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Factors Influencing Oil Demand, Supply and Prices: A Short Term Perspective

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by Nordine-Ait-Laoussine, President of Nalcosa SA

 

Mr. Ait-Laoussine will discuss the factors that influence global oil demand and supply and their impact on the pricing of oil.

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Le massacre quotidien de la faim: où est l'espoir?

Le massacre quotidien de la faim: où est l'espoir? | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it

10.1.2012, Uni3, Genève

 

par Jean Ziegler, vice-président du Comité consultatif du Conseil des droits de l'homme des Nations Unies

 

Toutes les cinq secondes, un enfant de moins de dix ans meurt de faim, tandis que des dizaines de millions d’autres, et leurs parents avec eux, souffrent de la sous-alimentation et de ses terribles séquelles physiques et psychologiques. Et pourtant, les experts le savent bien, l’agriculture mondiale d’aujourd’hui serait en mesure de nourrir douze milliards d’êtres humains, soit près du double de la population mondiale. Nulle fatalité, donc, à cette destruction massive. Comment y mettre fin? ......

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Women Creativity and Social Concern

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Upcoming International Conference being organized and hosted by the Women's Studies Center at Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan.

 

The conference intends to focus on social construction of gender in the Indian context by analyzing the various institutions such as education, household, community, market, and the state and to help to evolve perspectives on development and strategies to counter the inter-linked forces of caste, class and patriarchy.

 

Women Creativity and Social Concern
Ashramkanya Amita Sen: 100th birth anniversary Celebration
5-7 Jan. 2012 (Tentative)
Women’s Studies Centre, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan

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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 | Development studies and int'l cooperation | Scoop.it
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

25-29 January
The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models

 

The contextual change at the top of minds remains the rebalancing and deleveraging that is reshaping the global economy. (...) In either context, the necessary conceptual models do not exist from which to develop a systemic understanding of the great transformations taking place now and in the future.

 

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China (Summer Davos) and the Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai.

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