Exploring ethical orientation in everyday life, in political-economic developments and in spiritual questions: This is what these 111 short texts intend to stimulate. They include seven clusters of themes: Creation, meaning and the senses; Good and evil, virtue and vice; Life, energy and being human; Relationships, love and sexuality; Poverty, wealth and justice; Economics, Politics and Globalisation; Faith, church and spirituality. The texts are rooted in Christian ethics. At the same time, they are intended as an invitation to interreligious openness and cooperation with all people of good will. To live out one's own values, to respect other values and to strengthen common global values: Let us dance this dance of life, together with the whole of creation!
The very notion of Chinese civil society could be a subject of controversy: media control, social inequality, judicial independence are hitherto a subject of critical scrutiny. Although conventional media (newspaper, radio and TV) has been under grip by the Chinese communist party, e-participation (micro-blogs, Chinese netizens) has made its way into every corner of China, unlike in other socialist countries such as North Korea and Cuba. Despite the ambivalence of government attitudes at different stages, the positive role of civil organizations has been repeatedly affirmed by various documents and political leaders in China. The paradigm of Chinese NGOs is experiencing an efflorescence. It is too early to foretell in which trajectory they shall evolve. However, one thing is certain: they are growing and reconfiguring, but they do not have to, nor might they ever, meet the standard definition in the liberal western textbook.
Droit des affaires en Afrique subsaharienne et économie planétaire
Le XXIe siècle est marqué par la mondialisation, un phénomène qui a des conséquences politiques, diplomatiques et financières. Des sommets internationaux sont mobilisés vers la conquête des matières premières de tous genres et en tous lieux, et ce, par des techniques contractuelles complexes combinant parfois le financement et la réalisation d'infrastructures en contreparties d'exploitation des ressource. Ce travail répond aux préoccupations des acteurs économiques africains et constitue un ouvrage de référence pour toute personne intéressée à approfondir ses connaissances en droit international dans le cadre des échanges internationaux et transnationaux.
The New CEC: The Churches' Engagement with a Changing Europe
In 2014 the Conference of European Churches celebrated a historic merger with the Church and Society Commission, bringing together two of the oldest and broadest ecumenical organisations in Europe. Now at this turning point, in the midst of an ever-changing Europe, CEC must articulate a new vision for its future. In a series of inspiring and relevant essays, leaders from the church and the world of European politics offer insight into what it means to be a Conference of European Churches in 21st century Europe.
Legal ethics and professionalism are at the core of legal practice. Advocates must know the requirements of the profession. In addition, being an ethical and professional advocate is about more than following rules. The ethical path a lawyer chooses defines their career and identity. This book is written with both the law student and the legal practitioner in mind. It offers a series of topical chapters addressing matters essential to professional advocacy. Topics range from the advocate-client relationship to judicial ethics. The authors raise cutting edge issues and look forward to future challenges.
La nécesssité de concilier deux réalités juridiques, à savoir le maintien de l'ordre public en réprimant les auteurs d'actes asociaux et le respect des droits essentiels des détenus, a conduit, depuis la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, à l'adoption de multiples instruments visant à règlementer la privation de liberté. Le présent recueil couvre les principaux instruments juridiques internationaux - universels et régionaux africains - relatifs à la détention en Afrique.
(Six essential parts of Chinese ethical research findings have been collected within two volumes (here Vol. 1), including ethics of market economy, business ethics as a discipline, values of business ethics, justice and environmental ethics, ethics of integrity and corporate social responsibility.)
Ethics in the Information Society: the Nine 'P's
A Discussion Paper for the WSIS+10 Process 2013-2015
The global ethics network Globethics.net calls in this discussion paper for value-based decisions and actions for the development of information, communication and knowledge. It is based on seven core values: equity, freedom, care and compassion, participation, sharing, sustainability and responsibility. These values are exemplified on nine core topics of the information and knowledge society, the "Nine P's": principles, participation, people, profession, privacy, piracy, protection, power and policy. The Globethics.net Board of Foundation discussed and acknowledged the issue paper on 5 May 2013. Globethics.net invites all interested and concerned persons and institutions to discuss it and send their feedback and proposals for improvements to the Executive Director Christoph Stückelberger: email@example.com. Website: www.globethics.net.