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 the 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?

Recent Tweets from @SimonAnholt

Leb, waiss nit wie lang, Und stürb, waiss nit wann Muess fahren, waiss nit wohin Mich wundert, das ich so frelich bin.
about 7 hours ago
RT @becs355: New Zealanders and non-New Zealanders. Vote now for our next Prime Minister in the Good Country Global Vote.
about 7 days ago
Green candidate Rasmus Hansson @rasmusjmh wins a clear victory in the Global Vote Norwegian election, based on votes from 63 countries.
about 13 days ago
You can now vote for the next Prime Minister of New Zealand at, even if you're not a Kiwi..…
about 16 days ago
...with personal messages to the Global Voters from the Norwegian Prime Minister, Finance Minister and several part…
about 22 days ago
Voting is open now for the next Prime Minister of Norway: Anyone on earth can vote! @TheGlobal_Vote
about 22 days ago
RT @DebraMJacobs: I just voted..hope you will as well!
about 22 days ago
You can vote for the next Chancellor of Germany now on - even if you're not German!
about 22 days ago
RT @Nigelgd1: "Nationalism is the belief that my country is best because I was born in it" --Chesterton
about 24 days ago
"Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched". Wish I'd said that & not de Maupassant! Well, I nearly did.
about 24 days ago
Surprise result in @TheGlobal_Vote for Rwandan presidential election: almost the opposite of the official vote
about 1 month ago
RT @SimonAnholt: Vote now for the next President of Rwanda at - make your voice heard, even if you're not from Rwan…
about 1 month ago
Vote now for the next President of Rwanda at - make your voice heard, even if you're not from Rwanda.
about 1 month ago
Sverige – det bästa landet på jorden
about 1 month ago
"Why Local Search may be the answer to Winner-take-All Online Platforms " on @LinkedIn
2 months ago
RT @hectorcorvalan: I just discovered #goodcountry and the concepts behind it, I encourage everyone to take a look, great job @SimonAnholt!…
3 months ago
'It is our duty and it is our responsibility to help the poorest people in the world' (via @thejournal_ie)
3 months ago