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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2013
These multimedia resources cover a wide range of human rights issues, including exposing abuses; women's rights; workers' rights in South Asia; human rights in North Korea and China; and lastly, a classic article on world poverty and human rights.
Back to School
Students, educators, life-long learners: We wish you all a great year, and hope you'll find our resources and contests useful, thought-provoking—and sometimes even fun!
Top 10 Resources for 2012-13 Program Year
Resources focusing on ethics and technology featured prominently in our global audience's favorites this last program year. Topics include the UK phone hacking scandal, drone warfare, and climate change. Join the conversation by posting comments!
EARTH DAY 2013
These multimedia resources include exploring how individuals, governments, and corporations can take on climate change and sustainability; the intersection of ethics and the mining and forestry industries; and the growing sustainability movement in Asia.
TEN YEARS AFTER: A RETROSPECTIVE ON THE IRAQ WAR
On the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we look back on the ethical debates surrounding the war, and the conflict's tragic results. Millions of Iraqis—along with many others in the Middle East, plus Americans and their European allies—are still struggling with the consequences of March 19, 2003.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2013
This collection in honor of International Women's Day starts on a high note, with some inspiring stories of progress. But the struggle is not over. We move on to accounts of how far we still have to go before women enjoy equal rights, freedom of choice, and freedom from fear.
Top 10 Podcasts from 2012
Currency wars, American business and economics, continuing unrest in the Arab World, and U.S. foreign policy--these were among the top stories that our listeners downloaded this year.
Top 10 Resources for 2011-12 Program Year
Resources focusing on moral issues, particularly justice, topped our global audience's favorites this last program year. Topics include unethical economic policies tyrannical leaders, and mitigating poverty. Another theme is America's future: Are the nation's best days already behind it?
EARTH DAY 2012
These multimedia resources include exploring what it means to be sustainable; some practical solutions; the role of legislation; and finally, what we can learn from novelists' visions of a climate-changed world.
Top Ten Audio Podcasts for 2011
Privacy versus security, business solutions to fight poverty, and the troubled relationship between the United States and the United Nations under Kofi Annan--these were among the top stories that our global listeners downloaded this year.
SEPTEMBER SUSTAINABILITY MONTH 2011
This year's resources feature three forums on aspects of sustainability; a special profile of Mayor Michael Bloomberg; an essay on sustainability in China; a Global Ethics Corner on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline; and a teacher/student essay competition.
Carnegie Council's Program on U.S. Global Engagement: a Two-Year Retrospective
These materials from a June 2011 international conference examine U.S.-Russian relations; nuclear arms control and nonproliferation; European and NATO security challenges for the future, including Afghanistan; and competition and cooperation in the Arctic region.
Carnegie Council Project Offers New Insights into the Final Years of the Cold War
To mark August 19, the 20th anniversary of the 1991 coup attempt against the Soviet government of Mikhail Gorbachev, we present this series of interviews with leading Russians and Americans who played a role in the collapse of the Soviet Union.
RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS
Russia, the world's largest country, remains a key global player. These resources examine aspects of Russia today and its relationship with the rest of the world, and look at some of the former Soviet Republics and the 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict.
EARTH DAY 2011
To mark Earth Day 2011, we present a selection of our resources from the past year on climate change, the environment, and sustainability. They range from pioneering solutions for everyday living, to calls for international policies that go far beyond our current system.
Carnegie Council Top Ten, 2010
Obama, education, justice, and human rights--these are some of our audience's favorite topics from 2010. The Council presents the year's top five audio podcasts and the top five articles.
SEPTEMBER SUSTAINABILITY MONTH 2010
Here are the resources from the Carnegie Council's second annual SEPTEMBER SUSTAINABILITY MONTH, which include events, articles, videos, and a teacher/student competition. This launches a full year of sustainability programming, from September 2010 to June 2011.
WATER: Resources from Carnegie Council
Lack of clean water causes the death of at least five million people every year. As part of its second annual SEPTEMBER SUSTAINABILITY MONTH, the Carnegie Council presents a collection of materials on this essential natural resource.
ETHICS IN WAR: REFLECTING ON IRAQ
This collection of resources focuses on the moral issues of the conflict and its costly toll. It raises fundamental principles of "jus in bello" and "jus ad bellum" (just conduct in war and criteria for going to war) that resonate far beyond Iraq.
Sixty-five years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, nuclear weapons remain one of the greatest dangers we face. Today the world has an estimated 23,000 nuclear weapons, the equivalent of about 150,000 Hiroshima bombs.