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When Does Patrimonial Politics Reach its Peak? | Africa UP Close

When Does Patrimonial Politics Reach its Peak? | Africa UP Close | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
When must "patron-client relations give way to institutions of democratic governance?" - Paul Mensah @CDDGhana http://t.co/yf3BjFA7ws
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'Gov't must allow space towards resolving religious disputes' - Peace Council - Starr 103.5 FM

'Gov't must allow space towards resolving religious disputes' - Peace Council - Starr 103.5 FM | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The National Peace Council is accusing government and the Ghana Education Service of frustrating its efforts to resolve religious conflicts in schools...
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Germ-killing molecules identified in alligator blood - health - 02 March 2015 - New Scientist

Germ-killing molecules identified in alligator blood - health - 02 March 2015 - New Scientist | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Over more than 37 million years, alligators have developed a formidable defence against infections that we might be able to harness
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Increasing US suicide rates tied to personal financial woes: researchers

Increasing US suicide rates tied to personal financial woes: researchers | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

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Syria's Civil War Could Stabilize Its Region - Algemeiner

Syria's Civil War Could Stabilize Its Region - Algemeiner | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Population shifts resulting from Syria’s four-year-long civil war have profoundly changed Syria and its three Arabic-speaking neighbors: Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan.
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Europe - Anti-Semitism spreading across Europe, says study

Europe - Anti-Semitism spreading across Europe, says study | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Jews were the target of harassment in more countries across the globe in 2013 than at any time in past seven years, a study released Friday showed, with hostility towards the religious group higher in Europe than any other world region.

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Does France Have a Problem? Here is Paris During a pro-Hamas Rally, Judge for Yourselves

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The forgotten masterpieces of African modernism - The Guardian

The forgotten masterpieces of African modernism - The Guardian | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
In the 1960s and 70s, countries across Africa celebrated their independence with astonishingly avant-garde architecture.
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Building bridges in development: Five recommendations to connect the islands of research, policy and practice.

Building bridges in development: Five recommendations to connect the islands of research, policy and practice. | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Harrison, Eleanor Jew, Thomas Smith, Iqbal Ahmed and Sarah Peck present the recommendations from a recent conference for early-career researchers on bridging the gap in development resear...
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Syria rebels reject envoy plan to freeze Aleppo fighting

Syria rebels reject envoy plan to freeze Aleppo fighting | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo on Sunday rejected UN envoy Staffan de Mistura's plan for a freeze in fighting in the divided northern city, dealing a blow to ...

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EU Foreign-Policy Chief Sees Progress on Iran Nuclear Talks

EU Foreign-Policy Chief Sees Progress on Iran Nuclear Talks | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers are getting close to agreement after more than a decade of diplomacy, the European Union’s foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini said.

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'Jihadi John': Islamic State killer is identified as Londoner Mohammed Emwazi - Washington Post

'Jihadi John': Islamic State killer is identified as Londoner Mohammed Emwazi - Washington Post | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Friends identified the man who beheaded Western hostages as Mohammed Emwazi, born in Kuwait.

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South Sudan sanctions loom as US presents draft UN resolution

South Sudan sanctions loom as US presents draft UN resolution | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Waning patience over repeated failure of ceasefire agreements prompts US to propose global travel ban and asset freeze

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How the Best Board Directors Stay Involved

How the Best Board Directors Stay Involved | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

“Ask me for anything,” Napoleon Bonaparte once remarked, “but time.” Board members today don’t have that luxury either. Directors remain under pressure from activist investors and other constituents, regulation is becoming more demanding, and businesses are growing more complex. McKinsey research suggests that the most effective directors are meeting these challenges by spending twice as many days a year on board activities as other directors do.


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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, February 24, 3:44 PM

Ultimately, there are no shortcuts to building and maintaining well-tuned board and executive mechanics.

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Assessing “Dangerous Climate Change”: Required Reduction of Carbon Emissions to Protect Young People, Future Generations and Nature

Assessing “Dangerous Climate Change”: Required Reduction of Carbon Emissions to Protect Young People, Future Generations and Nature | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
We assess climate impacts of global warming using ongoing observations and paleoclimate data.
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US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks - Reuters

US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks - Reuters | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn...
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Five Lessons from the Frontlines of Africa's Green Revolution‎ - Ventures Africa

Five Lessons from the Frontlines of Africa's Green Revolution‎ - Ventures Africa | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Five Lessons from the Frontlines of Africa's Green Revolution‎
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VENTURES AFRICA – The end of 2014 brought the conclusion of the African Union's Year of Agriculture and Food Security. But most Africans work ...
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Presidents Bush and Clinton unite to train new leaders - USA TODAY

Presidents Bush and Clinton unite to train new leaders - USA TODAY | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are combining forces, with the LBJ and George H.W.
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Zimbabwe: Zimsec Pins Hope On Gridlock Technology

Zimbabwe: Zimsec Pins Hope On Gridlock Technology | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
After years of being buffeted by numerous examination leakages, embarrassing boobs, and corruption scandals, the Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council...
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Is the Environment a Moral Cause? - New York Times

Is the Environment a Moral Cause? - New York Times | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Why left and right respond differently to climate change.
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Namibia's president wins $5m African leadership prize

Namibia's president wins $5m African leadership prize | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Hifikepunye Pohamba recognised by Mo Ibrahim Foundation for good governance of country rated as sixth best on the continent
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North Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

North Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed “merciless” retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.

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The circus: How British intelligence primed both sides of the 'terror war' - Middle East Eye

The circus: How British intelligence primed both sides of the 'terror war' - Middle East Eye | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
‘Jihadi John’ was able to join IS for one simple reason: from Quilliam to al-Muhajiroun, Britain’s loudest extremists have been groomed by the security services

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Fears for truce as attacking rebels mass near Ukraine port city

Fears for truce as attacking rebels mass near Ukraine port city | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine's port city of Mariupol are continuing to attack government troop positions, Kiev said on Monday, fuelling concerns for the fate of a UN-backed ceasefire.

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Threat of interstate conflict brings war room issues to the boardroom

Threat of interstate conflict brings war room issues to the boardroom | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
There’s no such thing as far away – everyone has to be concerned about the Ukraine, Syria and Iraq, and China’s maritime waters, writes Chris Warmoll

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The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

Whether it’s moribund educational institutions or governments or just bureaucratic red tape, what examples like these show is that the disruption of education continues whether such entities like it or not. Students will find a way to learn if they are given the opportunity, and technology and the social web are providing some powerful ways of doing that.


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Knowing and acting: The precautionary and proactionary principles in relation to policy making, J. Britt Holbrook and Adam Briggle

Knowing and acting: The precautionary and proactionary principles in relation to policy making, J. Britt Holbrook and Adam Briggle | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Author Information: J. Britt Holbrook, Britt.Holbrook@unt.edu, and Adam Briggle, Adam.Briggle@unt.edu, University of North Texas Holbrook, J. Britt and Adam Briggle. 2013. "Knowing and acting: The ...
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