How should we deal with global catastrophic risks such as climate change, weapons of mass destruction and ecological collapse? The international political system has not yet adapted to contemporary risk awareness.

On 11 October, the Global Challenges Foundation co-hosted "Tweaks or Transformation? New Models and Strategies for Tackling Global Challenges", a public discussion on the future of global governance in partnership with the Stimson Center and UNA National Capital Area in Washington DC.

Fredrik Karlsson, Executive Director of the Global Challenges Foundation, provides an introduction of the GCF’s activities and the New Shape Process.

Kate Sullivan, Head of Partnerships of the Global Challenges Foundation, participates in a panel discussion with Bruce Jones from the Brookings Institution, Augusto Lopez-Claros from the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Brett Schaefer at the Heritage Foundation, Megan Roberts at the United Nations Foundation, and moderator Richard Ponzio from the Just Security 2020 program at the Stimson Center.