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Global Challenge 2017

Global Challenge 2017

The Global Challenges Foundation is calling big thinkers, from all disciplines, everywhere. The world needs your brainpower and your best ideas as never before. Compete for US$5 million in prizes. Help to reshape our world. For more information, please click here.
The aim of the prize is to find models or frameworks for international cooperation, capable of addressing the interlinked risks and problems of climate change, other large-scale environmental damage, violent conflict (including nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction), extreme poverty, and expected continuing rapid population growth. The competition is not looking for blueprints for solving the individual issues in question, or to avert specific risks. Rather, entrants should focus on designing a decision-making structure or framework that could galvanize effective international action to tackle these risks.  The proposed model may encompass an entirely new global framework or a proposed reform for existing systems.