Globethics.net 10th Anniversary
Globethics.net is celebrated the 10th anniversary since its founding workshop in 2004 with an event in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday 10 December 2014. The event was organised on 10 December, international Human Rights Day deliberately with the topic "Access to Information as a Human Right: The Ethics of Regulation and Freedom" [Youtube video - 55`28]. Globethics.net is committed to the principle of open access, to the sharing of knowledge and information for the benefit of all.
Globethics.net 10th Anniversary Brochure:
A Journey of People with Values [PDF - 16 pages - 1.62 Mb]
Message from Prof. Dr Christoph Stückelberger,
Globethics.net Founder and Executive Director
Thankfulness is the word that I would use to sum up the first ten years of Globethics.net. Confidence is the word that comes to mind when I look at the next ten years.
I am deeply thankful because it is a great privilege to meet and have exchanges with thousands of committed, qualified, values-driven people and institutions from around the world. I feel deeply that this global community of individuals and organisations make a difference, that they work for transformation and that they strive towards justice, peace, freedom, sustainability and human dignity. Global ethics is not only a concept, it is a daily reality that I experience in Globethics.net. I do not hide the difficult times that we had as a start up with many sleepless nights worrying how to pay salaries with the little funds we had or the challenges in developing the innovative product of the global online libraries. I have experienced all the fears and hopes of a social entrepreneur.
My confidence in the future is based on the trust that the Board, the staff in the Head Office, the Regional Programmes, the participants and countless users of the website, the 200 partner institutions and long term donors are committed to the mission and potential of Globethics. net. My confidence is also based in my faith that God energizes, guides and supports our imperfect efforts and that you, the participants in our network, are nourished and carried by your different faith or non-faith-based convictions and motivations. Let us continue to promote values-driven leadership, to stand up for justice and freedom, to care for creation and to embrace each other for peace.
The 10th Anniversary in details
[15.12.14] Ethics network that seeks free and open communications turns 10, Peter Kenny, Ecumenical News
[10.12.14] Access to Information as a Human Right focus of Globethics.net 10th anniversary celebration;
[10.12.14] 10th Anniversary Press Release
[10.12.14] Globethics.net 10th Anniversary: Information as a human right: debating the path to improved access
[10.12.14] Globethics.net 10th Anniversary: Tributes flow as Globethics.net turns 10
10th Anniversary Multimedia materials
Video: "The 10 genes of Globethics.net" - Prof. Dr Christoph Stückelberger [Youtube - 17'09]
Video: "Why I am engaged for Globethics.net" - Dr Martin Robra [Youtube - 05'12]
Video: "Why I am engaged with Globethics.net" - Mr. Linsi & Mrs. Astfalck [Youtube - 05'13]
Video: "Why I am engaged with Globethics.net" - Mrs. Lucy Howe-López [Youtube - 04'01]
Video: Panel discussion: "Information as a human right - debating the path to improved access" [Youtube - 55'28]
Video: more videos avaible on the Globethics YouTube Channel
Images: 10th Anniversary on Globethics.net Flickr
Photos from of the Globethics.net 10th Anniversary celebration
from Globethics.net Flickr
10th Anniversary congratulory messages
10th Anniversary Worldwide messages [PDF - 8 pages - 712 Kb]
Video message from Globethics.net South America [Youtube - Spanish - 1'13'']
Video message from Globethics.net Indonesia [Youtube - English - 2'46'']
Globethics.net Publications on access to information
More or Less Equal.
How Digital Platforms Can Help Advance Communication Rights (2014)
Editors: Philip Lee / Dafne Sabanes Plou
Globethics.net Global Serie 9
Ethics in the Information Society: the Nine 'P's.
A Discussion Paper for the WSIS+10 Process 2013-2015 (2013)
Globethics.net Text Serie 14
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