Just Governance for Human Security 2018
Exploring our part in the Global Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
What role do I play in meeting the Global Goals?
In 2018, the event will focus on the link between the Six Pillars of Human Security and the Global Goals in addressing the factors that contribute to human insecurity and foster conflict.
This event is for anyone seeking to make fresh steps toward hope and for all sectors of global society: diplomats, elected officials, educators, the media, civil and social actors and academics. Caux provides a safe space for dialogue, where voices are heard, ideas are respected and all members of society can connect. This is a unique opportunity to work together to advance human security and to get inspired to take action.
Ms Raghad Al Saadi - Principal and Founder, PolarLights Prime LLC, Delegate-Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2017
Mr David Chikvaidze - UN, Chef de Cabinet, Office of Director General United Nations Geneva, Honorary Chair, humansecurityX
Mr Moises Echeverria (USA) - President, Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
Ms Haydee Dijkstal (Netherlands) - Lawyer, International Criminal Court, US Federal Courts, African Court.
Mr Lawal Abdoulaye Ibrahima (Niger/Mali) - Diplomat at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Nigerians Citizens Abroad of Niger
Ms Mar Mercedes Introini (Spain) - Facilitator Advocacy Training
Her Excellency Aja Fatoumata C.M. Jallow-Tambajang (The Gambia) - Former Vice President of The Gambia
Dr Ed Mabaya (USA/Zimbabwe) - Principle Investigator, The Afrian Seed Access Index, Senior Research Associate Cornell University
Mr Farai Maguwu (Zimbabwe) - Director, Centre for Natural Resource Governance. Honoured by Human Rights Watch for ‘his tremendous courage in working to end rampant violations of human rights throughout the region.’
Mrs Rose McInerney - Founder and CEO, WomanScape LLC
Ms Tsegga Medhin (USA) - President of UN Women USA NC and the founder of The Pearl Leadership Institute
Dr Richard Ponzio - Director, Just Security 2020 at the Stimson Centre in Washington, DC
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh (Ghana) - Minister of Education and Parliament Member of Ghana
Mr Rado Harilala Razafindrakoto (Madagascar) - Ministry of Finance, Madagascar
Mr Jonathan Rudy - Senior Advisor of Human Security, Alliance for Peacebuilding
Ms Carson Olivia Smith (USA) - Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
Ms Kristin Weis (USA) - Sustainable Development Expert and Founder, Roskanet
Mr Hyung Joon Won (South Korea) - Entrepreneur, South Korean Violinist and Peace Activist
Dr Victoria Vdovychenko (Ukraine) - Founder, Institute of Policy and Government, Ukraine Intercultural Teacher and Researcher
- Dalit Rights Delegation working to address the caste-based discrimination of Dalits
- Ghanaian academic administrators responsible for worldwide student governing body
- Black, White, Native American and Hispanic citizens of Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA) discussing racial issues goal of moving towards one city with full citizen engagement
- Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative delegates discussing rights of indigenous peoples of the United States
- Malagasy delegation from Ministry of Finance, Madagascar discussing inclusive economics
- Japanese executives on good governance and global concerns
- WILDAF/Mali delegation (Woman in Law and Development Africa/Mali)
- Fellows taking part in newly launched training program, humansecurityX, identifying human security threats around the globe
On Thursday 4 July at the Caux Forum I met a group of four women involved in the peace circles in Mali: Boye Diallo, Mamou Soucko, Kadidia Djenepo and Kadidiatou Mint Hanka. Peace circles is a project...
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This year’s Just Governance for Human Security conference, part of the Caux Forum, focused on good governance, social inclusion and healing memory. These three human security pillars were linked to th...
A call to action has been sounded for global citizens to stand up and take responsibility in addressing the social and economic issues which threaten communities worldwide by working together to achie...
Cornelio Sommaruga, Honorary President of Initiatives of Change International writes about his old friend Mohamed Sahnoun....
Highlights of Just Governance for Human Security in video...
Raghad Al Saadi was one of this year’s speakers at the Just Governance for Human Security conference. Raghad and her family were displaced by the different armed conflicts in her home country, Iraq. W...
In July 2018, for the second year running, the humanSecurityX certificate track programme ran in parallel to the forum on Just Governance for Human Security (JGHS). Its core aim: for participants to g...
Seven years ago, Shalisa Hayes’s son, Billy Ray, was shot in cross-fire while attending a party with his friends in Tacoma, a city south of Seattle, USA. Shalisa reacted to this tragedy by creating a ...
Wounds inflicted upon generations past and present across the globe cannot be overlooked. They leave their scars and often remain unhealed, perpetuating conflict. More than ever, healing is needed to ...
The first women's retreat organized by the Just Governance for Human Security (JGHS) team focused on women as drivers towards positive change in their communities. Fifteen women attended the retreat, ...
For the second year in a row, 14 people from Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA) came to the Caux Forum to hold a dialogue on healing the wounds of the past and working for better race relations in their community,...
When Christian Picciolini joined the white supremacist skinhead movement at the age of 14, he never would have imagined that he would grow up to reverse what he had helped build in the 1980s and 1990s...
‘For anyone taking human security seriously, it’s a vital necessity to oppose and reject the inevitability of war,’ said Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General for UNRWA (the UN Relief and Works agen...
During the final morning plenary of the Just Governance for Human Security Conference in July, participants were presented with a 90-day action challenge. Members of a delegation from Tulsa, Oklahoma,...