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Activities, Workshops and Conferences

The Global Solutions Initiative is made possible through its distinguished and highly committed partner organizations. We strive for stimulating research and connecting researchers to relevant policymakers. The following overview shows conferences, webinars, workshops and other events aimed at providing policy recommendations to the G20 & T20 and G7 & Think7, which are hosted by the Global Solutions Initiative or its network members.

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Upcoming events

The Global Solutions Initiative, THE NEW INSTITUTE, Prosocial World and INET Oxford are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Economic Paradigm Change”. The workshop series will attract major contributors to the development of new paradigms for economics. The new paradigms contain a new understanding of the purpose of economics, focused on the mobilization of resources ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative is launching the multistakeholder workshop series “Enabling policies for digitalization in agriculture” in 2022/2023. It aims at developing concrete policy recommendations for digitalization in agriculture to enhance productivity, inclusivity, and sustainability – in the spirit of recoupling economic, social and environmental wellbeing. It addresses the Indian G20 Presidency and Japanese G7 ... Read more
The session will begin with a brief introductory statement by Richard Gowan, UN Director at the International Crisis Group, who will share his perspective on the feasibiity of UN reform and make an evaluation of the most needed changes to the multilateral system. His intervention will be followed by a moderated discussion among participants about ... Read more
This event will bring together stakeholders from local governments, city commissioners, businesses, think tanks and international organizations to discuss environmental protection and resource efficiency within cities and urban areas as drivers and implementers of circular economy. The event will focus on three pillars: Understanding, Envisioning and Implementing and use interactive peer-learning formats. Networking and opportunities for exchange with various stakeholders have been ... Read more
Annual Global Solutions Summit

