucket. This montage takes you on a journey to see and hear what its like to the people receiving buckets on the other side.