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Violence and war

Posted by Aliya Amjad Hassan on October 18, 2018 at 9:42am 0 Comments

Violence, violence, everywhere, all the guns did shoot,



Violence, violence, everywhere, here peace is moot.



Violence, violence, everywhere, death is in the news,



Violence, violence, everywhere, it reached a million views.



Violence, violence, everywhere, people fight on race,



Violence, violence, everywhere, it is on such a fast pace.



Violence, violence, everywhere, people are scared of a war,



Violence, violence, everywhere, they talk about it like it didn't happen before.



Violence, violence, everywhere, seen in the open ground,



Violence, violence, everywhere, even if it is home bound.



Violence, violence, everywhere, where it is physical,mental or verbal,



Violence, violence, everywhere, no treatment be it drugs or herbal.



Violence, violence, everywhere, can't end,



Violence, violence, everywhere, unless there is a peaceful… Continue

Ethics in Action: Celebrating the Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

Posted by Carnegie Council on October 17, 2018 at 2:39pm 0 Comments

What is Global Ethics Day? Held every October, it provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events for people to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives, each in their own way.

"Ethics is about choice. What values guide us? What standards do we use? What principles are at stake and how do we choose between them? These are questions that affect all of us every day," said Joel Rosenthal, president of Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. "We launched Global Ethics Day in 2014 hoping that it would start a movement, so we're delighted to see so many events taking part on or around October 17."

This year Carnegie Council is proud to partner with ACCA (the Association of Chartered…

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Governance and leadership within civil society organizations

Posted by Hanane Saouli on October 14, 2018 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Play civic associations, or associations of civil society in general the role of the mediator between the individual as a part of society and the State, and Hattie that would raise the individual personality and refined and developed by spreading knowledge and awareness and a culture of democracy, and individual and collective mobilization of more tender Fruitful cooperation in economic and social development and to influence public policies and deepen the concept of social solidarity. And it begs does civil society organizations leadership activities?

1-What is the leadership:

And leadership is a process of persuading the person to other people in a particular group, and plays a role models, role and convince people by seeking access to achieve goals, and even be driving successful individuals must follow this way and they are implementing, Where the term is called the leadership ability of the person or group to influence or…

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Pillars of successful democracy

Posted by Htet Htet Lin on October 14, 2018 at 7:16am 0 Comments

Htet Htet Lin

Undergraduate student

Dagon University, Myanmar.



Topic : Is it important to live in a democracy?



First, what kind of system is 'Democracy'? To understand democracy easily, democracy is a governmental system in which we elect our own government through voting system. Democratic principles base on the people's rights, opportunities, and interests. So, it's like democracy system is based on the human right. Thus, democracy is a system preferred the right of people rather than the right of government. By looking that, I think we, ourselves, are the main characters rather than the head of state in democratic countries. So, we all know democracy as 'rule by people'.

In democracy, we have to elect the government officials by giving votes. Each one can give just one vote. And, that one vote is really precious as the life of us. It can change our days, our lives, and our world. We must pay attention to whom we vote. Democracy gives us to… Continue

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Happy Human Rights Day!

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Human Rights Day is actually tomorrow (December 10), so perhaps I should be wishing you a happy Human Rights Eve.This evening I will be getting together with some friends to participate in Amnesty International's Write for Rights (…Continue

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Fight for Liberty, with Max Boot, Philip Bobbitt, Garry Kasparov, & Bret Stephens

We live in a time when liberal democracy is on the defensive, not only in the U.S. but around the world. Yet these speakers, whose roots reflect the political spectrum, are optimistic that having a fresh discussion on moral values and basic principles such as freedom of speech, a free press, and the rule of law can help bring democracy back to health. Don't miss this valuable discussion.

Global Ethics Weekly: Science Fiction, Micro-democracy, & Information, with Malka Older

Malka Older has spent time as an aid worker in Darfur, Indonesia, and Japan, as was discussed in last week's podcast, but she also has another role: science fiction novelist. Her latest book, "State Tectonics," is the third in a series that explores the concepts of "micro-democracy" and a "global information management bureacracy" in the near future. How have separatists from East Timor to Catalonia influenced Older's novels?

Unlocking the Potential of Young Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa

Through the story of Fatima AlRiami, a doctor in Yemen, Mariel Davis of Education for Employment not only illustrates some of the challenges that young women face in entering the workforce in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), but also highlights the potential of those who do make it into the labor market.

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