Featured Blog Posts – September 2018 Archive (9)

The Essence of living in a Democracy World: Nigeria as a Case Study

Credentials

Full Name: Ezeifekwuaba. Tochukwu. Benedict

University: South America University

Degree: Oil and Gas Management (Msc)

Date: 29th September, 2018

Essay Title: The Essence of living in a Democracy World: Nigeria as a Case Study

Living in a democracy is so important so as to ensure that government follows the will of the masses and not the one that compel the citizens to follow it.

In November 1863, the former President of the United…

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Added by Ezeifekwuaba. Tochukwu. Benedict on September 29, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Introducing: The Photographer's Ethical Toolkit

The Photography Ethics Centre was founded less than one year ago with the intention of raising awareness about ethics across the photography industry and around the world.

Before the Photography Ethics Centre was founded, when it was just an…

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Added by Savannah Dodd on September 25, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

If Only Earth Could Speak, We Would Hear Its Sobbing

Betha Silmia

Undergraduate Student

Faculty of Forestry

Gadjah Mada University

Indonesia

TOPIC: Is it important to live in democracy?

Have you ever thought about life without freedom?

Sometimes, freedom makes our life aimless. Some people, possibly, have ever thought that freedom will make their goal seems unclear. We also, probably, have ever thought that living in all-have-been-determined-world is much better because we already have a clear…

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Added by Betha Silmia on September 24, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

Democracy – the Bank of Social Demons

Peter, Jeremiah Osigbemhe

Final year undergraduate student

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Federal University of Technology, Owerri - Nigeria

Member, Network of Effective African Leaders (NEAL), CSAAEINC.

Democracy – the Bank of Social Demons

There is no doubt that ideas of democracy are among the most celebrated and practiced in the…

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Added by PETER JEREMIAH OSIGBEMHE on September 17, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

ACCA, Carnegie Council, and CFA Institute Join Forces to Shine a Light on Ethics

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has teamed up with Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and CFA Institute to celebrate this year's Global Ethics Day (October 17, 2018).

To mark this landmark occasion, the organizations will be exploring how businesses are preparing for an ethical…

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 17, 2018 at 11:35am — No Comments

Is It Important to Live in a Democracy?

Written by Sonya Filipenko, 3rd year student of Moscow State Institute of International Relations



We hear the word “democracy” almost every day when we watch the news or talk about politics. For most of the people it appears to be a universal tool for indicating progress and achievement, but this leads to a depreciation of such a complex term which is still hard to formulate.

The greatest minds wondered what is democracy and whether it is…

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Added by Sonya Filipenko on September 17, 2018 at 9:07am — 1 Comment

Is it important to live in a democracy?

Mesropyan Emma, student of Stavropol State Agrarian University 

Currently the most optimal political regime is democracy; democracy means the power of the people. Obviously, any liberal, defender of humans, humanist, everyone who considers himself a modern progressive person believes that it is good; the most important public problems should be solved by popular vote. If any country, for example, China, which has a developing industry and an expanding domestic market, does not…

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Added by Emma Mesropyan on September 11, 2018 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Will India Make it with a Manned Mission : India's Space Efforts

With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing on 72nd Independence Day that India will send a manned mission in Space by 2022 ,most of pioneer nations in Space Race have started thinking if India will make it?

Indian Space Science program was pioneered by none other than Vikram Sarabahi who is regarded as father of Indian Space research.It all started like a film story when in 1970s US Space Agency announced that it had funding for a large Space Project under which it was ready to…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on September 7, 2018 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Democracy: Emancipator, Enforcer, and Exemplar

Hello my name is Christian Rodriguez and I am currently attending the University of Calgary as an undergraduate student. My major is International Relations. A special thank you to Carnegie Council for providing this opportunity!

Democracy: Emancipator, Enforcer, and Exemplar

Christian Rodriguez

Democracy is the just and liberal system that upholds the pillars of our free societies. More so than a system, it…

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Added by Christian Rodriguez on September 5, 2018 at 2:51pm — No Comments

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