Featured Blog Posts – June 2016 Archive (18)

Financing Health and Education for All

NEW YORK – In 2015, around 5.9 million children under the age of five, almost all in developing countries, died from easily preventable or treatable causes. And up to 200 million young children and adolescents do not attend primary or secondary school, owing to poverty, including 110 million through the lower-secondary level, according to a …

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 30, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Global Ethics Day, 19. October 2016 - Call for Papers

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, President of the "World Philosophy Network", CEO, Founding Director and Editor-in-Chief of "Philosophical Views", a member of "International Association of…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on June 29, 2016 at 11:08am — No Comments

The Needs of Refugee Women and Children in the Global Humanitarian Crisis

Displaced refugee children in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. CREDIT: Julien Harneis (CC)

Introduction

JOANNE…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 28, 2016 at 3:04pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update -- June 23

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 June 27, 2016 at 9:33am — No Comments

Just Out: "Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN"

Update on the Rule of Law for Human Rights in ASEAN: The Path to Integration

Carnegie Council Pacific Fellow Francis Tom Temprosa is the lead researcher for an important new…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 23, 2016 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Integration and the European Migration "Crisis"

CREDIT: Ggia - Wikimedia (CC). Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrive at Lesvos, Greece, October 2015.

While migrants seeking to escape…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 22, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #UNESCO Constitution 1945 (9)

Since wars begin in the mind, it is the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed.#UNESCO Constitution 1945 (9)

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How can we as humanity construct the defences of peace in the minds/hearts of men?

I think with the advent of innovative technologies,the social media/cyberspace will be a veritable tool to accomplish this task. Wherein, all and sundry will be involved;owing to the ever available Personal Cyber Power (PCP) in the digital world. No one person… Continue

Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on June 22, 2016 at 10:28am — 1 Comment

Carnegie Council TV Show on ISIS with Michael Weiss Wins a Bronze in the 37th Annual Telly Awards

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that it has won a Bronze …

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 17, 2016 at 11:41am — 2 Comments

Health-Care Innovation in the Global South

DHAKA – Children die from preventable and treatable conditions like diarrhea and pneumonia every day, with the developing world accounting for the majority of victims. The need to produce innovative and cost-effective solutions that can be delivered in resource-deprived settings could not be more apparent.

Consider pneumonia, which accounts for 15% of all deaths of children under five years old – nearly…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 17, 2016 at 11:13am — No Comments

Aristotle`s year throughout Greece and the world under the auspices of UNESCO - Aristotle 2400 Years

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher, a member of the International Association of Greek Philosophy of the University of Athens, CEO, Founding Director and Editor in Chief of "Philosophical Views" and a President of the "…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on June 17, 2016 at 8:53am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update -- June 16, 2016

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 June 16, 2016 at 10:15am — No Comments

Non fare troppe domande by Piero Borzini

From my personal point of view

 

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher, bioethicist, art theorist, journalist and painter

 

Two years ago (in November 2014) I got a call from my dear colleague Piero…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on June 16, 2016 at 7:18am — No Comments

Free for a Limited Time! "Ethics & International Affairs" Summer 2016 Issue

Ethics & International Affairs is pleased to announce the publication of the second issue in EIA's 30th anniversary volume.

THE ENTIRE ISSUE IS FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME.

This issue includes an essay by…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 14, 2016 at 4:12pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Dalai Lama

"It is not enough simply to pray. There are solutions to many problems we face; new mechanisms for dialogue need to be created, along with systems of education to inculcate moral values. These must be grounded in the perspective that we all belong to one human family and that together we can take action to address global challenges." Dalai Lama

(Excerpt from Washington Post article, 6/14/2016, "Collaborative action for a…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on June 14, 2016 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) UK 2016

We are pleased to confirm the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) UK 2016 will be held on August 31 and September 1 at the University of Bristol. The theme of the conference will be "Bioethics in Theory; Bioethics in Practice". The conference marks the 10th PGBC and coincides with the 20th anniversary of the University of Bristol’s Centre for Ethics in Medicine. The conference is funded by the Wellcome Trust and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 9, 2016 at 3:41pm — No Comments

How Rights for Indigenous Peoples Can Save the Environment

Farmers near Lake Sebu, Philippines. CREDIT: ILO/Allan Barredo (CC)

AMBER KIWAN: I'm Amber Kiwan from the Carnegie Council…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 9, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Advanced Training on The Prosecution of International Crimes:Thematic focus on sexual violence crimes

Dear Prosecutors and other Legal Professionals:

Below you will find information about an Advanced Training on the Prosecution of International Crimes with a focus on addressing conflict-related sexual violence, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 28 July - 3 August, 2016.  

The problem

Violations of International Criminal Law are committed on an unprecedented level, while transnational crime is also increasing in Africa and around the world. More and more,…

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Added by Jesica L Santos on June 3, 2016 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Education Cannot Wait

LONDON – “Recall the face of the poorest and weakest man you have seen, and ask yourself if this step you contemplate is going to be any use to him.” These words, spoken by Mahatma Gandhi in 1948, should be taken as a test of our sincerity, and as a challenge to our complacency, when considering the fate of the 30 million children displaced from their homes by civil wars and natural disasters.

More boys and girls have been uprooted by crisis than at any time since 1945. They are…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 1, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

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