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Global Future Council (GFC) Fellows for the 2020-2021 - open to Post Docs

The call for Global Future Council (GFC) Fellows for the 2020-2021 term is open. 


GFC Fellows are postdoctoral scholars at leading universities who are disposed with a future-looking and systems-oriented mindset. Fellows play a crucial role in councils by being responsible for capturing, synthesizing and disseminating knowledge and insights from the councils' deliberations. As part of the Global Future Councils, Fellows contribute to shaping the global agenda and interact with luminaires in their field.


The following councils are seeking fellows for the 2020-2021 term:


  • Agile Governance
  • Artificial Intelligence for Humanity
  • China
  • Cities of Tomorrow
  • Clean Air
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Data Policy
  • Energy Transition
  • Frontier Risks
  • Healthy Ageing and Longevity
  • Humanitarian System
  • Japan
  • Media, Entertainment and Culture
  • Nature-Based Solutions
  • Net Zero Transition
  • New Agenda for Economic Growth and Recovery
  • New Agenda for Education and Skills
  • New Agenda for Equity and Social Justice
  • New Agenda for Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • New Agenda for Work, Wages and Job Creation
  • Responsive Financial Systems
  • Scientific Collaboration
  • SDG Investment
  • Sustainable Electrification
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Systemic Inequalities and Social Cohesion
  • Trade and Investment
  • Transparency and Anti-Corruption

Full information on the Global Future Councils, the fellow role, and the application procedure is provided here. Any questions about the Global Future Council Fellowship may be addressed to Jeremy Packham. Applications must be received by 14 August 2020 at



Warm regards,




Dr. Jaci Eisenberg

Head of Academic Engagement


World Economic Forum

Posted on 27/07/2020

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