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FORUM2015: Ebola Readiness, Not Response

FORUM2015: Ebola Readiness, Not Response | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Yes, Ebola might strike again. But we can prevent it by strengthening entire health systems, said this Skoll World Forum panel featuring a UN assistant secretary-general, Dr. Paul Farmer, and others.
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FORUM2015: Explain Your Value-Add When Partnering

FORUM2015: Explain Your Value-Add When Partnering | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
This seminar focused on understanding the best methods by which social enterprise organizations can develop high impact partnerships with a diverse set of global corporations and government entities.
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FORUM2015: The Editor of Upworthy Said This Would Go Viral

FORUM2015: The Editor of Upworthy Said This Would Go Viral | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Emotion plays a very important role in content that go viral. Viral content often comes from the heart – it carries a great measure of authenticity.
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FORUM 2015: No Peace Without Empathy

FORUM 2015: No Peace Without Empathy | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
How do we address conflict, exploitation and other wrongs perpetuated under the guise of religious belief? Panelists including Carne Ross (Independent Diplomat), Gidon Bromberg (Ecopeace Middle East), and Karen Tse (International Bridges to Justice) conclude it begins with empathy and individuality.
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FORUM2015: What Are the Beliefs That Inspire Us?

FORUM2015: What Are the Beliefs That Inspire Us? | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
What are the beliefs that inspire you?
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The Elders on Twitter

The Elders on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
At #SkollWF Mary Robinson pinpoints lack of political will on #climatechange & calls for everyone to step up pressure pic.twitter.com/ElnFNxGc4M
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Imogen Rose-Smith on Twitter

Imogen Rose-Smith on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
"My expectation is we are going to reach an agreement in Paris," Sir David King #ClimateChange #climatejustice #SkollWF
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Rukmani Bhatia on Twitter

Rukmani Bhatia on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
I think we'll get an agreement in Paris but we are not on the pathway to stay below 2C -Mary Robinson #ClimateChange #SkollWF #COP21 @MRFCJ
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Paul Nguyen on Twitter

Paul Nguyen on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
There are 2 places in the world that I wish I could be today: #1 in DC for the launch of #PowerofNutrition & #2 in Oxford for #SkollWF.
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Skoll World Forum on Twitter

Skoll World Forum on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Mary Robinson from @MRFCJ thinks there will be a #Paris #climate agreement this year, but that we aren't likely to stay below 2 C #SkollWF
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rod dubitsky on Twitter

rod dubitsky on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
"Need a sexier term for 'health systems strengthening'", according to Dr. Farmer. #SkollWF
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Han de Groot on Twitter

Han de Groot on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Global brands cannot afford anymore to buy from cheap unsustainable vendors: Michael Kobori, Levi's at #SkollWF, @LEVIS
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Sally Farhat Kassab on Twitter

Sally Farhat Kassab on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Imagine disease that spreads like H1N1 & kills like Ebola that’s what must build global governance system 2 deal w @larrybrilliant #SkollWF
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FORUM2015: Entrepreneurs On Triumphing Over Adversity

FORUM2015: Entrepreneurs On Triumphing Over Adversity | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Social Entrepreneurs can face adversities in trying to solve the world’s most pressing problems. In this panel, participants discussed the types of motivation and purpose that helped them overcome these challenges and continue fighting for the betterment of humanity.
 
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FORUM2015: A Political, Economic, and Environmental Approach to Climate Justice

FORUM2015: A Political, Economic, and Environmental Approach to Climate Justice | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
With the planet’s environmental security threatened by a powerful carbon footprint, policymakers have set goals to eliminate emissions and will require innovative financing solutions and a switch to renewable energy sources.
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Jessica Johnston on Twitter

Jessica Johnston on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Truly, truly inspiring - take 6min and watch: BELIEF: #SkollWF 2015 https://youtu.be/TPXbts5XsCo via @YouTube
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FORUM2015: Six Tips on How to Pitch to Media

FORUM2015: Six Tips on How to Pitch to Media | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Co.Exist editor Morgan Clendaniel and Skoll social entrepreneur Jim Fruchterman dive into how best to pitch to journalists: what they like to receive, what they do not. (Hint: they don’t like press releases!) Here are six actionable tips for gaining the attention and interest of journalists who will help amplify your story.
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FORUM2015: Is Coding the New Literacy?

FORUM2015: Is Coding the New Literacy? | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
The idea of using technology for education is not new. With the massive uptake of mobile phones around the globe, mobile is seen as a technology solution to bring about universal education. Computer coding is being advanced as a skill set that can bring about social mobility and empowerment.
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Clint Baldwin on Twitter

Clint Baldwin on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
@FightPoverty Yes. Per #SimoneWeil, "attention is the rarest form of generosity." - I'd add "of respect." #SkollWF https://twitter.com/fightpoverty/status/588668546911207424
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Basil Demeroutis on Twitter

Basil Demeroutis on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Gr8 #SkollWF panel @ionyad @MRFCJ @Sir_David_King on #climatechange need4 #climatejustice "If corporations were people they'd be sociopaths"
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Muso on Twitter

Muso on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
The Ebola Epidemic. Never Again? Only with Universal Health Coverage, says Muso advisor Ambassador Eric Goosby @SkollWorldForum #SkollWF
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Brittany Hume on Twitter

Brittany Hume on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
"I AM making a film on #healthsystems strengthening!" - Cori Stern to laughs & cheers, re Bend the Arc film. Hooray! #SkollWF #Ebola
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Sally Farhat Kassab on Twitter

Sally Farhat Kassab on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
To die in #childbirth in the 21st century is outrageous and that’s exactly what’s happening. Paul Farmer @PIH #SkollWF #publichealth
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FightPoverty on Twitter

FightPoverty on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Nina Smith @GoodWeave - must move beyond penalising poor performers on supply chain sustainability to incentivising race to the top #SkollWF
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Lucy Bartlett on Twitter

Lucy Bartlett on Twitter | Skoll World Forum Day 2 | Scoop.it
Bunker Roy critiques present metrics on #globaldevelopment -the people who create these measures are too distant from those in need #skollwf
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