Power, voice and rights: a turning point for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific
This site provides free access to the full text of a report by UN Development Programme (UNDP) which was published in March 2010. The report examines gender inequality in the Asia-Pacific area, focusing on 3 specific areas: The report focuses on 3 areas —economic power, political decision-making and legal rights― It analyses the problems women face, and how policies and attitudes can be changed to encourage gender equality. In addition to the full text of the report, the website also offe
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Description: Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to the Gold Coast Colony 1925

Location: Ghana

Date: 1925

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Northeastern International Ice Carving Competition
The 16th annual Ice Carving Competition featured teams of talented students and staff who showcased their dexterity and creativity as they sculpted their way into a frozen frenzy of culture. The event was presented by Northeastern University's International Student & Scholar Institute.
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MSU State of the University 2011: Economy & Finances
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon delivered her annual State of the University address Tuesday, February 8, as a series of four online videos, focused on budget and finance; students; university engagement; and research and graduate studies.
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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011 : Introduction : Les dimensions de la précarité, un état des lieux 

En France, deux millions d’enfants vivent en situation de pauvreté ou de précarité avec les conséquences suivantes : malnutrition, obésité, déficits cognitifs, troubles du comportement, échec scolaire, détresse psycho-sociale, conduites addictives, risques de délinquance. Il est nécessaire de développer des actions communautaires bien traitantes et durables alliant le champ sanitaire et le domaine social, incluant des bénévoles formés aux côtés des professionnels.
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Global Warming and the Political Economy of Cities
Global warming will fundamentally alter the political economy of cities. A large number of cities will be in the front line of the most massive onslaughts of these changes. What do engineers and architects already know about how we can adjust our built environments? And how can ecological economists help to take us beyond the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change? Saskia Sassen is Centennial Professor at LSE and Professor, Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. Her latest
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How did HIV-AIDS affect rural communities in Africa? The answer to the question
The HIV-AIDS epidemic in Africa is almost 30 years old yet a number of the worst-case scenarios on the impact of AIDS in Africa have not come to pass. What did happen? The speakers give their answers using data from recent research in Tanzania and Uganda. Stefan Dercon is a quantitative economist, University of Oxford. Janet Seeley is an anthropologist at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia.
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Picturing Poverty: London past and present
From Charles Booth's 19th century maps and early photographs of East End tenements, to rich-poor divides in Hackney, this discussion will consider old and new ways of seeing poverty - understanding the underlying political processes that serve to reproduce and reduce it. Sue Donnelly is head of Archives at LSE. Mishka Henner is a photographic artist. Gillian Rose is professor of cultural geography at the Open University. Mike Seaborne is senior curator of photographs at the Museum of London.
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Art And The Limits Of The Political
A series of three lectures examining the proposition that contemporary art can go beyond transforming our understanding of the political and build new forms of political and social relations.
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The Red Flag: Communism and the Making of the Modern World
Communism was one of the most powerful political and intellectual movements of the modern world, and its collapse in 1989 had an enormous impact on our views of international affairs and economics. David Priestland argues that we have found it difficult to understand Communism, and the lessons we have learnt have contributed to many recent policy failures, from the 'War on Terror' to extreme neo-liberal economic policies. He revisits the history of Communism, explaining the reasons for its rise
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Karrewiet : Nieuws in de klas
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In Karrewiet en De week van Karrewiet worden in 10 minuutjes de hoofdpunten van het nieuws voor kinderen samengevat in duidelijke taal.

Hier vind je verwerkingsbladen bij deze filmpjes. Ik probeer regelmatig voor nieuw …


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Mixing Oil and Ecosystems
“An oil spill is a crime scene,” says Christopher Reddy, but quite unlike the kind in TV whodunits, where fictional forensic whizzes help nail down perpetrators with an arsenal of lab tools. For Reddy, a chemist involved in analyzing oil spills, investigations take years, and do not always yield certain results.
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056 - 066 Der Kleine Lateiner
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21H.101 American History to 1865 (MIT)
This course provides a basic history of American social, economic, and political development from the colonial period through the Civil War. It examines the colonial heritages of Spanish and British America; the American Revolution and its impact; the establishment and growth of the new nation; and the Civil War, its background, character, and impact. Readings include writings of the period by J. Winthrop, T. Paine, T. Jefferson, J. Madison, W. H. Garrison, G. Fitzhugh, H. B. Stowe, and A. Linco
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Ouvrage: Les outils stochastiques des marchés financiers
Domaine: Mathématiques financières
Depuis 40 ans, les outils mathématiques probabilistes ont montré leur rôle central dans le développement d’outils d’aide à la décision pour les marchés financiers. Ils offrent un cadre méthodologique robuste de modélisation et calcul des risques associés aux produits dérivés, ces fameux instruments financiers qui dépendent de manière plus ou moins complexe d’autres produits financiers plus simples (actions, indices, taux de change, taux d

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Tickets are on sale now in both Paris and in Boston for "Bellona, Destroyer of Cities" a featured presentation of the MIT 150th, Festival of Art Science and Technology. Adapted and Directed by Jay Scheib from Samuel R. Delany's Science Fiction masterwork "Dhalgren" — "Bellona" will be featured in the Exit Festival at Maison des Arts Creteil (Paris) March 17, 18, 19 followed by a run at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston May 13, 14, 15, 2011 Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston) May
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This is an excerpt of the minimalist composer Phillip Glass's Einstein on the Beach play.  The composing technique that became minimalism was influenced by the repetative improvisations of many asian countries including India, Java, and Bali.  It is also theorized that it was in reaction to the complexity and constant changes of serialism.  Minimalism is know for its limited vocabulary be it rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, or instrumental.
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