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Violence and war

Violence, violence, everywhere, all the guns did shoot,



Violence, violence, everywhere, here peace is moot.



Violence, violence, everywhere, death is in the news,



Violence, violence, everywhere, it reached a million views.



Violence, violence, everywhere, people fight on race,



Violence, violence, everywhere, it is on such a fast pace.



Violence, violence, everywhere, people are scared of a war,



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Added by Aliya Amjad Hassan on October 18, 2018 at 9:42am — No Comments

Ethics in Action: Celebrating the Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

What is Global Ethics Day? Held every October, it provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events for people to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives, each in their own way.

"Ethics is about choice. What values guide us? What standards do we use? What principles are at stake and how do we choose between them? These are…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 17, 2018 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Governance and leadership within civil society organizations

Play civic associations, or associations of civil society in general the role of the mediator between the individual as a part of society and the State, and Hattie that would raise the individual personality and refined and developed by spreading knowledge and awareness and a culture of democracy, and individual and collective mobilization of more tender Fruitful cooperation in economic and social development and to influence public policies and deepen the concept of social…

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Added by Hanane Saouli on October 14, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

Pillars of successful democracy

Htet Htet Lin

Undergraduate student

Dagon University, Myanmar.



Topic : Is it important to live in a democracy?



First, what kind of system is 'Democracy'? To understand democracy easily, democracy is a governmental system in which we elect our own government through voting system. Democratic principles base on the people's rights, opportunities, and interests. So, it's like democracy system is based on the human right. Thus, democracy is a system preferred the… Continue

Added by Htet Htet Lin on October 14, 2018 at 7:16am — No Comments

Join Carnegie Council & Organizations around the World: Celebrate Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

In today's interconnected world, ethics matter more than ever. That's why we need our leaders, businesses, schools, and most importantly each of us to make the most ethical decisions possible. How can we do that? By examining the meaning of ethics and by taking action!

Launched by Carnegie Council in 2014, Global Ethics Day is an opportunity for institutions…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 24, 2018 at 9:41am — No Comments

Ratnesh Dwivedi Interviews Creator of Chief Inspector Chen

Qiu Xiaolong creator of Chief Inspector Chen was born in Shanghai, China. He published prize-winning poetry, translation and criticism in Chinese in the eighties, and became a member of the Chinese Writers' Association. In 1988, he came to the United States as a Ford Foundation Fellow, started writing in English, and obtained a Ph.D. in comparative literature at Washington University. He is the author of Death of a Red Heroine (2000), A Loyal Character Dancer (2002), When Red Is Black…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on October 8, 2018 at 11:45am — No Comments

Is it important to live in democracy, Nigeria as a discourse.

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Democracy is system of government where by the power to elect a representative rests on the hands of the citizens. It is a form of government that allows the citizens of a particular country elect their representative to represent and speak for their interests through fair and credible election. Conventionally, over 20 countries practise Democratic system of government in the world. Precisely, about 13 in African continent. However, to be consice and… Continue

Added by Ahmad Adedimeji Amobi on October 7, 2018 at 1:45am — No Comments

Two Weeks to Go: The Fifth Global Ethics Day is on Wednesday October 17



A walkathon in Oman; film festivals in Hong Kong and Singapore; a day on bioethics in Bulgaria; and lectures, movie screenings, debates, and panels around the world: What do they all have in common? These are just some of the activities planned for Global Ethics Day on Wednesday October 17,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 3, 2018 at 11:22am — No Comments

The Essence of living in a Democracy World: Nigeria as a Case Study

Credentials

Full Name: Ezeifekwuaba. Tochukwu. Benedict

University: South America University

Degree: Oil and Gas Management (Msc)

Date: 29th September, 2018

Essay Title: The Essence of living in a Democracy World: Nigeria as a Case Study

Living in a democracy is so important so as to ensure that government follows the will of the masses and not the one that compel the citizens to follow it.

In November 1863, the former President of the United…

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Added by Ezeifekwuaba. Tochukwu. Benedict on September 29, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Introducing: The Photographer's Ethical Toolkit

The Photography Ethics Centre was founded less than one year ago with the intention of raising awareness about ethics across the photography industry and around the world.

Before the Photography Ethics Centre was founded, when it was just an…

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Added by Savannah Dodd on September 25, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

If Only Earth Could Speak, We Would Hear Its Sobbing

Betha Silmia

Undergraduate Student

Faculty of Forestry

Gadjah Mada University

Indonesia

TOPIC: Is it important to live in democracy?

Have you ever thought about life without freedom?

Sometimes, freedom makes our life aimless. Some people, possibly, have ever thought that freedom will make their goal seems unclear. We also, probably, have ever thought that living in all-have-been-determined-world is much better because we already have a clear…

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Added by Betha Silmia on September 24, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

Democracy – the Bank of Social Demons

Peter, Jeremiah Osigbemhe

Final year undergraduate student

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Federal University of Technology, Owerri - Nigeria

Member, Network of Effective African Leaders (NEAL), CSAAEINC.

