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The International Community And Individual Nations

- There is a litany of problems that pertain to societal issues, which plague the international community and individual nations. In the effort to define the parameters of Proposal B, there are a few issues that we will not address in the overall proposal set. The developing world and developed world alike struggle with infrastructure both initial establishment and maintenance. It is generally understood that the societal issues decrease with better infrastructure and services available, such as health care, communications, running water, and electricity....   [tags: International relations, United Nations]

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The International Community

- was advised by PLO’s member Faisal Husseini (Institute for Palestine Studies, 1992). The goal of the international community, as mentioned above, was to lead the states in conflict to a close dialogue with the ultimate aim of guiding them towards peace; there were no intentions to impose sanctions. Nevertheless, the aim of the international community, sponsored by Bush, was to achieve a peace based on 'territory-for-peace ' and to obtain rights for the Palestinian people (Ross, 2004; Shlaim, 2000)....   [tags: Israel, Oslo Accords, Yasser Arafat, Gaza Strip]

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Genocide : Rwanda And The International Community

- The genocide in Rwanda is one that continues to haunt Rwanda and the rest of the world today. Sometimes in April, and the book The Order of Genocide, create outlets for this genocide to continue to be fresh in the minds of those involved and the international community. The book creates a complete outlook on the historical context to how this genocide occurred, why the perpetrators were involved and how the international community stood by, while the movie gives us an emotional first hand look at the personal heart ache, terror, and destruction that this genocide caused on an individual level....   [tags: Rwandan Genocide, Hutu, Rwanda, Tutsi]

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The International Community and Responsibility to Protect

- The International Community has a Right to Intervene in Sovereign States in order to end Serious Human Rights Abuses. Discuss. Humanitarian intervention is definitely one of the most controversial subjects of the recent decades- among states, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academia. The centre of the debate is the clash of traditional principles of state sovereignty and new adopted norms on use of force for humanitarian purposes. Despite the political controversies between the countries, humanitarian intervention is now an international norm which calls for action anytime there are serious mass life threatening occurrences in any country....   [tags: Responsibility to Protect Research Papers]

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The Concept of an International Community

- ... 408), the UN attempts to rule over the nations of the world, particularly as it pertains to matters of human rights, war, and peace. Situated at the top of this body are a group of nations deemed the “security council”. This is a group of the world’s most powerful nations and their unanimous decision is needed to authorise any use of international force. Theoretically, the very existence of the UN undermines the realist theory - an international body does exist with a claim to international authority....   [tags: integration, united nations]

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The International Community and Human Rights

- The most crucial issue facing the international community is human rights. Human rights are an issue that cannot be ignored anymore. There is rhetoric about the lack of definition and agreement being the hold up on the protection of human rights. While these things may be hindrances they are not the root issue, if people cared enough about others all across the world governments would respond to the pressure. Human rights fail to be enforced because of state self-interest. This must change. There are three key areas that undermine human rights: state weakness, state sovereignty, and lack of international authority....   [tags: state sovereignty, abuse, weakness]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Giving International Aid to Poor Countries

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Giving International Aid to Poor Countries Poor countries have been receiving aid from the international community for over a century now. While such aid is supposed to be considered an act of kindness from the donor nations or international bodies, it has led to over dependence among the developing countries. They have adopted the habit of estimating and including international aid in their national budgets to reduce their balance of trade deficits. It is believed that foreign aid is necessary for poor nations in order to break the cycle of poverty that ties their citizens in low productivity zones and so their economy will not be weak....   [tags: international community, donor nations]

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Community Profile : International Students Association

- Community Profile: International Students Association You’ve heard the advice before “get involved, join a club”, at the University of Montana (UM) we are a very large commuter college, involvement is a good way to develop relationships with other students and to create a sense of community for yourself and others. Coming to the United States for college can introduce cultural differences that even the most prepared students might not anticipate. From campus life to classroom etiquette, US school can be quite a different experience from learning in other countries around the world....   [tags: Student, International student, Missoula, Montana]

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Should The International Community Conduct A Military Intervention?

- In recent times there has been a growth in states experiencing gross violations of basic human rights towards its people. Instances of this include the genocide in Rwanda, and the gross demonstrations performed by ISIS. As a result of this there has been a debate as to should the international community react. Should we take action and intervene to bring an end to these horrific displays, and if action is taken to intervene how exactly should we intervene. Should the international community conduct a military intervention such as what was done in Libya and Iraq, or should we take a more conservative route and attempt to intervene through negotiations....   [tags: Human rights]

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How International Community Measure The Currency Internationalization Level

- So far, the author has explained the Chinese authorities’ policies to boost up RMB internationalization progress, it is also important to understand how international community measure the currency internationalization level. In general, people can measure the currency internationalization level by looking at the usage of a currency in cross-border trade, amount of the currency settlements, amount of the currency used in investment, numbers of bonds, and etc. To illustrate, China and ASEAN recently launched a cross-border B2B (Business-to-Business) platform to accelerate trading....   [tags: United States dollar, Currency, Money, Guangxi]

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Investing Is An Important Aspect Within The International Community

