In recognition of the pressing need for civil society and world leaders to organize a global response to the escalating existential threats to humanity and our planet, the Commission on Global Security, Justice and Governance (co-chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister and UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Ibrahim Gambari) has recommended the convening of a 2020 World Summit on Global Security, Justice and Governance.
A United Nations Summit on Global Governance in 2020?
It is increasingly clear that our global community’s 20th century system of self-governance is woefully inadequate to the mounting threats to peace we face today.
Fortunately, a convergence of global-governance initiatives occurs on the UN's 75th Anniversary in 2020 that may call for a World Summit:
The Global Town Hall Project
for a UN 2020 Summit
A Pittsburgh Global Town Hall
Climate, Gender, and Sustainability: Local to Global
SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2019
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PITTSBURGH Town Hall Program!
"The time is now to examine how countries collectively respond to crisis. The world is undergoing major transformations at unprecedented speeds, putting enormous stress on our institutions of global governance.
The United Nations itself is the product of seven decades of cumulative institutional development. Is it working? Is it fit for purpose?"
(ICM Final Report)
Revitalizing the United Nations from the Grassroots
Global Town Hall Goals:
"Security and justice are both needed if humanity is to not only survive but thrive with dignity."