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About the Initiative

Over the course of 2015 and 2016, Georgetown University's Global Futures Initiative invited faculty and students to address four issues critical to the future of humanity: development, governance, security, and the environment. The initiative drew on Georgetown’s distinctive character—its strengths across academic disciplines, its Catholic and Jesuit identity, and its presence in Washington, D.C.—to develop the model of a global university in service to the wider world.


Our Ocean, One Future

Our Ocean, One Future Event

The U.S. Department of State, the Walsh School of Foreign Service, and the Sustainable Oceans Alliance—together with the support of the Global Futures Initiative and Georgetown's Science, Technology & International Affairs Program—co-hosted the “Our Ocean, One Future: Leadership Summit” as a…