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Reimagining the role of Romanian Diaspora in Euro-Atlantic integration

Posted by Teodor Stan on November 21, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

David defeated Goliath in Romanian Presidential elections in a spectacular show of solidarity between Romanians living abroad and the country’s urban electorate. The stakes are high for such solidarity to become a mechanism of mutual support for both the country and for the estimated 4 million Romanians living abroad.

These elections were a victory against cynicism, the victory of many humiliated young people denied their voting rights, a victory for the European Union’s culture of tolerance, and a victory for social media assisted solidarity in a globalized yet confusingly atomized society. By showing up and standing in interminable queues for hours the Romanian Diaspora expressed its determination to hold the Romanian political class accountable and nudge it to reform.

President-elect Klaus Iohannis, ran as the Christian Liberal Alliance candidate but was successfully perceived as a pro-reform, anti-establishment outsider. As proud Saxon Protestant member of a…

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@Cyberpeacefare #Ideas #Victor Hugo

Posted by Al LeBlanc on November 14, 2014 at 6:53pm 1 Comment

"A stand can be made against invasion by an army; no stand can be made against invasion by an idea."  Victor Hugo

(Join the #Cyberpeacefare Idea Army; become #CyberPeaceCitizen, exercise your #Personal CyberPower for World Peace. Make a Difference ?).

2014 International Student Photo Contest Winners!

Posted by Carnegie Council on November 11, 2014 at 4:21pm 2 Comments

Carnegie Council is delighted to announce the winners of its second Carnegie Council International Student Photography Contest. This year's theme was Fairness and Its Opposite. …

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November 2014 Question of the Month: Evaluating Responses to the Ebola Outbreak

Posted by Carnegie Council on November 3, 2014 at 11:13am 2 Comments

CREDIT: European Commission DG ECHO (CC)

This month we’ll be looking at the Ebola outbreak and responses to it worldwide. The GEN provides a unique opportunity for people from all over the globe to engage with each other and share ideas. Make your…

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This question pertains to the ethics (or lack thereof) within our own (U.S.A.) government. And I would like to know why no one in our government is/has been prosecuted for demonstrable crimes against our country, like lying to Congress. This may…Continue

Rights, Civic and Individual

Started by Xie Ming Mai. Last reply by Xie Ming Mai Aug 11. 6 Replies

There is a vague effort underway to assert that such rights exist and are universal.One may prepare such a list of rights, but try and rank them in order of priority!I am rather fatigued by those who pontificate and then do not make their list.Here…Continue

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