The Better World Movement will create institutions that
will provide an infrastructure that will help make striving
for a better world easier. But a firm foundation has
already been established.
The United Nations has shone as humanity's greatest
hope for a more peaceful, just and sustainable world
for over sixty years. It has helped to promote human
rights, freedom and democracy, erase poverty and hunger,
improve health and education, and urge the governments
of the world to work together in peace. But the UN can
only do what governments allow it to do.
Across the globe, a people's movement has been growing
to convince governments to help the UN in its goals
and to allow the UN to work more closely with civil
society in solving the planet's problems. People's Assemblies
have convened at the UN and in local gatherings around
In the US, a grassroots campaign is spreading in support
of a cabinet-level Department of Peace. An international
movement for Ministries of Peace is also growing. You
can help convince your leaders to make 'creating a better
world' a national priority by creating these government
institutions for peace.
responsible investing has made tremendous strides towards
influencing our current economic institutions. Helping
to promote a better world economy will greatly accelerate
the transformation of these institutions, which will
have a profound effect in establishing the infrastructure
for many other better world institutions in media, entertainment,
education and many other fields.