Governments Alone Can’t Save the World

From global health threats to the refugee crisis, to privacy and cybersecurity, international organizations and the private sector are often in a better position and more effective on the frontlines of transnational threats than governmental entities. Join the Global Head of Public Policy for Google, a doctor working to get vaccines to the world’s neediest, and the former boss of the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, for a look at how the most innovative and powerful non-governmental actors strategize, increase impact, and advance the vision of a better future.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: World

Most of us probably harbor preconceived notions about refugees. Maybe it’s a misunderstanding about what drove them... See more
The Trump Administration has said that “all options are on the table” in North Korea. What actually are the options,... See more
The Afternoon of Conversation is the Aspen Ideas Festival's signature event and hosts an audience of 2,000 in the... See more
Authoritarian populists are gaining power from Ankara to Athens, from Warsaw to Washington. Meanwhile, popular support... See more
This talk rethinks refugees as a potential economic benefit to the societies that host them, rather than simply passive... See more
It’s been called one of the worst self-inflicted political wounds of modern times. British Prime Minister Theresa May,... See more