2nd Alumni Reunion and Conference

Anticipating the Future. Scenarios and Strategic Options for a New Global Order

12/07/2009 | von David Bosold, Kathrin Brockmann

DGAPbericht 16, 13.07.2009, 100 S.

Kategorie: European Union, Security, NATO, United Nations, Conflict-Prevention, Resources and Energy, Climate Change, Economy and Finance, Trade, International Policy/Relations, Worldwide, Africa, Near and Middle East/North Africa, Western World

How can global climate change be mitigated and what roles do international negotiations, businesses, cities and consumers play? Will organizations such as the UN, NATO and the EU succeed in adapting their strategies to the changing nature of crises? Or, summing it up differently: what will our globe look like in 2020? During the conference, participants discussed future scenarios and strategic options answering these questions.

 

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