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    Redefining Disability

    by  • June 29, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Paras Shah

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyDisability has always been my least favorite word in the English language. It’s the word that catches in my...

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    As the WHO Elects a New Leader, Can the Organization Fix Itself?

    by  • June 24, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    ©OPS/OMS Sebastián Oliel

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyDiplomacy in the World Health Organization looms larger than it should because it covers not only relations between its...

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    A Woman, a Bombast and a Socialist: The UN and US Elections

    by  • June 20, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    J. CARRIER/UN PHOTO

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe major contenders for one of the highest public offices in the world include the first possible female candidate...

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    Female Politicians in Africa Face Threats After They Leave Office

    by  • June 13, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Joyce Banda

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWASHINGTON, D.C. — The world celebrates women political leaders when they ascend, but what happens after they leave office...

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    At Rwanda Genocide Memorial, Hearing the Voices of the Dead

    by  • June 6, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

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    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBUGESERA, Rwanda — It looks like an ordinary church: a neat brick structure with white trim; well-maintained grounds surrounded...

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    UN Bureaucracy? No, Thanks

    by  • May 14, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 12 Comments

    Participants at the

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAfter more than 30 years of service, I retired from the United Nations as an assistant secretary-general, Special Adviser...

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    International Tactics to Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism Miss the Real Problem

    by  • May 4, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    A man in Agadez, Niger, a desert outpost that has become a migrant way station to Libya, wears a watch bearing the face of Libya's former leader, Muammar Qaddafi. JOE PENNEY/REUTERS

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyWASHINGTON, D.C. — Terrorism and violent extremism are the most dramatic threats in the 21st century to state monopoly on...

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    How Trauma Therapy Can Help to Reduce Cycles of Violence

    by  • April 26, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    A Malian soldier gestures to his comrades during fighting with Islamists in Gao, February 21, 2013. French and Malian troops fought Islamists on the streets of Gao and a car bomb exploded in Kidal on Thursday, as fighting showed little sign of abating weeks before France plans to start withdrawing some forces. JOE PENNEY

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyÉCHENEVEX, France — While psychological trauma affects perhaps as many as 500 million victims worldwide, and adversely impacts human...

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    UN Governance and the War on Drugs: Time for Change

    by  • April 14, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    Members of Russia Drug Control Service, the main arm of the government in charge of controlling drug trafficking.

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously“A drug-free world — we can do it!” was the tragically misguided slogan of the last major United Nations...

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    Smear Campaign Against UN Rights Expert in Yemen, Another Bad Move

    by  • March 21, 2016 • WORLDVIEWS • 

    City of Sa'ada, Yemen, has been heavily hit by airstrikes. PHILIPPE KROPF/OCHA

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslySANAA, Yemen — I carry out human-rights work in the age of social media, but the hashtag #AbuAlzulofLostHumanitarianEthics is...

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