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Geneva Global Initiative Roundtable – Dealing With Existential Risk

2019-07-26T08:12:17+00:00Archives, Commentary, News, Recent Additions|

Dealing with existential risk

The threat of existential risk is increasingly recognised by strategic planners as an issue of ever greater importance.

The Geneva Global Initiative (GGI) has been created to undertake research and promote understanding in the field of existential risks and ways to prepare to deal with them.

In a meeting […]

QSAND Guidance Manual

2019-01-16T16:49:11+00:00Archives, Recent Additions|

QSAND is a free to use shelter and settlement sustainability
and resilience self-assessment tool developed by BRE Global (the developers of
BREEAM), on behalf of the IFRC. As a part of their commitment to sustainable
development, IFRC commissioned the development of QSAND to promote sustainable
shelter and settlement activities in the aftermath of natural disasters. The
tool draws on […]

Transformative Technologies & Models of Governance: An Emerging African Paradigm Literature Database

2018-12-27T13:19:41+00:00News, Recent Additions|

When considering the inter-relationship between technological innovations, societal capacities and needs, the African continent is becoming a fascinating case in point. In many ways, the private sector, local communities, social networks and governments are leapfrogging the pace of technological change in many other countries around the world. Africa in so many ways is becoming an […]

Baselines & Paradigms – Bridging Generational Divides

2018-08-06T18:22:47+00:00Key Findings, Leadership and Policy Making, Recent Additions|

This is an age of transformative technologies. Artificial intelligence, ‘the singularity’, 3 and 4-D printing, the Internet of Things, cyber systems, quantum mechanics and outer space exploration all reflect potentially exponential changes in the ways that human beings will live their lives in the future.

Preparing for that future needs to […]

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