What is GIN?

Global Issues Network (GIN) is an international organization that nurtures and mobilizes transgenerational communities of global citizens to build an equitable and sustainable world.

GIN conferences empower young people to collaborate locally, regionally, and globally in order to develop sustainable solutions for our shared global issues. 


GIN Conferences focus around the 20 Global Issues:

Sharing our planet: Issues involving the global commons

  • Climate Change

  • Biodiversity and Ecosystem Losses

  • Fisheries Depletion

  • Deforestation

  • Water Deficits

  • Maritime Safety and Pollution

Sharing our humanity: Issues requiring a global commitment

  • Massive Step-Up in the Fight Against Poverty

  • Peacekeeping, Conflict Prevention, Combating Terrorism

  • Education for All

  • Global Infectious Diseases

  • Digital Divide

  • Natural Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

Sharing our rule book: Issues needing a global regulatory approach

  • Reinventing Taxation for the Twenty-First Century

  • Biotechnology Rules

  • Global Financial Architecture

  • Illegal drugs

  • Trade, Investment, and Competition Rules

  • Intellectual Property Rights

  • E-commerce Rules

  • International Labor and Migration Rules