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Hammarskjöld: A role model for ethical leadership - #GlobalEthicsDay2017

This post was first published by the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation on October 18, and is posted here with kind permission.

By Karin Abbor-Svensson

There are plenty of them: international days where awareness and action are demanded on global issues from peace, water, and youth to poetry, yoga and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 19, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Making Ethics Matter - Tony Micallef on #GlobalEthicsDay2017

This post was first published by The Times of Malta on October 18, and is posted here with kind permission.

The 2016 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, Bob Dylan, was and still is one of my favourite songwriters. In 1964 he released the album The Times They Are a-Changin. After all these years, the beautiful title song of this album is…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 19, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Global Ethics: Raising the Bar for Business in the 21st Century

Happy Global Ethics Day! Though I wish this day was universally unwarranted, it remains an important endeavor to celebrate the people and organizations striving to abide by the ethical standards that represent the most positive elements of human nature.

Regrettably, over the past half-century, citizens around the world have witnessed numerous egregious ethical lapses, like Enron, Bernie Madoff, Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, and more. As a result, many people increasingly believe…

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Added by Curt Verschoor on October 18, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Global Ethics Day 2017- U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and CCEIA Senior Fellow Reed Bonadonna present "How to Think Like an Officer"

Tomorrow CAPT Reed Bonadonna will be speaking in Melville Hall at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy about his new book “How to Think Like an Officer.” CAPT Bonadonna was formerly the director of Ethics at USMMA until he retired last year. Recently…

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Added by Ryan Torres on October 17, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Bulgaria, Oman, Turkey, Ukraine & more - all celebrating #GlobalEthicsDay2017!

Global Ethics Day 2017 is almost here!

On October 18th, the fourth annual #GlobalEthicsDay will take place as universities, non-profit institutions, and civil society groups participate with teach-ins, art projects, and film screenings, covering a wide range of ethical issues.

Below are a list of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 16, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Case for Ethical Guidelines: Preventing Conflict in the Selection of World Heritage Sites

Posting the link to my recently published work in commemoration of Global Ethics Day...https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-42870-3_2

The Case for Ethical Guidelines: Preventing Conflict in the Selection of World Heritage Sites—my take on how to make the implementation of the World Heritage Convention more peaceful and sustainable given today's volatile…

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Added by Michael Angelo Liwanag on October 16, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Inclusion in the global economic system is an ethical imperative

Our global economic system has evolved into a fiat backed currency system

The need for an otherwise useless medium of exchange, and scale of valuation demands it

We have not though, established an ethical structure to create the stuff

What has developed is more or less complex methods of loaning money into existence, similar to loaning existing money, but without ownership of the money loaned, the collecting of interest for the use of the money is not…

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Added by Stephen D Stillwell on October 14, 2017 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Globalization: standardizing the masses.

The world has become a smaller place. Apparently, during the last previous decades humans started to live more likely alike, studies suggest that this is due to the effect of globalization. Generally, according to Cambridge dictionary, globalization refers to “a situation in which available goods and services, or social and cultural influences, gradually become similar in all parts of the world”. Therefore, globalization aims minimize differences between countries, it tends to diminish the…

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Added by Youssef Mimi on October 15, 2017 at 8:45am — No Comments

Mercer University's Fall Ethics Series - #GlobalEthicsDay2017

Added by Carnegie Council on October 13, 2017 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Something we can all agree on #TheGoldenRule - Global Ethics Day: 18 October 2017

Something we can all agree on #TheGoldenRule

Globethics.net is joining the Global Ethics Day initiative established by the Carnegie Council, which has been held each year in October since its launch in…

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Added by Victoria Moyano Luna on October 13, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Oct. 12

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 October 12, 2017 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) Launches New Website

Carnegie Council announces the launch of a new website for its Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative, known as C2G2. Go to c2g2.net.

The world faces the rising possibility of catastrophic temperature rise due to climate change. This could cause a massive increase in suffering, especially amongst the poor and most vulnerable. Because of this threat, a growing…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 12, 2017 at 11:34am — No Comments

Global Ethics Day 2017 - Combatting Human Trafficking

According to the United Nations' Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, human trafficking is:

 “...the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, or fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or…
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Added by Billy Pickett on October 12, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Global Ethics Day Celebration in Tbilisi, Georgia

Added by Mariam Khatiashvili on October 12, 2017 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Essential Guidelines for Writing a Cover Letter for a Volunteer Position

Gaining enough experience in a certain field can take a lot of time, especially for those who are new to a certain occupation or fresh from college including getting a volunteer position or writing jobs. But, there is a way to turn things around and earn you experience and build your resume; volunteering. This is the act of dedicating your time and services to a person or organization without expecting any monetary reward. It is a good way to get some experience before venturing into…

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Added by Betsy Randall on October 11, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #National Policy #Jimmy Carter

"Our policy is based on a historical vision of America's role.  Our policy is derived from a larger view of global change.  Our policy is rooted on our moral values, which never change. Our policy is reinforced by our material wealth and by our military power.  Our policy is designed to serve mankind. And it is a policy that I hope will make you proud to be an American."   Jimmy Carter, Notre Dame Commencement  Address, 1977.

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 11, 2017 at 12:07pm — No Comments

#GlobalEthicsDay17

Panel: Ethical leadership

Place: Lebanese University -Beirut- Lebanon

Time: Thursday, 13:00 - 15:00 pm ( Beirut…

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Added by Alain Safa on October 10, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Fourth Global Ethics Day, October 18, 2017

Carnegie Council announces its fourth annual Global Ethics Day (#globalethicsday2017) on October 18, 2017.

Inspired by Earth Day, Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events on or around this day,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Oct. 5

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 October 5, 2017 at 11:52am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Little Things #Julia Carney

"Little drops of water, little grains of sand, 

Make the mighty ocean, and the pleasant land.

So the little minutes, humble though they be,

Make the mighty ages of eternity."

Julia Carney, "Little Things", 1845.

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 5, 2017 at 9:40am — No Comments

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From Charlottesville to North Korea: Filming Social Change with Josh Davis

In this wide-ranging conversation, Emmy award-winning documentarian and educator Josh Davis of VICE News discusses some of his work, including his latest documentary "Charlottesville: Race and Terror," and a video based on photographs depicting daily life in North Korea.

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.

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