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INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 4 : our goodHUBSguide awards for 2020 startupgrind and zoomuni- started in london 2005 year of make poverty history hubbers thank klaus schwab for extending a week long skiing for leadership hunt to 4 cities linking in humansai- san framcisco, tokyo, beijing, delhi- it was a pity that those who met at san francisco in 1945 chose one way to un just the atlantic belt roads not asia pacific beltroads too- after all two thirds of humans live on the asian continent and it was the british english mindset which trspun slavery and povery traps across the old world- born to a scottish veteran who served his last days as a teen i would exist without the kindness of americans stopping the old world from 2 global wars but that doesnt mean enough americans understood diversity of colred skinned original continents of asia or africa in 1945 -any un curriculum in american schools needed to connect california with maps of asia, west asia landbridge to africa not just the vanities of the western g6 representing less than 10% of people lives- these inequalities were an accident of how the first 18 decades of humans and machines spread- if only what glasgow u's watt and smith started up in 1760s had spread as efficiently as nature's virus- this is a terminal reminder that man's globalisation is broken wherever it fails exinction-testing rules of bottom-up and open not trumpian top down and bordered
- special china thanks: BRI Belt Road IQ -need custom guide rsvp normanmacrae foundation, DC-text 240 316 8157
Main reason for optimism is leapfrogging - thats when a society/place that was excluded from industrial age networks leapfrogs an old system to a new one thanks to 1000 times more COMstech than 1946; about a third of the world never had wired telephone lines, now almost all have mobile (text version); more than a quarter of the world never had electricity grids, now microsolar is linking in;. Prior to 2017 only Jim Kim open spaced this debated in DC: let's hope all parents and youth do now from usa to china to Rome, from Scotland to Argentina, from Bangalore to Haiti. from . G1 G2. Join and QBG -does your place have a JYK to celebrate global youth? futures of Liberty 1 & education 1
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Even as the 1960s moon race inspired the world, we need to understand how unequal the opporttunity to innovate had been - even in the 1960s as many as half the world's people had no access to electricity grids so they got their news of the moon race by word of mouth.

Consider 1000-1500- until the last few years of this period , the known world was Europe-Asia and NE Africa; #BR8 the med sea was the main world trade waterway; places facing this sea increasingly developed win-win trades; moreover #BR7 the west asian border to med sea was the start of an amazing overland relay of traders which stretched all the way to china (the silk road was the greatest overland world trade route ever and to sustain its interfacing markets required positive cross-cultural bridging all along its route. Silks and spices from the Chinese end acted like a positive currency- there was much demand for them whose value naturally went up the further they were merchanted back to Europe. Everyone gained for this trading route- you can read marco polo's diaries- perhaps nowhere invested more in artistic celebrations of being a major hub of positive trade than his hometown venice in europe and the town he was asked to govern for 2 years in china Hangzhou which marco described as the great town of markets in the world.)

What happened towards 1500 that 2 long shipping routes were discovered by north europeans- the new world of the ameriucas to the west (#BR6 N, #BR10 what we now call Latin America), and a way of reaching the @BR2 South Asian coastal Belt (starting with the indian subcontinent) by sailing around africa. A ship captain couldnt affird such a long return voyage unless he goit what trade he wanted- soon this big ships were equipped with gun power and crews were pressganged or even enslaved. Next in the process was colonising. So it was that nations became big by pludering economies of other peoples places. Back in 1500 places economic size was corelated with population. Soon Britain grew at the expense particularly of the Indian subcontiuent. Mainly Britain and France colonised Africa too, Spain andPotrtugal colonised Latin America. North America was settled by a mixyure of Europeans whose declaration of Indendence in 1776 ended any attempt by Britain to colonise America, But we should note that the USA was built on a sort of internal colonisation - natives had theor places taken over and slaves were used to do most of the hard labour. In effect the old war's colonial ways casued the 2 world wars of the fkirst half of the 20th C. From 1946 most of the world's countries regained their independence but starting from (mainly undeveloped states - poverty that the colonia era had gtraped them in).