- Investing is an important aspect within the international community, it is what keeps the cycle of capital and the world itself in rotation. investors have the potential for higher rates of return abroad compared with that of domestic stocks, “International stocks are an ever-expanding part of the investment world and investors have the potential to lower the overall risk in a portfolio.” The money from these investments can fund other countries and their state projects, which later benefits their citizen and the economic flow....   [tags: Investment, Foreign direct investment]

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I Am Afraid Many Among International Community

- BRAZILIAN CONFESSIONS Eunice in Beerland Since this article was written originally in Portuguese to aim Brazilian audiences, I am afraid many among international community could not understand completely the historical backgrounds painted here. That is why I must say two things: first, Brazil is a nation which people has suffered under a hard military regime. Terrible abuses such as torturing regime opponents and media censorship have been committed for twenty dark years. Second, I must say the military regime is one among several circumstances which led Brazil into a huge political and socioeconomic delay....   [tags: School, Education, Politics of Brazil]

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The International Community Should Address This Issue As An International Obligation, And The Justice Theory

- Each day, the United Nations estimates that 21,000 people died from lack of adequate food, therefore, hunger-related causes.1 It happens when people do not have enough food to eat, also, because they are poor. It is the panorama that developing countries citizens around the globe face every day. In countries, such as, the Central African Republic and Chad, nations that rank first and second in the Global Hunger Index. In 2013,2 a study published by the Lancet magazine, found, that approximately 3.1 million children died from causes underlying malnutrition.3 Half of them before their 5th birthday and 165 million infants suffered from a decline in growth because of this.4 The right to an adequ...   [tags: Human rights, United Nations, Poverty]

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America Must Join the International Community

- For the past century, Americans have viewed the United States as standing as a symbol of strength, freedom, and prosperity. Recently, however, this symbol of higher society has been directly attacked by those who strongly disagree with the values projected by the United States. This is one of the first times that the stance of America has even been questioned. The answer to this is scattered in many places and divided into two different categories-- where the people of America stand as citizens of a country under attack, and were America as a nation stands in global respects....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]

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How committed is Canada, with respect to environmental security in the international community?

- In Canada, concerns involving environmental security are not the top priority. But due to recent research, Canada must be more strongly committed to environmental security due to increasing environmental problems internationally. There are many ways Canada can stay committed to environmental security, for example, increased funding to Canada’s Department of National Defence’s Environment Department. Also to stay committed to increased access and support to Voluntary Environmental Programs across Canada....   [tags: Environment, Environmental Security]

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Globalization and the International Monetary Community

- Executive Summary Our world is steadily shrinking. Technology is building bridges over the barriers of distance, language, and culture. It’s a process called globalization, and it is changing the way we live. Financial institutions haven’t been immune to the effects of this change. In fact, the international nature of financial institutions makes them particularly vulnerable to change. This paper addresses three issues caused by the globalization of the international monetary community. First this paper examines the success of the Euro, and the implications for the formation of a global currency....   [tags: Economy Global Money Economics Essays]

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Community Development / International Social Work

- This self-reflection will explore the choices and inspiration as to why I want to be a social worker in the area of community development/international social work. Social work is an important area and industry to understand and explore more because it focuses on helping many different communities, individuals and marginalizes/disadvantaged people in today’s society. According to (Chenoweth and McAuliffe) social work draws on key values including social justice and human rights. According to the AASW they say The social work profession facilitates social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social sciences]

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US - Iran Nuclear Talks: A Game Theory Approach

- THE STANDARD MODEL In the view of offensive realist, John Mearsheimer’s book, The Tragedy of Great Power Politics, “the sad fact is that international politics have always been a ruthless and dangerous business, and it is likely to remain that way.” With the international system being anarchical, offensive realist, John Mearsheimer states in his book that, “states operating in a self-help world almost always act according to their own self-interests, and do not subordinate their interests to the interests of other states, or to the interests of the so-called international community.” The realists approach to international relations along with the international stage is called the standard...   [tags: International Community, Economic Status]

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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait vs US Iraq War

- Iraq Invasion of Kuwait vs U.S Iraq War Iraq and Kuwait have a long history; Kuwait played a huge part in the Iran-Iraq war, mostly financially. Open warfare began on September 22, 1980; Iraq claimed Iran shelled a number of border posts on September 4, 1980. Kuwait funded Iraq during the Iraq-Iran war, which caused tension between the two nations when Iraq couldn’t pay the $14 billion dollars back to Kuwait when it was time to settle their debt. The Iraqi government asked Kuwait to forgive the debt, as they could not afford to pay, Kuwait refused to forgive the debt, which increased tensions between the two nations....   [tags: warfare, international community, democracy]

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History of The Kindom of Cambodia

- ... Alarmed by the possibility of Vietnam’s domination in Indochina, Kingdom of Cambodia in Pol Pot’s regime believed to trigger a war in order to galvanize people of Cambodia and simultaneously achieving legitimacy from Cambodian people toward Pol Pot’s regime which in latter turned out that Cambodian people welcomed Vietnam troops to stop Khmer Rouge haphazard actions in last three years. Whacked by Khmer Rouge intention to reform Cambodian people into traditional agrarian based, Kingdom of Cambodia believes Vietnam invasion that being seen as an unauthorized measure by international community turned out was able to escort human rights equality in Cambodia – free of dread....   [tags: genocide, aids, international community]

