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Africa: an increasingly powerful post-2015 player?

Africa: an increasingly powerful post-2015 player? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
In the past few years, Africa’s economic self-confidence on the global stage has grown. A number of African countries are experiencing remarkable l... (#Africa increasingly a powerful #post2015 player?
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Fast Facts: Anti-corruption and Democratic Governance | UNDP

Fast Facts: Anti-corruption and Democratic Governance | UNDP | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Corruption undermines human development by diverting public resources to private gain and reducing access to public services. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals will largely depend on the quality of governance.
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Letter to Ukrainians: In defending your freedom, you are also defending the freedom of the people of Russia - Human Rights in Russia

Letter to Ukrainians: In defending your freedom, you are also defending the freedom of the people of Russia - Human Rights in Russia | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Working to provide information about human rights in Russia (Letter to Ukrainians by Russ..: In defending your freedom, you are also defending the freedom of the people of Russia
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Call for global action on e-scrap health issues

Call for global action on e-scrap health issues | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Global action and a holistic approach are needed to tackle the effects of electronics recycling on children's health, concludes a new study from the World Health Organisation and the United Nations University.
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MH370: Focus on deep ocean searches, new phase of operations to cost ... - The Star Online

MH370: Focus on deep ocean searches, new phase of operations to cost ... - The Star Online | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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Master in International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA

Master in International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Deadline: 15 December 2014 Open to: candidates of all nationalities Scholarship: tuition, stipend for housing and living expenses, support for internship (great #opportunity: #Master in #International #PeaceStudies-University of Notre Dame #USA
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Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: Briefing on the DRC - U.S. Politics Today

Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: Briefing on the DRC - U.S. Politics Today | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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MR. FEINGOLD: Well, we are so pleased, all of us in the U.S.
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Norway accused by Saudi Arabia of human rights violation

Norway accused by Saudi Arabia of human rights violation | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Talk about the pot calling the kettle black! Saudi Arabia has one of the world's worst human rights records. Homosexuality is illegal; they still execute people by beheading them, as well as stoning them, amputating limbs, and ...
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Why Free Media Matters | USAID Impact

Why Free Media Matters | USAID Impact | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Media independence has been tied to social stability, improved governance and reduced corruption, better health outcomes, faster economic growth and fewer famines.
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Young India Debates: Influence of social media in politics

In third show of the special series 'Young India Debates', CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle visits Manav Rachna International University in Faridabad and discusses the politics and social media with...
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Detention, killing of journalists leads to increased self censorship: NGOs - Daily News Egypt

Detention, killing of journalists leads to increased self censorship: NGOs - Daily News Egypt | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
CBC.ca Detention, killing of journalists leads to increased self censorship: NGOs Daily News Egypt Coinciding with World Press Freedom Day, local and international NGOs released reports detailing the violations and challenges faced in the Egyptian...
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Social Media as Tool for Disaster Management

Social Media as Tool for Disaster Management | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it

“SOCIAL MEDIA AS TOOL FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENTIntroductionIn recent times, information and communications technology have developed and changed dramatically. This is due largely to the advancement in...”


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John Kerry says Africa has “Natural Resources”, Therefore the US is a “Natural ... - Center for Research on Globalization

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Equatorial Guinea's oil exports and corruption has made the Obiang family one of the wealthiest families on the African continent.
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A Library For Easier Communication Between Apps Based on Type Without Needing URL Schemes

A Library For Easier Communication Between Apps Based on Type Without Needing URL Schemes | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Late last year I mentioned a library called IntentKit which allows you to create an interface for the user to choose which app they would like to use when connecting through url schemes to apps of ...
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The greatest threat to media freedom is our leaders’ inability to take a joke

The greatest threat to media freedom is our leaders’ inability to take a joke | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The news fraternity is celebrating World Press Freedom Day this week and all I can think about is fake news and how there isn’t enough of it to go around.
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On World Press Freedom Day, A Look at New Media’s Double-Edged Sword | Mediashift | PBS

On World Press Freedom Day, A Look at New Media’s Double-Edged Sword | Mediashift | PBS | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Saturday, May 3 was World Press Freedom Day. The following is a guest post from FreePress to mark the day.
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Post mortem: Press Freedom Day - Sun.Star

Post mortem: Press Freedom Day - Sun.Star | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Post mortem: Press Freedom Day Sun.Star THE culmination of the Cagayan de Oro leg on the Mindanao-wide observation of the World Press Freedom Day last Saturday ws signified by the participants and guests signing their names in a banner that shouts:...
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China sentences man to 10 years for spying - Washington Times

China sentences man to 10 years for spying - Washington Times | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
BBC News China sentences man to 10 years for spying Washington Times The newspaper said Li also gathered information about military bases in the southern province of Guangdong, home to China's southern fleet that oversees operations in the...
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Peace museum envisioned

Peace museum envisioned | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
RAISING THREE SONS during the Vietnam War turned Tony Junker into an anti-war activist. Countless other conflicts have kept him preaching peace since. But five decades of protest can get a bit...
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China mieville - multilateralism as terror international law

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Book review: “Closing Space: Democracy and Human Rights ...

Book review: “Closing Space: Democracy and Human Rights ... | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
“International support for democracy and human rights face a serious challenge”, Thomas Carothers and Saskia Brechenmacher argue in a new report published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Pressing on freedom

Pressing on freedom | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
A journalism student shares her thoughts on media killings, impunity, and press freedom in the Philippines (A journalism student shares her thoughts on media killings, impunity, and press freedom in the Philippines
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The 2014 Uganda Youth Empowerment Project!

The 2014 Uganda Youth Empowerment Project! | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Partner with us in raising $7k for youth enrichment projects in Uganda! Let's support tomorrow's leaders and make a positive impact for generations to come! (RT @GaiusCharles: 1 claimed. 4 left.
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Funding of Terror Network: 'Boko Haram got over N11bn to kill and maim' - Vanguard News

Funding of Terror Network: 'Boko Haram got over N11bn to kill and maim' - Vanguard News | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The Islamist group, Boko Haram, may have got over $70million between 2006 and 2011 for its insurgent activities in Nigeria which claimed lives, the most recent of which is the Friday Nyanya, Abuja bombing, from its sponsors.At a conservative...
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Malaysia ranks 92 on 2014 World Press Freedom Index

Malaysia ranks 92 on 2014 World Press Freedom Index | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Khalid Ibrahim said Malaysias position runs counter to the Prime Ministers promise to make Malaysia the worlds best democracy.
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