Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

The Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential is published by the Union of International Associations (UIA). It is available online since 2000, and was previously available as a CD-ROM and as a three-volume book.

The Encyclopedia was started under the direction of Anthony Judge in 1972 and now comprises more than 100,000 entries and 700,000 links, as well as hundreds of pages of introductory notes and commentaries. The Encyclopedia collects information on problems, strategies, values, concepts of human development, and various intellectual resources.

Source: Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential (wikipedia.org)

Shared Problems, Shared Values, Shared Strategies

The rapidly changing state of the world makes planning in the face of complex interconnected problems a formidable challenge. Our ability to conceive adequate solutions and strategies is often undermined by our lack of understanding of the nature of problems in their wider context.

Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

The Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential is published by the Union of International Associations (UIA). It is available online since 2000,[1] and was previously available as a CD-ROM and as a three-volume book.[2] The online Encyclopedia is currently in a redevelopment phase.[3]

Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential Online: Re-design Project

The initial focus of the re-design project is on the World Problems database. The other databases such as Global Strategies, as well as the complementary databases Human Values, Human Development, Patterns and Metaphors, Bibliography, Integrative Concepts, etc, may be added at a later date.

Feedback Loop Analysis in the Encyclopedia Project

In parallel with the work on individual data elements in the Strategies and Problems files (Section 9.

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