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The New Politics Summit

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 10:00 AM · 1 rsvp
The world faces many challenges from climate change to poverty, pollution to AI. Such challenges can only be addressed with courageous, wise, and compassionate leadership motivated to addressing the causes of suffering in the world and promoting a happier and healthier future for all humanity.  This conference brings together many leaders who understand these challenges and are dedicated to developing the means of addressing them.  Confirmed speakers Speakers include internationally recognised contributors to these discussions from politics, business and the public sector: Gordon Brown, former UK prime minister Marianne Williamson, US political thought-leader Jennifer Nadel, Co-Director of Compassion in Politics Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, Compassionate Mind Foundation Professor James Doty, University of Stanford and Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education Professor Michael West, Kings Fund and University of Lancaster Julian Abel, Director of Compassionate Communities UK Doug Chalmers OBE, Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life Hardeep Matharu, Editor, Byline Times Who is this for? Activists and advocates for compassionate and moral-focused social change. Leaders in business, politics and the public sector interested in pursuing sustainable development for the common good. Academics interested in processes of prosocial systems change. Those within the media interested in the latest thinking on new forms and motivation of leadership. Those seeking to make a difference and become aligned with compassion movements. Hosted by:   Cost We are pleased to offer this event free of charge but ask that, if you can, you make a donation after registering to help ensure we can continue to offer events like this in future and to help power the work of Compassion in Politics.