Ironically whule the UDA came to tghe resuce of the old workld and from 1946 helped relaunch the two biggest losers of world war 2 Germsny and Japan, american (not withstandiong thair family trees origins) had previously had little modern of knowledge of Eurasia but were pulled into peacekeeping and the cold war with russia through the sceond half of the 20th C. Whilst there was some understanding of the extraoerdinary progress japanese enginers made with electornics, civil and other enginnering, the rise and rise of the east and the often difficult bodrers that had been caused by British and Jpoanese colonisation of the region are not deeply studied by most Americans or their media. It should be the best news the world has ever seen that the fifth of the world in chjna tghat closed itself to the world for more than a centiry after Brfits has offered opium as a gtrading currency in 1860 is now as entrepreneurial as anywhere. With over half of tghe world's ;people facikng either the sout asia or east asia coastal belts, the opportunity the east is cfreating to win0pwin gtrade oin line with moore's ever increasing technology should make sustainable youth worlwdie the gfreatesty positive curency-invetsment the human race has ever mapped. But this is not how USA or the block of coungtriues ruled by the Euro have marketed transapfrently. Instead we are caught in the Keynsian crisis of economist not valuing the hippocratic oathes he had published as tghe final chapter of the ngeneral throy of employment money and interest. The 2020s are likely to make the system designs our tech spreads irreversible- will the end game be big brother extinction or little sister sustainability?

Sunday, December 25, 2016 

G20 Digital Economy Development and Cooperation Initiative

September 5, 2016
I. Overview: Global Economy in a Digitized World
1. During their meeting in Antalya in 2015, the G20 leaders recognized that we are living in an age of Internet economy that brings both opportunities and challenges to global growth. In 2016, the G20 will address ways to collectively leverage digital opportunities, cope with challenges, and promote the digital economy to drive inclusive economic growth and development.
2. Thedigital economy refers to a broad range of economic activities that include using digitized information and knowledge as the key factor of production, modern information networks as an important activity space, and the effective use of information and communication technology (ICT) as an important driver of productivity growth and economic structural optimization. Internet, cloud computing, big data, Internet of Things (IoT), fintech and other new digital technologies are used to collect, store, analyze, and share information digitally andtransform social interactions. Digitized, networked and intelligent ICTs enable modern economic activities to be more flexible, agile and smart.
3. The digital economy is experiencing high growth, rapid innovation, and broad application to other economic sectors. It is an increasingly important driver of global economic growth and plays a significant role in accelerating economic development, enhancing productivity of existing industries, cultivating new markets and industries, and achieving inclusive, sustainable growth.
4. While recognizing existing national, regional, and global strategies on digital and internet issues between and among different stakeholders, the G20 Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) has taken the unique advantage of the G20 to help address both opportunities and challenges brought by ICTs, and propose some common understanding, principles and key areas for the development and cooperation of the digital economy. The G20 promotes communication and cooperation among its members and beyond to make sure strong, vibrant and connected ICTs will enable a thriving and dynamic digital economy, which drives global growth and benefits for all.
II. Guiding Principles: A Compass for Navigation
5. G20 members agree on the following common principles to promote the development of and cooperation in the digital economy:
Innovation. Technological innovation in ICTs as well as innovation in ICT-driven economic activities is among the key driving forces of inclusive economic growth and development.
Partnership. In order to improve cooperation, address common challenges, and advance the global digital economy, closer partnership among G20 members can help share knowledge, information and experiences, so that differences can be narrowed and various interests can be advanced through constructive dialogues. The G20 recognizes the Internet is an important part of modern information network that sustain digital economy. Internet governance should continue to follow the provisions set forth in outcomes of World Summit on the Information Society(WSIS). In particular, we affirm our commitment to a multistakeholder approach to Internet governance, which includes full and active participation by governments, private sector, civil society, the technical community, and international organizations, in their respective roles and responsibilities. We support multistakeholder processes and initiatives which are inclusive, transparent and accountable to all stakeholders in achieving the digitally connected world.
