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21. Dalai Lama and globalization
Before I left Japan, I had the honor of seeing His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.  He spoke of globalization, financial crisis, climate change, compassion and warm-heartedness. As he said, we live ...
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... faculty, staff, and alumni (with valid ID) Contact:cps@newschool.edu or 1.917-534-9330 The conference is made possible with generous support from the Climate Change Narratives, Rights and the Poor ...
23. Time for the Asia-Pacific region to lead
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... ecosystems, worsening water stress, natural disasters, and increased generation of wastes, including hazardous waste.  Climate change is exacerbating these problems, and threatening the region’s future ...
24. Globalization -- why it worries me
...  Untold ravages are also inflicted on different parts of the global environment, like our climate, biodiversity and fish stocks. Another dark side of globalization is the explosion in global economic ...
25. What's wrong with the Philippines?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... like to return home.  And these emigrants also have immense financial assets which could be invested in the country, if the business climate could only be improved, including by tackling corruption.  Don't ...
26. Japan's well-being
... so impressive.   Then we start to slip away.  For entrepreneurship and opportunity, Japan ranks 19th.  This index measures the climate in which citizens can pursue new ideas and opportunities for improving ...
27. The US is back in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... ongoing territorial disputes create anxieties … solutions to urgent global problems, like climate change, will succeed or fail based on what happens in Asia … This is the future taking shape today … it ...
... which will have to adapt to the effects of climate change.  Japan also needs good relations with developing countries in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East for their supplies of energy and other ...
... and the Philippines.  In Burma, Cambodia, Nepal and the Philippines, many trade union organizations operate in a climate of violence and constant threats.  Cases of intimidation were also reported in Bangldesh, ...
30. Innovation Today
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... new and much needed sources of growth to pull us out of recession.  And innovative approaches are necessary for tackling pressing global problems like climate change, infectious diseases, food security, ...
31. An Asian Century?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... a constructive formulator of the rules regarding an open trading system, stable financial system, climate change, and peace and security. The ADB argues that four overriding intangibles will determine ...
32. What do nuclear and financial crises have in common?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... better.   True, we hadn’t solved the problem of disposal of nuclear waste.  But many people had fallen for nuclear power as one of the solutions to the challenge of climate change.   Coming back ...
33. OECD and Asia: VI
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... are not very relevant to many of the global challenges like climate change and financial stability.   While OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria stresses that “the OECD is helping governments chart ...
34. Creating an Asian Economic Community
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... there are a host of common problems that the region must tackle like natural disasters, climate change and other environmental problems, infectious diseases and infrastructure deficiencies.   This ...
35. Trying to understand China’s Foreign Policy
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... with countries of lesser importance.  Even for international negotiations, the Ministry usually plays second fiddle.    At the Copenhagen climate change talks in December 2009, in a crucial meeting ...
... climate that exists in countries like the Philippines with much red tape, bureaucracy and corruption.  Indeed, lack of economic opportunity at home is one of the reasons why migrants often feel pushed ...
... employee, compared with 300 times in 2003.  Similar developments have occurred in countries like Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and South Africa.   The global social climate has greatly ...
... today do not suffer from a shortage of savings, but rather a shortage of investment opportunities because an unfavorable investment climate due to weak property rights, red tape and corruption.  In these ...
39. G20 and the crisis
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... on for almost a decade; increase development assistance; seriously address climate change; and solve the global imbalances which have been destabilizing the world economy for almost a decade.   But ...
... slower the Chinese move, the more the problem builds up.     References: Chinability: Latest news and statistics on China’s economy and business climate http://www.chinability.com/   Sky’s the ...
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