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Carnegie Council Appoints Ambassador Jean-Marie Guéhenno as Senior Fellow

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador Jean-Marie Guéhenno as Senior Fellow. During his two-year fellowship, he will be working on a book tentatively titled The Second Renaissance: In Search of a New Balance Between the Individual and the Collective.

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 23, 2019 at 10:37am — No Comments

ZAMBIAN ECONOMICAL CHALLENGES

Zambia today is undergoing diverse challenges in the areas of economy. The reasons are that most of the focus, time and support has had been given to politicians. And most issues are replaced with political considerations. Instead of  focusing on the professionality of people who qualify in those governmental offices as well as those people who are deserving empowerment.

This however has cause more problems…

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Added by MAZYOPA BILLY on May 22, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

An Election to Decide India as Roaring Tiger

India is huge country and Journalists like Mark Tully(Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India,No Full Stops in India,A Heart of India),Sam Miller(A Strange Kind of Paradise: India Through Foreign Eyes,Francois Gautier(A History of India as it Happened: Not as it Has Been Written),Rudyard Kipling(The Jungle Book),William…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on May 19, 2019 at 6:52am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Public Opinion #George Washington

"In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to pubic opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened ." George Washington

Comment:  The Information Age/Evolving CyberWarfare/World-Wide Web Dis-Information/ Politics/Propaganda/Lies make it "essential that public opinion" be aware/educated on: "fake news" special/foreign interests. Carnegie might consider deploying some of its…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 11, 2019 at 8:56am — No Comments

Josephine Marrocco Wins 2019 Carnegie Council Student Research Conference: Topic, AIDS Crisis in Russia

On May 3, Carnegie Council held its fifth annual student conference at its headquarters in New York City.

This year, the Council received 36 applications from 12 universities around the New York City area and across the United States. Out of the 36 applications, 11 projects, including one group project from The New School, were selected to present at the conference.

The winning presentation was by …

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 10, 2019 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Help us to Make Ethics Matter: Spring Fund Drive 2019

Carnegie Council fosters a worldwide conversation about the global problems that affect all of us—from Manhattan's Upper East Side to Rio's favelas, from boardrooms in Brussels to classrooms in Shanghai.

But we can't do it alone.

Support Carnegie Council today and help us continue to make ethics matter on the global stage by making a donation to our Annual Fund.

Donating is…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 1, 2019 at 10:47am — No Comments

The Uniform Civil Code - A Hindu Supremacy ?

Uniform Civil Code – Hindu Mahasabha ?

Pluralism, a system in which multiple ethnic groups coexist, respecting all traditions and beliefs respectively. India is said to be the living embodiment of this definition. However, incorporating all of these beliefs into the Indian constitution would double its already colossal size. Considering this, Our Indian government allows its citizens to preach their…

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Added by Harikeshav. Narayan on April 30, 2019 at 4:36am — No Comments

May Carnegie Council Current Affairs Events, Live and Online: Brian Lamb on U.S. Presidents, Adam Gopnik on Liberalism, Ash Jain on U.S. Leadership, and a Panel on China

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its May 2019 current affairs programs in New York City.

To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar: …

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 23, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Ethics and Climate Change: Earth Day 2019

"The people of the 1940s could have left the Nazis for the people of the 1960s to deal with, but that would have meant leaving a political cancer that could worsen without limit. It is up to us to draw the line beyond which climate change cannot pass."

Henry Shue, "Tackling Climate Change: Why Us Now?"

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, 2019, Carnegie Council presents a selection of materials from the past year on the…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 22, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

April Carnegie Council Public Events Live and Online: "From Gutenberg to Google" with Tom Wheeler and "How Change Happens" with Cass R. Sunstein

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its April 2019 current affairs programs in New York City.

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 29, 2019 at 10:04am — No Comments

Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal Receives Distinguished Scholar Award at ISA Conference in Toronto

On March 29, Joel H. Rosenthal, president of Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, will receive the Distinguished Scholar Award at the International Studies…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 27, 2019 at 10:57am — 1 Comment

Winners of Carnegie Council's International Student Essay Contest 2018 - Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 International Student Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a democracy?

Students approached this topic in different…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 12, 2019 at 3:52pm — 2 Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Will Durant

"The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority."  Will Durant

The Carnegie International Student Essay Contest, 2018, "Is it important to live in a Democracy ?"

