There's been a lot of crowing in Washington these past few days.
I used to work for an organization in London, whose vision was “education for a just and sustainable world.” In simpler terms, they wanted to get issues such as poverty reduction, climate change and fair trade incorporated within national curricula, which they called bringing a “global dimension” to education.
There has recently been some big news regarding treatment of malaria. First the good news.
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I’ve been blogging on my personal site (www.natedownthere.blogspot.com) for the past few years, reflecting on my experiences working and living in Angola, Chad and Myanmar, and traveling to a number of other countries, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and Haiti. I’ve written about my life in Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as topics related to international development and global health.
Hi everyone and welcome to Youthink! I'm excited to be part of the Youthink! blog, which I hope will be a wonderful way for all of us to share our ideas of how we see, and hopefully can shape, the world around us. I’ve been blogging on international politics, economics, and development on my personal site (http://blog.zzzeitgei.st/) with young scholars for some time. With my training in anthropology and development, much of my work and research is focused on issues facing young people throughout the world.
The biggest annual event on climate change recently took place in Pozna?, Poland. The goal of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) was to get participating countries to agree on a concrete plan of action, and pave the way toward reaching an agreement, so that the next meeting, in Copenhagen in December 2009, could bring negotiations to a close.
|Kiribati is the easternmost country in the world, and was the first country to enter into the year 2000.|