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August 9: Simpol presented to KCL students

John at KCL (Photo: Tessa Adelaar)

Simpol's founder, John Bunzl, presented Simpol to students of global governance at King's College London on 9th August. Entitled "Global governance: international organisations in crisis"the course is led by visiting research fellow, Diana Bozhilova.

Diana has invited John to speak about global governance and Simpol. John suggested that neither our present global institutions, nor nation-states, can solve mounting global problems. He suggested that a civil society initiative such as Simpol might therefore offer a plausible way out.

August 8: John Bunzl at KCL Climate Change Round table

Simpol's founder, John Bunzl, was a panelist at a Round table on climate change at King's College, London on 8th August, 2pm entitled "Beyond Kyoto - Diverse avenues or impasse for climate governance?" Other panelists included the Rt Hon. John Gummer (Lord Deben), Ruth Davis (Senior advisor on climate change, Greenpeace UK), and Ms. Alesha De-Freitas (Head, Low Carbon Team, Foreign and Commonwealth Office). The event was organised by visitig professor, Dr. Diana Bozhilova AKC.

Mark Horler speaks on Democratising the Global Political Commons

See Simpol-UK trustee, Mark Horler, addressing a seminar on Democratising the Global Commons on May 7th in London. Speaking alongside the renowned advocate for the Commons, James Quilligan, Mark explains why Simpol could provide a very plausible way to achieve the task. To see the video, click here.

The seminar was just one of a series organised by the School of Commoning. Simpol-UK looks forward to a fruitful association with SoC.

Simpol-UK's Mark Horler interviewed by Politics UK

Simpol-UK trustee, Mark Horler, was interviewed about Simpol by Politics UK. Read the interview on Facebook by going here.

Terry Patten interviews John Bunzl

Terry Patten

Integral teacher, Terry Patten, interviewed John Bunzl on May 13th as part of Terry's excellent Beyond Awakening interview series. John explains more about global consciousness and how Simpol offers a solution to global problems. To listen to this and other inspiring interviews, click here. To read Terry's blog about the interview, click here.

April 29th: Simpol at BetterWorldForum 2012

Simpol founder, John Bunzl, will present Simpol as part of the BetterWorldForum 2012 online conference being held over two weekends, 21/22nd and 28/29th April. Many prominent change agents and thought leaders will be presenting at the event, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Deepak Chopra, Hazel Henderson and John Perkins. John Bunzl will speak about Simpol in an hour-long dialogue on Sunday 29th April 10am (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time) or 3pm (UK time). John will discuss how we can use our votes in our national elections to drive our politicians and governments to cooperate internationally to solve global problems. To see the full schedule and to register, click here.

April 2012: New Scottish Local Group

Simpol supporter, Alan Wyllie, living in Paisley near Glasgow, will be coordinating Simpol-UK's campaign in Scotland. If you live in Scotland and would like more information, Alan's contact details are on our Local Groups page. Whether Scotland achieves independence or not, it'll still need to benefit from global cooperation! So if you live north of the border, please contact Alan to tell him how you can help out.

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