Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Creating a Workable World October 9-10, 2015

Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, West Bank, University of Minnesota
Established in 2014, the Workable World Trust works to promote a progressively better world through improved decision-making and program execution within the United Nations and in other global governance agencies. Join the organization and a stellar group of experts at the conference "Creating a Workable World" on October 9th and 10th where they will be addressing such issues as climate change, the North-South economic gap, civil wars, terrorism, and pandemic diseases. Conference participants include:

Erik SchwartzDean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Joseph E. SchwartzbergDirector, The Workable World Trust
Maryam Jusefzadeh and Tim O'Keefmusicians 
W. Andy Knight, Director, Institute of International Relations, University of West Indies
Mark RitchieFormer Minnesota Secretary of State and Director of Minnesota World Fair 2023 Bid Committee
Robert C. JohansenKroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
Charlotte KuCo-Director, Center on Law and Globalization, University of Illinois 
Andreas BummelDirector, Committee for a Democratic United Nations
William PaceExecutive Director, World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy
Rabbi Michael LernerNetwork of Spiritual Progressives
Barbara FreyDirector, Human Rights Program, University of Minnesota
Hilary FrenchProgram Officer, United Nations Environment Program

The full schedule and registration (free for students who pre-register) is available on the Workable World Trust's website.
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