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Andrew Carnegie's Legacy, 100 Years Later and into the Next Century

As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…

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Carnegie Council Project "The Living Legacy of the First World War" Launches New Weekly Podcast Series On April 3, 2018

Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" is a fellowship project that explores various aspects of the American experience in WWI. Launched in June 2017, the centennial of America's entry into the war, the nine non-resident fellows are conducting original research in the months leading up to Armistice Day, 2018. Led by Carnegie…

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Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2018 Issue

We are pleased to present a Special Issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

THE ENTIRE ISSUE IS FREE…

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Winners of the 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on the World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2017 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.

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

The five winning essays address sexual exploitation, geoengineering, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and the universal right to education. There were no winners in the…

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Call for Applications for Manila Fact-Finding Trip, October 2018, DEADLINE MARCH 16!

Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact finding trip (site visit) to Manila, Philippines, during the week of October 22, 2018. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to climate change in Philippine politics and society. Topics of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 6, 2018 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Carnegie Council Appoints Nikolas K. Gvosdev as Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Program

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikolas K. Gvosdev as Senior Fellow, U.S. Global Engagement Program.

Dr. Gvosdev is a professor of…

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Winners of Carnegie Council's 2017 International Student Photo Contest on Climate Change

Carnegie Council is delighted to announce the winners of its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest. The topic was Climate Change. We asked for photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

We were pleased to see a wide range of…

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Live webcast today, Jan 18 at 6pm ET (New York time) with Linda Greenhouse of the New York Times!

Live Webcast with Linda Greenhouse -- "Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between." Jan 18, 6pm ET

Do you care about the future of journalism? Do you worry about "fake news"? Don't miss our live webcast with Linda Greenhouse today, Jan 18, at 6pm ET.

Watch it here: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/live…

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Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Winter 2017 Issue

We are pleased to present the Winter 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

This issue contains essays by Jonathan D. Caverley on how to slow the proliferation of major conventional weapons and Janos Pasztor on why…

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Carnegie Council Appoints Nine Fellows for the Project, "The Living Legacy of the First World War"

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of nine fellows who will receive stipends and other support to pursue research under the project "The Living Legacy of the First World War." The project is supported by a grant from the Richard Lounsbery Foundation. The selected fellows will pursue original research and writing for…

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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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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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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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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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#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

From Indiana University ROTC - #GlobalEthicsDay2017

Indiana University Army ROTC took part in this year's Global Ethics Day by discussing human rights. More specifically, discoursing how human rights are the foundation for any discussion on international or global ethics because human rights constitute the core of international justice. Human rights not only stipulate how states must interact externally with other states but also stipulate how a state must internally treat its own people. These rights place a limit on a state’s internal…

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DeVry Faci Hosts a Global Ethics Day Event in Brazil!

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Markkula Ethics Center Wishes You a Happy Global Ethics Day 2017!

Anissa from Markkula Ethics Center at Santa Clara University wishes everyone a happy Global Ethics Day! For more resources on the Markkula Ethics Center, follow this link, and check out their new series of videos!…

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Reasons for Hope: Earth Day 2018

"You can rest in despair or you can ask: "How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?" We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation." In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day 2018.

American Engagement: Dialogue at Quail Ridge

A dialogue at Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach, Florida leads to questions about the efficacy of U.S. foreign policy, gender balance in international decision-making, and the connection between national service and involvement and interest in national affairs.

The Living Legacy of WWI: The Politics & Medicine of Treating Post-Traumatic Stress, with Tanisha Fazal

Although it has been written about for centuries, post-traumatic stress was not officially recognized as a medical condition until the 1980s. However World War I "was really a turning point in terms of acknowledging and starting to identify and treat what we call today post-traumatic stress," says Tanisha Fazal of the University of Minnesota, whose project on treating PTS will make the connection between World War I and current times.

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