The Globecraft ® Institute is a Humanitarian organization. Under the leadership of Dr. Colum Murphy, the Globecraft ® Institute is, nevertheless, a legally and academically autonomous organization working on avant-garde and pressing world issues – political, legal and economic.
The mandate of the Globecraft ® Institute represents no consensus of beliefs or any political affiliation. Instead, the focus of the organization – depends on its perceptions of the importance of different issues requiring attention at different times. Under the broad goal of advancing the cause of peace, development and human rights, the Globecraft® Institute undertakes development projects, investigations and research on numerous issues it deems relevant and of importance to global progress at any one period.
The initial research of the Institute has been on environmental issues, energy issues, the politics of technology and intellectual property, global water shortage, international development and the ever-more-urgent issues of conflict resolution and the better understanding of the roots of war. Other research topics are added as the leadership of the Institute sees fit. The term “Globecraft®” is a registered and copyrighted invention of Dr. Murphy.
The Globecraft® Institute is based in Geneva, Switzerland at the heart of the world’s most diplomatic neighborhood, surrounded by some 200 international organizations.