Past events

Is it time to fundamentally rethink economics – its theoretical foundations, activities and processes; its purpose and goals? How should we reimagine and redesign our economic models to better reflect and serve human needs and wants, and the flourishing of all life on our one planet? It is often said that the world faces challenges ... Read more
The inaugural summit on the Foundations of Values and Value in the 21st Century takes place on January 23-24, 2023, at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University. The summit will bring together leading academics, business leaders, policymakers, and politicians to discuss the foundation of values and value needed to address the global challenges, ... Read more
In the run-up to India’s T20 Inception Conference, to be held on 13-14 January 2023, the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonization (IRID), the Global Solutions Initiative, and the T20 Secretariat are hosting an official T20 Roundtable on ‘Finance, Technology, People & Partnerships: The Building Blocks of Energy Transition’. G20 ... Read more
In this session, Amrita Narlikar, President of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies, will share her perspective on how to integrate the heterogeneous voices of the Global South into the multilateralist stage. If interested, contact elisabeth.schroeder@global-solutions-initiative.org.
The virtual Think7 (T7) Japan 2023 Inception Conference will mark the first meeting of the Group of 7’s (G7) think tank engagement group, the T7, hosted by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) as part of Japan’s 2023 G7 presidency. T7 Japan lead-chair, ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe, will explain the T7 agenda. This includes openness to participation by ... Read more
If you are a business representative, work in international development cooperation, or are a national/subnational public authority in charge of economic framework conditions, this session is for you. This session will bring concrete illustrations from south-south and north-south cooperation, especially in Africa and Asia, to demonstrate how technology and new policy approaches support the development ... Read more
The two-day conference is intended to foster international cooperation and partnership between the partner countries of the Export Initiative and German technology and service providers. The conference creates a platform for global knowledge sharing and market exploration for green and sustainable development by bringing together international partners from private and public sector, experts, and political ... Read more
THE NEW INSTITUTE and the Global Solutions Initiative are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Measuring Prosperity”. The workshop series will attract major contributors to the measurement of economic performance beyond GDP and the measurement of business performance beyond shareholder value. In both these domains, the environmental and social effects of economic activity will be ... Read more
THE 6th KAS-CSIS GERMANY-INDONESIA STRATEGIC DIALOGUE “Aligning Aspirations and Expectations: the Future of G7-G20 Relations The agenda is available here.  More information: https://www.global-solutions-initiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/E-Flyer-6th-KAS-CSIS-Germany-Indonesia-Strategic-Dialogue-Save-the-Date.pdf
Join us at the Circular Dialogue session “MIND THE GAP : from regulation to financing circular action”, happening on November 24, 2022, from 14:00 – 15:00 (Athens time). This session aims to stimulate a dialogue on improving institutional, industrial and financial leverage, inspired by the global findings generated through the two-year Circular Economy Solutions Dialogues. ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative is launching the multistakeholder workshop series “Enabling policies for digitalization in agriculture” in 2022/2023. It aims at developing concrete policy recommendations for digitalization in agriculture to enhance productivity, inclusivity, and sustainability – in the spirit of recoupling economic, social and environmental wellbeing. It addresses the Indian G20 Presidency and Japanese G7 presidency in ... Read more
The 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit will take place in15-16 November 2022 in Bali. The Summit will be the pinnacle of the G20 process and intense work carried out within the Ministerial Meetings, Working Groups, and Engagement Groups throughout the year.
THE NEW INSTITUTE and the Global Solutions Initiative are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Digital Empowerment”. The workshop series will attract major contributors to the aim of improving the rules of digital governance to better empower and protect individuals and democracy in an environment distorted by the power of obscure, mass data aggregation and ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative, THE NEW INSTITUTE, Prosocial World and INET Oxford are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Economic Paradigm Change”. In this session, Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University, will present his work on “Efficiency and equity in a socially-embedded economy”. The workshop series will attract major contributors in the development of new paradigms for economics. The new paradigms contain a ... Read more
Online lecture by Professor Colin Bradford, Global Solutions Fellow.
THE NEW INSTITUTE and the Global Solutions Initiative are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Measuring Prosperity”. The workshop series will attract major contributors to the measurement of economic performance beyond GDP and the measurement of business performance beyond shareholder value. In both these domains, the environmental and social effects of economic activity will be ... Read more
The workshop series will discuss new strategies and models for international cooperation that is sustainable, resilient and just in the light of multiple global crises. It will address governance fora like the G20/G7 with concrete policy proposals. If interested, contact Elisabeth.schroeder@global-solutions-initiative.org
Geopolitische Konflikte – insbesondere der Krieg in der Ukraine – und andere akute Herausforderungen wie die COVID-19-Pandemie bestimmen zunehmend die Migrationspolitik in der EU und ihren Mitgliedsstaaten. Deutschland ist in Europa eines der Hauptzielländer der Schutzsuchenden und andere Migrierender und steht vor besonderen Herausforderungen: die Verantwortung für den Schutz von Flüchtlingen in Deutschland und in ... Read more