Democracy – the Bank of Social Demons

There is no doubt that ideas of democracy are among the most celebrated and practiced in the…

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Added by PETER JEREMIAH OSIGBEMHE on September 17, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

ACCA, Carnegie Council, and CFA Institute Join Forces to Shine a Light on Ethics

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has teamed up with Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and CFA Institute to celebrate this year's Global Ethics Day (October 17, 2018).

To mark this landmark occasion, the organizations will be exploring how businesses are preparing for an ethical…

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 17, 2018 at 11:35am — No Comments

Is It Important to Live in a Democracy?

Written by Sonya Filipenko, 3rd year student of Moscow State Institute of International Relations



We hear the word “democracy” almost every day when we watch the news or talk about politics. For most of the people it appears to be a universal tool for indicating progress and achievement, but this leads to a depreciation of such a complex term which is still hard to formulate.

The greatest minds wondered what is democracy and whether it is…

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Added by Sonya Filipenko on September 17, 2018 at 9:07am — No Comments

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Mesropyan Emma, student of Stavropol State Agrarian University 

Currently the most optimal political regime is democracy; democracy means the power of the people. Obviously, any liberal, defender of humans, humanist, everyone who considers himself a modern progressive person believes that it is good; the most important public problems should be solved by popular vote. If any country, for example, China, which has a developing industry and an expanding domestic market, does not…

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Added by Emma Mesropyan on September 11, 2018 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Will India Make it with a Manned Mission : India's Space Efforts

With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing on 72nd Independence Day that India will send a manned mission in Space by 2022 ,most of pioneer nations in Space Race have started thinking if India will make it?

Indian Space Science program was pioneered by none other than Vikram Sarabahi who is regarded as father of Indian Space research.It all started like a film story when in 1970s US Space Agency announced that it had funding for a large Space Project under which it was ready to…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on September 7, 2018 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Democracy: Emancipator, Enforcer, and Exemplar

Hello my name is Christian Rodriguez and I am currently attending the University of Calgary as an undergraduate student. My major is International Relations. A special thank you to Carnegie Council for providing this opportunity!

Democracy: Emancipator, Enforcer, and Exemplar

Christian Rodriguez

Democracy is the just and liberal system that upholds the pillars of our free societies. More so than a system, it…

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Added by Christian Rodriguez on September 5, 2018 at 2:51pm — No Comments

IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY?

NAME: ILECHUKWU SUCCESS. NAME OF SCHOOL: CEDEC INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL. HIGH SCHOOL TOPIC: IS IT IMPORTANT TO LIVE IN A DEMOCRACY?

This is a question everyone has different opinions/ideas about. Well, in my opinion, it is really important to live in democracy. However, democracy is the government practiced by the people or by members of a state through the elected leaders.

I can’t even imagine living without democracy in our societies. Before considering that fact we should think about…

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Added by ilechukwu success on August 30, 2018 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Back to School with Carnegie Council’s Online Lessons, Worksheets, Primary Sources, and Activities

With the new school year in mind Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has added timely new high school and undergraduate materials to its extensive online Education Section.

These include two new sections:…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2018 at 11:03am — No Comments

Globalisation Effects on the Irish language and Identity

There is no denying it that globalisation has affected our world in more ways than one. This can be seen in the way we do business and the way we communicate as normal people are being exposed to new cultural ideas from countries that were once far away, but now seem as close as ever because of air travel and mass communications. While globalisation can be regarded as the process of international integration involving businesses or organizations, this interchange…

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Added by DJ Flynn on August 29, 2018 at 11:49am — 2 Comments

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Fight for Liberty, with Max Boot, Philip Bobbitt, Garry Kasparov, & Bret Stephens

We live in a time when liberal democracy is on the defensive, not only in the U.S. but around the world. Yet these speakers, whose roots reflect the political spectrum, are optimistic that having a fresh discussion on moral values and basic principles such as freedom of speech, a free press, and the rule of law can help bring democracy back to health. Don't miss this valuable discussion.

Global Ethics Weekly: Science Fiction, Micro-democracy, & Information, with Malka Older

Malka Older has spent time as an aid worker in Darfur, Indonesia, and Japan, as was discussed in last week's podcast, but she also has another role: science fiction novelist. Her latest book, "State Tectonics," is the third in a series that explores the concepts of "micro-democracy" and a "global information management bureacracy" in the near future. How have separatists from East Timor to Catalonia influenced Older's novels?

Unlocking the Potential of Young Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa

Through the story of Fatima AlRiami, a doctor in Yemen, Mariel Davis of Education for Employment not only illustrates some of the challenges that young women face in entering the workforce in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), but also highlights the potential of those who do make it into the labor market.

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