Global Citizenship

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The Evolutionary Context of an Emerging Planetary Civilization

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As we see our present interconnected global challenges of widespread environmental degradation, crippling poverty, social inequities, and unrestrained militarism, we know that the obstacles to the flourishing of life's ecosystems and to genuine sustainable development are considerable.

Global Passports: The Mark Gerzon Story

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Kosmos salutes Mark Gerzon for living his life as a global citizen and for his remarkable skills in facilitating large-scale global change. His pioneering work in developing global leaders will be a model for future generations.

What is a Global Citizen?

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Gillian Sorensen was interviewed by Nancy Roof.

Living Leadership

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At the heart of a new global civilization is the movement toward wholeness and forms that support global emergence. ‘Integral leadership’ is an important component powering this move. Integral leadership reflects a sphere of leadership where interior development and exterior structures are aligned to support and sustain organisms—people, businesses, the environment, and one another.

The Alfredo Sfeir-Younis Story

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Kosmos is honored to salute Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, a beloved member of the Kosmos Advisory Board and deeply respected and dedicated Global Citizen. Recently retired from twenty-nine years at the World Bank, he has devoted his life to alleviating the misery of poverty on a macro-scale and to embracing each individual who crossed his path with compassionate concern.

Global Citizens | Part II

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Five Levels of Global Citizens When basic freedoms take root, citizenship begins to evolve. To understand this process of evolution, […]

Global Citizens, Part I

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“Why do the people in France hate us?” a second year student, one of almost three hundred seated in the large lecture hall, asked me. “They tried to attack the Olympic torch when it was passing through Paris. Is that because they don’t like our country?” For a split second, I was speechless. I knew the answer to the Chinese student’s question.