"Where the head is held high and mind is without fear”, wrote Noble Prize Winner and Renowned Poet Rabindranath Tagore.
Rabindranath Tagore doesn't need an introduction for any Indian. The nation respects him and his thoughts. However, today it turns out that the nation that derives or rather claims…Continue
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Par Daniel Ozoukou Analyste Politique
Le droit de vote à fait l'objet de combat pendant des siècles pour qu'aujourd’hui : élites, hommes, femmes et jeunes puissent exercer ce droit. Depuis le 18è à nous il y a des progrès significatifs au sujet du droit au vote, je parlerais même de démocratisation du vote. Cependant, force est de constater de nos jours que ce droit obtenu de haute lutte n'est plus exercé. Les pays comme…Continue
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Par Daniel Ozoukou Analyste Politique
L'analyste politique a débattut de ce thème à l'Université Catholique de Louvain Belgique
La démocratie présentée comme le pouvoir du peuple est de plus en plus mise en mal par des dérives et des abus de pouvoir. Le peuple point d’ancrage du pouvoir politique se voit éjecté de sa place de prédilection au détriment de la ploutocratie. C’est donc sans doute pour redonner vie à la démocratie avec le peuple…Continue
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What would it take to ensure that everyone in the world had access to clean water? I’m prompted to ask this question in response to a recent New York Times Magazine article, which focused on Charity: Water, an organization that has reportedly raised $100 million to finance water projects in the developing world, making it the largest water-focused nonprofit in the United States.
Charity: Water has done an important job raising…Continue
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Dr.Madhu Krishan congratulated Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Noema Chaplin who is The Goodwill Ambassador Of AUGP in USA; for her active participation & Representation in UNITED NATIONS Conference
Posted on March 6, 2014 by Academy Of Universal Global Peace
Dr.Madhu Krishan congratulated Her Excellency…Continue
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It's Friday! Were you too busy this week to stay up-to-date on global news? Take 10 minutes now to catch up with IPSI!Continue
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The installation of a 400-kilometre security fence along the Georgian-South Ossetian border has had a huge impact on the lives of local people. Mikel Venhovens explains the causes and consequences of borderization.
This article was originally published on Insight on Conflict. The leading online resource for local peacebuilding and human rights in conflict…
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The uprisings in the Arab region generated much hope among significant proportions of the population that a rupture with the status quo would herald a new era marked by bread, freedom and social justice/human dignity, the catchphrase of many of the revolts. However, the new political settlements in many instances neither created the spaces for more inclusive politics, nor were they responsive to the masses' aspirations.
This new paper from the Institute of…Continue
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“It used to be just a form of recreation for us,” Chiku Lwambo said, “but now with contemporary dance we have found a way to express ourselves and take a stand.”
Lwambo was taking a rehearsal break at the Yolé!Africa, an arts center in Goma, the largest city in eastern Congo. Chiku, 26, and his twin Chito are co-directors of the Busara, a dance company they formed in 2009.
The two brothers grew up dancing. From the age…Continue
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Join us at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI), May 5 - June 13, 2014.
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Panel Discussion on the occasion of the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
A Panel Discussion jointly organized by the Women Peacemakers Program, The City College of New York, Ecumenical Women's Initiative, ABAAD - Resource Centre for Gender Equality, and Cordaid, hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the UN in New York.
Opening speech by Minister Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development…Continue
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