Initiatives of Boston Global Forum
From its founding on December 12th, 2012, the Boston Global Forum has contributed pioneering initiatives for a peaceful, secure, creative, innovative, and prosperous world.
The Boston Global Forum connects leaders, devises initiatives, and implements them.
AIWS City and Rebuilding Ukraine
BGF condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine, calls for support to Ukraine, and initiates to rebuild Ukraine with AIWS City conceptual models.
AIWS City and the Age of Global Enlightenment
AIWS develops recommendations for the development and implementation of AI in ways that promote the public interest.
Global Law and Accord on AI and Digital
These are the principles and frameworks that guide all activities and discussions at Boston Global Forum.
Shinzo Abe Initiative for Peace and Security
Japan will continue to cooperate closely with the US and other partners in the International community, reliably safeguard our nation’s important information and property while playing a leading role in achieving the peace and stability of the international community.
Global Cybersecurity Day
Global Cybersecurity Day, held in December 12 at 12 noon local time in various cities around the globe, aims to inspire the shared responsibility of the world’s citizens to protect the safety, transparency and security of the Internet.
United Nations Centennial
BGF developed 100-year visions, missions, and action plans for United Nations.
NEWS AND UPDATES ON OUR INITIATIVES
G7 leaders approve historic cybersecurity agreement
(June 6th, 2016) Leaders at the G7 Summit approved the first international stand-alone agreement on cybersecurity, including data protection and Internet governance. A number of organizations, including the Boston Global Forum (BGF), submitted recommendations to the...
Cybersecurity is in G7 Summit’s closing declaration
(June 6th, 2016) We at The Boston Global Forum were very pleased that the G7 leaders at their May 26-27 summit in Japan included in their final declaration an important statement on cybersecurity. BGF experts had submitted to the leaders the BGF’s Ise-Shima Norms for...
Cybersecurity lessons for campus security
(June 6th, 2016) There are some lessons from cybersecurity that can be used to improve on-campus physical security, writes John Vallasenor in the wake of the recent murder/suicide on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles. Among them are: “Create a...
Australian cyberexpert warns of simple solutions
(June 6th, 2016) Major Gen. Stephen Day, the former head of Cyber and Information Security at the Australian Signals Directorate, says that a trusted and ethical cybersecurity industry is vital to Australia's socio-economic well being and national security. General...
New book looks at past, future evolution of cyberterrorism
(June 6th, 2016) Julia Sweet , writing in Modern Diplomacy, praises Gabriel Weimann’s new book, Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation. See her review here. She writes: “The new book by Weimann can be found timely and valuable for a wide audience of readers....
Merkel urges U.K. to stay in E.U.
(June 6th, 2016) Suggesting growing anxiety about the United Kingdom’s possible exit from the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Britain that nations "at the bargaining table" negotiate better deals than those "outside the room". Mrs. Merkel...