Global Agenda

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First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Migration on the Global Agenda

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.As the International Organization for Migration and the Migration Policy Institute launch the tenth “Issue in Brief” in Bangkok today, IOM Regional Director ... [Published AlertNet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

1,500 World Leaders, Pioneers and Experts Volunteer to Tackle Global Challenges

GENEVA, Switzerland -- The following information was released by the World Economic Forum in Davos:A new term begins this week for the World Economic Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils, which mobilizes some 1,500 globally recognized leaders to ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A revolution, sparked by online reviews

If the French capital is no longer Europe’s rudest city, we can perhaps thank the growth of online rating tools, such as TripAdvisor.“Bonjour Monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?” asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel. I immediately wonder ... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

1,500 world leaders, pioneers and experts volunteer to tackle global challenges

The make up the world’s largest volunteer network of experts. Every two years the network brings together leaders, pioneers and experts from business, government, international organizations, academia and civil society to provide innovative thinking on ... [Published World Economic Forum - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Indian woman to lead prestigious German research institute

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) India born Amrita Narlikar, presently with the University of Cambridge, has been named the new president of the world renowned German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: Palestinian, Egyptian Commentators Argue about Gaza War

IDF: Mortar Shell Fired From Gaza Hits IsraelDefense/SecurityFIBA Allows Muslim Religious Head CoveringsGlobal AgendaHamas Arrests Terrorists Responsible for Mortar Fire ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meeting the challenge of diversity

The latest views on the new roles of leadership and the changing issues leaders are facing are two of the themes that entrepreneur Yoshito Hori is keen to check on at this year’s Summer Davos conference.The dean of Globis Management School and managing ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Global Agenda: Centrifugal

As if the world did not have enough on its plate, as if barbarous terrorism in the Middle East and the reemergence of Russian territorial ambitions in Eastern Europe was not enough to be getting on with, a new and wholly unexpected threat – a genuine ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Politics of Advocacy: Setting and Vetting the Global Agenda

A U.N. conference this year on fully autonomous weapons, or “killer robots,” raises the question: Why do some issues and not others attract global policy attention? This article explores the channels through which humanitarian concerns are guided from ... [Published World Politics Review: Articles - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Global Agenda: Far too much of a good thing

I recently read in an item written in a usually reliable blog that “China consumed more cement in 2011-2012 than the United States used in the whole of the 20th century.”There was no source given for this remarkable fact/statistic, and therefore its ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Political liberation a thing of the past

The younger generation needs to drive an agenda of economic liberation rather than political freedom.Wallis was one of the panelists at the New Social Covenant debate. PHOTOS: World Bank/WikipediaThis is according to a panel discussion on the World Economic ... [Published CNBC Africa - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Global agenda: Ideas and idols

Seven years ago, as the “limited,” “contained” subprime crash of 2006-07 morphed into the much larger and infinitely more dangerous global financial crisis of 2007-08, a whole generation of young people made a shocking discovery.Tens of thousands of ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]

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...academia and international organizations are full of experts who can, when brought together, achieve a critical mass of insight," she said. "In technology, sustainability and governance, the world is full of ideas – many of them excellent. Unfortunately, the capacity to build consensus and to roll out effective programmes is much rarer."
...Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who was visiting India last week, congratulated Narlikar on her selection as GIGA's new president, saying: "With her selection, an excellent scholar with noteworthy international expertise will lead the research institute" , which, he said, has been making significant contributions to the formulation of German foreign policy for 50 years
"Human rights defenders play a critical role in promoting the rights of everyone in Pakistan society,” Mustafa Qadri, Amnesty International’s Pakistan researcher, said in a"
Rowlands said that Monsanto's investment in Ukraine "could rise to $300 million within several years. Does Ukrainian agriculture want to totally rely on the success or failure of one US-based company?"

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Migration on the Global Agenda [Published AlertNet - Sep 19 2014]
1,500 World Leaders, Pioneers and Experts Volun... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 18 2014]
A revolution, sparked by online reviews [Published Livemint.com - Sep 18 2014]
1,500 World Leaders, Pioneers and Experts Volun... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 18 2014]
Coherence in the Post-2015 Development Agenda [Published ICTSD - Sep 17 2014]
1,500 world leaders, pioneers and experts volun... [Published World Economic Forum - Sep 17 2014]
Lions Festivals CEO to share insights at a Lear... [Published Marketing Update - Sep 17 2014]
Indian woman to lead prestigious German researc... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 17 2014]
Watch: Palestinian, Egyptian Commentators Argue... [Published Israel National News - Sep 17 2014]
Meeting the challenge of diversity [Published Japan Times - Sep 15 2014]
STATS | Operational Efficiency is Key Area for ... [Published Accenture - Sep 13 2014]
Great minds attracted to G20 Brisbane Global Cafe [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Sep 13 2014]
Malala Yousafzai Attackers Arrested, Pakistan A... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 12 2014]
Global Agenda: Centrifugal [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 11 2014]
Ukraine opens up for Monsanto, land grabs and GMOs [Published Ecologist - Sep 11 2014]
Baby Shaking Case: Father Convicted of Killing ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 11 2014]
A Framework for Sustainable Security Systems [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 11 2014]
...more» [Published NorthFulton.com - Sep 10 2014]
How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare? [Published The Beef Site - Sep 10 2014]
Male Allies Wanted for Post-2015 Global Agenda [Published Womens Enews - Sep 10 2014]
Launch of UNCTAD#s Trade and Development Report... [Published Newswit.com - Sep 09 2014]
The Politics of Advocacy: Setting and Vetting t... [Published World Politics Review: Articles - Sep 09 2014]
Shift Questions: A workshop for entrepreneurs [Published Leader.co.za - Sep 08 2014]
Toronto Proud to Host the Second Annual Global ... [Published Tamar Securities - Sep 08 2014]
The promises and pitfalls of mHealth [Published HealthCareIT News - Sep 08 2014]
The World PR Forum goes public [Published My Press Release - Sep 08 2014]
Virgin Disruptors panellists revealed [Published Virgin Group - Sep 08 2014]
Connections and coherence in a universal Post-2... [Published ICTSD - Sep 05 2014]
Global Agenda: Far too much of a good thing [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 04 2014]
U.S. government bullied Vietnam into keeping GM... [Published Natural News - Sep 04 2014]
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A Framework for Sustainable Security Systems [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 11 2014]
The Global Agenda Council on Social Security Systems is committed to find solutions to ensure an individuals lifetime financial security. The second edition of this compendium is a part of an ongoing conversation addressing the social security challenges ...
The Politics of Advocacy: Setting and Vetting t... [Published World Politics Review: Articles - Sep 09 2014]
A U.N. conference this year on fully autonomous weapons, or “killer robots,” raises the question: Why do some issues and not others attract global policy attention? This article explores the channels through which humanitarian concerns are guided from ...
How competitive is S.Africa's economy? [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - Aug 29 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1okXjlRrAc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;How competitive is S.Africa's economy? In line with its mission statement of committing to improving the ...
WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new socia... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - Aug 29 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOhvH16xtKk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;WEF Global Agenda Council - Unpacking new social covenant's key deliverables In line with its mission statement ...
"The Financial System Is Vulnerable," NYFed Ask... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 21 2014]
When a tin-foil-hat-wearing blog full of digital dickweeds suggest the dollar's reserve currency status is at best diminishing , it is fobbed off as yet another conspiracy theory (yet to be proved conspiracy fact) too horrible to imagine for the status ...
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