World Policy Institute

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World Policy Institute
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Established 1982
Executive Director Michele Wucker
Faculty 31
Location New York, New York
Address 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000
New York, NY 10018
Website

The World Policy Institute is a non-partisan policy institute which focuses on sustainable global market economy, engaged global civic participation and effective governance, and collaborative approaches to national and global security.[1]

WPI’s Fellows program, regular public and private events, collaborative policy development, media activities, and flagship World Policy Journal provide a forum for solution-focused policy analysis and public debate. Its program goals also include migration, climate change, technology, economic development, human rights, and counter-terrorism.

WPI boasts over 30 senior fellows and program staff consisting of policy analysts, journalists and writers.

Mission statement[edit]

The World Policy Institute, a non-partisan center for progressive global policy analysis and thought, focuses on complex challenges that demand cooperative solutions in an increasingly interdependent world: an inclusive and sustainable global market economy, engaged global civic participation and effective governance, and collaborative approaches to national and global security. WPI’s Fellows program, regular public and private events, collaborative policy development, media activities, and flagship World Policy Journal provide a forum for solution-focused policy analysis and public debate. Its programs seek to introduce fresh ideas and new voices from around the world on critical shared global issues including migration, climate change, technology, economic development, human rights, and counter-terrorism.

History[edit]

Founded in New York City in 1961 as the Fund for Education Concerning World Peace through World Law by bankers Harry B. Hollins and C. Douglas Dillon, who were inspired by the World Federalism thinker Grenville Clark. In 1963, the Institute’s name was shortened to World Law Fund. In 1972, it merged with the Institute for International Order, founded in 1948 and run by Earl D. Osborn. The combined organization adopted a new name, the Institute for World Order. In 1982, the World Policy Institute adopted its current name to reflect a shift from a primarily educational focus to incorporating a strong policy element, and founded World Policy Journal. From 1991-2007, the Institute was part of The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, New York City. In 2007, the World Policy Institute was re-incorporated as a free-standing institution, which works in active collaboration with like-minded organizations worldwide.

Governance[edit]

Board of Directors 2013

  • John Watts, Sequel Energy Solutions (Chairman)
  • Deborah E. Wiley, The Wiley Foundation (Vice Chair)
  • Stanley Nabi, Silvercrest Asset Management Group (Treasurer)
  • Peter Alderman, Goldentree Asset Management (Secretary)
  • Robert C. Alexander, IndiePix
  • John W. Allen, Spring Investment Corporation
  • Carroll Brown, US Diplomat and American Council on Germany (retired)
  • David Brown, Penobscot
  • Joseph Cari, Integration Capital & Trade
  • Diana Glassman, TD Bank
  • Martin Kaplan, WilmerHale (retired)
  • Peter Marber, HSBC Halbis Capital Management
  • Colin Morris, First Eagle Investment Management
  • Oliver Niedermaier, Tau Investment Management
  • Kalpana Raina, 252 Solutions, LLC
  • Jack Rivkin, Idealab
  • Mary Van Evera
  • Rosemary Werrett, Observatory Group
  • Dieter Zander, Global Advisory Services Group, LLC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World Policy Institute | World Policy Institute". worldpolicy.org. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 17 June 2011.