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Dr. Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), and the Mosbacher Director of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is professor (by courtesy) of political science. Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues in development and international politics. His book, The End of History and the Last Man, was published by Free Press in 1992 and has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His most recent book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, was published in September 2014. Other books include America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy, Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity. Francis Fukuyama received his B.A. from Cornell University in classics, and his Ph.D. from Harvard in Political Science. He was a member of the Political Science Department of the RAND Corporation, and of the Policy Planning Staff of the US Department of State. He previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University and at George Mason University's School of Public Policy. He served as a member of the President's Council on Bioethics from 2001-2004. Dr. Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest, which he helped to found in 2005. He is a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute, and a non-resident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Center for Global Development. He holds honorary doctorates from Connecticut College, Doane College, Doshisha University (Japan), Kansai University (Japan), Aarhus University (Denmark), and the Pardee Rand Graduate School. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Pardee RAND Graduate School, the Board of Directors of the National Endowment fo

Sessions

12/02/2018
09.40 - 10.20
Arena Hall
In recent times, there is reduced confidence in the ability of multilateral institutions and global treaty frameworks to effectively combat global issues. At a time when efficient global coordination is needed to tackle climate change, terrorism and a host of other threats to the prosperity and sustainability of future generations, how can global leaders work together to strengthen global governance? What are the barriers to more effective global governance and what are the tools that future government leaders need to leverage to solve international issues?
12/02/2018
10.40 - 11.00
Book Signing
The World Government Summit convenes many of the world’s brightest minds. Get the chance to meet inspirational and globally renowned authors during exclusive book signing sessions throughout the Summit. The WGS and Francis Fukuyama are delighted to invite you to a book signing. Please head to the designated area to get your signed copy.