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Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt?

Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

As the climate shifts, rivers will both flood and dry up more often, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Shortages are especially likely in parts of the world already strapped for water, so political scientists expect feuds will become even more intense. To track disputes worldwide, researchers at Oregon State University spent a decade building a comprehensive database of international exchanges—-both conflicts and alliances—over shared water resources. They found that countries often begin disputes belligerently but ultimately reach peaceful agreements. Says Aaron Wolf, the geographer who leads the project, “For me the really interesting part is how even Arabs and Israelis, Indians and Pakistanis, are able to resolve their differences and find a solution.”


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Ma. Caridad Benitez's curator insight, June 19, 2014 9:44 AM

El bien más preciado.  El recurso agotable más subvalorado del planeta. 

Adilson Camacho's curator insight, June 20, 2014 2:50 PM

Questões políticas... 

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, June 21, 2014 11:01 AM

Add water to geography education curriculum? You better believe it. The crisis of the 21st century is and will be water.  

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Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop" - YouTube

The final part of Martin Luther King's last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, King was assas...

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Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, January 21, 11:53 AM

Parte final del Discurso del Pastor Martin Luther King un día antes de morir asesinado.

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Majority of UK’s most influential had independent school education – survey - Academicis

Majority of UK’s most influential had independent school education – survey - Academicis | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Debrett’s 500 list reveals more than 40% went to fee-paying schools, confirming lack of diversity and showing trend of Britain becoming ‘less meritocratic’ The Debrett’s 500 list includes, from top left, the Prince of Wales, Russell Brand, vlogger-turned-author...
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Civil Society Groups Oppose Mugabe as Next AU President

Civil Society Groups Oppose Mugabe as Next AU President | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Civil society organizations are opposing the likely election of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as the next president of the African Union. African leaders are expected to elect the 90-year-ol...
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DEVELOPMENT OF RUARAL AGRICULTURAL MOBILE INFORMATION SYSTEM (RAMIS) FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ICT applications across the developing world that support agricultural development use radio, the Internet and increasingly, cell phones. Cell phone networks have opened up information flows to millions of rural communities.
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Sub-Saharan Africa needs 350000 teachers annually —UNDP - The Punch

Sub-Saharan Africa needs 350000 teachers annually —UNDP - The Punch | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The United Nations Development Programme has said that sub-Saharan Africa needs no fewer than 350,000 new teachers annually. This, the UNDP said, would enable
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Press Freedom Index - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Press Freedom Index - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Each report reflects the situation during a specific period. The year of the report is the year the report was released and reflects events in the prior year. So, for example, the 2009 report was published in October 2009 and reflects events between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009.

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Kenya, China Partnership to Focus On Industrialisation

Kenya, China Partnership to Focus On Industrialisation | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
China's engagement with Kenya is set to expand with a new focus on industrial development and technology transfer.
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Can Ethiopia’s Resource Wealth Contribute to its Growth and Transformation?

Can Ethiopia’s Resource Wealth Contribute to its Growth and Transformation? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A recent report and discussion forum explored the benefits and challenges of developing the country’s natural resources.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Amazing! 74 Infographics for Teacher-Librarians | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

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4Us Chart to improve your presenting and Influencing Skills

4Us Chart to improve your presenting and Influencing Skills | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

There are HBR articles, several blogs, TED videos and much more but I wasn't able to find what I was looking for. Perfect opportunity for a blogger, isn't it? So here is my suggestion to improve your presenting & influencing skills.


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Transformational Leadership for the e-Social World | Don Peppers | LinkedIn

Transformational Leadership for the e-Social World | Don Peppers | LinkedIn | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

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Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks

Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The human ingenuity within any organisation are it's greatest competitive advantage. Yet according to the latest statistics, over half of todays workers are disengaged . When leaders are committed and actively working to engage, inspire and embolden – they unleash untapped potential and raise the bar not just on productivity, but on the value their organization contributes to all stakeholders.

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Evoluo's curator insight, January 25, 6:37 AM

Ce siècle verra-t-il la fin de l'autoritarisme ? I mean it !

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Be courageous and allow real change.

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Líderes comprometidos..Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks | @scoopit via @eddebainbridge http://sco.lt/...

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Israel: Serious Abuse of Thai Farmworkers - YouTube

(Jerusalem, January 21, 2015) – Thai agricultural workers in Israel face serious labor rights abuses because Israeli authorities are failing to enforce their...
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A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education

A 60 Seconds Guide to The Use of Blogging in Education | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A few months ago Educational Technology and Mobile Learning posted a detailed guide on how Teachers can Use Blogging in Education. We are glad this post has received a wide interaction from...

