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Volume 3, Issue 3 - October, 2017

WAAS-UN: A Special Consultative Status and its Inspirational Value
Challenges are Opportunities for Korea and the World*

Donato Kiniger-Passigli
As of July 2017, the World Academy of Art & Science, founded in 1960 by eminent thinkers and scientists, has something in common with more acclaimed and celebrated organizations such as CARE International, Greenpeace or Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders). Read more
Garry Jacobs
This is a time of unprecedented speed, interconnectedness, complexity and uncertainty which pose serious challenges to global peace, security, and sustainable social progress. Read more
Federico Mayor
Taking into account potentially irreversible processes, it is our common responsibility to bear in mind “the ethics of time”. We should act in a way that will prevent us from taking a path that allows no return. Read more
Elif Çepni
Solutions to the major problems of our time require a radical shift in our perceptions, thinking and values. Post-normal times (characterized by complexity, chaos and contradictions), Read more
Janani Harish
Employers worldwide are seeking and failing to nd in new recruits many skills that are critical for success. Skills that enable employees to work as part of a team Read more
Winston P. Nagan, Craig Hammer
This paper examines the foundations of economic neoliberalism and underlines the impli- cations of the foundations of this economic theory in its reliance on economic value as ownership, property Read more
Gerald Gutenschwager
When the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS) was founded, it sought to address the gap between science and society, or rather the apparent unwillingness or inability of scientists to Read more
Frank Dixon
Over the past 15 years, sustainability has become mainstream in the corporate and nancial sectors. But environmental and social conditions are declining rapidly in many regions. Read more
David Harries
Strategic Foresight is usually understood to be a process for exploring possible and plausible futures, or an ability to better anticipate and prepare for what those futures may hold. Read more
Garry Jacobs
The unprecedented opportunities missed at the end of the Cold War have come back to haunt and taunt us in the form of misshapen ideologies and misconceived policies. Read more
Erich Hoedl
Unequal distribution of societal power is to a large extent responsible for poverty, hunger, the destruction of nature, and inhuman living conditions. Read more
Walton Stinson
This article is the first in a new series on individuals of the past and present who offer fresh perspectives and fundamental insights into the nature of reality, social processes and humanity’s place in the world. Read more
Ashok Natarajan
Human civilization is a long record of the evolution of human thought Rationality enables civilizations to progress. Since the time of Socrates, human advancement has relied heavily Read more
Michael Marien
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