VIDEO: Aurora Dialogues New York 2018

The second Aurora Dialogues outside of Armenia took place in New York City on March 1. “Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back” was the theme of the Dialogues. The conversation focused on what drives people to risk their lives and stand up for others in challenging times. In collaboration with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, leading humanitarians, academics, philanthropists and members of civil society came together to discuss some of today’s most pressing humanitarian challenges.
Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back
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Aurora Dialogues “The Future of Impact” to Take Place in Moscow

2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow “The Future of Impact”, organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN, and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, will take place on April 26, 2018. The event to be held on the SKOLKOVO campus aims to bring together leading humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, entrepreneurs and members of civil society to explore the nature of social impact.

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Aurora Dialogues Moscow 2018 Overview

Aurora Dialogues Moscow 2018 “The Future of Impact”, organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, will take place in Moscow on April 26, 2018. The event will bring together distinguished non-profit sector experts, innovators and impact creators to explore the nature of social impact. The discussion will focus on the relationship between high level sustainability goals, the more grounded and personal individual needs from a sociological perspective and the impactors working on the ground to create lasting social change. The program will address the gaps and distortions existing between “The Future We Want,” individual needs and the doers working to make an impact. It will debate the purpose of impact and its key indicators, looking at cases which illustrate how actors working to create positive social change can inspire, empower and drive real impact.
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Aurora Dialogues New York 2018

Humanitarian Community Gathers to Discuss What Drives People to Stand Up in the Face of Adversity. Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Dr. Vartan Gregorian, Alice Greenwald, John Prendergast, and others, debated the topic during event at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
 
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Organizing Partners

The 2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow “The Future of Impact” is an event organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.
The event is organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.
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Agenda

Aurora Dialogues Moscow 2018 “The Future of Impact” will take place in Moscow on April 26, 2018. The discussion will focus on the relationship between high level sustainability goals, the more grounded and personal individual needs from a sociological perspective and the impactors working on the ground to create lasting social change.
The program will focus on the relationship between high level sustainability goals, the more grounded and personal individual needs from a sociological perspective and the impactors working on the ground to create lasting social change.
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Solidarity Beyond Borders

The first Aurora Dialogues event in New York was held on March 1, 2018 in partnership with 9/11 Memorial & Museum. The discussion entitled “Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back” opened with the welcome remarks by Alice M. Greenwald, President and CEO of National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and Vartan Gregorian, Co-Founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. The keynote speech was delivered by Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. The program was continued with the panel discussion moderated by David Ignatius, Associate Editor of The Washington Post. Panelists included Marguerite Barankitse, 2016 Aurora Prize Laureate, Lieutenant Bill Keegan, founder and President of H.E.A.R.T. 9/11, John Prendergast, Founding Director of Enough Project, and Dr. Tom Catena, 2017 Aurora Prize Laureate through a video message. The event was concluded with the closing remarks by Noubar Afeyan, Co-Founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.
The drivers of human solidarity were explored during the first Aurora Dialogues event in New York City
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PHOTOS: Aurora Dialogues New York 2018

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, in partnership with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, hosted distinguished members of the humanitarian community to explore the drivers of human solidarity during the first Aurora Dialogues event in New York City. The event, titled “Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back,” focused on what moves people to risk their lives and stand up for others in challenging situations.
The event focused on what moves people to risk their lives and stand up for others in challenging situations
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Armenian Legacy in America: A 400-Year Heritage

The book “Armenian Legacy in America: A 400-Year Heritage” by Hayk Demoyan was presented during the Aurora Dialogues New York 2018. Over 2,200 previously unknown illustrations, rare documents and artifacts present the history and contribution of the Armenian community in America. The publication was supported by Noubar and Anna Afeyan Foundation on behalf of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.
The book by Hayk Demoyan was presented during the Aurora Dialogues New York 2018
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Aurora Dialogues Berlin 2017

Aurora Dialogues Berlin - “Millions on The Move: Need for Development and Integration” explored how the European Union, and Germany, could contribute to humanitarian solutions by supporting development and integration. It was held on December 4-5, 2017 at the Robert Bosch Stiftung Representative Office in Berlin, Germany. The conference was a joint effort of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, the Stiftung Mercator, the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Global Perspectives Initiative.
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Welcome Remarks

Aurora Dialogues Berlin 2017 “Millions on The Move: Need for Development and Integration” was held over two days, December 4 and 5, at the Robert Bosch Stiftung Berlin Office.
Millions on The Move: Need for Development and Integration: Empathy and clarity in times of global migration
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2017 Aurora Dialogues Berlin Roundup, Day 2

Day 2 of the Aurora Dialogues, “Millions on the Move: Need for Development and Integration,” was held on December 5th in Berlin – chosen due to the significance of the theme to both Germany and the European Union. The event, attended by key humanitarian and human rights figures, sought to catalyze conversation and propose ideas on how Germany and the EU could identify solutions to the most pressing global migration and refugee challenges.
Migration trends, xenophobia and development aid were among the discussed topics.
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Aurora Dialogues New York 2018 Overview

Aurora Dialogues New York 2018 “Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back”, organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, will take place in New York on March 1, 2018. This event will bring together Aurora Prize finalists and distinguished humanitarian figures to discuss what drives them to risk their lives to stand up for others in challenging situations. The Aurora Dialogues is a platform for the world’s leading humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders, and civil society to come together for a series of insightful discussions about some of today’s most pressing humanitarian challenges.
Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back
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PHOTOS: Aurora Dialogues Berlin 2017

The Aurora Dialogues, “Millions on the Move: Need for Development and Integration,” was held on December 4th and 5th in Berlin. Experts gathered to discuss the current state of refugee crisis and to propose ideas on how Germany and the EU could identify solutions to the most pressing global migration challenges.
The first Aurora Dialogues outside of Armenia was held in Berlin, Germany
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Aurora Dialogues New York 2018 “Solidarity Beyond Borders: Stepping Up When Others Step Back” is an event that looks to explore human solidarity and unveil why people decide to take heroic action in times of adversity. The Dialogues will bring together Aurora Prize finalists and distinguished humanitarian figures to discuss what drives them to risk their lives to stand up for others in challenging situations.
Aurora Dialogues New York 2018 will bring together Aurora Prize finalists and distinguished humanitarian figures to discuss what drives them to risk their lives to stand up for others in challenging situations.
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