March 7-9, 2023Online Need to Introduce HS in Education Need for a HS Approach to Education Person-Centered vs Subject-Centered Education Context-specific Education Transdisciplinary Education vs Compartmentalized Silos Comprehensive Education Values-based Education Integral Thinking in Education Objective and Subjective Dimensions of Knowledge Educational Delivery System to Support Human Security for All References 1, 2, 3 – …

AGENDA 8:15 Zoom opens for participants to join 8:30 WELCOME Video Introduction to the Ninth Symposium 8:45 HIGH-LEVEL OPENING SESSION The moderator will introduce the theme of the symposium, and the 9th Symposium will open with representatives of the three major organizing components of the annual symposium–UN official, faith-based representative and member state providing their …

The last half century has witnessed remarkable and unprecedented advances in technology and all other fields. Yet, at the same time, the world faces unprecedented challenges to human security that require urgent responses and new, innovative solutions. The challenges to human security include issues related to food, health, economic inclusion, the environment, governance, human rights, …

Technological Innovations For Human SecurityCES Partners With Global Human Security Campaign The official theme for CES2023 is Human Security. Learn how innovation in technology can build a better world. Friday, 6 January 3-3:30pm. Room S225A, Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109. Enquiries: gschreiber@worldacademy.org With unprecedented global challenges, the Human …

Abstracts and session proposals due by January 20, 2023 on this form. Online Conference | March 7-9, 2023 Radical changes in education are urgently needed to achieve human security and sustainable development for all. This conference is in support of HS4A global campaign on Human Security for All, an initiative of the UN Trust Fund …

What is human security? Human security starts with people and what it means for us to be safe and secure. It means security from harmful disruptions and calamities – in our homes, our jobs, our communities, and our environment. It’s also about our needs and hopes, our chance to develop our potential, especially those of …

Florence, ItalyDecember 15, 2022 The conference Climate Change and Heritage Forum will be held at Palazzo Vecchio-Salone dei Cinquecento, Florence, Italy on December 15, 2022.  WAAS Vice President Donato Kiniger Passigli, representing the HS4A campaign will intervene. Also former UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Art for the World founder Adelina von Fürstenberg will participate in …

Statement delivered by Donato Kiniger-Passigli, Vice-President of WAAS Climate change, biodiversity, cultural heritage and human security People, planet, peace, prosperity, and partnerships. These are the concerns that bring us together and elevate the importance of why human security must be central to our discussions on climate change and the loss of biodiversity. Human security is …

HS4A at the CES 2023 by Garry Jacobs, President & CEO, World Academy of Art & Science; Executive Chairman of HS4A In most cases the global challenges are interrelated and interdependent, so they cannot be addressed effectively in a piecemeal fashion. For example, the COVID-19 pandemic represents a multidimensional threat to every aspect of people’s …

#2, Summer 2022 Michael MarienSenior Principal, The Security & Sustainability Guidemmarien@twcny.rr.com Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals Advancing the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals requires evidence-based information and advocacy that is widely disseminated and cited.  Transdisciplinary approaches are especially required, exemplified in reports from UN agencies, programs, and many NGOs and government agencies. These reports …

News about the Academy & its Fellows ACADEMY NEWS Election of Officers We are pleased to announce the results of the election of officers held during the WAAS Board of Trustees meeting in Bucharest on October 11, 2022 and effective from December 1, 2022. Garry Jacobs has been reelected as President and CEO for another …

Date of Publication

Gerald Gutenschwager This slogan, coined by Shakespeare and popularized by Dumas in the Three Musketeers, illustrates how for thousands of years human beings (and some other species) discovered that through cooperation survival was much enhanced. Cooperation requires communication and many suggest that this was the stimulus for creating language. In any case cooperation still characterizes …