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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2018 AURORA DIALOGUES YEREVAN OVERVIEW

2018 Aurora Dialogues Yerevan “Inspire, Empower, Impact” will take place in the capital of Armenia on June 9, 2018. The conference is made possible by the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and through the collaboration with the Global Perspectives Initiative (GPI). Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will convene in Armenia for the third annual Aurora Dialogues Yerevan, a series of penetrating discussions about the most pressing humanitarian concerns the world faces today. Aurora Dialogues Yerevan will focus on the importance of learning from the past, acting in the present and fostering a better future. Through a series of presentations, panel discussions and Q&As participants will explore how inspiration and empowerment can help create lasting, sustainable impact.
The third annual Aurora Dialogues Yerevan.
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2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow

2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow “The Future of Impact”, organized jointly by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, PHILIN, and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, took place on April 26, 2018. The event, held on the SKOLKOVO campus, brought together leading humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, entrepreneurs and members of civil society who explored the nature of social impact.
The event took place on April 26, 2018.
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Agenda

2018 Aurora Dialogues Yerevan will take place in the Matenadaran on June 9, 2018. The conference will focus on the importance of learning from the past, acting in the present and fostering a better future. Through a series of presentations, panel discussions and Q&As participants will explore how inspiration and empowerment can help create lasting, sustainable impact.
The program will focus on the importance of learning from the past, acting in the present and fostering a better future.
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Venues

On June 9, 2018 distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists and business leaders will convene in Armenia for the third annual Aurora Dialogues Yerevan, a series of discussions designed to share best practice and focus on some of the most pressing humanitarian concerns the world faces today. Aurora Dialogues Yerevan are part of the Core Programming of the Dialogues, held annually in Armenia as part of a weekend of events culminating with the presentation of the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity.
2018 Aurora Dialogues Yerevan will take place in the Matenadaran.
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2018 Aurora Dialogues Yerevan will bring together distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society.
2018 Aurora Dialogues Yerevan will bring together distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society.
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PHOTOS: AURORA DIALOGUES Moscow 2018

The focus of the first Aurora Dialogues Moscow was on the relationship between sustainability development, the more grounded and personal individual needs from a sociological perspective and the impactors working on the ground to create lasting social change. Social change actors from Russia and abroad convened in SKOLKOVO to discuss the current state of the third sector and its future perspectives.
The conference, held in Russia for the first time, pondered the issue of social transformations.
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VIDEO: AURORA DIALOGUES Moscow 2018

The third Aurora Dialogues outside of Armenia took place in Moscow, Russia, on April 26, 2018. The conference titled “The Future of Impact” focused on the nature of social transformations and their perspectives. The Dialogues were organized by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative in partnership with PHILIN (Philanthropy Infrastructure) and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. The 2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow brought together distinguished researchers and humanitarians. The conference in Moscow followed similar events that earlier had taken place in Berlin and New York. The participants of 2018 Aurora Dialogues Moscow discussed the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the factors responsible for people’s happiness, as well as the concept of Gratitude in Action.
“The Future of Impact”
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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.
The Additional Aurora Dialogues Programming includes conferences and public lectures that are held internationally.
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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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