What Is a GSN Account?

On our website, you can explore problem solving networks, identify those of particular interest to you, and connect with network leaders.

Want to store, edit, and track communications with selected networks? These and other benefits come with your free GSN Account.

Thinking Cities

This website is a platform for thought and discussion, as well as an evolving directory of projects, organisations and events focused on thinking about and improving urban living.

Hub: Cities

Knowledge NetworkNetworked InstitutionPlatform Network

Tags: Cities, cities networks, citizen safety, climate change, development, general, planning

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   Francesca Perry


UN Global Compact

Strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.

Hub: Employment & Prosperity

Networked Institution

Tags: role of business

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       Georg Kell
Executive Director


United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

The united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government, promoting its values, objectives and interests, through cooperation between local governments, and within the wider international community.

Hub: Cities

Advocacy NetworkGovernance NetworkNetworked Institution

Tags: Cities, cities networks, development, general, planning

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       Kadir Topbas


World Economic Forum (WEF)

Improve the state of the world by serving as a trusted partner of all the stakeholders of global society as they embark upon transformation processes in response to the profound economic, social and political changes sweeping our world.

Hub: Blockchain Governance, Cities, Climate & Planet Stewardship, Employment & Prosperity, Health & Human Security

Networked Institution

Tags: Blockchain, development, healthcare systems, peace, conflict, crisis

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       Richard Samans
Head of the Centre for the Global Agenda and Member of the Managing Board