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CSSC Encounters: Student Presentation Highlights

CSSC Encounters: Student Presentation Highlights | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
This is a selection of final student projects prepared for the undergraduate courses taught by Prof. Jan Servaes at UMass during 2010 to 2012: “Communication for Sustainable Social Change” or “Participatory Communication – Hip Hop for Social Change”.
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Communication for Sustainable Social Change
We study communication, society and culture to effectively enhance knowledge transfer and bring about sustainable social change.
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Five Big Considerations for the US as Climate Change Sweeps the Globe | BillMoyers.com

Five Big Considerations for the US as Climate Change Sweeps the Globe | BillMoyers.com | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
In order for a climate agreement to be worked out, wealthy nations will have to engage with some of the questions that poorer nations are asking. Here are five big ones.
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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Why Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals (Brochure)

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: Why Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals (Brochure) | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Why #Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals - brochure now available in Thai http://t.co/0m3uvRNLBk #MDGs
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United Nations Millennium Development Goals

United Nations Millennium Development Goals | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
What is #elearning research doing to address UN Millennium Development Goals? Cuz that's what's up #elearningkorea http://t.co/OB6gA5z5HP
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Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people, UN chief warns

Lack of toilets blights the lives of 2.5bn people, UN chief warns | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
UN deputy secretary general says failure to address sanitation and open defecation threatens disaster for third of humanity (RT @ADBSocial: Progress in the millennium development goal on #sanitation will help achieve at least 4 other goals
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Calm before the storm?

Calm before the storm? | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
The long wait is over. During the 13th and final session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), held from 14 to 1...
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Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month'

Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month' | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Helpers push for wage rise amid government review, saying city is not the draw it once was because pay hasn't kept pace with living costs
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Vandana Shiva on the Problem with Genetically Modified Seeds | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Vandana Shiva on the Problem with Genetically Modified Seeds | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Vandana Shiva describes the latest battleground in the war on Planet Earth.
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UN News - Ban announces start of ‘UN70’, worldwide celebration of Organization’s anniversary

UN News - Ban announces start of ‘UN70’, worldwide celebration of Organization’s anniversary | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the start of the global celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, which will aim to honour the historic breadth of the Organization’s development, security and human rights work, and ultimately, unite the international community in common cause to enable a strong UN to realize a better world.
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Building resilience in an era of limits to growth

Building resilience in an era of limits to growth | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Economic contraction, peak energy and geopolitical stress will limit growth over the next decades.
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Sustainability 101: The way forward. LISTEN!

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Justice and Development: The Post-2015 Agenda

Justice and Development: The Post-2015 Agenda | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
The Millennium Development Goals are about to expire and the world is debating how to do things better. Let’s make access to justice part of the new agenda. (The Millennium Development Goals are about to expire.
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The internet is a politically and culturally loaded tool, particularly ...

The internet is a politically and culturally loaded tool, particularly ... | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Two different situations — the deletion of certain search links in Europe, and Vladimir Putin's setting-up of the Russian internet for further censorship — have elements in common that cannot be denied.
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Statement of the Workshop on Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature

Statement of the Workshop on Sustainable Humanity, Sustainable Nature | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
See statement on climate change and the environment from Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, http://t.co/QMexG0BPQa
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The rise of data and the death of politics - The Guardian

The rise of data and the death of politics - The Guardian | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
The Guardian The rise of data and the death of politics The Guardian Thanks to sensors and internet connectivity, the most banal everyday objects have acquired tremendous power to regulate behaviour.
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From MDGs to SDGs: Lessons and New Challenges (featuring Jeffrey Sachs)

From MDGs to SDGs: Lessons and New Challenges (featuring Jeffrey Sachs) | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
What lessons can we learn from the Millennium Development Goals? Join @jeffdsach & others. Ask ?s now! http://t.co/zhvGaygI9O #MDGs #SDGs
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The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective - MIT Technology Review

The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective - MIT Technology Review | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
The Impact of the Internet on Society: A Global Perspective MIT Technology Review The Internet is the decisive technology of the Information Age, and with the explosion of wireless communication in the early twenty-first century, we can say that...
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Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind - EurActiv

Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind - EurActiv | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
EurActiv Millennium Goals leave the most deprived behind EurActiv A report by the NGO ATD Fourth World highlights the failures of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the struggle against poverty, claiming some performance measures exclude...
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A menu lacking in courage

A menu lacking in courage | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Thereport of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing, launched on 8 August 2014, has missed an important op...
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War Over but Not Gaza’s Housing Crisis | Inter Press Service

War Over but Not Gaza’s Housing Crisis | Inter Press Service | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
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Leadership in the Age of Complexity « The Berkana Institute

Leadership in the Age of Complexity « The Berkana Institute | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
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It is time for all us heroes to go home because, if we do, we’ll notice that we’re not alone. We’re surrounded by people just like us. They too want to contribute, they too have ideas, they want to be useful to others and solve their own problems.

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Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
A new study from Princeton spells bad news for American democracy—namely, that it no longer exists.
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The Automatic Earth - Real Futurists

The Automatic Earth - Real Futurists | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
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Education Post-2015: What next? | UNESCO

Education Post-2015: What next? | UNESCO | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
As 2015 approaches, the international community is discussing the importance of education in the post-2015 international agenda.Education Ministers, with support from UNESCO, have already committed to a last “big push” to reach the Education for All (EFA) goals, while the UN Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative is mobilizing world leaders around the centrality of education.UNESCO's contribution to the debate
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UN agency's rankings of global worsts, bests in human development ...

In its annual report on human development, the United Nations Development Program ranks 187 countries based on measures such as the health and longevity of.
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These 10 Young People Are Changing the Food System in Huge Ways - Huffington Post

These 10 Young People Are Changing the Food System in Huge Ways - Huffington Post | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
These 10 Young People Are Changing the Food System in Huge Ways Huffington Post Mundele, who is studying social communication at the Catholic University of Congo, said that although her country has plenty of fresh food, it is often exported,...
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Millennium Development Goals Post-2015: The View from Africa ...

Millennium Development Goals Post-2015: The View from Africa ... | Communication for Sustainable Social Change | Scoop.it
Since 2000, Africa has made convincing strides towards several of the Millennium Development Goals. As the 2015 deadline approaches, however, a shift must be made from an exclusive focus on the MDGs to a post-2015 ...
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