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Co-founder of AIWS.net, Professor Alex Pentland, promoted as Board Member of the Michael Dukakis Institute and Boston Global Forum

Co-founder of AIWS.net, Professor Alex Pentland, promoted as Board Member of the Michael Dukakis Institute and Boston Global Forum

Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, Director of MIT Connection Science, co-founder of the AI World Society Innovation Network (AIWS.net), co-author of Social Contract for the AI Age, Distinguished Contributor of the book Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global...

G7 education ministers set agenda

(May 23rd, 2016) In preparation for the G7 Summit May 26-27, G7 education ministers meeting in Japan have agreed to collaborate to improve education, including addressing the education deficits of refugee children and widening income inequality (with some of the...

Russian news service claims ‘breakthrough’ in Japanese relations

(May 16th, 2016) The Russian government-linked news service Sputnik News reported that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his confidence in what the service called a ‘’breakthrough’’ in relations with Vladimir Putin’s government. Mr. Abe said that talks...

Newspaper accuses Cameron of caving on E.U. immigration controls

(May 16th, 2016) The (London) Daily Mail calls the disclosure that British Prime Minister David Cameron  bowed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s demand to drop his European Union membership renegotiation “red line” demanding stronger immigration controls for the...

UNESCO chief says world needs more ‘soft power’

(May 15th, 2016) UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova told an event organized at the United Nations University in Tokyo that the '’world needs more soft power to diffuse tensions, prevent conflict and build coalitions around a positive agenda.’’ She discuss ed...

UNESCO official promotes global citizenship education

( May 2nd, 2016) Qian Tang, UNESCO’S Assistant Director General for Education, emphasized '’the immense need for social cohesion and intercultural dialogue in these turbulent times.’’ He spoke as a representative of UNESCO’s Director General at the 7th Global Forum of...

All eyes on Abe’s next fiscal moves

( May 2nd, 2016) The decision by the Bank of Japan to put off more economic stimulus for now means that market watchers are turning their attention to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to see if he will propose a supplementary spending package to accelerate economic growth....