Global Leadership in the 21st Century

WAAS, in partnership with the United Nations at Geneva, is conducting a multi-stakeholder, multi-sectoral project highlighting innovative strategies and effective principles to accelerate the emergence of dynamic leadership for successful implementation of the SDGs. The project involves consultations with IGOs, nation states, business, scientific research and educational institutions, NGOs, media and youth organizations. It will culminate in a major two-day conference at UNOG in October 2020, followed by a report to the UN, educational and other outreach strategies. GOTO PROJECT PAGE.

UNOG-WAAS Conference on "Global Leadership for the 21st Century"

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and WAAS co-organized a conference from December 15-16, 2020, to develop catalytic strategies for addressing the complex nexus of global leadership challenges. GOTO CONFERENCE PAGE



WAAS@60 - A Planetary Moment
Feb 15 2021 to Feb 19 2021
Conference and General Assembly on WAAS' 60th Anniversary
International conference on the "Lessons of the pandemic"
Dec 17 2020
On the ISACCL project The world post COVID-19 pandemic. A humanist vision for a sustainable...
GL21 meeting in December, 2020
Dec 15 2020 to Dec 16 2020
Conference at UNOG in December 15-16, 2020
Mobilizing Youth Networks and Social Movements
Dec 13 2020
Mobilizing Youth Networks and Social Movements
Youth Leadership Day
Dec 11 2020
Youth leadership day - Virtual E-Conference Global leadership in the 21st century
Art Impact 4 Health and SDGs
Oct 20 2020 to Oct 30 2020
Art Impact 4 Health and SDGs by by World Health Organization from 20 to 30 October 2020
Big Bang Data 2020
Sep 1 2020
Big Bang Data 2020 Sept 1, 2020   Centrale Idrodinamica (porto Vecchio) 50 seats plus 200 internet...
Strategies for Global Food Security
Aug 26 2020
Global Employment Challenge
Aug 24 2020
Web-Conference on Relevance of Russell-Einstein Manifesto
Jul 13 2020
A joint initiative of  World Academy of Art and Science & Nizami Ganjavi International Center...

Future Capital Initiative

Inauguration at UN Headquarters in NY on September 12-13, 2019  convened by the UN Office of Partnerships, UNCTAD, and WAAS. The world possesses all the financial resources needed to meet humanity's material needs and foster wellbeing. But the global monetary and financial system is underperforming and misperforming its intended role. A new financial paradigm is needed based on a fundamental change in consciousness and values. FC has established working groups to develop transformative strategies & projects. Read More

Security & Sustainability Guide

A 250-page “Interim Draft” PDF of The S&S Guide, a project of the World Academy of Art & Science, will be available for limited distribution free of charge to WAAS Fellows in June 2016. It reflects the critical fact that sustainability and security are both essential and can only be achieved in concert.


The journal for new perspectives that integrates knowledge from all fields of inquiry to address real-life issues & enhance our collective response to the issues facing the world today.


The vision of Eruditio complements and enhances the Academy's focus on global perspectives in the generation of knowledge from all fields of legitimate inquiry.

World University Consortium

The mission of World University Consortium is to evolve and promote development of higher education worldwide based on a human-centered approach within a trans-disciplinary conceptual framework.