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The 2022 theme of UNODC: “Use and abuse of technology”

The 2022 theme of UNODC: “Use and abuse of technology”

The theme of this year’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons, which fell on July 30, “focuses on the role of technology as a tool that can both enable and impede human trafficking. With the global expansion in the use of technology - intensified by the COVID-19...

The Quiet, Compelling Leadership of Shinzo Abe

The Quiet, Compelling Leadership of Shinzo Abe

Roger B. Porter   The stunning, senseless death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by an assassins’ bullet in Nara illuminates the vulnerability of political leaders.  Abe’s legacy reminds us of the powerful influence of quiet diplomacy and of how one...

Building Shinzo Abe Digital Memorial Hall on AIWS City

Building Shinzo Abe Digital Memorial Hall on AIWS City

To honor Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s legacy and to continue his work dedicated to world, the Boston Global Forum has established the Shinzo Abe Initiative for Peace and Security: The Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Digital Memorial Hall on AIWS City (House of Honor Section)...

AIWS City and Vietnam’s Data Revolution

AIWS City and Vietnam’s Data Revolution

As readers of this newsletter are aware, an “AIWS City” is being developed by NovaWorld in Phan Thiet, Viet Nam as a pilot project. It is a virtual digital city dedicated to promoting the values associated with AIWS and aims to bring together a global enlightenment...