Hosting institution/s: GSI, GIZ, O.P. Jindal Global University (India) More information about the Intersecting Winter School: https://www.global-solutions-initiative.org/intersecting-winter-school-2022/  
Hosting institution/s: GSI, GIZ, O.P. Jindal Global University (India) More information about the Intersecting Winter School:  https://www.global-solutions-initiative.org/intersecting-winter-school-2022/
The World Health Summit is one of the world’s leading strategic forums for global health. Every October, the World Health Summit draws international experts from academia, politics, the private sector, and civil society to Berlin. During the three-day summit, stakeholders and decision-makers from 100 countries and every field in healthcare work together to find solutions ... Read more
Bringing six years of research on asylum and migration to a close, this hybrid conference (Brussels and online) will provide insights into some of the critical findings of MEDAM since 2016. Organized and hosted by the Europen Policy Centre (EPC), the conference will bring together decision-makers, academics, and think tankers for four dedicated sessions on: migration ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative is launching the multistakeholder workshop series “Enabling policies for digitalization in agriculture” in 2022/2023. It aims at developing concrete policy recommendations for digitalization in agriculture to enhance productivity, inclusivity, and sustainability – in the spirit of recoupling economic, social and environmental wellbeing. It addresses the Indian G20 Presidency and Japanese G7 presidency in ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative, THE NEW INSTITUTE, Prosocial World and INET Oxford are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Economic Paradigm Change”. The workshop series will attract major contributors in the development of new paradigms for economics. The new paradigms contain a new understanding of the purpose of economics, focused on the mobilization of resources ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative is launching the multistakeholder workshop series “Enabling policies for digitalization in agriculture” in 2022/2023. It aims at developing concrete policy recommendations for digitalization in agriculture to enhance productivity, inclusivity, and sustainability – in the spirit of recoupling economic, social and environmental wellbeing. It addresses the Indian G20 Presidency and Japanese G7 presidency in ... Read more
THE NEW INSTITUTE and the Global Solutions Initiative are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Measuring Prosperity”. The workshop series will attract major contributors to the measurement of economic performance beyond GDP and the measurement of business performance beyond shareholder value. In both these domains, the environmental and social effects of economic activity will be ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative, THE NEW INSTITUTE, Prosocial World and INET Oxford are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Economic Paradigm Change”. The workshop series will attract major contributors in the development of new paradigms for economics. The new paradigms contain a new understanding of the purpose of economics, focused on the mobilization of resources ... Read more
THE NEW INSTITUTE and the Global Solutions Initiative are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Digital Empowerment”. The workshop series will attract major contributors to the aim of improving the rules of digital governance to better empower and protect individuals and democracy in an environment distorted by the power of obscure, mass data aggregation and ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative is launching the multistakeholder workshop series “Enabling policies for digitalization in agriculture” in 2022/2023. It aims at developing concrete policy recommendations for digitalization in agriculture to enhance productivity, inclusivity, and sustainability – in the spirit of recoupling economic, social and environmental wellbeing. It addresses the Indian G20 Presidency and Japanese G7 presidency in ... Read more
The Annual Meetings are Bruegel’s flagship event which gathers high-level speakers to discuss the economic topics that affect Europe and the world. We live in uncertain times with new and existing challenges demanding our attention. As countries around the world were hoping to focus their efforts on exiting the economic crisis caused by the pandemic, ... Read more
Held as the capstone event for T20 Indonesia, the T20 Summit 2022 will gather world-leading thinkers, policy makers, and experts to discuss the latest research-based policy recommendations and matters of global importance. After working with more than 600 authors on policy briefs around three key themes this year aimed at delivering policy options that can ... Read more
This high-level event aims to bring together emerging ideas, practices, and policy pathways to accelerate the shift away from a take-make-waste model of resource use and pollution to a circular green recovery and the practical steps G20 economies could consider embedding circularity into their economies. Your intellectual insights and sharing of emerging experiences from you will guide policymakers in G20 economies and beyond to address the opportunities and barriers, providing recommendations for a common framework ... Read more
The objective of the webinar is to discuss the climate club idea proposed by the German government in the G7 context while also harvesting lessons learnt and collecting ideas on different possible club designs from complementary angles. What different kinds of clubs possible, and what options or combinations are desirable or feasible? This Think7 event ... Read more
To enhance the environmental and social wellbeing of the agricultural sector, digitalization can function as a catalyst. That is, a just transition aspires for efficiency, global economic inclusiveness, reduction of the environmental footprint and greater resilience against global shocks (whether due to climate change or geopolitical conflicts) among others. How can the G20 facilitate a ... Read more
The Global Solutions Initiative, THE NEW INSTITUTE, Prosocial World and INET Oxford are collaboratively hosting a workshop series on “Economic Paradigm Change”. The workshop series will attract major contributors in the development of new paradigms for economics. The new paradigms contain a new understanding of the purpose of economics, focused on the mobilization of resources in ... Read more

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