On February 7-8, 2011 the Center for Air Power Strategy, New Delhi and WAAS conducted a two day international symposium in New Delhi on strategies to abolish nuclear weapons. The meeting included delegates from USA, Europe and India. ..

Evolution of Individuality Individuality is the crown of human evolution and the catalyst for social progress, yet there are very different conceptions of what constitutes true individuality, the relationship between the individual and society, and whether humanity is inevitably evolving toward higher levels of individuality. This project will explore the essential nature of individuality, the …

Climate System Governance is emerging as a critical public policy issue in the coming decades. Already become a hot topic under the heading of geoengineering –referring to a variety of methods to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere – we believe such approaches should not be embraced or rejected out of hand, but need to …

Winning Essays | Winning Videos | Winning Posters | Final Report On July 13-16, 2007 the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) were co-sponsors of a three-day conference and seminar held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Co-chaired by WFUNA president Dr. Hans Blix and WAAS’s John Cox, the …

Towards a Nuclear Weapons Free World   Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, inaugurated an international conference in New Delhi on June 9-10, 2008 to mark the 20th anniversary of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s historic speech to the United Nations calling for complete nuclear disarmament. The conference was organized by WAAS Fellow Jasjit Singh, head of …

BEYOND GLOBAL WARMING On February 28, 2008, WAAS conducted an international conference on Global Warming in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, celebrating the installation of Jeffrey Schwartz, PhD, Professor of Anthropology and History and Philosophy of Science and Fellow in the University’s Center for Philosophy of Science, as President of the World Academy of …

Organizer: Jonathan Granoff – Global Security Institute (USA)Participants: Jonathan Granoff, Walter Anderson, Garry Jacobs, Ivo Slaus, Ashok Natarajan On February 26, 2008, WAAS conducted a high level workshop on the threats arising from the weaponization of space, in collaboration with the Global Security Institute at the GSI’s offices in New York City. Expert presentations were …

Nuclear Disarmament in collaboration with Global Security Institute & Middle Powers Initiative Click here to read the history of the World Academy’s work on Nuclear Disarmament, presented July 2008 Workshop on Nuclear Disarmament in collaboration with Global Security Institute & Middle Powers Initiative, and The Mother’s Service Society (India) New York, October 11-12, 2006 The …

World Futures Society Conference Session on Nuclear Abolition at the World Futures Society Conference Click here to read the history of the World Academy’s work on Nuclear Disarmament, presented July 2008 WAAS organized a special workshop on nuclear disarmament at the World Future’s Society Annual Conference in Toronto on July 30, 2006. Academy President Walter …

The 2005 General Assembly, held in the Westin Zagreb Hotel in the hospitable country of Croatia, was one of the most successful in the history of the Academy. The General Assembly was the first held in South Eastern Europe, and was the occasion for the formal announcement of the creation of the new South Eastern …

International Security: An Agenda for Rethinking Summary Report on NATO Advanced Research Workshop “Security in Knowledge-based Society” Zagreb, Croatia November 16 – 20, 2005 by Prof. Lincoln P. Bloomfield The following is a report on the NATO Advanced Research Workshop held in Zagreb, Croatia, November 16-20, 2005, concurrently with the General Assembly of the World …