Taking on the World s Repressive Regimes

Phoebe Eng, unpublished memorandum, “Closing Memorandum: UN World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Religious Intolerance (the WCAR),” October 16, 2001. The memo in the file is identified with Document ...

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Author: W. Korey

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230608740

Category: Political Science

Page: 315

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A study of the Ford Foundation's support and of funding of human rights projects and NGOs, illuminating its extraordinary role in helping undermine and destroy major world repressive authoritarian and totalitarian regimes during the latter part of the twentieth century.

Taking action for the world s poor and hungry people Synopsis of an international consultation

Taking acTion for The World's Poor and hungry PeoPle: ifPri's call for a Way forWard Concerned that millions of the world's poorest and hungry people remain in poverty and hunger, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) ...

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Author: Joachim von Braun, Rajul Pandya-Lorch

Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst

ISBN: 9780896296572

Category: Social Science

Page: 30

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Presents the main findings and highlights of the discussions at the IFPRI-facilitated conference "Taking Action for the World's Poor and Hungry People" held October 17-19, 2007, in Beijing.

Wonder and Education

We are living by an ideology of death and accordingly we are destroying our own humanity and killing the planet. ... Educational policy that takes the world seriously and that takes wonder seriously will have to begin by taking ...

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Author: Anders Schinkel

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350071919

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Many people, whether educators or not, will agree that an education that does not inspire wonder is barren. Wonder is commonly perceived as akin to curiosity, as stimulating inquiry, and as something that enhances pleasure in learning, but there are many experiences of wonder that do not have an obvious place in education. In Wonder and Education, Anders Schinkel theorises a kind of wonder with less obvious yet fundamental educational importance which he calls 'contemplative wonder'. Contemplative wonder disrupts frameworks of understanding that are taken for granted and perceived as natural and draws our attention to the world behind our constructions, sparking our interest in the world as something worth attending to for its own sake rather than for our purposes. It opens up space for the consideration of (radical) alternatives wherever it occurs, and in many cases is linked with deep experiences of value; therefore, it is not just important for education in general, but also, more specifically, for moral and political education.

The Christian Alternative to World Chaos

Weeks elapsed before an event taking place at one extremity of the American Colonies could be known at the other. News from other countries of the world was infrequent and out-of-date. The battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812 was ...

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Author: Luman Jay Shafer

Publisher: New York : Round Table Press

ISBN: UIUC:30112118808788

Category: Christian sociology

Page: 208

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12 Ladders to World Class Performance

How Your Organization Can Compete with the Best in the World David Drennan, Steuart Pennington ... ATTAINING WORLD CLASS STATUS TAKES TIME That's the first point to realize. There is no great tablet you can swallow that will make you ...

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Author: David Drennan

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited

ISBN: PSU:000044342661

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 281

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Is YOUR organization World Class? Most managers strive for world class status, but few know how to achieve it. This book describes the practical ideas and techniques that have helped companies around the world to elevate themselves from the ordinary to be the world class performers they are today. Each of the 12 key benchmarks of world class practice is presented as an ascending ladder, separated into five steps. Drennan and Pennington will guide your organization on its journey from Level 1, representing ordinary performance, to Level 5 -- world class. Full of examples of the world's leading corporations, this inspirational book will show you how to adapt their route to success to meet the needs of your own organization. This journey to world class status is accessible to large and small companies alike. It is a question of learning a new mindset and adopting key practices that everybody in the company can do something about every day. Whether you're a chief executive, a manager or a team leader this book is full of sound advice and practical methods that you can put into action today; ideas which will take your team or your organization to levels of performance it has never reached before. Take your organization to the pinnacle of world class performance. Within each of these 12 ladders, Drennan and Pennington clearly reveal strategies for getting to the top: They cover: Aligning Management Objectives, Customer Focus, Cleaning and Organizing, Visible Measurement Systems, Managing for Quality, Eliminating Waste, Best Operating Practices, Teamwork, Staff Empowerment and Involvement, Rewards and Recognition, Purposeful Communication, Continuous Learning. Includes World Class Audit --find out where your organization stands now on the ladders to world class performance.

Global Change and Transformation

The drastic population growth is taking place in the poor areas of the world. The table below shows the expected population growth in the various regions of the world. The development of the population figures in 1990 and in 2025 Third, ...

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Author: Lauge Stetting

Publisher: Handelshojskolens Forlag

ISBN: UCSD:31822018943803

Category: Balance of payments

Page: 416

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These economic essays elucidate phenomena of global transformation, unresolved transition problems and challenging uncertainties we observe throughout the global economy. Broad issues of theory and policy are tackled as the writers are stimulated by the new analytical puzzles into developing our conceptual and theoretical understanding of these phenomena. This book consists of contributions from thirty-one economists and social scientists from the US, Europe and Australia. The main interests of the authors lie in various branches of international economics and development studies, and all the authors share an aspiration to understand the behaviour of the major private and public actors: enterprises, states and international groupings.

Annual Report of the European Free Trade Association

In fact , taking the industrialised world as a whole , there was a very uneven distribution of the total deficit which had been incurred as a result of the past steep increases in the prices of oil and other raw materials .

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Author: European Free Trade Association

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105061597667

Category: Customs privileges

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Weekly World News

Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub www.weeklyworldnews.com is a leading entertainment news site.

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Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub www.weeklyworldnews.com is a leading entertainment news site.

American Book Publishing Record

923 Taking care of mom , taking care of me . 306 . 874084 Taking care of our world . 590 Taking liberties . 323 . 092 Taking responsibility for the past . 323 . 11 " Tales from the dark woods ( DuBois ) FIC Tales of the CPR . 385 .

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ISBN: UOM:39015066043137

Category: American literature

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