JULY 19, 2016
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that its Public Affairs Program Director Joanne Myers has launched a new book note series on PassBlue, an independent digital publication that covers the United Nations.
On September 19, 2016, the UN will hold its first-ever high-level summit meeting on refugees and migrants, which, given a staggering 65 million people now on the move, may rank as the organization's most pressing global issue for years to come. With this conference in mind, Myers has written her…Continue
NEW YORK – Climate change affects us all, but we still are not acting as quickly as we should to address its causes, mitigate the damage, and adapt to its effects. Many people don’t understand the risks climate change poses to global economic and social structures. And, sadly, many who do understand are dismissive of the far-reaching benefits a global shift to sustainability and clean energy would bring about.
According to a …Continue
I am tremendously fascinated by how decisions are made, and how they impact the decision maker themselves, other people, and organisations. Too often we judge a decision by the immediate results - i.e. did it work? - rather than considering the merits of the decision itself and the wider outcomes. I believe that it is possible to act morally and achieve excellent outcomes for a business/organisation, that moral leadership is habitual and thus can be trained and nurtured, and that the positive ripple effect of moral leadership decisions enhances well-being and productivity.Continue
"The peace we seek is nothing less than the fulfillment of our whole faith among ourselves and in our dealings with others. This signifies more than the stilling of guns, easing the sorrow of war. More than an escape from death, it is a way of life. More than a haven for the weary,it is the hope for the brave."
(Need faith in what unites us all: love and respect - common aspirations - pursuit of happiness - common good - common home - golden rule versus: intolerance - indifference - resentment - hatred - racism - death and destruction et al. ).
Dear Sir or Madam, The Erasmus Observatory on Health Law / Institute of Health…Continue