Towards World Peace! U.N. 2.0.

MEET UP - 

How to achieve world peace? And what kind of global governance model is needed to achieve this? Do we need an improved version of the United Nations – a United Nations 2.0. – or a complete new model? Amin Rafiee, co-founder of Bitnation, will explain how new technology such as bitcoin can be used for a new global governance.

At this meet up we will think about the possibilities for a new Global Governance structure. The results of the Meet Up will be used to participate in ‘A New Shape Competition’ from the Global Challenges Foundation.The aim of the prize is to find models or frameworks for international cooperation, capable of addressing problems such as climate change, violent conflict, extreme poverty, and expected continuing rapid population growth.

About the speakers

  • May-May Meijer is founder of Peace SOS, a young organization that is set up to stimulate peace and human rights and to combat poverty.
  • Amin Rafiee is co-founder of Bitnation.
  • Mohammed Badran is a student of cultural anthropology and developmental sociology at the VU Amsterdam. He is the founder of Syrian Volunteers in the Netherlands, for which he spoke at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants.
  • Joost Herman is professor in Globalisation Studies and Humanitarian Action at the university of Groningen.
  • Peter van der Vliet is director of the Multilateral Organisations and Human Rights Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Simone Filippini is chair of the Dutch United Nations Association.
  • Audifax Ndabitoreye was an independent president candidate during the elections in Burundi in 2015.
  • Charles Dickson is founder World Solar Fund.
  • Sietse Blom is board member of the Dutch United Nations Association.

Moderator is journalist Sandra Rottenberg.

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