Global Issues Network Conference Program: School Without Walls & Washington International School in Washington D.C. | Page 4

  Lorem  Ipsum   4   Aliquam  ultrices   To  empower  young  people  to  collaborate  locally,   regionally,  and  globally  in  order  to  create   sustainable  solutions  for  global  issues   In   hac   The Global Issues Network is an international organization of students in dialogue about the most pressing issues facing the world, according to Jean-Francois Rischard in his book High Noon: 20 Global Issues, 20 Years to Solve Them. GIN began in 2003 when six high schools in Europe collaborated to raise money to build a school in Ethiopia. It has since grown to incorporate over one hundred schools around the world. A series of worldwide, regional, and local student-run conferences, the collaborative student journalism network, Student News Action, and an online forum help students connect with each other. For more information, visit