Guest writer Stephanie Chenault has been a frequent contributor to several Syrian Refugee Councils and routinely participates in DC-based political and religious think tank meetings and discussions on security, persecution, and global terrorism. She joined Empowerment WORKS (EW) Board of Directors this fall. One of her main areas of [...]
Over the past year, Nepal national, and Empowerment WORKS' regional director, Bandita Thapa led disaster relief and locally-led resilience with communities devastated by Nepal's 2015 earthquake (original campaign here). Now, with a focus on resiliency, Bandita and team work to unite a diverse network of local partners to launch 'Catalyst Action Training (CAT)’, a [...]
Author: Anonymous Zimbabwean national living in Zimbabwe There are few places in the world, which have the blessings of nature in terms of biodiversity. One of them a landlocked country deep in the savannah of southern Africa, called Zimbabwe. With such idyllic scenarios of lush vegetation, abundant wildlife one would [...]
What is RallyTeam and why does it matter to The Global Summit? Our supporting partners at RallyTeam have created a leading edge platform for enterprise that enables huge networks to collaborate and track impact. Using each Summit to identify needs and inform universal impact standards, we are developing an online community support system called 1PIE.org in Beta 2014 as “1PIE.rallyteam.com”. Learn how it works in this TechCrunch review and [...]
Last updated on 9 September 2014, 7:46 am Climate change secretary Ed Davey says governments facing ‘pivotal moment’ on dealing with issue By Fiona Harvey, the Guardian World governments are facing a “pivotal moment” on dealing with climate change, the UK’s energy secretary will say on Tuesday, before a meeting of heads of state [...]
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Indigenous demand zero discrimination in Agenda Post-2015
The Global Summit Co-Founder, Jenny Huang, founder of iFOSSF (International Free and Open Source Solutions Foundation) advances the SEED Framework and evolving concept as pre-conference symposium July 23 in 7TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL ECOSYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES, July 24-26, 2013
A catalyst for collaboration throughout the year, The Global Summit delivers a road-map for year-round action called 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS). Pre-Summit Webinars covers Stages 1, 2, and 3 are “what we do at home and in our communities”.
Polly Higgins, the Earth’s Lawyer with Sudanese Ecologist, Dr. Suad Sulaiman, 7SS Stage 2/7 – Thurs, Aug 2
Polly Higgins on Eradicating Ecocide with Sudanese Environmental Ecologist, Dr. Suad Sulaiman Thurs, Aug 2 -10:30am PST/ 6:30pm GMT in Pre-Summit Webinar #3 - Stage 2/ 7, Assess your social, economic and environmental assets!