The Problem of Freedom and Civil Society

Although San Agustin (354-430) is the first author to deal more or less generally with the issue of civil society, it is not until the 19th century (within a panorama characterized by an accelerated scientific and technical development) that its model concept originated, which was conceived by the Prussian philosopher Hagel (1772-1831), who, in addition… [Read More]

Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril: Threats and Responses Across the World

[MUSIC PLAYING] Everybody, I know it's a Friday It's been a long week and this is the last mile, but you're all here for what I think is a very exciting event, this panel on Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril My name is Patrick Keller I'm a professor in the department of sociology,… [Read More]

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The role of civil Society Activits in Combatting Violent Extermism (Special Report)

Violent extremism is almost the term adopted by international bodies, especially the United Nations It has emerged for quite some time for more than two decades It refers to ideas and movement that adopt armed extremism Violent extremism is a very important issue, at least socially, because it is a form of assault It carries… [Read More]

Yetu Top Tips for Civil Society Fundraisers

The Yetu Initiative is a community of impactful Civil Society Organisations in Kenya We understand than fundraising sometimes can be difficult and that's why we've created this list of top tips to help you succeed Number 1: determine one specific project with your clear goals 2: Create a fundraising team and set clear roles and… [Read More]

Poverty in India | Wikipedia audio article

Poverty is a significant issue in India, despite being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, clocked at a growth rate of 711% in 2015, and a sizable consumer economy The World Bank reviewed and proposed revisions on May 2014 to its poverty calculation methodology and purchasing power parity basis for measuring poverty worldwide… [Read More]

Civil Society | Yascha Mounk: How do we save democracy? | March 29, 2018.

[music] Yascha Mounk: But what we've seen over the last 20, 25 years is that nationalism is not going away as a political force And so I think it's a half-domesticated animal If you leave it to its own devices, the worst kinds of people are gonna come in In the United States, they tend… [Read More]

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Poverty | Wikipedia audio article

Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements Absolute poverty, extreme poverty, or destitution refers to the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs such as food, clothing and… [Read More]

A world without poverty – is that possible?

A world without poverty – is that possible? Yes! Because the 2030 Agenda aims to eradicate absolute poverty by 2030 Key to this is access to renewable energy Among other things it can be used for the production of food or simply to bring light into remote households Exemplary for a sustainable energy production is… [Read More]

How a Bicycle is Leading One Girl Out of Poverty

(ourbetterworldorg) When I was younger, like 10 years old, I picked up cycling (an Our Better World story) (by Anshul Tiwari) (POWERED BY SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION) I want to study and grow up to be a doctor So we don't have to live in poverty anymore No one in my family has been to school… [Read More]

Nigerian Poverty Situation

did you know Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the seventh most populous country in the world with an estimated population of above 190 million one in every five African is a Nigerian did you know fewer than one hundred and twelve million Nigerians now live below poverty levels as global Poor hits 1… [Read More]