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Global Enlightenment Education at UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2021

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST, Oct 28, 2021

Moderator: Ramu Damodaran, first Chief of United Nations Academic Impact, co-chair of the United Nations Centennial Initiative

Speakers: Prime Minister Zlatko Lagumdzija, Harvard Professor David Silbersweig

The moderator and speakers will present and discuss on how Global Enlightenment Education Program of the United Nations Centennial Initiative will contribute to solve the issues of misinformation and disinformation.

This is the first side event to Club de Madrid’s Policy Dialog 2021 “Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment”

The United Nations came into being in 1945 as a cerebral, as much as political, innovation, the very first resolution of its General Assembly, in the January of 1946, was on the “problems arising from the discovery of atomic energy.” 75 years later, in the January of 2021, Governor Michael Dukakis announced the “Artificial Intelligence International Accord Initiative” whose goal he described as “to stimulate a global conversation that will make sure AI is used responsibly by governments and the private sector around the world.” It is precisely conversations of that nature that can nurture an era of global enlightenment as we approach the United Nations centennial in less than a quarter century. An era that can shape a world governed by international law and the exercise of international as much as individual, and indeed intellectual, responsibility where the creativity and innovation of the human person work to shape a world worthy of our times just as surely as that world works to foster and further, in the phrase of the United Nations Charter, the “dignity and worth“ of that human person.

In preparation for that transition and achievement, the Boston Global Forum (BGF) and Club de Madrid are choreographing a series of interviews with eminent thinkers on “Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment” as side events of their joint Policy Dialogue 2021. These will be telecast by major media in Vietnam and in New York and will be accessible on the BGF website.

 

From Oct 27, 2021 to December 12, 2021:

Format: discussion with selected speakers of CdM Policy Dialog 2021, or distinguished leaders, thinkers, strategists, innovators about Rethinking Democracy

Title of Series: Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment

Topics:

  • Global Enlightenment Education to solve Disinformation, Misinformation
  • New innovation ecosystems for community innovation economy
  • Smart democracy
  • AIWS City and Flagship cities in the Age of Global Enlightenment

Moderators: Ramu Damodaran, Professor Thomas Patterson, Professor David Silbersweig, Professor Nazli Choucri

 

Other side events:

Global Enlightenment Education at UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2021

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EST, Oct 28, 2021

Moderator: Ramu Damodaran,

Speakers: Prime Minister Zlatko Lagumdzija, Harvard Professor David Silbersweig

 

Building Nha Trang Khanh Hoa in becoming a flagship area in the Age of Global Enlightenment

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM, EST, October 29, 2021