April 2016 Blog Posts (12)

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 27, 2016 at 11:59am — No Comments

The Other Side of Migration

  • The Other Side of Migration

    A global photo competition on migration and development

    How has migration improved your life? Or the life of someone you know? Have you witnessed some of the many positive effects of migration on the lives of migrants and on societies? The overwhelming amount of sad news linked to migration all too often overshadows these positive aspects. This…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 26, 2016 at 11:08am — 2 Comments

Earth Day - On the eve of the officialy sign the agreement at UN in New York 2016 #EarthToParis

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, PhM, M.Sc., bioethicist

#EarthToParis action of people around the world held last year has a intention to  call for urgent action at…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on April 22, 2016 at 10:49am — No Comments

#Happy Earth Day #Cyberpeacefare

If ever there was anything awesome

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything magnanimous

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything that spread without limit

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything that enveloped all living and none living entities

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything known as enduring support for humanity

It was the Earth

If ever there was anything that accommodated all kinds of abuses

It was the… Continue

Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on April 22, 2016 at 3:07am — 2 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Silence #Jean-Paul Satre

"We cannot withdraw our cards from the game.  Were we as silent and mute as stones, our very passivity would be an act."  Jean-Paul Satre

(Seems to me we need to act in the present and use our Personal Cyber Power to sound off now for "world peace and planet survival." Rationalization - My tweet is a "voice in the wilderness" is "Indifference." CyberPeaceGadfly).

Added by Al LeBlanc on April 20, 2016 at 10:44am — 3 Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for April 20, 2016

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 April 20, 2016 at 9:08am — No Comments

Artificial intelligence as a "new" moral subject in the 21st century?

Author: Olivera Z. Mijušković, PhM, M.Sc. 

"World Economic Forum 2016" held in Davos a few months ago was not exclusively on economic issues that relying on statistical analysis and economic factors but more attention was given to the so-called "new technological revolution". This at first doesn`t work so far away…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on April 20, 2016 at 4:26am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for April 14, 2016

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 April 14, 2016 at 10:43am — No Comments

Poverty Beyond the Numbers

ASUNCIÓN – What is poverty? For decades, we have defined it with a number, which the World Bank currently puts at a personal income of less than $1.90 per day. But a single number fails to capture the complexity of poverty. Measuring more than just income is essential to understanding the needs of poor people and delivering optimal assistance.

As the World Bank convenes its Spring…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 12, 2016 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for April 7, 2016

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 April 7, 2016 at 10:15am — No Comments

Helping Refugees Together

LONDON – This year is likely to be the most momentous for refugee protection and migration since the signing of the Geneva Convention in 1951. Depending on the choices we make, we will either help create more open societies, based on greater international cooperation, or we will abet authoritarian governments and their nationalist agendas. So we must treat this issue with exceptional urgency and seriousness of purpose.

The refugee and migration crises in the Mediterranean, Asia,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 6, 2016 at 10:52am — No Comments

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The Ethics of the "Doorstep"

The "doorstep test" requires policymakers to be able to articulate how, and to what degree, something happening in the world connects to the day-to-day experience, needs, and interests of the citizenry. This construct requires honesty and reminds us that domestic policy and foreign policy ought to be linked.

Malaysian & Indonesian Elections, with Meredith Weiss & Jeremy Menchik

This fascinating conversation begins with a discussion of the critical importance of Southeast Asia, including the rise of China and its ambitions in the region. Then Professor Weiss focuses on Malaysia and the return of the formidable 93-year old Mahathir as prime minister. Next, Professor Menchik discusses the complex situation in Indonesia--a country with 17,000 islands and 300-plus ethnic groups--and the upcoming elections there.

Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, with Francis Fukuyama

The rise of global populism is the greatest threat to global democracy, and it's mainly driven not by economics, but by people's demand for public recognition of their identities, says political scientist Francis Fukuyama. "We want other people to affirm our worth, and that has to be a political act." How is this playing out in the U.S., Europe, and Asia? What practical steps can we take to counteract it?

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