Global Future Council on the Future of Geopolitics

Council mission and objectives

A new, more contentious geopolitical era appears to be unfolding, with the possibility that a once stable and cooperative order is being replaced by a more turbulent and fragmented global landscape. How can actors revitalize or rebuild mechanisms of cooperation to advance shared priorities?

Jane Harman, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Freedom House

Samir Saran, President, Observer Research Foundation (ORF)

Council Manager
Ariel Kastner, Head of Geopolitical Agenda and Communications, Geopolitical Agenda, Centre for Regional and Global Cooperation, World Economic Forum

Nicolai Ruge, Geopolitical Agenda and Trade Investment Platform
Geopolitical Agenda, World Economic Forum

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