Sunday, 24 February, 2019

Category: Humanity

Inspiring Peace Initiatives: SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND

Inspiring Peace Initiatives: SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND

Search for Common Ground (or SFCG) is an international non-profit organization operating in 36 countries whose mission is to transform the way the world deals with conflict away from adversarial approaches toward cooperative solutions. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Brussels, Belgium, with the majority of its 600 employees based in field offices around the world including in Africa, Asia, Europe,

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The Math Behind Successful Relationships

The Math Behind Successful Relationships

Nearly 30 years ago, a mathematician and a psychologist teamed up to explore one of life’s enduring mysteries: What makes some marriages happy and some miserable? The psychologist, John Gottman, wanted to craft a tool to help him better counsel troubled couples. The mathematician, James Murray, specialized in modelling biological processes. It

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Call For Retraction Of 400 Scientific Papers

Call For Retraction Of 400 Scientific Papers

A world-first study has called for the mass retraction of more than 400 scientific papers on organ transplantation, amid fears the organs were obtained unethically from Chinese prisoners. The Australian-led study exposes a widespread failure of English language medical journals to comply with international ethical standards in place to ensure

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Democracy In Retreat: Freedom In The World 2019

Democracy In Retreat: Freedom In The World 2019

Since the early 1970s, the pro-democracy non-profit Freedom House, founded in 1941 to mobilize American public opinion against Nazism, has published an annual survey evaluating political freedoms and civil liberties in countries around the world. Using 25 indicators, including electoral processes, individual rights and the rule of law, nations are

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Europe’s Ten Best Value For Money City Breaks

Europe’s Ten Best Value For Money City Breaks

Kraków is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century. Kraków was the official capital of Poland until 1596 and has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, economic, cultural and artistic life. Cited

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