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Theresa May Seeks Clean Energy to Buoy Vision of Global Britain

Theresa May Seeks Clean Energy to Buoy Vision of Global Britain | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to try to turn the nation’s early adoption of clean energy into a global business after Brexit, according to a new industrial-strategy paper.
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The New Geopolitics of China, India, and Pakistan: Major Flashpoints in Southern Asia

The full symposium report is available on CFR.org here: http://www.cfr.org/asia-and-pacific/new-geopolitics-china-india-pakistan/p37899 Experts addres
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Quick Mineral Identification

Quick identifying properties of several minerals.
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EveryLibrary: a political action committee (PAC) for libraries

EveryLibrary is a newly formed political action committee formed to promote libraries, with the specific goal of promoting votes for the millages that support libraries. From their web site: In each campaign, EveryLibrary will engage with the local librar
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China Says It Will Shut Down Its Ivory Trade in 2017

China Says It Will Shut Down Its Ivory Trade in 2017 | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
After years of negotiation with wildlife conservation groups, China's government has now set a timetable to end its legal ivory trade — March 2017.
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The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)

We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the su
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Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo

Warlords, soldiers, and child laborers all toil over a mineral you've never even heard of. Coltan is a conflict mineral in nearly every cell phone, laptop
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Poverty rates surge in American suburbs

When President Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" fifty years ago, images of American poverty focused on the inner-city and rural poor. What is the stat
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Future Alternative / Renewable Energy : Solar, Wind, Biomass, Ocean, Hydro Power ... (Top Truths)

Future Alternative /Renewable Energy : Solar, Wind, Biomass, Ocean, Hydro Power ... (Top Truths) Future of Electric Power - Renewable Clean Energy - G
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Mike Pence warns Europe that lack of spending 'erodes the foundation' of Nato as Russia calls for 'post-West world order'

Mike Pence warns Europe that lack of spending 'erodes the foundation' of Nato as Russia calls for 'post-West world order' | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The failure to meet Nato spending targets "erodes the very foundation of our alliance", America’s vice president said on Saturday, reinforcing Donald Trump’s ultimatum that its countries must spend more on defence.
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Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary, Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary, Dies at 90 | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Cuban revolutionary and politician Fidel Castro died yesterday at the age of 90. His brother Raúl Castro, his successor as Cuban president, announced his death on Cuban state television. Castro had made few public appearances in recent years, and in the rare photos meted out by the ...Continue reading
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Government to create 200,000 new apprenticeships

Government to create 200,000 new apprenticeships | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The public sector needs to lead the way in equipping young people for the future, Skills Minister Robert Halfon said on Wednesday as the Government announced the creation of 200,000 new apprenticeships by 2020.
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39 Interesting Facts about the Great Wall of China

39 Interesting Facts about the Great Wall of China | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Random facts about the Great Wall of China, including myths and legends, amazing statistics, and contemporary issues.
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Europe's Migration Tragedy: Life and death in the Mediterranean

In this harrowing film Sky’s Mark Stone witnesses the extraordinary rescue of hundreds of migrants off Libya's coast. Shows scenes of migrant rescues an
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Topic: Corruption is the only cause of a country's failure.

FINAL ROUND: Category 2: Grade 7, 8, 9 English language. Nepal's Top 7 Debaters 2013. Topic: Corruption is the only cause of a country's failure. FINALISTS
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The Destruction of Africa: Travel, History, Politics, Economics, Foreign Aid, and Religion (1990)

Today, Africa contains 54 sovereign countries, most of which have borders that were drawn during the era of European colonialism. Since colonialism, Africa
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Exclusive: Tony Blair sees dangerous times ahead for Western democracies

Exclusive: Tony Blair sees dangerous times ahead for Western democracies | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The former British prime minister on political challenges fueled by anger and social media.
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Democracy Under Pressure: Germany Balances Liberty and Security in Face of Terror - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

Democracy Under Pressure: Germany Balances Liberty and Security in Face of Terror - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
In the wake of the Berlin terror attack, leading German politicians have begun demanding changes to the country's security architecture. With fall elections approaching, the issue is set to dominate the campaign. But there's also a danger of going too far. By SPIEGEL Staff
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"DEFINING PEACE" - Full Lecture | by Peter Joseph | Feb. 6th '12 | The Zeitgeist Movement

Please join our mailing list: http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com/ "DEFINING PEACE", by Peter Joseph, "ZFest" | Feb. 6th 12 [ The Zeitgeist Movement ] Par
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Where can a degree in Political Science take you?

An understanding of government and society can make you a better professional in many other fields than just law and politics. The Department of Governmen
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Jan Man: Uri Attack: Here is Modi government's 5 decisions to secure India

Jan Man: Uri Attack: Here is Modi government's 5 decisions to secure India For latest breaking news, other top stories log on to: http://www.abplive.in
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Democracy made world’s longest tunnel possible - SWI swissinfo.ch

Democracy made world’s longest tunnel possible - SWI swissinfo.ch | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
People travelling through the Gotthard tunnel when it opens on Sunday to scheduled passenger traffic can thank direct democracy.
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Video How to Conduct Successful Cross-border E-commerce in China

The 3rd edition of the Cross-border eCommerce Conference held in Shanghai, took place end of May. Gijs op de Weegh, COO Payvision, was invited to spea
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Shifting to a Clean Energy Economy Would Bring Billions in Economic Benefits, Shows New Report

Shifting to a Clean Energy Economy Would Bring Billions in Economic Benefits, Shows New Report | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
We all know the science. The United States and the world as a whole must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent or more by 2050 in order to significantly reduce the risks posed by unabated climate change. Intensifying droughts and heat waves, inundation of coastal economies brought on by sea level rise, and increasing wildfires and extreme weather events across the United States are only some of those intensifying risks.
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Global Voices: Women's Rights as Human Rights

"Global Voices" produced for the Global Forum "Women's Rights as Human Rights." The "Women's Rights as Human Rights" conference links international huma
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