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Enhancing Cooperation and Strengthening the United Nations

- Administration efforts in enhancing cooperation and strengthening the United Nations are in the national interest of the United States. These efforts allow the United States to diminish its recent reputation as the sole global problem-solver acting unilaterally, decrease the strain on the United States’ budget to fund global initiatives and enhance the United States’ ability to exert its ‘soft power’ in international affairs. Issues facing the United States global in nature, as most if not all problems affect every nation around the world whether directly or indirectly....   [tags: Iraq war, international community]

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Environmental Ethics in Japan

- It has been suggested that Japan may not be effective in negotiating with the international community. I am here to put that assertion to rest. Japan, facing increasing incidences of daily maximum temperatures greater than 35C and a decrease in extremely low temperatures, recognizes that climate change affects all nations of the world, and that everyone has the duty to decrease the rate of climate change, if not counteract the effects altogether. In Japan, various birds and mammals have exhibited trends towards larger body size due to increasing food availability with regionally increasing temperatures....   [tags: climate change, international community]

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Civil and Political Rights

- Since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the discourse of international human rights and its importance has increasingly become indoctrinated in the international community. In the context of political and economic development, there have been debates on how and which rights should be ordered and protected throughout different cultures and communities. Though there is a general acceptance of international human rights around the globe, there is an approach that divides them into civil and political rights and social and economic rights, which puts emphasis where it need not be....   [tags: international community, covenant]

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Protests in Ukraine

- : This paper focuses on the protests in Ukraine and seeks to examine the different aspects related to its effect on Ukraine’s relations with the international community. This paper also discusses the role of other political leaders inside Ukraine on the protests and some of the key actors involved. The approach used to write this paper is realistic. Ukraine’s self-interest combined with the economic and military power of Russia is the possible reason of the decision made by Ukraine. As this case basically deals with power and self-interests of countries, realism will best help to understand and comprehend this case....   [tags: realism, international community]

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Mitigating Human Rights and Security Abuses

- The international community, although faced with many obstacles, can do more to improve how people are treated in situations where human rights abuses could be occurring. Abuses against human rights have occurred for a number of years, most notably against the Jews in World War Two. A modern example where both Human security and rights have been impeded upon is in the context of the ongoing Syrian conflict. War crimes are widely known to have been perpetrated by the Syrian government and the resulting violence has left millions of Syrians displaced....   [tags: The Syrian Crisis, International Community, Rights]

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Child Domestic Workers in the Philippines

- Child Domestic Workers in the Philippines Introduction “I wake up at 3am to water the plants, clean the house, go to market, cook, wash the plates, wash the clothes, iron the clothes. I return to the market three times a day. From 5pm to 9pm, they allow me to go to school. When I return, I have to wash the dishes, then I massage both my male and female employer until 1am. I only have two hours to sleep.” This is how a girl from Buikidnon, Philippines described her experience with child labour to Anti-Slavery International researchers....   [tags: Domestic Work, International Community Actions]

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Azerbaijan: Bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

- Azerbaijan, located within the Caucasus region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, was characterized by CultureGrams in 2013 as having a mild climate and great wealth potential (1). After gaining political independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the country has made significant progress in terms of economic, political, and human development issues. By virtue of its status as a developing country, Azerbaijan strongly desires to improve its standing and respectability in the eyes of the international community....   [tags: Caucasus region, international community, Baku]

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Collective Goods

- The international community is made up of many state actors that contribute in some form or other to establish a world that can establish key public goods. When more than one nation is trying to come together to achieve their collective goods, the nation may be confronted with a number of issues. There are times when the countries may need to come together to make decisions in specific topics like global warming, ozone depletion, space exploration amongst many other issues that require group attention (Stiles p269)....   [tags: International Community, The Kyoto Protocol]

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Al Shabaab: An Intriguing Example of Islamist Terror

- American Media tends to focus on domestic terrorism, but cases of widespread terror are relatively limited in the US. Conversely, in Somalia, terror is the norm, not the exception. In this paper, I’ll begin by talking about our definition of terror in the United States. Then, I’ll analyze Al Shabaab’s role in Somalia as a case study on the impacts of extensive terrorism. Finally, I’ll talk about western responsibility for Somalia’s current troubles and what tactics can be used to bring Al Shabaab’s harsh terror to an end....   [tags: terrorism, Somalia, Islam, international community]

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International Students: A Vulnerable Group in Need of Self-Regulation and Community Accommodation

- Studying abroad, which has become a common phenomenon, can be a fun and meaningful experience. Many university students are interested in studying abroad because it gives them an opportunity to explore different cultures and broaden their horizons. As Mark Sherry, Peter Thomas and Wing Hong Chui argue in “International Students: a Vulnerable Student Population,” the goals that students pursue international study are often to acquire different ways of learning and to improve cross-cultural understanding, which helps them gain self-confidence as well as maturity (33)....   [tags: studying abroad]

