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National University of Singapore
What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Conservation, Culture, Democracy, Development, Ethics, Food, Human Rights, Justice, Peace, Poverty, Religion, Science, Security, Sustainability, Youth
Tell everyone a little about yourself and what you hope to gain from the Global Ethics Network.
I'm a senior undergraduate student specializing in political theory and political philosophy. I'm interested in the ethical issues concerning development and relief efforts, so I'm here to learn more.

Annabelle Wong's Blog

Two Faces of Economic Development: The Ethical Controversy Surrounding U.S.-Related Sweatshops in Developing Asian Countries

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 2:27am 0 Comments

Many aspects of the average American’s material lifestyle can be attributed to trade relations between the United States and Asia. A significant proportion of the clothes they wear, the toys they grew up with, and even the technology they use, was produced somewhere in Asia. Commerce with major developing nations like China and Indonesia is reportedly crucial for America's own continued economic prosperity, since its…

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A Case for Giving Climate Migrants Protected Legal Status

With climate change already affecting vast regions of the planet, Bard College's Brian Mateo makes the case for expanding legal protections for refugees to include people displaced due to environmental issues. Whether by updating the 1951 Convention or working on a new global agreement, Mateo writes that this an urgent human rights issue for vulnerable populations today and future generations.

Need for a New Consensus

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