null Newsletter No 8/2019 - The meaning of ethics


I am here, I stand for ethics

By Deivit Montealegre

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Today is the last day of our journey here at the International Workshop on 'Ethics Education - Strategy for Success' in Geneva, where we have been reflecting on ethics in higher education. Perhaps it is the most tiring day, or maybe the day when you expect to take home the results of our reflection.
However, this is a great moment to remind us why we are here and why we stand for Ethics in Higher Education.
I cannot talk about your reasons; I cannot speak for you. Nevertheless, what I certainly can do is to speak of my reasons and motivations.

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From disabling to enabling university and community

By Siti Syamsiyatun

I make this reflection by drawing from our previous events organized. One of the issues with ethical urgency that have been highlighted is the right of people with "disabilities" to enjoy decent life and access to education, especially to higher education.

Practising an ethics of hospitality

By Rudolf von Sinner

We have received so much hospitality in these days of Seminar and Board Meeting, for which I am very thankful, and decided to give some thoughts to hospitality as an important resource and reference for ethics.

Religious study in universities: a tool to develop the critical skill of tolerance

By Divya Singh

Higher education has been the path I have chosen to walk, and having spent almost 29 years in the sector I still keep finding myself thinking about what we can do and should do to better prepare our graduates to be more responsible and socially conscious citizens

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Indian Consultation on Ethics in Higher Education
When: 9 December 2019 
Where: Chennai, India

What: Conference 

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Course on ethics for teachers
Coming soon: Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development
This online course introduces you to Corporate Social Responsibility and its place in the world today. You will learn about the history, the different definitions and approaches, and the application of CSR within organisations.
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Book of the month: The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education
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Network Updates appoints a new Donor Relations and Strategic Partnerships Christine Housel Obiora Ike celebrating Global Ethics DayMen with bag - Think outside the bag new Donor Relations and Strategic Partnerships appointment
Christine Housel will be nurturing partnerships around the shared vision of building a more ethical world through ethics in higher education.
Global Ethics Day 2019 - a day to highlight ethics
As part of the 2019 Global Ethics Day celebrations,'s head office, regional offices and national contacts shared the importance of ethics.
First International Conference on Ethics in Higher Education in Latin America and the Catholic University of Argentina (la Universidad Católica Argentina, UCA) organised the First International Conference on 'Ethics as a transversal dimension in higher education: Challenges for Latin America' at UCA in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 21- 22 October 2019
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ACAP III National Workshops: A new paradigm shift in assets management, together with Bröt Fur die Welt and the local partners organised, two workshops on Strengthening Assets Management and Ethical Investment Capacities in Accra, Ghana (13-14 November) and Lusaka, Zambia (19-20 November).
Preparing Ethical Professions through Higher Education Conference
On 11–12 November 2019,, in partnership with the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), held an international conference on the theme of Preparing Ethical Professionals through Higher Education. The event was hosted at the university's Lang' ata Campus in Nairobi, Kenya.
Save Water Resources - water consultation in India
'Do not rob the life of next generation', said Mr Nallasamy, the President of the Indian Farmers Association, addressing the Consultation on Water Ethics organised by
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Blue Ethics: Ethical Perspectives on Sustainable, Fair Water Resources Use and ManagementHigher Education in Crisis: Sustaining Quality Assurance and Innovation in Research Through Applied Ethics

Blue Ethics: Ethical Perspectives on Sustainable, Fair Water Resources Use and Management
For many policy makers, urban managers, water experts, technicians or activists, ethical perspectives in water management are not important or do not bring any added value. A debate seems to be locked between those stressing mainly the right of access to water for all and those who cannot go beyond economic realism.

Higher Education in Crisis: Sustaining Quality Assurance and Innovation in Research Through Applied Ethics
Education in Ethics, if acquired, increases the value chain of any nation because Education founded on values brings values-driven-principles into the heart of humans. We are, however, aware of the gap in values transmission from one generation to the next.
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Changing Frontiers of Ethics in Finance: Ethics & Trust in Finance Global Prize Awards 2012-2017Diritti dell'uomo e società democratica

Changing Frontiers of Ethics in Finance: Ethics & Trust in Finance Global Prize Awards 2012-2017
The book "Changing Frontiers of Ethics in Finance" offers this crucial knowledge to the international financial actors, and I believe will impact international finance.— Tamar Frankel, Professor of Law Emerita, Boston University School of Law. 

Diritti dell'uomo e società democratica
Nei diritti dell'uomo convergono le aspirazioni e le rivendicazioni fondamentali dell'etica sociale pubblica" affermava Giovanni Paolo II° ed è ciò che questo testo cerca di mettere a fuoco attraverso il rapporto sistemico dei diritti e la statura e la soggettualità dei loro attori che si traduce nel quotidiano in un'etica pubblica intesa come la coscienza sociale della collettività ; una coscienza che nasce dalla tensione fra i diritti e la loro effettività per ridefinire la vita pubblica in funzione della capacità di vivere insieme.
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