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Negative Implications of Climate Change on the Globe and Various Recommendations

Posted by Ezeifekwuaba. Tochukwu. Benedict on December 4, 2017 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

The Global Climate Change created by present and past human activities poses a major ethical threat to ecosystem integrity, biodiversity, life and to the human welfare. Climate change is caused as a result of Global Warming which is increasing a typical temperature degree and it entails a lot such as; a durable period of changes in high tide levels, ocean acidity, ocean salinity, extreme weather events, wind patterns, heavy precipitation, droughts, magnitude of tropical cyclones and heavy waves which confront humanity with serious consequences. It will therefore be essential to create a sound and in-depth scientific knowledge of the methods through which climate change unfolds and on the essence of this understanding, to reduce its intensity as far as possible as well as adjusting to its changes.

Climate change presents us with various sets of challenges with respect to ethics. While there are various significant ethical values that we can describe to in our reasons to react…


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Posted by Hanane Saouli on December 17, 2017 at 7:41am 0 Comments

Rawafed Cultural Society hosts the 11th National Forum on "Archeology in Quran"

embraces the thought and literature Reza original Lollapalooza festival hall in biskra national forum edition 11 About" effects in the Qur'an" on 13 and 14 December, which Join it cultural association of the upper reaches of the mandate of the biskra, where he will attend the many researchers, academics in different States constantine, shelf, khamis miliana, Algiers, and will open the National Forum, Mr. Ahmad jalloul the President of the Assembly. The President of the Assembly of the tributaries of the Ahmed said in his opening remarks to the jalul" Arab dream." This national forum will gain wide participation of researchers and selected professionals through various interventions in many areas. Professor Ahmad Jallul added that this national forum in edition 11 About the effects in the Qur'an" will honor the personality of…


Saving Humanity #essaycontest2017

Posted by Odu-Onikosi Oluwadamilare on December 16, 2017 at 5:09pm 0 Comments

Oluwadamilare Odu-Onikosi is an MSc. Candidate at the African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. His writings have appeared in a variety of national and international publications including the Nigerian Guardian and Leadership Newspapers. He was the 2nd place winner, Students Category of the 2017 edition of the Global Peter Drucker Challenge.

"The time is past when humankind thought it could selfishly draw on inexhaustible resources. We know now that the world is not a commodity"

Francois Hollande

"The violence that exists in the human heart is also manifest in the symptoms of illness that we see in the Earth, the water, the air and in living things"

Pope Francis

It's breathtaking. With its mist-shrouded valleys, lush plains, picturesque scenery and a naturally fertile land. The town of Makurdi, Benue State Capital, Nigeria sits in a naturally fragile…


Terrorism As A Global Challenge.

Posted by Guzal Akram on December 16, 2017 at 4:42pm 0 Comments

Guzal Akram

Lansing Community College, Michigan.

# essay contest 2017.

Every society, whether ancient or modern, has had to face some challenges in order to shine. Everyone has to cope with these problems in order to survive. Sometimes these challenges can prove to be a herculean task for societies. One thing is for sure these challenges can cause destruction for societies if left unattended.The same is true in today’s world.

Our world as of late has taken a wrong turn, and the outcome of this turn is in the form of mass destruction, or one can say, terrorism. And all this is due to one reason and that is no one is willing to give others their due rights of living. In this rift one thing is forgotten that nothing will come out of this.

Terrorism is one of the worst and major challenges faced by the world today. It has become a global challenge. It is hard to define and explain terrorism today. It has become a matter of perception. Terrorist acts are…


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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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The Most Socially Just Tax

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Although many people in government and politics are reluctant to change the tax regime, we should recognize that our present complicated system for taxation is unfair and has many faults. The biggest problem with taxation is to arrange it on a…Continue

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Humanitarian Ethics and the Red Cross, with Hugo Slim

"I would say that the principle of humanity, and humanity in war even, is a global ethic. We can trace it through human history," says ICRC's Hugo Slim. Don't miss this in-depth discussion about the work of the Red Cross and its core humanitarian ethics as laid out in the Geneva Convention: humanity and compassion; the principal of a clear distinction between combatants and noncombatants; and proportionality in the weapons and the force used.

Global Ethics Forum Preview: Free-Enterprise Solutions to Climate Change with Bob Inglis

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, former Republican congressman Bob Inglis discusses how he went from climate change denier to activist and a conservative approach to environmentalism. In this excerpt, Inglis explains to journalist Stephanie Sy how climate change became politicized and deniers took root in the Republican Party.

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly with Safwan M. Masri

Did you know that Tunisia started championing women's rights in the eighth century, and is still far ahead of most Arab and Muslim-majority countries? Indeed Tunisia's trajectory on many fronts has been radically more progressive than that of other Arab nations. So while it it may serve as an inspiration, its unique history probably makes its success impossible to duplicate, says Safwan Masri.



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