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Global Stories – collaborative blog curated by Claudia Rinke

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Ghandi

In a world of increasing challenges and conflicts GLOBAL STORIES is a virtual meeting place and community for people who believe that a better future is still possible.

Who are interested in solutions and how to move in the right direction. The vision behind this blog and community is to create a hub for people with a global mindset, who inspire each other to take action – from wherever they are, with whatever they have.

GLOBAL STORIES focusses on what works. The blog is a collaborative venture with a core team of contributors on each continent, who collect and share relevant texts, photos and videos. We are sourcing news, views and issues with a global Impact and discuss them with the community. The subject matters range from personal stories to interviews with global leaders and young doers to technology and politics.

Stories are collective wisdom. The aim is to create a story bank with a wealth of hope and inspiration. We would love to also bring your story to light. Please send your texts, photos or videos to blog(at)claudiarinke.com.

Together we can create a new global story about a just and peaceful world with opportunities for everybody.


The world is young. Almost 45 Percent of he worlds population is younger than 25 – almost 3 billion people. An increasingly globalized economy and society is therefore putting pressure on education to „globalise“ and to prepare the young generation for the challenges of the