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World Policy Institute Meetings Program 2016 Membership

As one of the most influential and widely-cited think tanks in the United States, World Policy Institute’s work develops innovative solutions and policy recommendations, challenges conventional wisdom, and creates space for underrepresented voices in important global policy discussions. Through our events and policy projects, quarterly World Policy Journal and our website, WPI reaches two million people each year with incisive reporting and analysis on the world’s most pressing challenges. Most importantly, we believe that the inclusion of non-US perspectives infuses our policy conversations with a vital global outlook.

World Policy’s members are a dynamic community of individuals from across industries, sectors, nationalities, and political persuasions. We provide a forum for members to contribute to innovative, solution-oriented dialogues on crucial global challenges, engage with leading experts on critical public policy questions, and gain access to our exclusive events.

WPI membership, and the World Policy Journal, bolster your foundation for understanding policy issues affecting all corners of the globe—most importantly, it makes you a key part of developing the solutions.  

Join the World Policy Institute and change the conversation on the most pressing challenges of an interdependent world.


Membership Benefits

World Policy members have frequent opportunities to engage with our network of experts and connect with leaders in the worlds of policy, academia, and business through unlimited access to our exclusive events.

For the Special Discounted Rate of $500 you will receive invitations to the rest of our 2016 events, including our monthly World Economic Roundtables, as well as related private receptions. These events offer intimate forums for engaging dialogue with guests such as former Mexican president Vicente Fox, and former head of the IMF, John Lipsky

Additionally, you will have select access to our monthly World Economic Roundtables as well as select invitations to our Global Leader Briefing Series, which has featured Vice President Al Gore, acclaimed analyst Ian Bremmer, and Senior Associate Editor of the Washington Post Lally Weymouth. Contributing Members also enjoy the opportunity to attend select private receptions, which bring members together with prominent guests like Dr. Manuel Sánchez, Deputy Director, Banco de México; Nassim Taleb, Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at NYU's School of Engineering and Yaneer Bar-Yam, President of the New England Complex Systems Institute; and former Singapore Ambassador to the UN and former head of the UN Security Council Kishore Mahbubani.


Members At Every Level Receive:

· Recognition as a supporter on the World Policy Institute website, the annual report, and other relevant publications

· Complimentary subscription to World Policy Journal 

· Complimentary subscription to the World Policy Bi-Weekly Update e-newsletter with announcements about special events, upcoming meetings, and other programming, including our monthly Economic Briefing 

Around WPI


World Policy Announces Expansion to Loyola Marymount University The World Policy and Loyola Marymount announce the World Policy Institute at LMU, a first of its kind, interdisciplinary research and academic center.

Jihad in Sub-Saharan Africa 

This paper, “Jihad in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenging the Narratives of the War on Terror,” examines the history of Islamic movements in Africa's Sahel region to contextualize current conflicts.

World Economic Roundtable with Vicente Fox 

In this World Economic Roundtable, former Mexican President Vicente Fox discusses his current quest to make his country a hub for technology. 




Arts Everywhere Arts Everywhere, in conjunction with WPI's Arts-Policy Nexus, is seeking to magnify the voices of artists across the globe through its new web-based platform.

Intern at World Policy

Want to join our team? Looking for an experience at one of the most highly sought-after internships for ambitious students? Application details here.


Al Gore presides over Arctic Roundtable 

As the United States prepares to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, this inaugural convening of the Arctic Deeply Roundtables launches a vital conversation for our times. 


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