Synergy. Since the digital economy touches almost all economic and social sectors and is closely related to other topics in the G20, particularly innovation and the new industrial revolution, it is the common aspiration of G20 members to create synergy among discussions of these topics in order to avoid duplication and ensure consistency.
Flexibility. The G20 recognizes the importance of flexibility given the different concerns and priorities of members.
Inclusion. The G20 members should work together with all stakeholders, to bridge all manner of digital divide and foster entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic activity, including further development of content and services in a variety of languages and formats that are accessible to all people, who also need the capabilities and capacities, including media, information and digital literacy skills, to make use of and further develop information and communications technologies. Accordingly, we recognize the vital importance of the principles of multilingualism to ensure the linguistic, cultural and historical diversity of all nations. Digital inclusion and the use of digital technology to enhance inclusion should remain key elements in promoting the digital economy to ensure that no one is left behind, regardless of their gender, region, age, disability or economic status. The G20 members recognize the potential of the digital economy to facilitate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Open and enabling business environment. The G20 recognizes the critical importance of private sector on digital economy as well as of enabling and transparent legal, regulatory, and policy environments, and fostering open, competitive markets. Recognize the importance of enforcing competition and consumer protection laws in the digital economy, which are conducive to market access, technological innovation in ICTs and the growth of the digital economy.
Flow of Information for Economic Growth, Trust and Security. G20 members recognize that freedom of expression and the free flow of information, ideas, and knowledge, are essential for the digital economy and beneficial to development, as reaffirmed in paragraph 4 of the Tunis Commitment of WSIS. We support ICT policies that preserve the global nature of the Internet, promote the flow of information across borders and allow Internet users to lawfully access online information, knowledge and services of their choice. At the same time, the G20 recognizes that applicable frameworks for privacy and personal data protection, as well as intellectual property rights, have to be respected as they are essential to strengthening confidence and trust in the digital economy. The security of ICT enabled critical infrastructure needs to be enhanced, so that ICTs can continue to be a reliable driving force in accelerating economic development.
III. Key Areas: Unleash Greater Potential of Digital Economy
In line with the above principles, the DETF identifies priorities for cooperation in digital economy, to provide favorable conditions for its development, boost economic growth, and ensure digital inclusion. To this end, members are encouraged to:
6. Expand broadband access and improve quality
Accelerate network infrastructure construction and facilitate interconnection. Promote the establishment of Internet Exchange Points(IXPs). Encourage all countries to make Internet access central to development and growth initiatives.
Promote broadband network coverage, and improve service capacity and quality within a legally predictable competitive environment. In particular, explore ways to expand high-speed internet access and connectivity at affordable price.
7. Promote investment in the ICT Sector
Improve the business environment through policy frameworks that facilitate research, development and innovation (RDI) as well as investment, including cross-border investment in the digital economy. Welcome Public Private Partnerships and commercial equity investment funds as well as social funds to invest in ICT infrastructure and ICT applications. Encourage development of open source technologies and other technologies.
Encourage the organization of investment information exchange events among ICT companies and financial institutions, and mutual investment in the ICT sector among G20 members.
8. Support entrepreneurship and promote digital transformation
Encourage internet-based RDI and entrepreneurship through an enabling, transparent legal framework, programs to support RDI and well-functioning capital markets for innovative enterprises. Support developing and emerging countries to build capacities in digital technology and internet-based entrepreneurship.
Take advantage of the internet to promote innovation in products, services, processes, organizations and business models.
Encourage the integration of digital technology and manufacturing, to build a more connected, networked, and intelligent manufacturing sector. Take advantage of ICTs to improve education, health and safety, environmental protection, urban plan, healthcare and other public services. Promote the continued development of service sectors such as e-commerce, e-government, e-logistics, online tourism, and Internet finance and the sharing economy. Promote digitization of agricultural production, operation, management, and networked transformation of agricultural products distribution.
