World Leaders in AIWS Award Updates

Merkel honored as great leader

(March 28th, 2016) Taking second place of the list of 50 of the world's greatest leaders is German chancellor Ms Merkel, who is currently facing an anti-migrant backlash after hoardes of refugees flooded the borders. Fortune magazine had named German Chancellor Angela...

UN parley in South Korea to develop actions on global citizenship

(March 28th, 2016)  The UN Secretary-General’s Global Initiative on Education has developed three core priorities: put every child in school, improve the quality of learning, and foster global citizenship. An upcoming U.N. Conference on Global Citizenship will host...

Deal struck to send new refugees back to Turkey from Greece

Deal struck to send new refugees back to Turkey from Greece

(March, 19th) In a deal in which German Chancellor Angela Merkel played a large role, the European Union and Turkey have agreed that new asylum seekers – many from Syria -- who arrive in Greece from Turkey will be returned to Turkey. In a deal in which German...

BGF’s Torres to speak in Israel on global citizenship

BGF’s Torres to speak in Israel on global citizenship

(March, 19th) Prof. Carlos Alberto Torres, a member of The Boston Global Forum’s Board of Thinkers, will speak on “Global Citizenship Education and Global Universities Prof. Carlos Alberto Torres, a member of The Boston Global Forum’s Board of Thinkers, will speak on...

Abe remarks ignite speculation about election

Abe remarks ignite speculation about election

(29th Feb 2016) Mr. Abe said the tax decision must be based on expert analysis to determine "whether the global economy is really contracting. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent warning about the possibility of a severe global economic contraction after...