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF)

- ... It consist of one governor and one alternate governor from each member state. The Executive Board is responsible “for conducting the day-to-day business of the IMF” ; and it consist of 24 directors, who are also elected by member states. There are only 24 directors representing all the members of the IMF because each director represents a group of countries, yet countries like the United States and China are not part of any group therefore, they each have a director representing them at the Executive Board....   [tags: currency, community, economic, policies]

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The Issue Of The State Community College

- Introduction: I come from a nation where education is cheaper and standard of living is comparatively lower and less expensive. However, I decided to gain knowledge that would help me in a long run. It’s not like the education system in my country is not good, but it’s just that the degree is definitely not going to help in other places; the degree is not accepted universally. So I decided to come here in United States. I chose the Bishop State Community College because the education here is comparatively good and cheaper than the other well known universities....   [tags: Student, Education, International student]

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Cross Cultural Integration: International Students and Higher Educational Institutions

- This article brings to light need for guidance that international students must obtain in order to conform to the mission statements of higher educational institutions cross-cultural Integration through suitable learning environments and aiding student to succeed in obtaining a higher education is a fundamental requirement of every educational institution,(Delbanco, 2012) but the quality of American higher education since the growth of student campuses is questionable. Using academic journal articles from the Journal of College Student Development, The Journal of Higher Education, and texts from Andrew Delbanco’s College: What it was, and what is should be, I will determine why there needs t...   [tags: academic community, improvement]

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Qualities Of Successful Community College

- Qualities of Successful Community College Student When I was 18 years old, I was studying at College of San Mateo which is the first year of my college life. I met a lot of different people and got in more touch with the new things which I never knew in the past. Since I studied at college, I knew I have learned many things as I am growing up. Whether I stayed in the class or participated in school activities, I always try my best to be the best student. I got high grades in every class and became an excellent student senator, and I continuously asked myself, am I a successful student....   [tags: Student, University, International student]

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Breastfeeding For Your Community : Breastfeeding

- Support Breastfeeding in Your Community Breastfeeding has been brought to the forefront of controversy lately with the article in Time magazine, Are You Mom Enough (Sun). This article spurs conversations between mothers, fathers, and other mothers. Who is to tell mothers that they should stop breastfeeding, and giving their child what they feel is best for the baby, for comfort of others. The article goes hand in hand with Attachment parenting. What is best for baby. It is said breast is best and education and support are vital to women of all economic statuses and cultures....   [tags: Breastfeeding, La Leche League International]

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My Student Friend, A Community Service

- During the last few weeks, I have participated in “Student Friend”, a community service that let me be a close friend of an elementary student’s. Every Monday noon, I, Shuto, Brittany and Gunnard carpooled to Greencastle Elementary School. This school is pretty close to our DePauw campus, so it usually takes only 15 minutes to get there. The school is large and spacious and divided into different areas. Inside there are plenty of rooms such as dining rooms, living rooms and entertainment rooms. There are also some big bulletin boards for the lists of well-behaved children, which are similar to children’s badges in Vietnam....   [tags: Student, International student, Education]

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of International Law

- Even after decades of relatively established pattern for the relations between the states there is still an ambiguity on the issue of state sovereignty. To which extent its’ violation could be justified. In the study of International Relations there are two major perspectives on the legitimacy of such actions, they are: liberal and realist. Whilst former advocates for this measures when the state itself violates human rights of the citizens and extended intervention is required (Kegley, 259), latter claims that the state sovereignty is the central assumption of this theoretical framework (Kegley, 28) and the actions that might infringe it are not legitimate....   [tags: International Law]

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Where is International Law Heading?

- 1. Introduction International law can go through substantial changes if the privileged legal subjects, states, share a common will. Whenever the circumstances are such, the actors can convene a conference and after a series of negotiations, they might conclude an international agreement among themselves resulting in a new setup of international law. From a procedural point of view, therefore, it is rather simple to ‘make’ international law. If the substantive elements significantly overlap (i.e....   [tags: International Law]

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European Economic Community

- From the late 1960’s onwards, international currency markets became increasingly volatile. The early part of the next decade brought the oil crises and further fluctuations, leading to attempts by European leaders to achieve monetary stability. The objective of the European Economic Community was to achieve an economic and monetary union by 1980, for closer economic and political integration. In 1979, however, the Member States (excluding the United Kingdom) created instead the European Monetary System (EMS), in order to attain stability in exchange rates and thus growth and stability in their economies....   [tags: International Currency, Fluctuating Economy]

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South African Development Community Development

- Another disadvantage for nations in the SADC is the lack of jobs available and growing unemployment rate. Southern African development community SADC business law handbook states, “Unemployment remains high in the region, with less than 49 per cent of the labour force engaged in modern sector employment i.e. non-agricultural wage employment” (Publications, 2007, p. 21). While this has been a goal set in place there obviously has been continued stifled success as AIDS and other deadly diseases have overcome the nations in the SADC and individuals are unable to continue to work and live the lives they once desired....   [tags: International trade]

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Adjustment Problems Of International Students