Create conditions for broadband providers to promote expansion, innovation, consumer protection, and competition, including examining the possibilities of introducing policies to prevent anti-competitive blocking, throttling, or prioritization of data by commercial broadband networks. We note the important regulatory and legislative processes in some members on the open Internet in the context of digital economy and the underlying drivers for it, and call for further information-sharing at the international level on the opportunities and challenges.
9. Encourage e-commerce cooperation
Promote cross-border trade facilitation for e-commerce by using trusted digital means, such as paperless customs clearance, electronic transaction documents, mutual recognition of digital authentication, electronic payment and online payment. Meanwhile, strengthen cooperation to prevent barriers to market access and other barriers. Attention should be given to issues relating to taxation, such as ensuring the efficient payment of appropriate taxes for international e-commerce, taking into account in particular the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) issues. Improve international efforts to measure e-commerce, and the macroeconomic consequences of digital economy.
Strengthen cooperation in protecting consumers’ rights and develop dispute resolution approaches, ensuring options for consumers that are adapted to the characteristics of e-commerce within the national framework of laws and regulations provided that they are consistent with member’s international legal obligations.
Build confidence of users which is an essential element of the digital economy by ensuring the respect of privacy and protection of personal data.
10. Enhance digital inclusion
Use a variety of policy measures and technical means to bridge the digital divides between and within countries, in particular between developed and developing countries, regions and groups, including between men and women, and promote universal access, including open access to the Internet with equal digital opportunities for all. Promote the broadband connectivity among the poorest citizens, especially the poorest 20 percent of citizens, and citizens from low-density areas and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries. Reaffirm the goal of ensuring the next 1.5 billion people are connected and have meaningful access to the Internet by 2020 in accordance with the Connect 2020 agenda.
Promote the use of technology in primary and secondary education as well as in non-formal education, including in libraries, museums, and other community-based organizations to reduce disparities between income levels and promote development of a workforce for the digital economy. Strive towards ensuring an increased number of primary and secondary students have lawful access to educational content, and broadband connectivity as well as digital tools in their classrooms.
Promote digital technologies for societal benefits such as food distribution, education, health, subsidy distribution, governance.
Recognizing that the digital economy may pose risks and challenges in terms of skills shortages and mismatches and rising inequality for those who might be left behind because they lack skills, it is important to promote the dissemination of digital skills and more competitive workforces through cooperation among academic institutions and technical schools, libraries, businesses and community organizations. Improve digital skills of all people, the youth as well as the elderly, women and men, persons with disabilities, the illiterate and vulnerable populations as well as those in low income and developing countries, to enable their participation in the digital economy to unleash the potential of creating opportunities for quality job creation, decent work provision as well as for income growth and improving welfare. Strengthen cooperation in protecting labor rights.
11. Promote development of MSMEs
Promote policies that support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to use ICT technology for innovation, improved competitiveness, and new distribution channels in markets.
Promote affordable digital infrastructures needed for the digitization of MSME operations.
Encourage MSMEs to provide ICTs goods and services to the public sectors and to participate in global value chains.
Encourage participation in efforts, such as the Global Enterprise Registration initiative, to make transparent and simple the business registration mechanisms.
IV. Policy Support: For an Open and Secure Environment
The G20 aims to encourage exchange of views, promote mutual understanding and strengthen cooperation in policy making and regulation. To this end, members are encouraged to:
12. Intellectual Property
Recognize the key role of adequate and effective protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights to the development of the digital economy, as reaffirmed by paragraph 26 of the G20 Antalya Communique.
13. Promote cooperation with respect to independent choice of development path
Encourage members engaging in international cooperation to reduce, eliminate, or prevent unnecessary differences in regulatory requirements to unleash the digital economy, recognizing that all members should chart development paths that are consistent with their international legal obligations and their development situations, historical and cultural traditions, national legal systems, and national development strategies.
14. Cultivate transparent digital economy policy-making
Develop and maintain open, transparent, inclusive, evidence-based digital economy policy making which takes into account the full input of all public and private stakeholders. Solicit their comments publicly before laws, regulations, policies and other instruments are deliberated, developed and implemented.
