The Good Country

What’s gone wrong
with the world?

Things seem to be getting worse all the time: climate change, terrorism, pandemics, migration, economic chaos… the list goes on. All these problems have grown too big and too complex for any individual nation to solve. But instead of collaborating, nations spend all their energy and resources competing against each other. This has to change if we want to make the world work. This is why the Good Country exists.

Introducing Good Country

Introducing Good Country Play

At a Glance

What’s a Good Country?

Most of the world’s problems are really just symptoms of a bigger, underlying problem: that we haven’t yet worked out how to organise ourselves as a single species inhabiting a single planet. This can change.

The Dual Mandate

The aim of the Good Country is simple but ambitious: to change the culture of governance worldwide.


What’s the meaning of the word ‘dapple’, and what’s it got to do with being a Good Country?

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RT @GetSetLearning: RT @TheEAIE: Meet @SimonAnholt, independent adviser extraordinaire, two-time TED Talker, founder of the Good Country In…
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RT @theAliceRoberts: Humanist mini-sermon: Combining reason with empathy is a powerful force for good - it is both logical and morally righ…
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RT @thegoodsummit: We are hugely inspired and excited to have the wonderful @SimonAnholt coming back to speak with us again at this years #…
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... and if you're in or near Reading on May 23, do try and come to the International Technology Conference at Micro…
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RT @philkirby: Looking forward to it. Great lineup.
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If you're in or near Leeds tomorrow, do come along! It'll be a fascinating session and just take a look at those ot…
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RT @SimoneFilippini: @SimonAnholt fyi @Leadership4SDGs aims to contribute to building what you call the #goodcountr
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RT @LeedsIntFest: This Thursday we ask 'What Does It Mean To Be Human? with @Gelong_Thubten, @theAliceRoberts, @SimonAnholt and @matthaig.…
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RT @paulyblow: New book cover for my good friend @LaurenceAnholt out in July - can you guess the famous landmark? #paulblow #artofdeath htt…
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RT @LeedsIntFest: Ticket still available to see the founder of The Good Country @SimonAnholt. Our planet is always presenting challenges an…
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RT @BBVABancaRespon: ¿Conoces el Good Country Index? Es el índice, creado por @simonanholt y @rgovers, que estudia qué países contribuyen a…
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