Comment:  Seems to me the 5th Cyber Domain is taking over/fueling National/"fake news"/political paid propa…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on March 12, 2019 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2019 Issue

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Spring 2019 issue of the journal!

This issue features a roundtable organized…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 11, 2019 at 10:47am — No Comments

ELECTION IN NIGERIA: NIGERIANS DECIDED BETWEEN CONTINUITY AND CHANGE

Nigeria had it general election for the presidential post on Saturday 23rd of February 2019. The election was a democratic battle between integrity and corruption. But the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria had decided to choose continuity of incumbent president over change of government unlike in 2015 that was change. Today, Saturday 9th of March 2019, continuity or change of government across the States in Nigeria will be decided on who's going to be the next Governors. THIS IS THE…

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Added by Peter Obafemi Lawal on March 9, 2019 at 9:40am — No Comments

Save the Date! Carnegie Council Announces Sixth Annual Global Ethics Day, October 16, 2019

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the sixth annual Global Ethics Day(#globalethicsday2019) on the third Wednesday in October: October 16, 2019.

Inspired by Earth Day, Global Ethics Day provides an…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 6, 2019 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council March Events, Live and Online: Sean McFate on "The New Rules of War" and Janet Napolitano on "How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11"

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its March 2019 current affairs programs in New York City.

To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar/upcoming.

Press passes and student tickets are available. Please contact events@cceia.org.…

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Added by Carnegie Council on March 1, 2019 at 3:22pm — No Comments

India Had Fought,Has Been Fighting and Shall Fight Out All Forms of Terrorism Including Sponsored by Pakistan(Part-1) : Prof Ratnesh Dwivedi

Since its independence in 1947, India has been facing the problem of insurgency and terrorism in different parts of the country. For the purpose of this column, insurgency has been taken to mean an armed violent movement, directed mainly against security forces and other government targets, to seek territorial control; terrorism has been taken to mean an armed violent movement directed against government as well as non-government targets, involving pre-meditated attacks with arms, ammunition…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on February 16, 2019 at 10:26am — No Comments

India Had Fought,Has Been Fighting and Shall Fight Out All Forms of Terrorism Including Sponsored by Pakistan(Part-2 : ISIS and Al -Qaida in India) : Prof Ratnesh Dwivedi

Terrorism and insurgency are the unending battles India has been fighting since Independence.

In the first part of his analysis on terrorism, B Raman discussed its causes, the distinctions between religious and non-religious terrorist groups and their sources of funding and their sanctuaries.

Today, he explains how most Indian Muslims have refused to fall prey to the gambits of Pakistan-backed terrorist organisations.

Pakistan has been the main source of arms, ammunition…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on February 16, 2019 at 10:20am — No Comments

India Had Fought,Has Been Fighting and Shall Fight Out All Forms of Terrorism Including Sponsored by Pakistan(Part-3 : Pakistan Sponsered Terrorism) : Prof Ratnesh Dwivedi

Pakistan has long been accused by its neighbours India and Afghanistan, and western nations like the United States and the United Kingdom of its involvement in terrorist activities in the region and beyond. Pakistan's tribal region along its border with Afghanistan has been claimed to be a "haven for terrorists" by western media and the United States Defense Secretary.According to an analysis published by the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution in 2008, Pakistan was,…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on February 16, 2019 at 10:09am — No Comments

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Solar Dominance + Citizen Action: Solving Climate Change By 2030, with Eban Goodstein

Can new developments in solar technology put the United States on track to produce 50 percent of its energy with renewables by 2030? What global citizen actions need to be undertaken to help reach this goal? Eban Goodstein, director of Bard Center for Environmental Policy, answers these questions and more in this hopeful and informative talk.

A Case for Giving Climate Migrants Protected Legal Status

With climate change already affecting vast regions of the planet, Bard College's Brian Mateo makes the case for expanding legal protections for refugees to include people displaced due to environmental issues. Whether by updating the 1951 Convention or working on a new global agreement, Mateo writes that this an urgent human rights issue for vulnerable populations today and future generations.

Need for a New Consensus

Foreign policy experts are having diffuclty linking the negative implications of a shift towards trasactionalism for U.S. foreign aid to voters. This begs the question: Should there be a clear quid pro quo for U.S. assistance?

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