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Welcome to this next in the series of online discussions with professionals working in international development! This series will discuss current development challenges and issues and links with Baha'i principles.


Join us on November 12th, 2017
at 11am Est, 16:00 Geneva and 8am PST (Los Angeles) times
for a useful panel and discussion on:

The Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity: Broadening Global Public Discourse on Spiritual Values


Matt Weinberg will present a retrospective about The Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity (ISGP) efforts on engaging NGOs and development thinkers/practitioners in broadening development discourse to more explicitly take account of spiritual identity and values. The discussion will elicit some interesting lessons in fostering public discourse on critical international issues.

For more on the ISGP see: https://www.globalprosperity.org/

The Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity (ISGP) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to building capacity in individuals, groups and institutions to contribute to prevalent discourses concerned with the betterment of society.


About Matt Weinberg

Matthew Weinberg served as Research Director of the Bahá’í International Community, in Haifa, Israel, and led the initial work of the Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity in contributing to international development discourse. He has worked as a consultant for the Gates Foundation evaluating development programming, and also was a senior analyst with the United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment, in Washington, DC, where he directed studies in the areas of environmental and technology policy.


We look forward to welcoming you and your questions to this discussion!

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There is guidance on development to be found in four recent BIC statements on the SDGs, Climate Change, the world humanitarian summit and the social development summit, as well as the 2017 March 1st letter from the Universal House of Justice.

The Panel will be facilitated by Rhonda Gossen and Darren Hedley
international development and policy research consultants

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