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Leadership Special: Jared Genser, international human rights lawyer

Leadership Special: Jared Genser, international human rights lawyer

In this special podcast episode you will meet Jared Genser, one of the three 2020 Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership prize winners. Jared is an international human rights lawyer who has spent his career practicing law, engaging in serious scholarship, and teaching and mentoring the next generation of human rights lawyers. Listen, as he is interviewed by Shahidul Alam, photographer, writer, curator and activist and a member of the 2020 prize jury.

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Leadership Special: Sylvia Earle interview

Leadership Special: Sylvia Earle interview

Today’s world is short of a lot of things—sustainable environment, peace, prosperity, equality—but what we lack most is innovative, global, values-based leadership. If we can find and nurture that kind of leadership, the rest will follow. In this podcast episode, you will meet Sylvia Earle, one of the three 2020 Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership prize winners.

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True Blue

True Blue

Sylvia Earle, behaves like a woman running out of time, which she is. The world’s foremost oceanographer, she is on the road most of the year, and has logged countless hours underwater since her first dive, in a Florida river, when she was 16.

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Objections Sustained

Objections Sustained

Sara Hossain, connects the dots between healthcare, freedom of speech, and right to information, and combined strategic litigation with consensus-building.

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Data Minded

Data Minded

Nithya Ramanathan, co-founded Nexleaf in 2009, the company has focused on clean cook-stove technologies, vaccine temperature monitors, and improved NICU care. The cutting-edge data collection is just the first step. What distinguishes her works is the ability to put the right data in front of the right person, and have the right conversation at the right time.

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Believing It’s Possible

Believing It’s Possible

As founder of the Open Source Pharma Foundation, which is creating a crowd-sourced alternative to the pharmaceutical industry, Jaykumar Menon feels he may have met his moment. Just a couple of years ago, “We were considered crazy people,” he says. “And now I think we...

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

Meet Jared Genser, finalist for this years prize, referred to by the New York Times as “The Extractor” for his work freeing political prisoners worldwide, his client list has included people like Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Desmond Tutu, Liu Xiaobo, and Elie Wiesel.

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Our Wildlife, Our Selves

Our Wildlife, Our Selves

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka have made a connection that most of the world is only now beginning to get: The well-being of humans and animals are inextricably linked. Read the story of one of this years finalists.

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Writing on the wall

Writing on the wall

Meet one of the 2020 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize finalists, Bahia Shehab, a historian, street artist and professor of graphic design.

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Is Europe’s future green or black?

Is Europe’s future green or black?

In this episode of the podcast, Danish politician and former President of the UN General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft argues that these inter-related challenges demand urgent action—and that if humanity moves fast, we could find new paths to a new, shared prosperity.

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The American Condition

The American Condition

In this week’s podcast episode, Scott Miller and Josh Steiner explore the potential impact of the pandemic on longer term trends shaping the United States.

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Recordings from Webinars

Recordings from Webinars

Last week the Tällberg Foundation network was invited to join two webinars: “Disruptive Technologies: Good, Bad and Ugly” and “Global Order Amidst Global Disorder”. If you missed the panel discussions, you can watch them here.

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Taking Democracy’s Temperature

Taking Democracy’s Temperature

Too many people in too many countries do not trust their leaders to act in their national interest or, at the extreme, even to hold fair elections. This article is a product of the survey on confidence and democracy we asked our global network to take part in a couple of weeks ago.

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Climate after Covid

Climate after Covid

In this podcast episode, Christiana Figueres discusses the possibility of leveraging the massive political and economic resources that governments around the world are mobilizing to stimulate the global, regional, national, corporate, and individual actions needed to cut emissions in half by the end of the decade.

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The value(s) of democracy

The value(s) of democracy

Podcast: Democracy is under huge pressure everywhere, Bngladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam discusses issues from the perspective of a country which struggles to conduct fair elections, where inequality is extreme and poverty even more so.

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Will Democracy Survive Covid-19?

Will Democracy Survive Covid-19?

In this podcast episode, Gabriela Cuevas and Paula DiPerna, discuss the risk that our democracies could be another casualty of Covid-19—and what we should do about it.

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What is a Thought?

What is a Thought?

In this week’s episode of the Tällberg Foundation Podcast we will explore questions as could our evolving understanding of the human brain lead to a new Renaissance? What are the implications of this new knowledge? How do we protect each individual’s neural identity?

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Civilization, Interrupted

Civilization, Interrupted

What happens when Covid-19 is only a bad memory? More to the point, what do we want to happen when we get to the new post-Covid normal?

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