Wednesday, 25 April, 2018

Tag: Humanitarian

The Future Of Digital Dictatorships

The Future Of Digital Dictatorships

While Americans and Europeans debate whether the internet and social media are undermining democracy, a big question for many Chinese is whether cutting-edge technology strengthens autocratic rule. China’s government is embracing technologies to monitor its population. A national plan to develop artificial intelligence highlights its “irreplaceable role in effectively maintaining

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The World’s Most And Least Corrupt Countries Ranked

The World’s Most And Least Corrupt Countries Ranked

Transparency International has published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1996, annually ranking countries by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys. The CPI defines corruption as “the misuse of public power for private benefit.” The CPI currently ranks 176 countries “on a scale from 100 (very clean) to 0

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What Income Around The World Looks Like

What Income Around The World Looks Like

Gapminder Foundation is a non-profit venture registered in Stockholm, Sweden, that promotes sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels. They are a modern “museum” that helps make

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Charity Sex Scandal

Charity Sex Scandal

Charity Sex Scandal. UN staff have carried out thousands of rapes around the world, a former senior official has claimed. Andrew MacLeod, who was chief of operations at the UN’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre, said that “predatory” abusers used development jobs to get to vulnerable women and children. He estimated that

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The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2017

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2017

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2017. Global democracy has declined significantly over the last year, according to the latest edition of the Democracy Index. The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the UK-based company the Economist Intelligence Unit that intends to measure the state of democracy in 167 countries, of which 166 are sovereign

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New NIH Guidelines For Research On Humans

New NIH Guidelines For Research On Humans

New NIH Guidelines For Research On Humans. The National Institutes of Health has established sweeping new rules governing research conducted on humans, requiring scientists who receive federal funding to publicly disclose more of their research—and causing confusion and consternation at some institutions. The guidelines expand what constitutes a clinical trial

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