Last year, a person had to flee his or her home due to conflict or persecution every four seconds on average. Worldwide, more than 45 million people have been forced from their homes – the highest number in nearly two decades.
Today, there are more than 45 million people around the world who have fled their homes due to war or persecution. Behind this sobering statistic lie the stories of real people – mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, grandparents and infants whose political and social safety nets have suddenly disappeared and who have been forced to leave their homes... READ MORE
In advance of the G8 Summit, the UN Foundation, Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the UN Development Programme, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Ashoka invited you to share ideas about how technology and innovation can address global problems. READ MORE
Urgent challenges like poverty, climate change, and disease cross borders and boundaries, affecting us all. Solving these global problems requires global cooperation – and in today’s connected world, we have the opportunity and the responsibility to expand cooperation beyond governments to include the ideas of people from around the world. READ MORE
On Monday, June 10th, one week before the G8 Summit, you are invited to join “G-Everyone,” a day of dialogue that encourages everyone to share their ideas on how technology, innovation and entrepreneurship can address global challenges. READ MORE