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Reflections on UNESCO’s 70th Anniversary

By Forest Whitaker November 17, 2015 Women and men around the world remain shocked and saddened by the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut. This tragic loss of life was perpetrated by hateful individuals who ascribe to a close-minded ideology that rejects diversity in any form. The more

Special Announcement

On Thursday, November 5th, Forest Whitaker will participate in a panel discussion on the impacts of worldwide conflict on young people’s ability to access education as part of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) taking place in Doha, Qatar from November 3rd–5th. The panel, titled “ more

Peacebuilding in the Digital Age

By Forest Whitaker October 19, 2015 A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of sitting on a panel with my good friend Hans Vestberg, who is the CEO of Ericsson, one of WPDI’s closest partners. The subject of our discussion was the role that information and communications technology (ICT) can play more