Just Security 2020: Citizen Action for an Effective and Inclusive UN

It’s that time of year!

Join us at the CGS Annual Convention taking place Oct 20-22, 2017 at the Hampton Inn at the St Louis Airport.  Our theme is “Just Security 2020: Citizen Action for an Effective and Inclusive UN” featuring Richard Ponzio, Director, Stimson Center’s Just Security 2020 Program.

Citizens for Global Solutions Annual Convention Schedule

4-9 pm: World Federalist Institute meeting.  Agenda will be shared with all attendees.

9:30-12 noon: An open working meeting of the CGS Boards of Directors, including approval of our Strategic Plan for 2022

1: 45 pm: Photo for our participation in the Global Week of Action for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

2-3:45 pm:  Enhance Global Governance: The 2020 Just Security World Summit: An Interactive Video Screening hosted by video producer David Lionel

4-5 pm: Dialog of Dr. Ron Glossop and Dr . Richard Ponzio about the convention theme

5:30 pm: Thanksgiving-style turkey buffet dinner recognizing Ron Glossop for his contributions to CGS .  Please bring $17 cash to pay for your dinner and your credit card/check to raise money for CGS in Ron’s honor.

8-9 pm:  “Star Trek and the United Federation of Planets: Mere Science Fiction or Future Reality?” by Tad Daley

9:30-11:30 am: “What every CGS member should know about framing our message.”  We recommend you read George Lakoff’s 2014 edition of Don’t Think of an Elephant!: Know your values and frame the debate

1-3 pm:  View and discuss the film “The World Is My Country” with the director, Arthur Kanegis.

More Details

There is no fee for attending the conference, other than paying for your hotel room and meals. Click here to see a flyer with all the details.   Note: the hotel rooms are available at a special reduced rate of $109 plus tax per night for one or two persons. There is a fee to apply for a World Passport.   Please click on this form to register for all or any part of the convention.


The address of the Hampton Inn by Hilton at the St. Louis Airport is 10820 Pear Tree Lane, St. Louis MO 64074, (next to the Pear Tree Hotel). The phone number is (314) 429-2000.

2017 Citizens for Global Solutions
Lifetime Achievement Award

Honoring Ronald Glossop
Awards Ceremony, October 21 at 5:30 p.m.