BERKELEY – The high cost of gender inequality has been documented extensively. But a …Continue
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‘IMAGINING THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ’
AFRICA IN PERSPECTIVE.
Have you ever imagined how the world will turn to be like? Have you given a second thought of the giant success the world will be achieving? It seems to be skeptical in the eyes of many all over the world today but there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. We can’t be victims of the past anymore as rightly said by President Barack Obama. For the future of the…
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In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, we present a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year. PHOTO CREDIT: Martina K Photography (…Continue
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Today I bring to you an interview with the young, passionate and accomplished Bano Fatima. Despite being just 22 years old, she has co-founded with her cousin, Nabila Kidwai, Weaver's Hut, a grassroots organization to help the weaver community in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh. In September 2013, Bano was felicitated with the HP LIFE (Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs) Entrepreneurship Award at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. She is currently pursuing her M.A. in Development Studies…Continue
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Do you agree with the following proposal? …Continue
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With a two years delay, this Saturday more than five million Guineans were finally called to participate in a legislative election that officially certified the completion of the path to democracy –a process that begun in November 2010 with the first transparent and open presidential election in Guinea since its independence from France in 1958.
Yet, do these long overdue elections really mark the final of the transition?
Technically, yes. Despite flaws –some voting stations…Continue
ROWAN WILLIAMS: I think the big factor for the world today is, of course, global communication, the rapidity and the reach of global communication and the fact that anybody, in effect, can post views electronically and have a…Continue
DEVIN STEWART: Dr. Birdsall, great to have you here today. Thank you for coming to Carnegie Council.
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As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's David Speedie spoke with Louise Arbour, president and CEO of the International Crisis Group. Previously she was United Nations high commissioner for human rights.
DAVID SPEEDIE: What do you believe is morally distinct about the…Continue
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From Rami Khouri in BEIRUT—I join with many others who applaud and are surprised by the speed and persistence of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s engagement in diplomatic efforts to relaunch Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. I applaud his initiative because it can only result in something positive, whether it succeeds or fails.
If it achieves its goals, it could…Continue
My new article covers the jasmine (also known as mogra in Hindi and Marathi) floriculture initiative undertaken by the tribal (Katkari) farmers in the Vikramgad block of Thane district. Technical assistance from a local NGO has helped these poor farmers to supplement their seasonal income by cultivating organic jasmine buds for the markets of Mumbai. Suitable market linkages (overseas and domestic markets) and public policy measures can help to…Continue
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Tune in to Ethics Matter: A Conversation with Dambisa Moyo on September 18 at approximately 6:00 PM New York time. Here is a Thought Leader interview she gave us earlier this summer.
DEVIN STEWART: Dr. Moyo, how would you describe the time we…Continue
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DEVIN STEWART: Going to the big picture here for the Thought Leaders Forum that we're hosting at Carnegie Council: Looking at the big picture and the planet, looking back at your experiences in Europe and the United States and Asia—you have been based all around the world; you have government, NGO, international organization…Continue
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A liquefied slice of heaven fell on a rose petal one day
It toggled, turned, danced and swayed
As it moved, it shone different shades of red and purple hue
The shades changed as it made its way gliding down the velvety rue
Then another drop of diamond fell gently on the red carpet as it exuded sweet perfume
That one too made its way to…
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We called him 'Bapu' and he called us 'Bapu' too! Every time we visited Hanuman Sarange's farm, Bapu would greet us "Ram Ram Bapuuu" with a faint smile on his wrinkled face. A few months passed like this and when we got some time alone, I asked bapu about his life and how he ended up with his brother. He started talking, looking away in void, as if his life story was…Continue
Part I of this two-part series discussed the need to integrate the poor in…Continue
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