- Adjustment Problems of International Students in their New College Community When international students arrive in a foreign country, the first thing they do is to find a place to live. They have to register classes, know where to get their food from and learn the names of places and buildings around the university. International student, as compared to their domestic counterparts, tend to experience bigger adjustment problems and more suffering during their orientation into the university. They face a lot of challenges trying to adjust to new learning and living environment....   [tags: Student, International student, Learning]

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Prisoner's Rights in International Law

- “Prisoner’s Rights In International Law” I. Introduction: History of Rights for Prisoners Imprisonment, or the forcible confinement of a person, has been a long standing practice and tradition in the world’s history (Roberts). Dating as far back as 400 B.C., prisons have held a variety of meanings and served a wide array of functions, but in its fundamental use, prisons are intended to supplement the rise of a state as a form of social organization (Roberts). The most common use of prisons is as a supplement to a state’s justice system, in which individuals found guilty and convicted of crimes are sent for a set period of incarceration (Roberts)....   [tags: state sovereignty, international relations]

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The University 's International Initiatives

- Shippensburg University’s International Initiatives As globalization increases, Shippensburg University works to stay competitive in its attempt to attract international students. In the fall semester of 2014, Ship reported 77 international students studied at Ship, this is the highest enrollment over a ten-year period. During this period the numbers have very volatile and range from 15 students in 2005 to 77 in 2014, we have seen a small increase from 2005 and 2014. However, this number is relative low compared to the total attendance of 7,257 students in 2014 and to other institutions....   [tags: Student, International student, Study abroad]

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What is International Legal Personality?

- It is of rudimental importance in order to consider whether an entity such as the Microsoft Corporation, the Palestinian entity and whether an individual accused of genocide are endowed with international legal personality and the extent to which it is. The evolution of public international law has led to entities other than states to be admitted recognition as subjects of international law, although states and state like entities have full legal personality, subjects of public international law other than state like entities have been given partial personality....   [tags: international law, palestinians, united nations]

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Community Policing as a Strategy to Improve the Effectiveness of Law Enforcement

- The relationship between the police and the communities they serve hasn’t always been the most productive. Against the backdrop of the tumultuous era of the 1960s when the nation’s collective unrest regarding various then current events ranging from the social upheaval of the civil rights movement to the broadly unpopular and deepening conflict in Vietnam spilled onto the streets of American cities seemingly everywhere, local police forces, lacking in experience with crowd control, often found themselves in violent encounters with these various groups, earning them a reputation of being oppressive organizations (Schmalleger, 2014, p....   [tags: police, communities, community policing]

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The United States Agency Of International Development

- Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States and held the office from 1913-1921. He became known as “the Crusader” due to his foreign policy theory that America should be a beacon of liberty and aggressively pursue the spread of democracy throughout the world. His policy would enable America to prosper economically and develop an international security community through the promotion of democracy in other nations. While former Secretary of State Kissinger writes in his book Diplomacy that 20th century American foreign policy has been driven by Wilsonian idealism, an analysis of 21st century US foreign policy reveals that, in fact, US foreign policy has been influenced by ideals...   [tags: International relations, United Nations]

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Why The World Community Has Established Laws

- Throughout history there have been one war after another war. Wars have been fought over religions, land, and people and even between families. Not only has there been countless life’s lost during wars, but they are still happening in today’s and will continue to happen in the future. One of the reasons why the world community has established laws, which govern the behavior of countries waging in war, is because to try to prevent future wars between nations. Also, in today modern era a breakout of a deadly war could and can be extremely languages with the amount of advance technology each country has....   [tags: United Nations, World War II, International law]

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Woodrow Wilson's Hope for International Peace

- Woodrow Wilson’s Hope for International Peace “There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized peace.” (Cooper 366). These words of wisdom from the twenty-eighth president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, truly expressed his ultimate goal of world peace and international collaboration. This honorable American leader used his powerful influence as president to encourage cooperative world associations and negotiations in order to maintain peaceful relationships globally....   [tags: World Peace, International Collaboration]

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Definition And Legal Nature Of International Sanctions

- A proper discussion of the concept and legal nature of international sanctions can be achieved by a dual means: assessing the concept of international sanctions and comparing it to the legal regime that attempts to disregard national sovereignty and jurisdictional limit of the law. In order to understand the concept of sanctions this discussion analyzes previous writings by John F. L. Ross who questions the international nature of sanctions that often outlaw staying on the fence. The discussion further delves into the writings of H....   [tags: Law, United Nations, International law]

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Reasons for Defining and Criminalizing Terrorism in International Law

- Terrorism is focused on a one-sided belief that dictates massive destruction of institutions, foundations and national symbols. It represents a philosophy, which does not comply with common sense. Terrorism acts are a matter of individual psychology, relentless ideology, religious commitment, or political passion. The most devastating terrorism attack in the United States was on September 11, 2001. Other U S attacks were the Manhattan attack in 1997, the Anthrax attack in 2001, a prior World Trade Center attack in 1993, the Wall Street Bombing attack in 1920, and the Kalama City bombing in 1995 (Askshintala, 2013)....   [tags: Terrorism and International Law]

