On January 11, 2017, as part of the Pardee Center Brown Bag Series, Dr. John Corbett, founder of aWhere, presented his findings regarding weather variability and its impact on global agriculture and food security. Founded in 1999, aWhere operates a global-scale agronomic model dedicated to helping small-scale farmers face complex agricultural challenges. Dr.
Director Jonathan Moyer traveled to Scotland in early December 2016 to work with the Political Settlements Research Programme to explore new ways to quantify impact of political settlements over time. The Pardee Center and our partners at the Institute for Security Studies are helping the program think about how
The Pardee Center for International Futures, in a partnership with Atlantic Council and Zurich Insurance, has completed an analysis on the future of demographic risk. The analysis has been published in four articles via Zurich Insurance, one article via Atlantic Council, and a reference report via the Pardee Center.
On Friday, November 11, 2016, Pardee Center Director Jonathan Moyer presented “The Big Picture in Data” to attendees at the Project X-ITE Social Enterprise Summit at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Professor Moyer spoke about how the International Futures (IFs) model uses data to forecast global change and human development.
On Veterans Day 2016 (November 11), Pardee Center Director Jonathan Moyer joined other faculty, high-ranking military officials and alumni guests at the University of Denver’s Pioneer Symposium. The theme of this session, “Politics and Service,” was designed to honor military service and explore critical policy issues our nation faces today.
In October 2016, Pardee Center staff traveled to Addis Ababa for a week-long planning session and scenarios workshop to support USAID's Country Development Cooperation Strategy process in Ethiopia.
A paper launched on October 13 in Pretoria uses the International Futures (IFs) model to explore the effects on human development if Africa achieves health-related targets by 2030.
On September 16, 2016, the Pardee Center for International Futures, alongside the Center for Middle East Studies and WorldDenver, hosted a discussion with Dr. Mahmoud Jibril, former interim prime minister of Libya. Dr. Jibril is a board member of the Sir Bani Yas Forum, the Independent Commission on Multilateralism and the International Advisory Board for UniCredit Group.
In September 2016, Jonathan Moyer and Ambassador Christopher Hill, Dean of the Korbel School of International Studies, joined Lord Mervyn King (author of The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy) and Julio C. Fernandez, Global Quantitative Analyst, for an Executive Session at AMG World Bank in Greenwood Village, CO.