Confronting the Challenges of the 21st Century by Joseph Rotblat

By Joseph Rotblat

In September 1999, scientists and students from worldwide, excited by lowering the risk of armed clash and looking cooperative recommendations to international difficulties, met less than the auspices of the Pugwash meetings, the Nobel-Prize-winning association. The court cases take care of a extensive variety of concerns, together with: a nuclear-weapon-free global; rising safety threats; improvement; setting; and overseas governance.

Show description

Read or Download Confronting the Challenges of the 21st Century PDF

Similar curricula books

Curriculum and Imagination: Process Theory, Pedagogy and Action Research

Curriculum and mind's eye describes another ‘process’ version for designing constructing, enforcing and comparing curriculum, suggesting that curriculum will be designed by way of specifying an instructional approach which incorporates key ideas of process. This entire and authoritative e-book: bargains a pragmatic and theoretical plan for curriculum-making with out targets indicates curriculum should be top deliberate and constructed in school point via lecturers adopting an motion learn function enhances the spirit and truth of a lot of the instructing career this day, embracing the truth that there's a measure of instinct and important judgement within the paintings of educators offers empirical facts on academics’ human values.

Teaching and learning proof across the grades: a K-16 perspective

A Co-Publication of Routledge for the nationwide Council of academics of arithmetic (NCTM) in recent times there was elevated curiosity within the nature and position of facts in arithmetic schooling; with many arithmetic educators advocating that facts may be a valuable a part of the maths schooling of scholars in any respect grade degrees.

Ray's Arithmetic, Second Book: Intellectual Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

It is a replica of a ebook released ahead of 1923. This ebook could have occasional imperfections resembling lacking or blurred pages, terrible photos, errant marks, and so on. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought via the scanning technique. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to convey it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the upkeep of revealed works all over the world.

Curriculum : foundations, principles, and issues, global edition

Geared for graduate and doctoral point scholars focusing on curriculum supervision and management and academic management. can also be acceptable for a few top point undergraduate and graduate point introductory schooling classes.   A finished, completely documented, balanced evaluation of the principles, ideas, and problems with curriculum–from leaders within the box.

Additional info for Confronting the Challenges of the 21st Century

Example text

4. Access to capital and related technical assistance by the developing countries is another of the issues that need to be placed among the top priorities on the international agenda. The flows of official development assistance (ODA) and foreign direct investment (FDI) are far from adequate in meeting the needs of the developing countries if they are to meet the per capita target rate of growth of three per cent that was recently set at a UN conference. FDI exceeds ODA by a ratio of 5:1 (about $250-$300 billion to $50-$60 billion per year) and this inadequacy is compounded by the fact that both types of capital flows are overwhelmingly directed to about a dozen developing countries, leaving over 160 countries with a trickle.

These include changing the composition of the Security Council to eliminating or altering the veto power of its permanent members. There are similar recommendations for changing the voting system of the General Assembly (perhaps by regions instead of countries) or for establishing a popularly elected world parliament. Whatever changes are finally adopted, we applaud the efforts of the UN Secretary General to increase the efficiency of the organization and to increase its transparency and accountability.

Their economic affluence is transformed into political influence as politicians are corrupted and good governance is undermined. Within Southern Africa, it was argued that organized crime syndicates also specialize in small arms proliferation. This weakens the coercive apparatus of the state; under circumstance of economic deprivation, ethnic tensions, and the like, this can contribute to armed violence that can threaten the existence of the state itself. Following extensive discussions on this issue, several proposals were presented to curb the spread of such organized crime syndicates.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 42 votes