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International Tribunal Courts, Truth Commissions, and Reparations Commissions

- I. Introduction No one can possibly deny or ignore the overwhelming amount of mass atrocities that took place during the twentieth century. From the “Great Purge” orchestrated by Stalin in the former Soviet Union to the Holocaust of World War II led by the Nazis, South Africa’s apartheid, Argentina’s “Dirty War”, and the tactics of terror, repression, and torture used by many military regimes, not to mention Rwanda’s Genocide (Minow, 1998, p. 1). More surprisingly, these unspeakable and horrifying events took place during the past century....   [tags: International Politics, War]

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International Trade : A Peace And Understanding Between Nations

- At first I totally one hundred percent agreed with pro international trade, then after reading the discussion forum on international trade I started to waver from some of the comments other students have made. After doing more research and weighing the pros and cons of international trading, I still am pro international trade. The reasons I am for international trade are because I feel that international trade can foster good will, peace and understanding between nations. It can help foster the development of languages across countries....   [tags: International trade, Globalization, Trade]

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International Trade Is The Exchange Of Goods And Services Between Countries

- At its simplest, international trade is the exchange of goods and services between countries. About a fourth of all goods and services produced in the world are exported to another country (Yuan & Guanghua, 2015). This type of trade gives rise to a world economy, in which prices, or supply and demand, affect and are affected by global events. Political change in Asia, for example, could result in an increase in the cost of labor, thereby increasing the manufacturing costs for an American sneaker company based in Malaysia, which would then result in an increase in the price that you have to pay to buy the tennis shoes at your local mall....   [tags: International trade, Developing country]

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Exploring the Efficacy of International Organizations in Russia's Acquistion of Crimea

- ... As Steven Erlanger writes in The New York Times, the Crimea crisis “has suddenly revived the North Atlantic Treat Organization’s central role as a counterweight to Moscow” and, that the crisis is “a complete reminder of why NATO is useful” (Erlanger, NYTimes). To be clear, the “usefulness” of NATO is not anything material – that is, military. Rather, NATO, thus far, is seen as an important, symbolic counterpart to Russia, and though this relationship may not result in the recovery of Crimea, it will certainly constrain the actions of Russia in the sense that the legitimacy of Moscow’s actions will be constantly denied by the Western international community....   [tags: international relations, UN, EU, NATO ]

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International Students And Their Culture Work Together At K State

- When choosing our research topic for our CBAR project we tried to think of something that involved both culture and the students here at Kansas State University. After talking about many ways in which we could incorporate this into our research, we decided to look at how international students and their culture work together at K-State. Our official question was: "Coming to America, how have differences in culture affected international students at K-State; how have they adjusted to these differences; and how can we make their adjustment easier?" We chose this topic because it intrigued us to think about how we might feel at a school in a different country....   [tags: Student, International student, Focus group]

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Latin American Foreign Policies And The Regional And International Level

- Summary: Latin American foreign policies have prioritised the expansion of multilateral relations at both the regional and international level. Based on the principle of protecting the regional autonomy, it has sought to build new cooperative relationships to deal with trade, investment, development and security issues. Therefore, it is necessary to maintain a certain distance between foreign policy issues and domestic issues in Latin American countries, to avoid possible obstruction of developing favourable diplomatic relations....   [tags: International relations, United States, Americas]

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Winners and Losers in the Context of International Development Law

- The idea of the game in international development law was coined out of Salomon (2012) ‘s essay. She discusses a situation where there is inequality between the losing states and the winning states. This essay takes it further by applying it to a specific section of society amongst the winning and losing states. In order to create a framework, the thesis of this essay will be understood it is essential to explain the previous and also current relationship between African Elites and Western powers....   [tags: african elites, international development, western]

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Can Syria Be Saved Through International Intervention?

- Can Syria be saved through International intervention. Everything we do is out of a sense of curiosity. It’s human tendency to act out of it. So this paper tries to impose the ethical question on its reader - When and under what conditions is rebellion justified. It has been almost 3 years since the civil war in Syria has raged. This conflict rages between the supporters of the totalitarian Ba’ath government and those who want to overthrow it. Thousands of homes destroyed, children and women massacred....   [tags: International Intervension, Syria, Current Events]

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International Firms And The Globalization Of Their Sourcing, Production, And Marketing

- 4. Discuss the forces that are leading international firms to the globalization of their sourcing, production, and marketing. Globalization is huge part of the success of some the biggest firms today, from Apple, General Electric, to Google. It allows a business to develop international. It allows reduced costs by maximizing production known product lines, allowing to expand into different markets gives a more competitive edge and expanding to new technology helps to increase to a bigger company, having more political edge within trade agreements....   [tags: International trade, United States, Unemployment]

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International Non Governmental Organization That Works On Behalf Of Human Rights Issues

- Research an International Non Governmental Organization that works on behalf of human rights issues. Share the name and the mission of this organization, along with a summary, in your own words, of some recent work that they have done to advocate for and protect the human rights of a particular group or groups, and why this work was necessary. Also, discuss any challenges that they have encountered through their work. Introduction Non Government Agencies (NGO) are private organisations set up for a variety of reasons such as reporting on human right, advocacy of the poor, climate change, disease prevention....   [tags: Human rights, Amnesty International]

