Genocide Convention: 9 December 1948.

Featured Image: Photo by Pixabay on Pexels By Dr. Rene Wadlow. Genocide Convention: 9 December 1948.An Unused but not Forgotten Standard of World Law. Genocide is the most extreme consequence of racial discrimination and ethnic hatred. Genocide has as its aim the destruction, wholly or
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Richard St. Barbe Baker: The Life of the Forests

Featured Image. Photo by Matt Artz on Unsplash. By Rene Wadlow. Today, there is a growing awareness that cooperation is required to protect and manage integrated ecosystems which cross national frontiers.  This is particularly important in the case of forest management.  Trans-frontier conservation cooperation, in which two
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Edmond Privat: The Inner Light.

Featured Image: Esperanto World Congress, Vienna 1924. Prominent group of participants, from left to right: Lidia Zamenhof, Edmond Privat, Klara Zamenhof (1924). By Unknown authorUnknown author, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. 17 August is the birth anniversary of Edmond Privat in 1889
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Rex Tugwell: Planning and Action for Rural Reconstruction.

Featured Image:  Rexford G. Tugwell, administrator, Resettlement Administration. Rex Tugwell (1891 – 1979 )  active in the world citizenship movement, was an economist and an advocate of government planning. Back to Nature As world-wide climate change has made the issues of land use,
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Peacebuilding and the Transformation of Education.

Featured Image: Image by Ian Ingalula from Pixabay. The United Nations is preparing a Transforming Education Summit; to be held in New York on 19 September;  during the General Assembly. A preliminary Summit is being held at UNESCO in Paris 28-30 June.  This
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Arnold Toynbee: A World Citizens view of challenge and response.

Featured Image: Arnold Toynbee. By Atyyahesir, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975)  was a historian, a philosopher of history, and an advisor on the wider Middle East to the British Government.  Already a specialist in Greece and the
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Oliver P. Richmond and Henry F. Carey (Eds); Subcontracting Peace.

Featured Image: Prof. Oliver Richmond By Arianit, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. The Challenges of the NGO Peacebuilding (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2005, 267pp.) As Kim Reimann writes in this useful overview of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the peacebuilding field; “In
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A Step Forward in the U.N.’s Efforts Against Rape as a Weapon of War.

Featured Image: Photo by Stewart Munro on Unsplash. On Tuesday, 23 April 2019; the United Nations Security Council voted for resolution N° 2467; concerning the use of rape as a weapon in times of armed conflict.  This resolution builds on an earlier resolution of 24 June
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