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SLS Guernsey's curator insight, January 23, 3:43 AM

Blogging is a really important tool to help with literacy skills. Give it a try.

Denis Lundie's curator insight, January 23, 7:18 AM

Writing for the web, in all forms, is an essential communication skill. All languages should teach the techniques and rules that apply to writing for the web.

Dênia Falcão's curator insight, January 23, 12:37 PM

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Mujuru's fall from Grace continues - Independent Online

Mujuru's fall from Grace continues - Independent Online | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
South Africa's Premier Online News Source. Discover the world of IOL, News South Africa, Sport, Business, Financial, World News, Entertainment, Technology, Motoring, Travel, Property, Classifieds & more.
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Zimbabwe: Mutasa Steals Party Documents

Zimbabwe: Mutasa Steals Party Documents | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
FORMER Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Cde Didymus Mutasa reportedly stole all party documents and files from the office he was using, which his lawyers used to prepare an application expected to be filed at the High Court in Harare today.
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'Uncoordinated Deconfliction' in Syria: A Recipe to Contain, Not Defeat, ISIS

'Uncoordinated Deconfliction' in Syria: A Recipe to Contain, Not Defeat, ISIS | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
If Washington continues to bomb ISIS while sidestepping the question of Assad's future, Syria may wind up partitioned between jihadist and Iranian-backed forces.
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Zimbabwe's First Lady seeks to control more land - Worcester Telegram

Zimbabwe's First Lady seeks to control more land - Worcester Telegram | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (AP) - In 2000, Timon Shava was a hero of Zimbabwe's land reform program when he joined hundreds of other landless peasants in a wave of land seizures and evictions of white farmers.
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Political Players In Nigeria Must Respect Ecowas Protocols – COYLIB

Political Players In Nigeria Must Respect Ecowas Protocols – COYLIB | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Political Players In Nigeria Must Respect Ecowas Protocols – COYLIB
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Tension between urban and rural interests in development and beyond

Tension between urban and rural interests in development and beyond | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
By Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Seferihisar, Turkey Local governments: first line of defence against the most critical issues of humankind It is said that cities were first founded to meet people’s need fo...
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The importance of Social Presence in Online Courses

The importance of Social Presence in Online Courses | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

To me, Social Presence depends a lot on how participants choose to take part in an online course. Of course, it also depends on the opportunities of interaction provided during the course.


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asli telli's curator insight, January 24, 12:09 PM

A different approach to social presence in online work...

nicolaperry's curator insight, January 26, 4:13 AM

This is so important for distance learning and too many people seem reluctant to do it.

Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, Today, 2:01 AM

La importancia de la presencia social en los cursos en línea

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6 Leadership Theories to define Effectiveness of Leaders

6 Leadership Theories to define Effectiveness of Leaders | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
By Bhudeb Chakrabarti Leadership is the projection of personality; It is combination of persuasion, compulsion and example that makes other people to do what the leader wants them to do. ~ Field-Ma...

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kelvinsmim's curator insight, December 15, 2014 2:33 AM

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Who Needs Rebels at Work?

Who Needs Rebels at Work? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
By Carmen Medina "I promise to read the book and make sure to keep it from all the people in my group. Last thing I need are rebels." The above is a genuine reaction we received from a longstanding friend about our new book "Rebels at Work: A Handbook for Leading Change [...]

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donhornsby's curator insight, January 14, 2:51 PM

Rehabilitating your Troublemakers. Corporate leaders may worry that Rebels at Work will create gangs of rebellious employees (cue Les Miserables). But the reality is rebels are already inside your corporate gates and increasingly unhappy. Many of them have the potential to become positive forces for your organization — to become good rebels. For that to happen, however, employees need different skills and managers need more effective ways of managing individuals who think differently.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 14, 8:08 PM

But rebelling is not just about rebelling. It is about changing the way things are done and the paradigm within which it is done. Retaining neo-colonial and patriarchal ways does not change anything.

 

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Joe Boutte's curator insight, January 16, 8:12 AM

Rebels who still understand the vision of the organization and find new ways to stir the pot and innovative approaches to achieving the objectives are needed in every organization.

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Child Brides in Tanzania - YouTube

Child marriage in Tanzania limits girls’ access to education and exposes them to serious harms. Human Rights Watch documented how child marriage severely cur...
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