GIN Ethos:

  • Engage empathy as Global Citizens.

  • Make our work effective and sustainable.

  • Answer our call to action as leaders of today.

  • Continually inspire and foster community empowerment.

  • Value life-long learning as a means to create positive change.

  • Innovate socio-environmental awareness, expression and action.


High Noon: Twenty Global Problems, Twenty Years to Solve Them is a book describing imminent issues such as water shortages, climate change, infectious diseases, poverty, and illiteracy, that can only be solved through global cooperation. Each student workshop focuses on one of these 20 global issues:

Sharing our Humanity:                                                            

  • Massive step-up in the fight against poverty

  • Peacekeeping, conflict prevention, combating terrorism

  • Education for all

  • Social and Racial Justice

  • Global infectious diseases

  • Digital divide

Sharing our Planet:

  • Natural disaster prevention and mitigation        

  • Global Warming

  • Biodiversity and ecosystem losses

  • Fisheries depletion

  • Deforestation

  • Water deficits

  • Maritime safety and pollution

Sharing our Rule Book:

  • Reinventing taxation for the twenty-first century

  • Biotechnology rules

  • Global financial architecture

  • Illegal drugs

  • Trade, investment, and competition rules

  • Intellectual property rights

  • E-commerce rules

  • International labor and migration rules