Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its 11th annual International Student Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.
ESSAY TOPIC: Is there an ethical responsibility to regulate the Internet? If so, why and to what extent? If not, why not?
Please include in your analysis an explanation (in your own words) of "responsibility" and what it means to "regulate" the…Continue
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by Iveta Cherneva
When the news hit that the Romanian hard-baller Laura Kovesi was to become EU’s top prosecutor, anti-corruption activists across Europe applauded loudly.
One could hear the applause also in Bulgaria – a small EU country facing issues with EU funds misappropriation and theft, as well as freedom of the press -- a place where…Continue
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I started my path in the international development field during my first year of university, working as an intern at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Venezuela. My experience alongside Colombian refugees in my country opened my eyes to the stark reality of displacement and war. Ironically, my country faces a similar situation nowadays. Venezuelans represent the highest rate of migrants and refugees in the Americas. More than 4 million have left the country since 2016; an…Continue
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On March 11, 2019, in the Front street community, there was almost an accident to befall us, as the picture above illustrates. We have a very narrow road where only two vehicles…Continue
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On the European continent, the modern Romanian state is the posterchild for undercutting pressures in civilizational tectonics, a picture that Samuel P. Huntington so hauntingly laid out in his post-Cold war portrayal of the “clash of civilizations” thesis. Built at the confluence of Ottoman, Habsburg and Russian Imperial borderlands, Romania’s trifold cultural heterogeneity resonates still and parlays into current social-political divisions and governance…Continue
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Taichung Second Senior High School, Taiwan
These days, more and more experts have shown they’re highly interested in the current relationship between the Both Sides of the Taiwan Strait. Not only because I’m a Taiwanese, but because this issue includes a ton of common problems that will occur in the international relations. For example, relations between Taiwan…Continue
Added by Chi-Juei, Wu on June 27, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments
" To me the Presidency and the Vice Presidency were not prizes to be won but a duty to be done." Gerald R. Ford, "A Time to Heal", 1979.
Comment: Presidential Campaign Season Underway - good to see three women (out of 10 candidates in the first stage of the Democratic Debates) "May the best Leader win."
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If I ask you that you flashback your memory to June 4,1989,do press on your cerebral card what you you were doing and which part of India,China or world you were.
I had just passed my 9th Exam in a sleepy town of Ayodhya but that does not mean I was not aware what was happening in world as was my nature. Everyday I rode my bicycle full one hour in advance to reach my uncle’s house on street of Ayodhya from my village to have tea and read news papers before departing for school.…
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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its June 2019 current affairs programs in New York City.
To attend in person, please RSVP. Go to the online calendar: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/calendar.
Press passes and student tickets are available. Please contact…Continue
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Carnegie Council is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Robert J. Myers Fellows Fund grants.
The Robert J. Myers Fellows Fund supports and promotes activities of the Carnegie Council network that embody Mr. Myers' vision of effective ethical inquiry rooted in local experiences and communities. This year…Continue
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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…Continue
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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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"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…Continue
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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 …Continue
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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…Continue
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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: …Continue
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"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…Continue
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