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Ethics is about life and it matters

Ethics is about life. It is the study and discipline for rational beings to know the distinction between good and evil. Ethics is about doing the right thing, making the right choices, protecting the common good, promoting good behaviour and avoiding harm. Ethics...   Читать еще »

Fragility and Accountability

  People of different races, cultures, religions, nationalities have some specific ways to depict collective memories of important events deemed crucial to their lives. Certain historical moments are remembered by...   Читать еще »

The role of communities in tackling AIDS-related stigma

AIDS remains one of the most destructive epidemics in history, accounting for 690'000 deaths in 2019 alone. Every single week, 5500 young women become infected with HIV, and in Sub-Saharan Africa, five in six new infections is among adolescents girls aged 15-19. The disease burden is huge,...   Читать еще »

The War in Artsakh and its Global Impact

Photo: Military Conflict in the Caucasus / Adobe Stock Photos On 27 September 2020, the Republic of Azerbaijan attacked the Armenian Republic of Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh), which is under the...   Читать еще »

The 3 pronged approach of the Commonwealth of Learning to COVID-19

Photo:  https://www.col.org/programmes/technology-enabled-learning/ict-youth-employability-uganda The following reflection was given by Professor Asha Kanwar, President and CEO of the Commonwealth...   Читать еще »

COVID-19 brings to light the need for open access books

“Now more than ever, at a time when globally most schools are closed... with more than 1.5 billion learners and students affected worldwide... and people obliged to stay at home... the power of books can be leveraged to combat...   Читать еще »

After the Corona Virus Hopes and Lessons from the Ashes of World War II

The birth of the United Nations, the European Union, the Marshall Plan and the end of the era of slavery and colonisation Undoubtedly, life will be different from now on, hopefully. We are all part of the ongoing...   Читать еще »

Coping with COVID-19 in Kenya: A slow start to high alert

  The first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was reported in Kenya on 13 March 2020 just two days after the World Health Organisation declared it a pandemic. This fact made Kenya the first East African country to report a case of coronavirus in the region. Since then, the...   Читать еще »

COVID 19: Refections on the Philippine Response

The Department of Health responded to the spread of COVID-19 by coordination with the World Health Organization, local hospitals, and local governments, and engagement with new and traditional media. The government responded with a graduated community quarantine (initially labelled “enhanced,”...   Читать еще »

10 Commandments for Responsible Pastoral Reactions to the Corona-Crisis

Cet article est également disponible en français . 10 Commandments for Responsible Pastoral Reactions to the Corona-Crisis 1. Let not your heart be overcome by fear John 16,33: In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”...   Читать еще »
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