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#Cyberpeacefare #Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day n. 1. The Fourth Thursday of November, observed as legal holiday in the United States to commemorate the feast held at Plymouth in 1621 by the Pilgrim colonists and members of the Wampanoag people and marked by the giving of thanks to God for harvest and health. 2. The second Monday of October, celebrated in Canada by the giving of thanks  to God for harvest and health. 

The American Heritage Dictionary ,…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on November 21, 2017 at 1:22pm — No Comments

What Does Citizenship Mean in an Increasingly Globalized World? #essaycontest2017 Iro Gkrimpizi - Undergraduate Student, Bard College

As Brubaker rightly says “Citizenship is a universal and distinctive feature of the modern political landscape.” Every state formally defines its “imagined community” by publicly identifying the attributes of its citizens and in consequence the attributes that constitute its non-citizens or aliens. Importantly, according to each state, citizens have certain rights and obligations which constitute their legal equality. However, globalization has increasingly altered the position and…

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Added by Iro Gkrimpizi on November 19, 2017 at 5:09pm — No Comments

The rights of women in peace and security contexts

       term has varied, numerous issues concerning society, particularly matters relating to women, where the latter made the focus of much debate in recent years, which occupied the position of women in the national and international arena, where the right of rights within the contexts and issues of security and peace, which refer to the role played by women in the military during the armed conflict, these issues drawn up by the general policies of the decision-making process and ensure…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on November 18, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

the importance of foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment is of important economic topics firewall significantly in recent times, where the race of developing States, in particular, to attract foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment (FDI) is the transfer of foreign capital investment abroad directly, since it is one of the main engines of economic growth in the country.

Foreign direct investment contributes to many things, to expand the base of investment in the country, as well as in solving the problem…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on November 17, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Terrorism #essaycontest2017.Contester: Adelowo Emmanuel Ayodele .Category: student. School: Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology,Ogbomosho Oyo State,Nigeria.

Today I'll be talking on terrorism,its effects and how it can be exterminated. The word "terrorism" isn't unfamiliar to anybody since this barbarous act has aggravated our lives awfully. We constantly hear about the unfavorable impacts of terrorism in the news and read about it in the newspaper. The administrations/legislatures of all countries are working tirelessly to ensure that terrorism is totally eradicated but still can't get rid of it. The most hazardous and destructive terrorist act is… Continue

Added by Adelowo Emmanuel Ayodele on November 17, 2017 at 6:13am — No Comments

Over 60 Organizations in 30+ Countries Celebrate Global Ethics Day, 2017

Image: students from the University of Buraimi, Oman, promote awareness of how to fight climate change in a local supermarket

October 18, 2017 marked the fourth annual Global Ethics Day, with participation from over 60 organizations and individuals from 31 countries on five continents. Founded by Carnegie Council in 2014 to celebrate its…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Calling Teachers and Students: Essay and Photo Contests, Deadline December 31, 2017

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce its two annual international contests: an essay contest for teachers and students on the world's greatest ethical challenge, and a photo contest for students on climate change.

Whether you choose to express yourself in words or in photos, we're looking for thoughtfulness and originality.

The deadline for both contests is December 31,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 13, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Nov. 10

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on November 10, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Elections #Adlai Stevenson

"If we do justice at the polls to our own conscience and sense of responsibility, then alone can we do justice to the nation we love; then alone can we make our beloved land a symbol and shrine of hope and faith for all free men."  Adlai E. Stevenson

(Did my duty and voted my conscience in the Virginia Elections today. CyberPeaceGadfly)

Added by Al LeBlanc on November 7, 2017 at 5:32pm — No Comments

The Ethical Challenges of the Online World Remain Deeply Unaddressed

When it came to light that entities connected to the Russian government had engaged in a series of digital actions, ranging from purchasing misleading ads on Facebook to hacking and distributing internal political campaign emails, designed to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election, there was no shortage of press coverage. Both traditional and new media sources have devoted, and continue to devote, a great deal of coverage to the issue, and understandably so. One does not…

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Added by Carter Vance on November 5, 2017 at 2:10pm — 1 Comment

Violations of the right of the media in the Arab world.......