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Public International Law, An Integral Component Of The Relationships Between Sovereign States

- Public International Law, an integral component of the relationships between sovereign states. Involving many infrastructures of the world whereby universal and neighbouring co-operation between countries is imperative to stability and shared understanding of present issues. Coverage is far-reaching and all-encompassing in regards to societal frameworks and their functionality, grouped into numerous fields. The importance of an international community and an evolving agreement on values and freedoms classified as human rights, prepared to respond efficiently and with acknowledgement has retrospectively regarded the inhumanities of the past....   [tags: Law, Common law, International law]

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Chapter 7 Of Quaye & Harper On The Student Populations Of International Students

- International Students From reading chapter 7 of Quaye & Harper on the student populations of International students, I was able to learn some of the struggles that this population go through as students in the United States. As a husband of international student, I was able to relate a lot to what the authors had to say about the costs and visa procedures, discrimination, language barrier, and cultural clash. I am considering to find positions in the future to work with this population as I have seen the struggles they go through....   [tags: University, Student, LGBT, International student]

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The International Trade Agreement ( Nafta )

- Trading – a convenient way to get connected Despite the despair of the financial crisis in 2008, it is undeniable that globalization has nearly blurred the borders between regions through different means such as the innovation of technology, media, the Internet and trading. Most of them contribute to the sustainable economy and the personal development of each individual. The first consequence of globalization is the effort to eliminate borders in many different aspects. The establishment of many multinational firms is the best example of this notion....   [tags: International trade]

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Position Of Advisor / Un And International Affairs Coordination At The Secretariat For Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms

- I am pleased to submit my application for the advertised position of Advisor/UN and International Affairs Coordination at the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms (SCRM). The position constitutes a challenging, yet unique professional opportunity to bring the combination of my experience, competencies and passion to bear in the service of SCRM and the larger cause it represents. My record will amply demonstrate significant and relevant knowledge and experience in all the prominent dimensions of the job – substantive and consistent work in coordination, communication and multiple stakeholder engagement over the entire span of my professional career, experience in policy deve...   [tags: United Nations, International relations, Gender]

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International Law

- Introduction: International law has been regarded throughout history as the main system of rules regulating players of the international community, it applies to all states and imposes specific obligations and rights on nations, just as domestic law imposes them on individuals. Its purpose is similar to that of domestic law that is to eliminate chaos in the International community and set standards of behavior which states must follow in their dealings with each other. Many controversies have arisen nowadays as to whether international law is “natural law”, international law now faces considerable criticism as to its effectiveness as law and doubts as to its actual existence, and its power...   [tags: International Law Justice]

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The United States As An International Student

- 1. When I first arrived in the United States as an international student, I had a difficult time adapting to the new culture. One of the most difficult task I had to overcome was communication. I was part of the Chinese International Association, and our group would help prospect international students coming from China. However, I believe our association needed better improvement, especially in helping the students in communication. Most of the time the students would communicate with other Chinese international students, and I believe this is a problem because the communication is limited to their native languages....   [tags: Student, International student, Business]

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International Trade Is An Old Subject

- International trade is an old subject, but it continues to increase its relevance thanks to the intensification of links between countries. In fact, they are now more than ever interconnected through trade in goods and services, through cash flows and investments. These phenomena increase pervasively due to the growing trend toward globalization. Therefore, many theories, which highlight the gains from trade, were created and then developed and some of them are useful to explain the current international trade....   [tags: Economics, International trade]

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The International Monetary System Of Nigeria

- 2.4 International Monetary System Nigeria currently operates with a fixed exchange rate, in part due to the dramatic plummet in the value of the Naira, triggered by the sharp fall in oil prices (BBC, 2015). Alongside this, the central bank imposed foreign exchange controls and tightened the trading rules, all of which was aimed at reducing the rate at which dollars have been leaving the country (Ibid). This is an effort to protect the value of Nigeria’s currency, the Naira and in doing so, the central bank is likely to reduce investor interest in the region and thus Nigeria will likely continue to see comparatively low amounts of FDI due to adverse costs, complications with imports and other...   [tags: European Union, International trade]

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International Organizations : International Organization

- Introduction The number on international organizations is on the increase because many nations are seeing the importance of uniting to enable them in achieving their set objectives. Similarly, there are many challenges, which nations face such terrorism, economic downturn, corruption, civil war among others that call for international community to intervene. Similarly, international organizations have a rich history which dates back decades ago when nations saw the need of pulling their resources together to enable them have strengths of overcoming different problems....   [tags: United Nations, World War II, League of Nations]

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Community Walk : An Intern At P.s

- Community Walk As an intern at P.S. 137, my outlook of the school and the neighborhood in which it is situated has drastically changed over the past semester. My initial commute to the school did not help me frame the community in a positive light. I found there to be too many potholes, and too much trash scattered across its streets. I was not familiar with this area, and do not recall having any preexisting biases towards the residents. I remember the first time I pulled into the school’s never-ending parking lot, and felt flutters in my stomach as I thought of how small one may feel in such a large institution....   [tags: Education, High school, Community, New York City]

