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Apr 21 - 27, 2014
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The Battle to End Malaria: Senegal Leads by Example

Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Government of Senegal

Mark Dybul, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

 
 
 

In the years ahead, the Global Fund will deepen its work with governments and encourage increased private sector investments and domestic co-financing. On this World Malaria Day, will you join us in mobilizing the resources needed to seize the opportunity to defeat malaria once and for all?

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In the years ahead, the Global Fund will deepen its work with governments and encourage increased private sector investments and domestic co-financing. On this World Malaria Day, will you join us in mobilizing the resources needed to seize the opportunity to defeat malaria once and for all?

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How Muslims and Christians in Sierra Leone are Working Together to Prevent Malaria

Charlotte Keenan
Tony Blair Faith Foundation

 
 
 

Sierra Leone may lack public health provision, but it has got many people of faith. What this program has proved is that they can be powerful agents of positive behavioral change.

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Sierra Leone may lack public health provision, but it has got many people of faith. What this program has proved is that they can be powerful agents of positive behavioral change.

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Cracking the Code on Social Impact

Lucy Bartlett
Independent

 
 
 

Jason Saul, CEO of Mission Measurement, and Nolan Gasser, Chief Musicologist at Pandora, might, at first, seem like an unusual pairing for a session at the Skoll World Forum, but there again, what is usual for this event.

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Jason Saul, CEO of Mission Measurement, and Nolan Gasser, Chief Musicologist at Pandora, might, at first, seem like an unusual pairing for a session at the Skoll World Forum, but there again, what is usual for this event.

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Is the Traditional Role of the Teacher Outdated?

Lucy Bartlett
Independent

 
 
 

“…let me compare education to health care. If a doctor from 100 years ago entered a hospital today, he would feel very out of place. He wouldn’t understand the equipment or the processes. If, however, a teacher from 100 years ago entered a modern day classroom, he would not feel so lost…“

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“…let me compare education to health care. If a doctor from 100 years ago entered a hospital today, he would feel very out of place. He wouldn’t understand the equipment or the processes. If, however, a teacher from 100 years ago entered a modern day classroom, he would not feel so lost…“

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The 21st Century City: Future Opportunity or Future Threat?

Henrik Storm Dyrssen
Leksell Social Ventures

 
 
 

Slums should not be seen as a problem in and of themselves. Rather they represent stunted progression in the journey of those hoping to make a better life in the city.

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Slums should not be seen as a problem in and of themselves. Rather they represent stunted progression in the journey of those hoping to make a better life in the city.

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Recap: Future-Proofing Businesses

Henrik Storm Dyrssen
Leksell Social Ventures

 
 
 

“We live in a VUCA world: volatile uncertain, complex, ambiguous (…) With so many blurred lines, who is responsible? How do we build purposeful strategy and foundations for sustainable business?”

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“We live in a VUCA world: volatile uncertain, complex, ambiguous (…) With so many blurred lines, who is responsible? How do we build purposeful strategy and foundations for sustainable business?”

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My Modest Proposal...Why Not?

Jenny Bowen
Half the Sky Foundation

 
 
 

I’ve just returned from my sixth annual visit to the Skoll World Forum in Oxford, UK. The Forum (and the Skoll Foundation) is focused on “accelerating entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.” Like most of the 1,000 delegates, I’m sure, I came away energized, full of bright ideas and new resolve. But this time around, it also got me thinking. Maybe we’re missing something here.

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I’ve just returned from my sixth annual visit to the Skoll World Forum in Oxford, UK. The Forum (and the Skoll Foundation) is focused on “accelerating entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.” Like most of the 1,000 delegates, I’m sure, I came away energized, full of bright ideas and new resolve. But this time around, it also got me thinking. Maybe we’re missing something here.

 

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