Freedom of opinion and expression or unwilling to media freedom in particular is considered one of the important pillars of the rights and fundamental freedoms as women of the right to democratic freedom and oxygen, on the other hand, on the other hand, the scheme as the most important tools that the individual needs through the right of participation in the view and discuss the different views of the management of public affairs and the town of and putting the public opinion, through which…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on November 5, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Bard College Berlin Participates in Global Ethics Day 2017

Bard College Berlin’s Politics, Rhetoric and Debate Society and the Berlin Debating Union e.V. debated the motion "This house would prefer the rule of the philosopher king to a tyrannical democracy" in a public event. Based on Plato's "Republic" the debate discussed the role of…
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Added by Brian Mateo on November 4, 2017 at 11:10am — No Comments

Carnegie Council's 2017 Religion & Pluralism Research Delegation to Yogyakarta, Indonesia

From October 15-21, 2017, Devin Stewart, senior director of Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program, led a group of 12 Pacific Delegates from seven countries and a diverse set of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 2, 2017 at 10:47am — No Comments

THE SOLUTION TO OUR WIDENING POVERTY GAP

The greatest social problem that we are experiencing today is the growing difference between the poor and the rich and we have learned to accept it. But it is at terrible cost in separation and the associated feelings of anger, depression and helplessness, between the people who have jobs that provide stable incomes with comfortable homes and those who don't and can't. The practical solution here is driving me nuts!

 Many governments have made progress in easing this injustice--some…

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Added by David Harold Chester on October 30, 2017 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Resolve #Andrew Carnegie

"Whatever I engage in, I must push inordinately."  Andrew Carnegie

(It is incumbent on each of us to use our personal-digital  cyberpower to "push inordinately"  for "world peace and planet survival."  CyberPeaceGadfly)

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 28, 2017 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Global Ethics Day at University of Arkansas - Discussions of Ethics in World Issue & College Athletics

The University of Arkansas hosted several events on Wednesday, Oct. 18, as a part of the Global Ethics Day, sponsored by the Carnegie Council. 

The Global Ethics Day events were held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Arkansas Union Connections Lounge and emphasized the campus as a community that develops people to solve problems and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 27, 2017 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Call for Papers!

Ethics & International Affairs, the quarterly peer-reviewed publication of the Carnegie Council, is pleased to invite submissions for upcoming issues.



The journal bridges the gap between theory and practice by featuring articles, essays, and reviews that integrate rigorous thinking about principles of ethics and justice into discussions of practical…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 27, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

#DefeatTheCheat - The University of Oklahoma Celebrates Global Ethics Day 2017

This year on Global Ethics Day, the University of Oklahoma's Integrity Council asked students, "How does contract cheating devalue your education?" 

Read all of the responses here.…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 27, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Economic Structural Change – the Ethics around Governments’ Solutions to Decline | International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

The world is changing. And fast. With the rapid rise of economies such as China and India, the likes of never seen before, every economy is facing change at an unprecedented rate. Countries that have historically been renowned for producing certain goods and services are seeing developing economies steal away their demand as these countries supply the global markets at more competitive prices. However, with hundreds of thousands of employed in these now uncompetitive, declining industries…

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Added by William Farrell on October 25, 2017 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Marina Hrabar, age 42, is a high school teacher in Kharkov, Ukraine.

 

ESSAY TOPIC: In your opinion, what is the greatest ethical challenge facing the world today?

If I had been God, I might have ordered the world differently. I think I would have provided my people with a tamper-free world, where life was perfect, never boring and happy. But here you and I sit, somewhere "in the meantime" that we call life.

In 1623 the English poet John Donne referred to people…

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Added by Marina Hrabar on October 25, 2017 at 10:28am — No Comments

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Marlene Laruelle on Europe's Far-Right Political Movements

What has led to the rise of far-right parties across Europe and how have they evolved over time? Is immigration really the main issue, or is there a more complex set of problems that vary from nation to nation? What are the idealogical and practical connections between the far right and Russia? Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Marlene Laruelle is an expert on Europe, Russia, Eurasia, and Europe's far right. Don't miss her analysis.

Global Ethics Forum Preview: From the White House to the World with Chef Sam Kass

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, Sam Kass details his time as President Obama’s White House chef and senior policy advisor for nutrition and the links between climate change and how and what we eat. In this excerpt, Kass and journalist Roxana Saberi discuss an uncertain future for food policy in the United States under Trump.

The Rohingya Crisis: "Myanmar's Enemy Within" with Francis Wade

Francis Wade, author of "The Enemy Within," a new book on the Rohingya crisis in Burma, explains the historical background to the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority and gives a first-hand account of the terrible situation now. Has democracy been good for Burma? Will some Rohingya refugees become Islamic extremists?

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