Alexandre Marc: Con-federalism, Cultural Renewal and Trans-frontier Cooperation

Alexandre Marc ; (19 January 1904 – 22 February 2000) was born as Alexandre Markovitch Lipiansky in Odessa, Russia in 1904.  He later simplified his name by dropping Lipiansky; (which his sons have reclaimed) and modifying his father’s first name to Marc;
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Conscience: The Inner Voice of the Higher Self.

by Rene Wadlow. The United Nations has designated 5 April as The International Day of Conscience. The first celebration is this year 2020. An awakened conscience is essential to meeting the challenges; which face humanity today as we move into the World
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Abraham H. Maslow. Cultural-Bridge-builder through Psychology

Abraham Maslow was a US professor of psychology, most of his career at Brandeis University in Massachusetts.(1)  Maslow’s writings cover a wide range from an early interest in anthropology to his later applications of humanistic psychology to business and education. His mature
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Internationl Day of Happiness.

20 March is the U.N.-designated Internationl Day of Happiness.  Each year since 2013 the Day has a special theme.  2020 is “Happiness Together: focusing on what we have in common rather than what divides us.”    The Association of World Citizens (AWC)
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The Spiritual and Socialist Start of International Women’s Day

8 March is the International Day of Women;  and thus a time to highlight the specific role of women in local, national and world society. International Women’s Day was first proposed by Clara Zetkin (1857-1933) at the Second International Conference of Socialist
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Libya: The Fairy Godmothers hoping to bless a new State Structure meet in Berlin.

by Rene Wadlow. The Fairy Godmothers of world politics met in Berlin,  on 19 January 2020 to assist at the birth of a State structure arising,  from the currently deeply divided factions of Libya: German Chancellor,  Angela Merkel and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio
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Eileen Babbitt and Ellen Luts (Eds.) Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Context

(Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2009, 397pp.) Eileen Babbitt and Ellen Lutz have made an important contribution to world citizen diplomacy.   As they point out “To prevent wars and massive human rights violations and rebuild societies in their aftermath;  an approach
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Teilhard de Chardin: The Noosphere and Evolution toward World Unity

Why do we hesitate to open our hearts to the call of the world within us, to the sense of the earth. By  ‘sense of the earth’;  we mean here the passionate sense of common destiny that draws the thinking fraction of
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A Framework for Action by Citizens of the World

New Challenges and Responses: The United Nations. 2019  is in the process of becoming an important year in the emerging world society. The United Nations has a new Secretary General and is in the process of evaluating its priorities. Likewise, Non-governmental organization
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Professor John Trent. United Nations Reform and NGO Action

John E. Trent sets out there are times; often in the early period of the coming of a new Secretary-General of the United Nations; when there are discussions of structural changes in the U.N. We are in such a period today, and
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