Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Magandang araw sa kapamilyang global! Good day to fellow global citizens!
For three decades already, I have been echoing a prognostication that was already current stock within sociology, about the ‘decline of the west’. Let me return to the same theme, as the rapid decline of the West and the fast rise of Asia is now a reality of the current historical…Continue
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Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Let me continue with the reflections on my beloved Philippines’ economy. This effort is often part of my self-accepted duties to update myself and my compatriots about the state of the Philippine economy at the start of every year.
Just a week ago, I came across an article writ by one of the stock market columnists in the Philippine Daily Inquirer of PDI, that re-echoed an emerging perception in the international business…Continue
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“O sol brilha para todos e desconheço a cláusula do testamento de Adão que dividiu o mundo entre portugueses e espanhóis “, assim reagiu o Rei da França Francisco I ao Tratado de Tordesilhas de 7 de Junho 1494, que garantia a posse das terras do então chamado ‘Novo Mundo ́, a Portugal e…Continue
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Daniel Pechtol - 01/13/2011
In recent months, Serbia took steps to improve its bid for EU candidacy and bolster its image in the world; however, two high-profile war criminals are still at large, consternating the former Yugoslav states and slowing the ascension process. Of primary importance is Ratko Mladic, organizer of the Siege of Sarajevo and the Srebrenica Massacre, who carries…
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“If language be not in accordance with the truth of things, affairs cannot be carried on to success.”…Continue
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I teach a course at IUPUI entitled “Making Amends: Reconciliation in International Perspective.’ We cover reconciliatory instruments of all descriptions, from treaties to truth commissions, international criminal tribunals, reparations and, especially, symbolic reconciliatory gestures.…Continue
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Thanks to probing, concrete questions from Maryline Penedo, moderator of a virtual discussion on…Continue
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“We Bombed The Wrong Side” (General Lewis Mackenzie)…Continue
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Just before 2010 clicked over, Foreign Policy with the International Crisis Group (ICG) published the top 16 crisis points to watch in 2011. According to the International Crisis Group, there are currently three dozen conflicts worldwide, and they took a look at the 16 hotspots to look out for in 2011.
Here are the 14 countries on the ICG list which are also covered by the Global Peace Index (GPI). What are your thoughts? Any other country to add?
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I looked up on Wikipedia the UN group known as 'the friends of UNSCR1325', presently led by Canada (I believe) - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friends_of_1325- but there is nothing entered.
Could everyone pass word around that if people know about the UN Friends of UNSCR1325 perhaps they can go to this link and key in some facts.…Continue
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Please find below links to a selection of articles published by TransConflict throughout December:
- Serbia’s Sandzak at odds with Belgrade - by Justin Vela - calls for greater autonomy for Sandžak – particularly by the head of the Islamic Community in Serbia, Mufti Muamer Zukorlic – continue to place…Continue
Added by Ian Bancroft on January 12, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments
If you have lived or worked in a violent conflict setting and desire a deeper understanding of the community that operates in this sphere, you are invited to participate in an upcoming dialogue on peacebuilding. The dialogue will take place for five consecutive Wednesday evenings, lasting from February 23 until March 23. Ambassador John McDonald of the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy has graciously donated his space in Rosslyn, VA, for this dialogue.
Kevin Lafleur and Micael Bogar…Continue
Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Good day to you, fellow global citizens!
The newspapers this morning released a gladdening news about a macro-economic fundamental in my beloved Philippines: foreign exchange or FOREX reserves breached the U.S. $62 Billion mark. The news item means that my country has all the foreign currencies to purchase a year-long worth of…Continue
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