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Ethics in Action: Celebrating the Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

What is Global Ethics Day? Held every October, it provides an opportunity for organizations around the world to hold events for people to explore the crucial role of ethics in their professions and their daily lives, each in their own way.

"Ethics is about choice. What values guide us? What standards do we use? What principles are at stake and how do we choose between them? These are…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 17, 2018 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Two Weeks to Go: The Fifth Global Ethics Day is on Wednesday October 17



A walkathon in Oman; film festivals in Hong Kong and Singapore; a day on bioethics in Bulgaria; and lectures, movie screenings, debates, and panels around the world: What do they all have in common? These are just some of the activities planned for Global Ethics Day on Wednesday October 17,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on October 3, 2018 at 11:22am — No Comments

ACCA, Carnegie Council, and CFA Institute Join Forces to Shine a Light on Ethics

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has teamed up with Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and CFA Institute to celebrate this year's Global Ethics Day (October 17, 2018).

To mark this landmark occasion, the organizations will be exploring how businesses are preparing for an ethical…

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Added by Carnegie Council on September 17, 2018 at 11:35am — No Comments

Back to School with Carnegie Council’s Online Lessons, Worksheets, Primary Sources, and Activities

With the new school year in mind Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has added timely new high school and undergraduate materials to its extensive online Education Section.

These include two new sections:…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2018 at 11:03am — No Comments

Cambridge University Press Offers Free Access to Eight Most-Cited "Ethics & International Affairs" Articles

Cambridge University Press, publisher of the Council's journal, Ethics & International Affairs, is pleased to offer free access to a selection of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 28, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Join Carnegie Council & Organizations around the World: Celebrate Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

In today's interconnected world, ethics matter more than ever. That's why we need our leaders, businesses, schools, and most importantly each of us to make the most ethical decisions possible. How can we do that? By examining the meaning of ethics and by taking action!

Launched by Carnegie Council in 2014, Global Ethics Day is an opportunity for institutions…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 24, 2018 at 9:41am — No Comments

International Student Essay Contest, 2018: Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world.

ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 13, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Announces "Information Warfare" Podcast Interview Series

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces "Information Warfare," a podcast interview series with full transcripts, hosted by Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart.

"All…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2018 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Presents Materials in French and English from Year-Long Research Project, "Russian Soft Power in France"

Launched in the summer of 2017, the year-long Carnegie Council research project "Russian soft power in France" explored Russian influence in French political parties and civil society institutions today. The research includes historical background on relations between France and Russia, which is essential to an understanding of the current situation. This valuable case study on France sheds light on Russia's soft power strategies to bolster allied…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 26, 2018 at 12:01pm — No Comments

The Assault on Ethics

A year and a half into the Trump presidency, its most consequential feature thus far is its assault on ethics. What began as a curiosity and a jolt—reality TV comes to politics— is now routine. Demonstrably false statements arrive daily. Name-calling and outright attacks on reporters, judges, and public figures are standard fare in a stream of tweets, interviews, and rallies.

Red lines are crossed without consequence. As a result, the president…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 25, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Launches New Global Ethics Weekly Podcast on International Affairs

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces the launch of Global Ethics Weekly, a podcast series that connects current events to Carnegie Council resources through conversations with the organization’s Senior Fellows. To listen to these podcasts, go to the Global Ethics Weekly webpage or…

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 23, 2018 at 10:35am — No Comments

Top 10 Podcasts for the 2017-2018 Program Year

Carnegie Council presents the top 10 most downloaded video and audio podcasts from our program year, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. The number one most accessed podcast was Scott Sagan on nuclear weapons(video), followed by …

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Added by Carnegie Council on July 13, 2018 at 10:48am — No Comments

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Summer 2018 Issue

We are pleased to present the Summer 2018 issue of Ethics & International Affairs!

This issue contains essays by Lea…

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Added by Carnegie Council on June 8, 2018 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Carnegie Council Launches globalethicsday.org for Fifth Global Ethics Day, October 17

To celebrate the fifth Global Ethics Day on October 17, 2018, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has launched a new website especially for this annual event: globalethicsday.org.

Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 25, 2018 at 10:13am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Updates its Privacy Policy

Dear Global Ethics Members,

This month we (Carnegie Council) are updating our Privacy Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect and why we collect it. We’re making these updates as new data protection regulations come into effect in the European Union (…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 23, 2018 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Save the Date! Global Ethics Day, October 17, 2018

THE FIFTH ANNUAL GLOBAL ETHICS DAY WILL BE ON OCTOBER 17, 2018.

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Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in and an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of ethics in a globalized world.

Inspired by Earth Day and founded by Carnegie Council as part of its …

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 3, 2018 at 11:38am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Appoints 10 Pacific Delegates for Fact-Finding Trip to the Philippines on Climate Change

In October 2018, Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program is leading a fact-finding trip to Manila to investigate the effects of climate change on Philippine politics and society.

With severe typhoons a regular occurrence, the Philippines has become the portrait of climate change victimhood. At COP21 in Paris, the…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 23, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments

Reasons for Hope: Earth Day 2018

"You can rest in despair or you can ask: 'How can we harness our ingenuity and creativity and ability to cooperate in recognizing that we need to live more sustainably?' We need to be as creative about sustainability as we have been about exploitation."

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Brent Jenks, from "Hope for Asian Fisheries" podcast (see below)

In that spirit here's a selection of Carnegie Council resources from the past year, in honor of Earth Day, April…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 20, 2018 at 10:52am — No Comments

Andrew Carnegie's Legacy, 100 Years Later and into the Next Century

As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie's legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 12, 2018 at 11:56am — No Comments

Carnegie Council Project "The Living Legacy of the First World War" Launches New Weekly Podcast Series On April 3, 2018

Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" is a fellowship project that explores various aspects of the American experience in WWI. Launched in June 2017, the centennial of America's entry into the war, the nine non-resident fellows are conducting original research in the months leading up to Armistice Day, 2018. Led by Carnegie…

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Added by Carnegie Council on April 3, 2018 at 11:40am — No Comments

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Fight for Liberty, with Max Boot, Philip Bobbitt, Garry Kasparov, & Bret Stephens

We live in a time when liberal democracy is on the defensive, not only in the U.S. but around the world. Yet these speakers, whose roots reflect the political spectrum, are optimistic that having a fresh discussion on moral values and basic principles such as freedom of speech, a free press, and the rule of law can help bring democracy back to health. Don't miss this valuable discussion.

Global Ethics Weekly: Science Fiction, Micro-democracy, & Information, with Malka Older

Malka Older has spent time as an aid worker in Darfur, Indonesia, and Japan, as was discussed in last week's podcast, but she also has another role: science fiction novelist. Her latest book, "State Tectonics," is the third in a series that explores the concepts of "micro-democracy" and a "global information management bureacracy" in the near future. How have separatists from East Timor to Catalonia influenced Older's novels?

Unlocking the Potential of Young Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa

Through the story of Fatima AlRiami, a doctor in Yemen, Mariel Davis of Education for Employment not only illustrates some of the challenges that young women face in entering the workforce in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), but also highlights the potential of those who do make it into the labor market.

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