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The World Future Council & Deutsche Welle team up for this year’s Global Media Forum
The ChairSharing ideals and objectives, the World Future Council and Deutsche Welle have formed a partnership for this year’s Global Media Forum in June, where more than 2,000 participants from around the world are expected. This year’s conference from June 17 - 19 at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, will focus on “The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media.”
Deutsche Welle expects more than 2,000 participants from around the world to share their views in some 50 workshops, which will explore steps towards a sustainable and values-oriented economy. Jakob von Uexkull, who in 1980 also founded the Right Livelihood Award, will speak on the closing day of the conference. Joining him will be two prominent members of the World Future Council: Vandana Shiva, PhD, an Indian physicist and environmental activist, and Ibrahim Abouleish, PhD, a successful entrepreneur from Egypt committed to sustainable development.
After the conference, the World Future Council will hold its 7th Annual General Meeting at the Collegium Leoninum event center in Bonn. The 50 councillors will spend three days discussing “Charting our Shared Future: Towards a Global Politics of Responsibility”. The meeting is supported by the City of Bonn.
About the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum
Now in its sixth year, the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is a congress with international reach. This year’s conference, entitled “The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media”, will provide the setting to develop and communicate interdisciplinary approaches to building an economy fit for the future. www.dw-gmf.de
About the World Future Council
The World Future Council brings the interests of future generations to the center of policy-making. Its 50 eminent members from around the globe have already successfully promoted change. The Council addresses challenges to our common future and provides decision makers with effective policy solutions. The World Future Council is registered as a charitable foundation in Hamburg, Germany. www.worldfuturecouncil.org