.*
9/8/18 paul oyer: fei-fei li : lei zhang - WE WELCOME q&a THE MORE MATHEMATUCAL OR HUMAN THE BETTER chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk MA stats cambridge 1973

2016 bangladesh schools go edigital nationwide :: brookings video :: Bangla video :: brac how's that
1/1/21 we have entered the most exciting decade to be alive- by 2030 we will likely know whether humans & tech wizards can save futureoflife- tech surveys indicate odds of accomplishing this greatest human mission would be lot less without spirit of a chinese american lady at stanford-...
bonus challenge for those on road to glasgow cop2 nov2021: future 8 billion peoples want to value from 2021 rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk

GAMES of world record jobs involve
*pack of cards: world record jobs creators eg fei-fe li ; fazle abed ...
*six future histories before 2021 starts the decade of empowering youth to be the first sustainable generation.

problem 99% of what people value connecting or doing to each other
has changed (and accelerated in last three quarters of a century- while laws, culture and nature's diversity and health are rooted in real-world foundations that took mother earth 1945 years to build with -and that's only using the christian calendar

1995 started our most recent quater of a century with 2 people in Seattle determined to change distribution of consumers' markets - the ideas of how of bezos and jack ma on what this would involve were completely different except that they changed the purpose of being online from education knowledge to buying & selling things -
nb consuming up things is typically a zero-sum game or less if done unsustainable- whereas life-shaping knowhow multiplies value in use
from 1970 to 1995 knowhow needed to end subsistence poverty of over a billion asian villagers was networked person to person by women with no access to electricity grids- their number 1 wrjc involved partnerships linked by fazle abed - borlaug's crop science was one of the big 5 action learnings -its person to person application saved a billion people from starvation; the first 185 years of the machie age started up bl glasgow university's smith an watt in 1760 had brought humans to the 2 world wars; when people from nearly 200 nations founded the united nations at san francisco opera house 1945 chances of species survival looked poor- miraculous;y one mathematician changed that before he died 12 years later- john von neumann's legacy was both the moon race and twin artificial intel labs - one facing pacific ocean out of stanford; the other facing the atlantic out of mit boston .. who are top job creating economists by practice - health -refugee sports green hong kong..where are top tour guides around billionaire 1 2 around poverty,,, we the peoples ...

Friday, November 15, 2019

ki moon - a great post UN year for humanity ?

ban ki-moon hubs out of vienna in his post-UN career

multiple action network responsibilities:
ethics board at the transformed series of olympics sponsored by jack ma starting tokyo 2020 beijing 2022 paris 2024

leader of the rotterdam based commission for global adaptation which as appointed brac university as one of itrs elad research hubs







OUR LEADERSHIP


Ban Ki-moon

8th Secretary General of the United Nations

Bill Gates

Co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Kristalina Georgieva

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
The Global Commission on Adaptation is led by 8th Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon and co-chaired by Bill Gates and Kristalina Georgieva. Together they have an audacious mission: to tip the balance in favor of continued growth and more widely shared prosperity, even in a rapidly warming world.



OUR COMMISSIONERS

Our Commissioners are known for their track record of global leadership on major issues, and their ability to advance the Commission’s work. They will oversee the development of a flagship report, to be released in September 2019 ahead of the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Summit.

Achim Steiner

Administrator, UNDP

Petteri Taalas

Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization

Shri C.K Mishra

Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, India

Hilda Heine

President, Marshall Islands

Keith Mitchell

Prime Minister, Grenada

Akinwumi Adesina

President, African Development Bank

Elhadj As Sy

Secretary General, IFRC

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Patricia Espinosa

Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

Christiana Figueres

Former Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

Li Ganjie

Minister of Ecology and Environment, China

Anne Hidalgo

Mayor, Paris

Emma Howard Boyd

Chair of the Environment Agency, UK

Naoko Ishii

CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility

Peter Damgaard Jensen

CEO, PKA Ltd

Agnes Kalibata

President, AGRA

Loren Legarda

Deputy Speaker and Representative of the Lone District of Antique, Philippines

Strive Masiyiwa

Founder and Chairman, Econet Wireless

José Antonio Meade

Former Finance Minister, Mexico

Gerd Müller

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Muhammad Musa

Executive Director of BRAC International

Cora van Nieuwenhuizen

Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, the Netherlands

Sheela Patel

Chair, Slum/Shack Dwellers International

Feike Sijbesma

CEO, Royal DSM

Francis Suarez

Mayor, Miami

Shemara Wikramanayake

CEO, Macquarie Group Ltd.

Andrew Steer

President and CEO, World Resources Institute

Winnie Byanyima

International Executive Director, Oxfam

Catherine McKenna

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Civil Service and Communications, Fiji

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme







OUR CONVENING COUNTRIES


The leaders of our convening countries recognize that adaptation is a smart investment that will pay high returns. They also know that failures of adaptation in some countries will have negative spill-over effects on others. They are therefore committed to work together to advance the work of the Commission and catalyze a global adaptation movement.
ArgentinaArgentina
BangladeshBangladesh
CanadaCanada
ChinaChina
Costa RicaCosta Rica
DenmarkDenmark
EthiopiaEthiopia
GermanyGermany
GrenadaGrenada
IndiaIndia
IndonesiaIndonesia
Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands
MexicoMexico
NetherlandsNetherlands
SenegalSenegal
South AfricaSouth Africa
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
UzbekistanUzbekistan
VietnamVietnam
PeruPeru
Chile







CONTACT


The managing partners of the Commission are the Global Center on Adaptation and World Resources Institute. The managing partners co-directors are Christina Chan, Climate Resilience Practice, World Resources Institute and Barney Dickson, Director of Strategy and Policy, Global Center on Adaptation.
Together they coordinate and support the engagement activities of Commissioners, help to deliver research products, and support the overall functioning of the Commission’s work.
For more information please contact secretariat@gca.org

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