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 apply!

Global Solution Network Hubs

4 Characteristics of Global Solution Networks


Consisting of Diverse Stakeholders


Addressing a Global Problem


Exploiting the Digital Revolution


Self-organizing & Self-governing

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.

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New Research: Global Diseases, Collective Solutions

Networking in the New Epidemic Age Environmental disruption, mass urbanization and the runaway globalization of trade and transport have created ideal conditions for infectious diseases to emerge and spread around the world. Rapid spill-overs from local into regional... read more

The Internet Mapmakers

The crowdsourced information field of “crisis mapping” makes a critical difference in the ability of response teams to reach and help victims of disaster.  OpenStreetMap and their Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) were instrumental in Haiti after the... read more

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