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The United States and the International Criminal Court (ICC)

- The United States and the International Criminal Court (ICC) Statement of Purpose This paper will clearly lay out the Unites States concerns with the International Criminal Court and will attempt to resolve them. I will then argue that no country has the right to be above international law, including the United States and that it is in the best interest of America and the world community for the united states to join the efforts of the ICC and sign the Rome Statute. Introduction to the ICC “In the prospect of an international criminal court lies the promise of universal justice....   [tags: International Politics Political]

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International Financial Institutions ( Ifis )

- In this research paper, I will examine one of the projects that the International Financial Institutions(IFIs) namely the World Bank and IMF has created problems for in one of the countries that have received their aid. I will try to uncover the primary purpose of the IFIs, with the aim of discovering if the IFIs help or support given was in an unbiased and responsible manner. International financial institutions (IFIs) are organizations that provide funding (via grants and loans) for economic and social development activities in developing countries....   [tags: World Bank, International Monetary Fund]

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International Trade And Trade Organizations

- What is trade. Trade is the process of exchanging of goods and services among parties for something they own. Money is used for the exchanging of goods and services which is easier than the previous barter system. International Trade and Trade Organizations Trade organizations are responsible for the rules of trade. One such organization is the World Trade Organization; this handles the global rules that govern trade. The WTO was birthed out of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GATT, which was established in 1947 after World War II....   [tags: World Trade Organization, International trade]

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Weaknesses And Weaknesses Of The International Political Administration

- What are the aspects, strengths and weaknesses of one theoretical approach to global governance. Global governance deals with world politics or foreign administration therefore compelling the performance of actors (state and non-state) in the international political system’s administration. It is an important field in the study of international relations and been defined differently but ultimately geared towards the sense of international political administration. The World Health Organisation defines Global Governance can be defined as the different ways organisations, institutions, businesses, and governments manage their affairs, further explaining that it refers to the way in which globa...   [tags: International relations, Political philosophy]

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Adjustment Issues And Factors For International Students

- According to Maureen Snow Andrade (2006) in the article “International students in English-speaking universities”, this article is about adjustment issues and factors for international students, and how this led to adjust academically and socially in the new environment and the new educational techniques. Andrade states that international or foreign students face many limitations and challenges to fit academically and socially in university life and the new culture. In addition, according to Andrade (2006) “Adjustment challenges are primarily attributable to English language proficiency and culture” (p....   [tags: Student, University, International student]

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The Nation State Actor : International Relations Theory

- The Nation-State Actor International relations as a field of political studies are primarily concerned with interaction among sovereign nations. For Shiraev & Zubok (2014), a nation can be defined in legal terms or as a community having the same identity (p. 11). Increasingly in a globalized society, non-state actors – non-government and inter-governmental organizations and multinational corporations – play an important role. However, the foundation of the oldest international relations theory, realism, assumes that states are the main actors....   [tags: International relations, Sovereignty]

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Anti-dumping is a Necessary Part of International Trade Legislation

- Processes of cooperation and integration between countries are very important in the modern world. At the present time, a profound influence and an interrelation between countries is noticeable. The result of these processes in the future should be a fully free transmission of goods, services and subjects of intellectual property, capitals and human resources. At the same time, there is still a big gap in the level of economic development of countries in the world. This imbalance creates a collision between two different policies of world trade....   [tags: international relations, world trade]

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A Community of Intentions

- Everyone fits into some sort of community somewhere. Whether it be the town in which one has grown up or a social function that he or she has been a part of, everyone has some type of group which works together for a common purpose. However, what if it were possible to for a person to create his or her own community instead of living in the one in which he or she was born or raised. What if someone had the chance to create an individualized “intentional community?” According to, an intentional community is “a group of people who have chosen to live together with a common purpose, working cooperatively to create a lifestyle that reflects their shared core values” (346)....   [tags: utopia, unselfish, equality]

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Bribery and Corruption in International Trade

- Bribery and corruption is a way of life in many countries. These practices affect the way international business is regularly conducted. However, in most of these countries, it is illegal to offer or receive bribes or engage in corrupt practices. Yet corrupt practices are a part of the ‘culture’ of ‘doing businesses. Unless companies ‘conform’ to such practices, in many cases, international business cannot be transacted. This essay will attempt to provide discussion about bribery and corruption in international trade example in vary different point of view in according to the principal ethical system suchlike religious, philosophical and ‘natural’....   [tags: International Business]

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Promoting Intercultural Understanding: International Baccalaureate Program

- The International Baccalaureate program that our school is a member of has adopted and implemented the IB philosophy of promoting intercultural understanding and respect. We encourage our students to become active in our communities, to think critically about themselves and the world around them, and to become compassionate, lifelong learners. Before I had heard of the IB program, I had already adopted this concept. I realize that my pre-teen students are so absorbed with our American pop culture and technology, thus somewhat oblivious to the real world around them....   [tags: International Baccalaureate program, ]

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