Encourage publishing of relevant, publicly available government data, recognizing the potential to boost new technology, products and services.
Encourage intelligent public procurement schemes to support the production of innovative digital services and products by the private sector, whilst keeping the need to be market led.
15. Support the development and use of international standards
Support the development and their use of the international standards for technological products and services that are consistent with the international rules including WTO rules and principles.
16. Strengthen confidence and trust
Promote the availability, integrity, confidentiality and authenticity of online transactions. Encourage the development of secure information infrastructure to promote trusted, stable, and reliable internet applications.
As part of our efforts to address security risks, threats and vulnerabilities in the use of ICT, including those to ICT-enabled critical infrastructures, endeavor to strengthen international collaboration, capacity building and public-private partnerships, including through constructive discussions in relevant international fora. Support and encourage the use of risk-based technical standards, guidelines, and best-practices to identify, assess, and manage security risk by both the public and private sectors.
Jointly combat cybercrime and protect ICT environment by strengthening international cooperation on these issues in online transactions.
17. Manage radiofrequency spectrum to promote innovation
Recognize the importance of efficient management of radiofrequency spectrum to achieve the full potential of the mobile revolution in the time of digital economy.
V. Way Forward: Actions to Make a Difference
Recognizing that the digital shifts underway are reshaping economies and societies today and will continue to do so in the future, the G20 agrees to cooperate and continue to work closely on these matters. In this regard, the G20 will:
Encourage multi-level exchanges, involving stakeholders such as governments, the private sector, civil society, international organizations, technical and academic communities as well as other parties such as industry organizations and worker organizations to share views and promote cooperation in digital economy.
Encourage G20 members to exchange experience on policy making and legislation, and share best practices among members.
Encourage training and research cooperation in digital economy issues to benefit the developing countries of the G20.
Welcome and encourage efforts made by the United Nations, UNCTAD, UNIDO, ILO, IMF, ITU, OECD,World Bank Group and other international organizations to develop better metrics for important policy issues like trust in the digital economy, e-commerce, cross-border data flows, and the Internet of Things, as practical, relevant and appropriate.
Look forward to IOs including the OECD and interested members, intensifying efforts to measure the digital economy in macroeconomic statistics through conducting a voluntary ”good practices“ survey of national statistical organizations, and organizing and hosting a workshop for statisticians and digital companies on source data to measure the digital economy.
Interact actively with other engagement groups such as the B20, L20 and T20 to exchange views among industry, business, civil society, and academia to pool ideas on how to promote a sound digital economy.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

greatest education summit ever held?

Welcome Address by Ms Wu Qidi
Former Vice Minister of Education of China 
Welcome Address by Mr Gao Youzhen
Former Chinese Ambassador to Qatar
2016 WISE Awards Ceremony
Keynote by Mr Charles Leadbeater
Innovation Expert and Associate, NESTA
Keynote by Dr Shannon May
Co-Founder and CSO, Bridge International Academies
Alternatives at 10.20 
To handle the dilemma of compromise among
educational opportunity, quality and cost, innovation
can be and should be a frugal one.
This panel will focus on how to do more with less.
We should learn that frugal innovation is more than
a strategy. It indicates a new frame of mind: one that
sees resource constraints not as a liability but as an
opportunity to promote equity in education.
Mr Charles Leadbeater, Innovation Expert and Associate, NESTA
Mr He Jin, Former Senior Program Officer, Ford Foundation
Mr Fu Cairui, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Hujiang
Alternative multifunctional hall
With the rapid process of urbanization and modernization,
rural society and the model of knowledge it represented
is becoming marginalized. In China, millions of children
are left behind in villages, or face the challenges of
relocation, including cultural differences, forced labor and
limited or no access to basic education.
What are the new approaches and effective public
policies that promote quality and equity in rural education,
and support opportunities for rural children?
