Are the world’s problems just too tough to solve?  Or can we leverage new models, making the impossible…POSSIBLE?

GSNs are the new model for global problem solving.

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Meta-networks of civil society, the private sector, government and individual stakeholders are creating patterns of connection with enormous potential to govern global resources.

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GSN Hubs are the definitive resource of expert insights, cases and field tools for
global problem solvers. Explore and connect!

Global Solution Network Hubs

The 4 Characteristics of a Global Solution Network

addresses-global-problem Addresses a Global Problem
diverse-stakeholders Consists of Diverse Stakeholders
digital-revolution Exploits the Digital Revolution
self-organizes Self-organizes and Self-governs

Putting GSN tools in the hands of people working to solve problems.


I’d like to make a difference, and I need to define my problem and my approach.


I know what network to build. How do I make it happen?


My network needs to have greater scale and impact.

From The Blogs

Global Connections—Mental Health Innovation Network

Over 450 million people are estimated to be suffering from mental illness globally—three quarters of whom live in the developing world—making mental health issues one of the the leading causes of disability on the planet. Yet mental illness remains steeped in stigma... read more

Cecil and the Plight of Lions

As social media explodes with #CeciltheLion postings, and the Internet descends on the man who killed the magnificent animal, (the organization monitoring the tracking collar that recorded the movements and behaviors of the popular lion) has moved past the... read more

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