The Humanity 2.0 Forum is a broad spectrum gathering of luminaries and stakeholders at the Vatican to explore specific impediments to human flourishing and to discuss courses of action aimed at overcoming them. It is the goal of a Forum to identify one specific venture that has a high probability to fundamentally alter human life on earth and then to rally support for a cross-sector collaborative venture.
The Themes: A Healthy Environment for Pregnancy, The Future of the Internet, Human-centered Civilizations.
A Healthy Environment for Pregnancy
A presentation by leading medical and life science institutions will outline a groundbreaking new approach to pregnancy.
Following the presentation, plans for Square Roots’ first Lab will be unveiled as well as a call-to-commitment to invest in the future of humanity.
The Future of the Internet
The Trust Project is an international consortium of news organizations collaborating to use transparency to build a more trustworthy and trusted press. Led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman, it is hosted by Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
Search engines and social media platforms, which have become important news distributors, are participating as external partners (Google, Bing, Facebook, Twitter).
Pope Francis in his TED talk in 2017 urged for a “revolution in tenderness". He reminded us that we are not islands unto ourselves, but rather a common family sharing a common home.
The mission is to encourage a culture of love where we recognize each other's dignity and work selflessly to build a civilization of true opportunity. This ‘exploratory panel' will delve more deeply into Pope Francis' remarks and suggest courses of action aimed at realizing the Holy Father's vision.