Presentation on theme: "World Wisdom Alliance (Working Framework). Mission To effectively address our growing global / local societal and ecological challenges and opportunities."— Presentation transcript:
Mission To effectively address our growing global / local societal and ecological challenges and opportunities with new thinking and actions in sufficient time to adapt to rapidly changing world circumstances
Medium A new ‘world community’ aimed at actively addressing our shared challenges and opportunities by: Linking and connecting like-minded groups and individuals through effective communication, dialogue and collaborative action.
Method i. The World Wisdom Alliance (WWA) will be created and launched in Toronto, Canada from July 26 - 28, 2006 ii. The core of the WWA communication network will be a web portal which creates a member ‘on-line’ community iii. The main Communication Centre will be established in Toronto, Canada
Member Benefits i. Connect and share information with like-minded organizations and individuals worldwide ii. List member events, activities, contact details and other key information on the WWA web portal iii. Access new members, supporters, partners and resources iv. Distribute content and information on-line to WWA members and the public
Member Benefits v. Develop new relationships including joint projects, collaborations and campaigns vi. Enhance and empower the efforts of member organizations through the new on-line community vii. The WWA may also coordinate joint projects, events and campaigns for member and public participation
Member Responsibilities i. Endorse the WWA ‘Vision and Values Statement’ ii. Provide mutual web-links with the WWA web portal iii. Communicate and share information on member's mission, projects, events, research, etc. with all other WWA members via the on-line community
Member Responsibilities iv. Contribute content, as applicable, on an on- going basis to the community v. Appoint at least one individual from each organizational member as the WWA communication liaison vi. Make the applicable membership contribution on an annual basis
Membership Categories Community Groups & Communities of Interest Corporations & Companies Individuals Local / Regional Governments & Agencies Non-Profit Organizations Religious and Service Organizations Schools and Educational Institutions
Public Section i. Global Education on our growing global / local challenges and opportunities in the areas of climate change, sustainability, peace, security, etc. ii. News Section with daily / weekly updates on recent scientific evidence and opinion i.e.) Global Warming / Alternative Energy iii. ‘Solution Pathways’ - alternatives that any individual, organization or community can implement
Public Section iv. Editorials: columns from editor and guest editorials on a regular basis v. Publications and database of reports, etc. e.g.) from Club of Budapest, WWC and other global think-tanks, organizations, etc. vi. Downloads of articles, books, etc. vii. Email Alerts, Newsletters viii. Web links
Member Section (Community) i. Searchable database of organizational and group members ii. Searchable database of member's projects and initiatives iii. 'Partner Find' - searchable database of member projects focused on finding partners sponsors, donors, etc.
Member Section (Community) Access to member ‘communication liaison’s Access to member ‘communication liaison’s Calendar of World Community Events: member and like-minded Calendar of World Community Events: member and like-minded Alliance and member communications: web conferences, web seminars, web symposia, web dialogues and web meetings (‘member only’ and public) Alliance and member communications: web conferences, web seminars, web symposia, web dialogues and web meetings (‘member only’ and public)