Prof Wu Zhihui, Director, Institute of Rural Education, Northeast
Normal University
Prof Zhang Linxiu, Director, Rural Education Action Program
Mr Zhang Zhuoyu, Deputy Director, Depart of Education
of Shanxi Province
ALTERNATIVE banquet hall
Representatives of the 2016 WISE Awards winning
projects address challenges linked to equity, access,
literacy and numeracy and the skills gap. In this session,
the project representatives present their vision and
Mr Elyas Felfoul, Director, Policy Development & Partnerships, WISE
Prof Juliana Najem, Project Manager, Education for Growth and
Value Creation
Mr Allister Chang, Executive Director, Ideas Box
Mr Gabriel Stauring, Founder and Executive Director of iACT
alternative workshop room 001
Dr Shannon May, Founder and CSO, Bridge International
Ms Shen Danxi, WISE Learner, Program Director, Sany
ALTERNATIVE workshop 009
Ms Xu Nanqian, Senior Design Researcher, IDEO Shanghai
Ms Chen Yao, Project Lead, IDEO Shanghai
Keynote by Mr Li Xigui, Principal, Beijing National
Day School
Keynote by Dr Yan Wenfan, Professor and Chair of the
Department of Leadership in Education, University of
Keynote by Mr Anthony Mackay, CEO, Centre for
Strategic Education (CSE) Melbourne
The Learners’ Voice Program engages young people
of diverse backgrounds and disciplines who share
a passion for education. The Learners present a
selection of the grass-roots projects they have
designed throughout the year to address critical
education challenges.
Ms Dina Pasic, Head of Programs, WISE
Mr David Lawless, Studio Y Fellow, MaRS Discovery District
Mr Vinicius Santos, Facilitator, Social Collaboration and
Innovation Laboratory (COLLAB)
Ms Farah Mallah, Fellow, Teach for Qatar
Ms Raghad Aljughaiman, Business Development Analyst,
Saudi Ministry of Labor
Ms Chen Yuxuan, Strategic Planner and Content Developer,
The Annual Youth Education & Empowerment Summit

The gap between the skills people have and the
skills they need to succeed in the twenty-first century
is conspicuous. In recent years the framework for
twenty-first century skills has evolved remarkably
but the definition and implementation of these skills
differs among international organizations, particularly
according to national contexts.
The panel examines the twenty-first century skills
framework, its implementation and will discuss
concrete innovative learning models supporting
relevant skills and values in learners.
Prof Xiong Bingqi, Vice President, 21st Century Education
Research Institute
Mr Li Qingming, Principal of Haibei Education Group
Prof Zeng Xiaodong, Professor, Beijing Normal University
Ms Valerie Hannon, Board Director, the Innovation Unit
Ms Janhvi Kanoria, Education Portfolio Manager, Office of the
CEO, Qatar Foundation
Entrepreneurship education goes beyond teaching
learners how to start their own businesses. It hones
essential twenty-first century skills and is essential for
all economies, especially for countries like China and
India that are eager to transition from “Made in” to
“Created in”. What are the policies and practices that
make entrepreneurship education not a privilege for
the rich but an affordable and accessible must for all
Mr Jiang Xueqin, Education innovation expert, Author
Ms Angelica Towne, Co-Founder and Global Director of
Programs, Educate!
H.E. Mr Slim Khalbous, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific
Research and ICT of Tunisia
Ms Mervi Jansson-Aalto, Director, Omnia Education Partnerships
Ms Molly Wang, Head of Creatica Education Research Center
Representatives of the 2016 WISE Awards Winning
projects address challenges linked to equity, access,
literacy and numeracy and the skills gap. In this
session, the Projects present their vision and journey.
Mr Andrew Yu, Founder, 1KG Box, 2016 WISE Awards Finalist
Mr Scott McMeekin, CEO, Jump Maths
Mr Claudio Sassaki, Co-Founder, Geekie
Mr Victor Lyons, Founder, Tara Akshar
Dr Asmaa Al-Fadala, Director of Research, WISE
Ms Ophelia Ma, Director of Curriculum Development at Beijing No.
4 High School International Campus