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Creating a ‘Global Commons’

Creating a ‘Global Commons’

(June 13th, 2016) In this paper, Carlos Alberto Torres, Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of California at Los Angeles, occupant of the UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education at UCLA and a member of The Boston Global...

Abe, warning of the risk of a new crisis, plans big stimulus package

Abe, warning of the risk of a new crisis, plans big stimulus package

(May 30th, 2016) After warning  at the G7 Summit that the global economy faces the risk of another crisis like that of 2008-2009, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to propose a fiscal stimulus package of as much as $90.7 billion to help ward it off, Nikkei, the...

Explaining the UNESCO Global Learning project in Vietnam

Explaining the UNESCO Global Learning project in Vietnam

(May 30th, 2016) This link will take you to a description of the program in Vietnam of the UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, with which The Boston Global Forum has been collaborating closely. The program has been working in Vietnam...

Obama mulls expanded weapons sales to Vietnam to help thwart China

(May 23rd, 2016) U.S. President Obama is considering broadly expanding weapons sales to Vietnam to strengthen ties with Hanoi and boost regional defenses against China's growing clout – and especially its seizure and militarization of some islands and reefs in the...

Russia sees more cooperation with Japan

(May 23rd, 2016) The Russian news service Sputnik News, which acts as a conduit for government pronouncements, says  that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been laying the groundwork for further economic and other...