All Blog Posts Tagged 'Global' (15)

Global Ethics: Raising the Bar for Business in the 21st Century

Happy Global Ethics Day! Though I wish this day was universally unwarranted, it remains an important endeavor to celebrate the people and organizations striving to abide by the ethical standards that represent the most positive elements of human nature.

Regrettably, over the past half-century, citizens around the world have witnessed numerous egregious ethical lapses, like Enron, Bernie Madoff, Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, and more. As a result, many people increasingly believe…

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Added by Curt Verschoor on October 18, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Ninth Season of Carnegie Council's Weekly TV Show "Global Ethics Forum" Begins September 8

Carnegie Council's acclaimed weekly TV show, Global Ethics Forum, begins its ninth season on September 8, 2017.

Watch it on PBS stations across the United States: Check MHz Networks for local listings. CUNY TV airs in New York City.  

Or watch it on Carnegie Council's …

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 7, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Fourth Global Ethics Day, October 18, 2017

Carnegie Council announces its fourth annual Global Ethics Day (#globalethicsday2017) on October 18, 2017.

Inspired by Earth Day, Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events on or around this day, exploring the meaning of ethics in international affairs.

We encourage…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 4, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Winners of the 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on Nationalism

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is delighted to announce the winners of its 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world?

The winners came from Canada, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And the winners are:


HIGH…

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Added by Carnegie Council on February 24, 2017 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Ethical Decision Making Workshop held at the Department of English for Technical and Agrobiological Specialities, NULES #globalethicsday2016

Held on 18 October at the Department of English for Technical and Agrobiological Specialities, NULES, the workshop aimed to promote ethical values and professionalism among the technical students.…

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Added by Yuliya Demianova on October 19, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

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 #Global Poverty #The Difference #Congress Man Adam Smith #Mahatma Gandhi

"Global poverty is one of the most pressing moral challenges we face today.Yet, it's more than just a moral problem that billions of people around the world are struggling to survive. It is also in our national security interests that we reduce global poverty. Populations that struggle in extreme poverty are more likely to become mired in distabilizing conflicts, or worse, become havens or recruiting grounds for terrorist organizations.This is an issue that we cannot afford to… Continue

Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on September 14, 2016 at 5:54am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Global Poverty #The Difference #Congress Man Adam Smith #Mahatma Gandhi

"Global poverty is one of the most pressing moral challenges we face today.Yet, it's more than just a moral problem that billions of people around the world are struggling to survive It is also in our national security interests that we reduce global poverty. Popular ions that struggle in extreme poverty are more likely to become mired in destabilizing conflicts, or worse, become havens or recruiting grounds for terrorist organizations.This is an issue that we cannot afford to… Continue

Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on September 14, 2016 at 5:33am — No Comments

Top 10 Resources for the 2014-15 Carnegie Council Program Year

CREDIT: Edgaras Maselskis.

We hope you enjoy this list of audience favorites from our previous program year (July 2014–June 2015). The  impressive array of vital ethical issues covered here gives you an idea of the scope of Carnegie Council's work.

Topics include Russia's foreign…

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Added by Alejandro Dardik Radonski on July 24, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

U.S.-Russia Relations: Critical and Unstable

This picture has been edited. CREDIT: Mark Rain (CC).

In October 2014, the Council posted an article titled …

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Added by Alejandro Dardik Radonski on July 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Can cosmopolitans vote for Scottish independence?

A cosmopolitan nationalist is a contradiction in terms. Yet I want to suggest that in some cases consistent cosmopolitans may be justified in supporting nationalist causes – in particular, voting ‘yes’ in independence referenda like the ones anticipated in Scotland and Catalonia in 2014.…

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Added by Aveek Bhattacharya on September 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Reflections

The Global Ethics Network is a phenomenon of the 21st century that transcends every bit of imagination. The overwhelming support enjoyed and gesture of Carnegie Council for International Affairs towards global ethics and peace under the favorable platform of global interconnectivity that is sustained by advanced technology has been extraordinary and consequential. Our sense of mission as peace advocates therefore should be revitalized as we become more resolute to ensuring a…

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Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on December 21, 2013 at 11:11am — 3 Comments

Public Trust and Brasil's Free Fare Movement

On the first day of the Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Dialogues in Rio de Janeiro, the city, along with many of Brazil's major metropolitan areas, was the site of a massive "social manifestation" aimed at expressing widespread public discontent. More than 100,000 protesters turned out in both Rio and Sao Paolo, and estimates of 10,000-40,000 are also being reported in Belem and Salvador…

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Added by Evan Berry on June 17, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Book Review of Cosmopolitanism by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Kwame Anthony Appiah’s Cosmopolitanism is an intriguing book whose drive is to invite readers to take a step back from “the noise” of the world and view it in a light that encompasses the similarities and differences of the people that live in it. Through this view, we come to understand that with the bit of help from the globalization phenomenon, the world is made up of communities within communities, within communities, within a community. Appiah…

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Added by H.A.T. on April 18, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Global Civics Documentary in Six Languages

Jian Yi's documentary, Global Civics, has been one of the more popular videos at the Global Ethics Network, and now it is available in six languages. The links are below. In this documentary, ordinary people in nine countries -including workers in South Africa, businessmen in Argentina, China and Turkey, students in India and United States- thoughtfully debate whether a global civics is desirable and feasible. New language options will make the documentary more accessible to students around…

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Added by Hakan Altinay on February 7, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments

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The Crack-Up: Dwight Eisenhower & the Road Trip that Changed America, with Brian C. Black

In 1919, a young Army officer named Dwight Eisenhower, along with a "Mad Max"-style military convoy, set out on a cross-country road trip to examine the nascent state of America's roads. Penn State Altoona's Professor Brian C. Black explains how this trip influenced Eisenhower's decisions decades later, both as general and president, and laid the groundwork for the rise of petroleum-based engines and the interstate highway system.

AI in the Arctic: Future Opportunities & Ethical Concerns, with Fritz Allhoff

How can artificial intelligence improve food security, medicine, and infrastructure in Arctic communities? What are some logistical, ethical, and governance challenges? Western Michigan's Professor Fritz Allhoff details the future of technology in this extreme environment, which is being made more accessible because of climate change. Plus he shares his thoughts on some open philosophical questions surrounding AI.

The Ethical Algorithm, with Michael Kearns

Over the course of a generation, algorithms have gone from mathematical abstractions to powerful mediators of daily life. They have made our lives more efficient, yet are increasingly encroaching on our basic rights. UPenn's Professor Michael Kearns shares some ideas on how to better embed human principles into machine code without halting the advance of data-driven scientific exploration.

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