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Peacebuilding Initiatives of the Presbyterian Church in Post-Genocide Rwandan Society

Editors:
Célestin Nsengimana
ISBN:
978-2-88931-043-2
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 24
Publication:
2015
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Abstract:
The dilemma between the sermon of love and peace proclaimed in Rwanda by Churches and their failure to contribute to the prevention of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda brought the researcher to wonder whether the speech and actions of EPR as one of Protestant Churches in Rwanda, could have any impact on the human behaviour. Through that dilemma between the negative impact of the Church mission in the pregenocide Rwanda and its will to pursue the mission in the post-genocide era by contributing to the process of post-conflict peacebuilding, the research problem can be formulated as follows: Is there any effect of peacebuilding initiatives of the Presbyterian Church in the post-Genocide Rwandan society?

La gouvernance éthique des ressources en eaux transfrontalières. Le cas du lac Tanganyika en Afrique

Editors:
Lucien Wand'Arhasima
ISBN:
978-2-88931-29-6
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 25
Publication:
2015
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Le monde connaît plus de deux cents bassins internationaux. Cette étude rend compte des divers facteurs expliquant le retard à adopter une bonne gouvernance visant la conservation de la biodiversité dans la gestion des ressources en eaux transfrontalières du lac de Tanganyika, en République Démocratique du Congo. Ces observations indiquent les progrès indispensables en vue de gérer tous les bassins africains.

Sustainable Business Relations between China and Africa

Report on the Dialogue in South Africa 25-27 August 2014
 
ISBN:
978-2-88931-35-7
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 26
Publication:
2015
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The Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicsSA) conducted a survey in a number of African countries to gauge local perceptions towards Chinese Business in Africa. A three day dialogue between a delegation from China and Africa was organised after the survey. It provided a platform for in-depth discussions between a Chinese and an African delegation; this report includes many proposals how to improve business relations between China and Africa.

Etika dan Religiusitas Anti-Korupsi. Dari Konsep ke Praktek di Indonesia

Editors:
Nina Mariani Noor
ISBN:
978-2-88931-063-0
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 27
Publication:
2015
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The thirteen articles by students, academics and young professionals – mostly in Bahasa Indonesia – discussing about anti corruption ethics and religiosity from different aspects and point of views. These articles are from essay competition held by Globethics.net Indonesia in 2014 and from Globethics panel in International Graduate Students and Scholars in Indonesia 2014.

Globalisation of Concern III. Essays on Climate Justice, Education, Sustainability and Technology

Editors:
Aidan G. Msafiri
ISBN:
978-2-88931-098-2
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 32
Publication:
2016
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In this third collection of essays under the title of Globalisation of Concern, Aidan G. Msafiri addresses the pressing topical subjects of our time providing ethical orientations on the ethics of land justice and sustainability, the role and relevance of education and the developments of technology and cyberspace in societies. The Christian, African and global perspective of this book makes it an important source for students and decision-makers in all sectors of society. A book of reflection and hope.

Principles on Sharing Values across Cultures and Religions

Editors:
Globethics.net
ISBN:
978-2-940428-09-0
Series number:
Globethics.net Text No. 1
Publication:
2012
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In a time where different knowledge systems progress in close contact, sharing values effectively is crucial in order to steer clear of misunderstanding and conflict, and find common solutions to the most pressing issues affecting populations worldwide. Globethics.net, held its Third International Conference in 2009 on how to best share values across cultures and religions. Participants laid out the present methodological Principles for a truly transformative dialogue on values. These principles will hopefully inspire institutions and professionals in the field, as well as contribute to the global debate on interreligious and intercultural ethics.

Ethics in the Information Society: the Nine 'P's

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A Discussion Paper for the WSIS+10 Process 2013-2015
ISBN:
978-2-940428-34-2
Series number:
Globethics.net Text No. 4
Publication:
2013
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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: stueckelberger@globethics.net. Website: www.globethics.net.

Globethics.net Principles on Equality and Inequality for a Sustainable Economy

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Endorsed by the Global Ethics Forum 2014 with Results from Ben Africa Conference 2014
ISBN:
978-2-88931-025-8
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Globethics.net Text No. 5
Publication:
2015
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The Global Ethics Forum (GEF) Conference 2014 in Bangalore (India) called for more Equality in an Unequal World. The conference participants elaborated and endorsed in plenary sessions and eleven workgroups the following declaration on Principles on Equality and Inequality for a Sustainable Economy proposed by the Globethics.net.

Religions for Climate Justice International Interfaith. Statements 2008-2014

Editors:
Globethics.net
ISBN:
978-2-88931-006-7
Series number:
Globethics.net Text No. 3
Publication:
2014
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Religions and Faith communities on all continents are engaged for life and Climate Justice since many years. The common threat of humanity leads to clear interfaith calls to politicians to act more courageously. In this publication, nine international and interfaith statements from 2008 to September 2014 are collected.

CSR Report on Chinese Business Overseas Operations

Editors:
Liu Baocheng / Zhang Mengsha
ISBN:
978-2-88931-250-4
Series number:
Globethics.net China Ethics Series No. 8
Publication:
2018
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Abstract:
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to corporate behaviour that pro-actively meets the ethical expectations of the public and voluntarily contributes to the society. The global CSR movement yields numerous initiatives, standards and legislation. Owing to the need for development as well as the reform and opening-up policy, mounting Chinese enterprises are "going global" with large amounts of capital. Nevertheless, some foreign governments cast doubt on China's strategic intent, and the general public is dissatisfied with Chinese CSR performance. Chinese enterprises must strengthen their capacities regarding risk control, internal governance, public communication etc., so as to achieve mutual benefit with multi-stakeholders and build an image of responsible global citizenship.