Featured Blog Posts – October 2016 Archive (14)

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Oct. 27

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 October 27, 2016 at 10:59am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Oct. 20

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 October 20, 2016 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Global Ethics Day, 2016

The future of our common wealth, our common destiny, our common humanity lies heavily on sound ethical relations among individuals, among groups and among nations.
Happy Global Ethics Day!

Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on October 19, 2016 at 6:23am — 3 Comments

Global Ethics Day 2016

As a newcomer to this Group , I would like to say that both me and my Study Group on Ethicas and Sustainability fully support the Ethics Matter and that we should make Ethics Matter.

Our Group will meet tomorrow, October 19th, in São Paulo-Brazil and discuss the significance of an Ethics day and the meaning for international business and relations.

Thanks for the opportunity.

Added by Germano Julio Badi on October 18, 2016 at 9:39am — No Comments

Ethical Decision Making Workshop for Technical Students #globalethicsday2016

Why should we care about ethics? Who says what is ethical and what is not? What are fundamental principles of ethics? If you want these questions to be answered, join Liudmyla Berezova, a senior lecturer of the Department of English for Technical and Agrobiological Specialties, for a workshop on “Ethical Decision Making”. This event will provide an outline of the ethical decision making process and explore a range of…

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Added by Yuliya Demianova on October 17, 2016 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Global Ethics Day 2016: have your say!

Next Wednesday 19 October, globalethics.net is joining the Carnegie Council and other ethics organisations worldwide to celebrate Global Ethics Day 2016.
 
Globalethics.net would like…
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Added by Carnegie Council on October 15, 2016 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

Seminar on ‘Teacher’s Ethical Decision Making’ is going to be held at Zaporizhzhia Teacher’s Training College #globalethicsday2016

 

This seminar is a contribution to the third annual Global Ethics Day announced by Carnegie Council. Its aim is to foster awareness of the ethical principles and values that guide teachers’ actions and promote the highest ethical standards of professional practice and conduct.…

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Added by Yuliya Demianova on October 14, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Hearts&Minds #Albert Einstein

The release of atom power has changed everything except our thinking... the solution to this problem lies in heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watch maker-----Albert Einstein
The building of peace among men and
nations becomes imperative as we have
known that, we have a Personal Cyber Power at our disposal.

Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on October 13, 2016 at 7:57am — No Comments

#talking environment

TALKING ENVIRONMENT: EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE                                        

Case Scenario: Uganda.

Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time i.e. decades to millions of years. Climate change is caused by factors such as biotic process, variation in solar radiations received by the earth, plate tectonics and volcanic eruptions….source Wikipedia, the free…

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Added by Nduhura Julius on October 13, 2016 at 3:41am — 1 Comment

Dialectical symposium "From diversity of beliefs to human unity based on transuniversality educated in civic university" Greece - Athens Main annual conference - October 3 - 8, 2016

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher



The first historical Earth summit meeting of SUPREME COUNCIL of Humanity - October 5 - 6, 2016

Dialectical symposium …

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on October 10, 2016 at 8:25am — 4 Comments

An Analysis of Nationalism in Nigeria: Past and Present

Name: Mohammed Alhaji Mohammed

School: University of Brunei Darussalam

Level: PhD Student

An Analysis of Nationalism in Nigeria: Past and Present

 

Nationalism, as defined by Google Dictionary, is “patriotic feelings, principles or efforts.” It also considers “patriotism” as one of its synonyms. On a broader basis, Nationalism and Patriotism are not mutually exclusive; one can exist without the…

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Added by Mohammed Alhaji Mohammed on October 7, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Peace #TR

"Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness; but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation, as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping." Theodore Roosevelt

(Seems to me a good rule for "righteousness" is the "golden rule" which should bind us all/nations).

CyberPeaceGadfly

Added by Al LeBlanc on October 7, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Ethics in the Real World by Professor Peter Singer #GlobalEthicsDay2016

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher and bioethicst

The world today is facing with the numerous challenges every day. A number of the raised issues  can…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on October 7, 2016 at 5:44am — No Comments

The Geography of Elections

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 5, 2016 at 2:43pm — No Comments

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Hurricane Sandy was the catalyst that impelled Miranda Massie to quit her job as a civil rights lawyer and found the Climate Museum. "I think that climate change is THE equality and THE civil rights issue of the 21st century," she says. Why open this museum in New York and what does it hope to accomplish? Find out more in this interview that covers not only the multi-faceted impacts of climate change, but also what we can do about it.

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