Former President of the Republic of Slovenia Prof. Dr. Danilo Türk involved in the creation of the Institute for Global Policy at Columbia University in New York City
Former President of the Republic of Slovenia Dr. Danilo Türk, formally accepted the invitation of 12 December 2013 to join the small group that will be advising and shaping the Institute for Global Policy at Columbia University in New York (Columbia Global Policy Institute). The initiative came from the School of International and Public studies of this important American University (School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University in the City of New York).
The Institute will focus on global political, economic, environmental and legal issues. The work will be based on research projects that will be explicitly oriented toward practical solutions, and will be based on a multidisciplinary approach in the analysis. In the recommendations it will take into account the importance of the most important needs and views expressed in today's world. In preparation eminent researchers and scientists are included, among them Professors Michael Doyle, Lee Bollinger, Jeffrey Sachs and Joseph Stiglitz.