What People Are Saying
“I really like the report card — finally an awareness campaign with a clear scope and methodology! And the six key thematic clusters are also just right, each significant in its own way.” – Dr. Parag Khanna
Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is a CNN Global Contributor and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, a boutique geostrategic advisory firm, and Co-Founder & CEO of Factotum, a leading content branding agency. Parag has been an adviser to the U.S. National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends 2030 program, and served in the foreign policy advisory group to the Barack Obama for President campaign. From 2006-2015 he was a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation. During 2007 he served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a senior geopolitical adviser to United States Special Operations Forces. From 2002-5, he was the Global Governance Fellow at the Brookings Institution; from 2000-2002 he worked at the World Economic Forum in Geneva; and from 1999-2000, he was a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. (excerpt taken from www.paragkhanna.com)
“This is a really useful and important piece of work…” – Dr. Duncan Green
Duncan Green is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and author of the book From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World. He also authors the From Poverty to Power blog. Duncan was previously Senior Policy Adviser on trade and development at DFID (UK Department for International Development) and a Policy Analyst on trade and globalization at CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development). He is also currently a visiting fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. Duncan is the author of several books on Latin America including Silent Revolution: The Rise and Crisis of Market Economics in Latin America, Faces of Latin America and Hidden Lives: Voices of Children in Latin America and the Caribbean. (excerpt taken from www.policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/our-people/research/duncan-green)
“The site has some real value. I hope it attracts a lot of viewers.” – Dr. Fred McGoldrick
Fred McGoldrick has been involved in the field of nuclear nonproliferation and international nuclear cooperation for over 30 years. From 1973 until 1982 he served in the Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies where he played a major part in formulating and implementing U.S. non-proliferation and nuclear cooperation policy. As the Deputy Director of the Office of International Nuclear Affairs, he led U.S. delegations in negotiations on nuclear supply and non-proliferation at the International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation and played a key role in the decisions of the U.S. Government on the export of U.S. nuclear technology and U.S nuclear trade with other countries.
“Sounds like a worthwhile initiative.” – David Miliband
David Miliband is President of the International Rescue Committee, an NGO that does important work addressing immigration and refugee issues in countries around the world. He also is a former Foreign Secretary for the Government of the United Kingdom, and a frequent contributor to media discussions on global issues.