Thursday, September 17, 2015

Oct 9-10 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 Schwartz, Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Joseph E. Schwartzberg, Director, The Workable World Trust
  • Maryam Jusefzadeh and Tim O'Keef, musicians 
  • W. Andy Knight, Director, Institute of International Relations, University of West Indies
  • Mark Ritchie, Former Minnesota Secretary of State and Director of Minnesota World Fair 2023 Bid Committee
  • Robert C. Johansen, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • Charlotte Ku, Co-Director, Center on Law and Globalization, University of Illinois 
  • Andreas Bummel, Director, Committee for a Democratic United Nations
  • William Pace, Executive Director, World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy
  • Rabbi Michael Lerner, Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Barbara Frey 
     
    Director, Human Rights Program, University of Minnesota
  • Hilary French, Program 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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