August 2017 Blog Posts (13)

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 31

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 August 31, 2017 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

For the third summer running, Carnegie Council's Education Fellow Elena Shanbaum has returned to expand the Council's online Education Section, which provides materials for both high school and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2017 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Dwight Eisenhower

"I despise all adjectives that try to describe people as liberal or conservative, rightist or leftist, as long as they stay in the useful part of the road."  

Dwight D Eisenhower

Need Uniters vs Dividers, especially in these Trumpian Times.

Added by Al LeBlanc on August 24, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments

International relations and their relation to other concepts

is the concept of international relations of the concepts that aroused considerable controversy, and many of the problems, both theoretical and applied research, analytical, and refer to the overlapping of the complexity of the many terms and concepts of international relations, where we find that there is no agreed definition by western scientists and researchers.

 Unesco has decided in 1948 several topics of international relations has emerged many terms near term international…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 19, 2017 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The new crossings of Algerian women toward economic interactive

today it is difficult for us to mention the most historic event, one which is that it is the first launch of it all women's movements, carrying the struggle to defend the rights of women around the world, truly this what we know now, is that the world since about the centuries of time is gradually heading toward the adoption and acceptance of the new vision of Arab women in general and, in particular, their role in society.

In 2005 the Secretary-general of the United Nations, Ban…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 17, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Indonesia has set up a new team to reduce noise from mosques, an official said Thursday, as places of worship go into overdrive during the Muslim holy month of judi online. There are approximately 80…

Indonesia has set up a new team to reduce noise from mosques, an official said Thursday, as places of worship go into overdrive during the Muslim holy month of judi online.

There are approximately 800,000 mosques in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation but residents living nearby have long complained that their speakers are too loud.

Places of worship become particularly active during…

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Added by Shafinaz nachiar on August 17, 2017 at 3:05pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 17

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 August 17, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

Challenges facing Nigeria’s Digital Technology Adoption

In less than 20 years of Larry page and Sergey Brin breakthrough innovation of the Google, were in danger of turning the fictitious global connectivity into a reality; with internet connectivity soaring above global population index and internet accessibility easier than access to good toilet. While much has changed, what are the road blocks to Nigeria’s adoption of digital technology especially with global forecast pegged at 50% of global…

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Added by Momoh-onimisi.Ebenezer on August 15, 2017 at 7:55am — No Comments

International Relations:dimension of Media and economic

       international relations has not materialized, as it is only recently the United States of America is the first tar overturned on this flag after the first world war, before the war, and became an academic concept when placed a chair and generating Wilson in woolley's university, where international relations have developed rapidly intertwined with many of the sciences such as history and international law and diplomacy, in addition to other sciences like mountains, economy and…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 14, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - August 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 August 10, 2017 at 4:28pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

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

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.

In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 8, 2017 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

The dialectic of the relationship between international humanitarian law and human rights law

    International humanitarian law in times of war and conflict, if in turn to a set of international rules from the settlement of humanitarian problems arising from armed conflicts, on the one hand, it aims to achieve the pain of war, by organizing intellectual operations or means of war. It is this post's comments, aimed at the protection of persons injured, prisoners, and civilians, as well as the properties that are affected by the armed conflict, either…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on August 5, 2017 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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The Living Legacy of the First World War

Five Fellows from "The Living Legacy of the First World War" project present their work. Their talks cover the history of war-induced psychological trauma and how it has been dealt with in the U.S. military; the impact of the defense industry's profit motive on U.S. foreign policy; haunting photos of severely facially disfigured soldiers; the legacy of press censorship during WWI; and the humanitarianism of Jane Addams.

Myanmar and the Plight of the Rohingya, with Elliott Prasse-Freeman

The Rohingya are seen as fundamentally 'other,' says Prasse-Freeman. "Hence, even if they have formal citizenship, they wouldn't really be accepted as citizens, as full members of the polity." Could Aung San Suu Kyi have done more to prevent the persecution? How important was the hate speech on Facebook? How can the situation be resolved? Don't miss this informative and troubling conversation.

Global Ethics Weekly: The Right to Science, with Helle Porsdam

The right to benefit from scientific progress was enshrined in the United Nations' 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, explains University of Copenhagen's Professor Helle Porsdam. Unfortunately, many people, including scientists and policymakers, don't know much about it. How was the right to science developed? What are examples? And, with an anti-science administration in the White House today, what are the contentious issues?

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