Featured Blog Posts – November 2015 Archive (12)

Orange the world - What to do with hidden forms of violence against women that are not in the officail definitions and declarations?

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher and bioethicist

Violence against women is not only physical. There are also psychological forms of violence that are visible. These are degradation based on…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on November 30, 2015 at 8:29am — No Comments

Peter Singer`s fate of the Earth - solution for the Earth? On the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher and bioethicist

Peter Singer is one of the most important thinkers…

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Added by Olivera Z Mijuskovic on November 30, 2015 at 6:44am — 1 Comment

Report: Conference on Cultural Rights, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2015

CREDIT: Jeroen Mul

Can cultural rights become a global discourse for supporting inclusive social and political development, and for fostering intercultural dialogue for the mutual understanding of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 25, 2015 at 11:21am — No Comments

Beyond Paris: The Refugee Crisis in Europe

Syrian Refugees, Turkey-Syria Border, February 2015. CREDIT: Shutterstock

This was to be, and will be, an article on the crisis of the growing refugee influx from Syria, Iraq, and beyond into Europe. It was to begin with a quote from the former foreign minister of Germany, …

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 24, 2015 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Why Gender Parity Matters

This article was written by Laura Tyson and Anu Madgavkar. It was first published on Project Syndicate. 

BERKELEY – The high cost of gender inequality has been documented extensively. But a …

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 18, 2015 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Why France Should Not Close Its Borders

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This excerpt is from an article first published on November 14, 2015, in the Observer News and is…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 16, 2015 at 2:01pm — No Comments

The Aging of the Cuban Embargo and the Coming Era in U.S.-Latin American Relations

CREDIT: Balint Földesi

If Fidel Castro has grown wizened and grey during the long wait for normal relations between the United States and Cuba, so too has the Cuban trade embargo. Even though President Obama has…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 12, 2015 at 11:55am — 1 Comment

Jiyoung Song on Asia and the West: "Whose Century?"

CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni 

This interview provides additional thoughts from Global Ethics Fellow Jiyoung Song on the topic of the conference panel she participated in: …

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 10, 2015 at 6:06pm — 2 Comments

Give peace a chance

THE FUTURE OF PEACE. Thirty young peace advocates from Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines gathered for the Young Southeast Asian…
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Added by Ferth Vandensteen Manaysay on November 9, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Conversations in Global Affairs with Dr. Joel Rosenthal

The Conversations in Global Affairs series discusses the greatest challenges and changes in the field with policymakers, thinkers, and activists in global affairs.

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On Tuesday August 25, 2015 Global Affairs Ph.D. students Lynette E. Sieger and …

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Added by Lynette E. Sieger on November 3, 2015 at 9:39pm — No Comments

UO honors students speak at international ethics meeting

Two Clark Honors College Students, Rachel Grant and Michael Enseki-Frank, were among an elite group invited to discuss their research on international ethics and human rights at a recent meeting of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City.

The two…

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Added by Carnegie Council on November 3, 2015 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

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American Engagement: When It Comes to Foreign Policy, Does America Deserve Trump?

As the 2018 State of the Union address illustrated and to the great dismay of the "elites," President Trump is truly taking an "America First" approach to foreign policy. In this speech, he framed immigration, conflict with North Korea, and the fight against ISIS in terms of how they have affected invidiual Americans. But, with many citizens uninterested in the intricacies of foreign policy, could this be an effective strategy?

Articles Resulting from Carnegie Council Religion and Tolerance Research Delegation to Indonesia, October 2017

In October 2017, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program led a group of 12 Pacific Delegates from seven countries and a diverse set of professional backgrounds to Indonesia. Amid growing Islamophobia and populism in Europe and the United States, a more complete picture of Islam is crucial, and as the world's largest Muslim nation, Indonesia has the potential to shape the way the world's fastest growing and most contentious religion is perceived worldwide.

To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism, with Rob Riemen

No more euphemisms and denials, says Rob Riemen in this frightening and inspiring talk. Call it by its name: fascism. Neither technology, nor economic growth, nor political activism can fix this, he continues. We must create a new counterculture that replaces kitsch and conformism with truth, empathy, beauty, and justice.

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