related soros/youth economics references https://www.ineteconomics.org/research/experts/gsoros https://unctad.org/meeting/summer-school-2020-globalization-and-development-strategies Still Swimming Against the Tide? https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=unctad https://www.unb.com.bd/category/World/covid-crisis-set-to-drag-32m-of-worlds-poorest-back-into-extreme-poverty-unctad/61483
vincent is there any chance that brac university people can let the university student grapevine know the unctad summer school is the most timely event in 2021 for osun youth to connect sustainability economics networks with glasgow or anywhere else where moral economist or moral education needs to be celebrated
UNCATD/YSI Summer School
News posted in Political Economy of Europe, May 17th 2021
Although speakers are not yet confirmed, the program is already looking great.
We’d love for two or three people from our group to join this project as organizers. Doing so would mean:
- Attending an onboarding call later this month (please fill the doodle by Monday)
- Committing to attending the school from 2-7 August, 2021
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his billion dollar investment into osun scholars announced at wef 2020 https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/newsroom/george-soros-launches-global-network-to-transform-higher-education
In 2017, the Open Society Foundations announced that Soros had transferred $18 billion of his fortune into an endowment that would fund the future work of the Foundations, bringing his total giving to the Foundations since 1984 to over $32 billion.
celebrating unique movements
his celebrations of fazle abed as 20th and most valued open society laureate
his 2009 response to the subprime crisis - linking in new curricula of bottom up economics Institute for New Economic Thinking
his founding of a university - central europe that moved to vienna nov 2019 from its origin in soros' place of birth budapest - the city that at the start of the 19th century nurtured the father of programmable computing john von neumann
his support of jim kim and paul farmer in taking partners in health across the world - first tb solutions for dissidents in rural jails - later as components supporting his concerns in africa for post genocide nations eg liberia, sierra leone south sudan
being the first big funder of village phones (bangladesh) for the poorest 1996 with the quadirs at legatum mit
his support of gorbachev in setting up a noble peace laureates summit hosted out of the club of rome
during apartheid 1979 his support for black youth in south africa
it is true that his open society movement has sometimes been hijacked by rights activists who cross the line of sustainable community building; it is true he made his money by betting against paper currencies where politicians were trying to hide their folie grandeur with printing money; it is true that the EU seems to have done the opposite of listen to him at key moments but as we enter what is likely to be the decade that determines our species sustainability mother earth and youth everywhere need more george soros' not less as far as we can map
He was one of the early prominent voices to criticize the war on drugs as “arguably more harmful than the drug problem itself,” and helped kick-start America’s medical marijuana movement. In the early 2000s, he became a vocal backer of same-sex marriage efforts. Though his causes have evolved over time, they continue to hew closely to his ideals of an open society.
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