Posts Tagged ‘Global Problem Solving’

Sustainable Development Goals in a University for the World

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 11:47 am, Last Updated: January 24, 2015 at 1:31 am

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has been busy this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland asking everyone here to join forces and commit to the sustainable development agenda that is likely to be adopted in September. The agenda, which in its current draft is articulated around 17 goals, is meant to galvanize the attention, efforts and investments […]

Learning in Davos

Posted: January 19, 2015 at 10:57 am, Last Updated: January 19, 2015 at 11:02 am

Most of us tend to spend the bulk of our professional time with people in our own discipline.  And when we go to a conference, we do the same thing.  Academics spend time with academics, politicians with politicians, business leaders with business leaders, doctors with doctors, lawyers with lawyers. Yet, when we look at any of […]