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What's Happening? - Basic Income: at WEF 2017 Halcyon In Business 18 January 2017

Fundamental shifts in the world of work are eroding traditional social safety nets. Could a universal basic income be the solution?

What Happened? - Millennium Development Goals
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Halcyon Impacts 19 October 2016

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were eight time-bound goals providing concrete, numerical benchmarks for tackling extreme poverty in its many dimensions.

The MDGs included goals and targets on income poverty, hunger, maternal and child mortality, disease, inadequate shelter, gender inequality, environmental degradation and the Global Partnership for Development.

Adopted by world leaders in the year 2000 with the attention of being achieved by 2015, the MDGs were both global and local, tailored by each country to suit specific development needs. 

The eight MDGs below in turn broke down into 21 quantifiable targets that are measured by 60 indicators.

Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

What's Happening? - SDG 4. Quality Education
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Halcyon In Future 18 October 2016

This evolving paper examines progress in achieving SDG 4. Quality Education

In late 2016 young changemakers around the world united for the Global Goals.

The World's Largest Lesson 2016 - with thanks to Sir Ken Robinson and Emma Watson from World's Largest Lesson on Vimeo.

On The Commons Halcyon In Kal… 12 May 2014

This is a work in progress...

What is The Commons?

As explained in Jeremy Rifkin's website for The Zero Marginal Cost Society, the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global "Collaborative Commons" and the eclipse of capitalism. Rifkin expanded on these ideas at the RSA in April 2014 (see video).