Category Archives: Social Responsibility Entrepreneurship

03-06-2015SheaButter_Woman

Women – Hands that Rock the Cradle & Breadbaskets for Families

Empowering rural women is a logical choice to achieving food and nutrition security according to UN food relief agencies: International Fund for Agricultural Development, UN Food & Agriculture Organization, and…

02-18-2015Technology_Innovation

Can New UN Initiative Boost Technology, Science & Innovation in Least Developed Countries?

It has one of those bureaucratic sounding names, “Technology Bank and Science, Technology and Innovation Supporting Mechanism dedicated to the least developed countries (LDCs),” and consistent with such terminology, a…

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Does Microfinance Have a Future?

Microfinance is now matured into a tool to further financial engagement of all citizens and promote entrepreneurship in the developed as well as developing states. While it has been the…

02-10-2015Kids_Internet

Safer Internet for Children w/out Suffocating Freedom?

On “Safer Internet Day”, the UN’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is offering a message of greater safety for children on the Internet, but could this translate into controls that undermine…

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Solar Energy Has a Future, but Needs Support Now!

The technology is already becoming self-sufficient even as oil prices have dipped, but seed money is needed now particularly where the sun may be most present and effective in delivering…

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Aung San Suu Kyi — Silence to Genocide?

Burma monk Saydaw Wirathu says to BBC that the “kalar“ (a derogatory term for Muslims) must be plucked out of society like a bad seed, regardless that they are part…

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Re-tweeted by the UN Secretary General? – Educating the New Citizen Diplomat

Lack of access and transparency may no longer define diplomacy as digital diplomacy breaks down old barriers.  From Syria conflict to climate change to economic inequality, the debate has moved…