Featured Blog Posts – February 2017 Archive (17)

Special Collection of "Editors' Picks" from 30th Anniversary Vol. of "Ethics & International Affairs" - Free for a Limited Time

EIA 30th Anniversary Volume Editors Picks

Carnegie Council's quarterly journal Ethics & International Affairs is pleased to present a special collection of "Editors' Picks" from its 30th Anniversary Volume. The 2016 volume included essays and articles that help close the gap between theory and practice on a diverse array of topics, including drones, immigration, gender, and climate change.

This collection features…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 27, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Feb. 24

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 February 24, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Winners of the 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on Nationalism

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world?

The winners came from Canada, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And the winners are:


HIGH…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 24, 2017 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

View of peace

Peace is a motto across the globe. It is a tree with multiple purposes whereby its shadow accelerate economy and its fruits give sweetness taste to youth as motivation to think about its sustainability. 

I would appreciate if everyone wish to contribute to plant a forest of such trees by beginning to plant from home. Easy to challenge our worries if you can plant this tree and invite me to hug. 

Make it yourself and try for our world! 

Added by Abdul karim Habimana on February 24, 2017 at 12:36am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #You Tube "We Are The World"

You Tube Performance "We Are the World" Link 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9BNoNFKCBI

("We are the world; we can make the world a better place you and me........" Great Performance - Yes We Can !  CyberPeaceGadfly)

Added by Al LeBlanc on February 18, 2017 at 12:20pm — 1 Comment

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Feb. 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 February 17, 2017 at 11:01am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Personal Responsibility #Carnegie Inspiration

Given many of us are interconnected in the cyber domain and have a common cause for "world peace and planet survival" , why are we neglecting our responsibility/opportunity to try create a cyber world peace tsunami ? As Abe Lincoln advised: "You can't escape responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." Seems to me individuals reading this message don't believe individual raindrops collectively can cause a flood. Yes You Can ! C'mon get those fingertips going ?…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on February 14, 2017 at 1:26pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Feb. 9

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 February 9, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments

The Influence of Globalization on Learning Languages

 While globalization is generally regarded as the process of international integration involving businesses or organizations, this interchange of world views, cultures, and ideas has had a dramatic impact on education and the way people learn languages. It’s important to recognize how globalization has affected language around the world to develop a better understanding of how schools and educators can continue to serve an ever-evolving population – even as their learning needs change,…

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Added by Amanda Wilson on February 9, 2017 at 12:18pm — 2 Comments

Many Languages, One World - 2017 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum

Many Languages, One World 2017 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), in collaboration with ELS Educational Services, Inc.,(ELS) invites students, 18 years and older, who are enrolled in a full-time course of study at a…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 8, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

"It is not wisdom to be only wise..."

" O world thou choosest not the better part !

It is not wisdom to be only wise,

And on the inward vision close the eyes,

But it is wisdom to believe the heart."

George Santayana

"FANATACISM CONSIST IN REDOUBLING YOUR EFFORTS WHEN YOU HAVE…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on February 7, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Oslo Forum Peacewriter Prize - Essay Competition

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The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is launching the Oslo Forum Peacewriter Prize, an essay competition seeking bold and innovative responses to today’s peacemaking challenges. Submissions should take the form of an analytical essay relevant to the practice of conflict mediation.

The opportunity:

  • Stake your credentials as an innovative thinker in the field by presenting…
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Added by Carnegie Council on February 6, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council and the New Administration

Carnegie Council and the New Administration

At Carnegie Council, we believe ethics matter. For those of us who also believe that ethical principles are the foundation of our democratic society, this is a challenging moment. The new American president lives by his own code of conduct, proudly disrupting traditional expectations and constraints. For now, U.S. voters have rewarded him for brash irreverence and the promise of change. 



As an organization focused on educating the public on…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 3, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Call for Applications for Indonesia Fact-Finding Trip, October 2017

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Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact-finding trip (site visit) to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, during the week of October 16, 2017. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to religion in Indonesian politics and society. Topics of conversation may include: Islam in…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 2, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Feb. 2

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 February 2, 2017 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Announces Launch of Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2)

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the launch of the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 1, 2017 at 12:30pm — 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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