Invitation to participate in the INTERNATIONAL *ONE  HEALTH FOR ONE PLANET EDUCATION INITIATIVE* (1 HOPE) Please see attached PDF “The main aim of the project is to Build global capacity for promoting and valuing the OH (One Health & Well-Being) concept and approach as the foundation for achieving the UN-2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To this end, we are presently establishing regional working groups (WGs - Primary-Secondary, Tertiary education and Community/Civil Society, Corporate and Government) in Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceania. Their main purpose is to strengthen international cooperation and mutual understanding and  develop proposals for 1 HOPE pilot  projects (education/other) over the next 3/4 months - liaising where possible with existing national/regional developments - to meet the overall I HOPE aim and goals.” *George Lueddeke  PhD, MEd,  Dipl. AVES (Hon.) Chair, One Health Education Task Force One Health Commission and One Health Initiative ( and the international One Health for One Planet Education initiative (1 HOPE- *Consultant in Higher and Medical Education Southampton, United Kingdom Linked-In: Mob: +44 (0) 7538 162191 Short Biography:   George Lueddeke,  PhD, Med,  Dipl. AVES (Hon.) Dr. Lueddeke is an educational advisor in higher and medical education and chairs the global One Health Education Task Force for the One Health Commission (OHC) and the One Health Initiative (OHI). Originally from Canada he worked in both northern and southern communities as a teacher, educational manager and developer, and as a program consultant across a wide range of disciplines/professions. In the UK he has held posts in higher education and  in medical education at Southampton University’s Faculty of Medicine, receiving the Vice Chancellor Teaching Excellence Award in interprofessional education.  As an advisor he has collaborated inter alia with  the Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Postgraduate  Deanery in London , the UK Centre for Workforce Intelligence, the UK Care Quality Commission, the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the InterAction Council, to name several organisations.    Dr Lueddeke has published widely on educational transformation, innovation and leadership. Previous books have included  Transforming Medical Education for the 21st Century: Megatrends, Priorities and Change, Global Population Health and Well-Being for the 21st Century: Toward New Paradigms, Policy and Practice, and   Survival: One Health, One Planet, One Future (2019). The latter publication is meant to raise awareness and stimulate discussion about today’s global issues and to help translate the One Health & WellBeing concept alongside the UN-2030 Global Goals into meaningful action on the ground.   Invited as a plenary speaker to different corners of the world, he has presented sessions for such organisations as the UK General Medical Council, the American Medical Association, University 21 (U21) Health Sciences Group (Millennium Goals- Ireland), the Public Health Association of South Africa, Faculty of Public Health (United Kingdom), the Catharina Pijls Lecture on Global and European Health ( Annual Maastricht [Netherlands] Symposium), the Global Health Council (USA), Cambridge University, the World Veterinary Association and the World Medical Association (Kitakyushi, Japan), the Arab Health Congress (Dubai), the International Schools Association annual Youth Leadership Encounter on Worldwide Migration (United Kingdom), Royal Veterinary College / London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Boehringer Ingelheim One Health Symposium (France), among others.  He is presently leading the international One Health for One Planet Education initiative (1 HOPE) for the OHC/OHI involving over 40 nations from all six global regions.