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Shaping our common future, dangers and opportunities proceedings of the forty-second Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Berlin, Germany, 11-17 September, 1992 by Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs (42nd 1992 Berlin, Germany)

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Other titlesProceedings of the forty-second Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Berlin, Germany, 11-17 September, 1992.
Statement[edited by J. Rotblat ... et al.].
ContributionsRotblat, Joseph, 1908-
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (liv, 1184 p.) :
Number of Pages1184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18118745M
ISBN 109810217331, 9810219423, 9810219431

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Shaping our common future: dangers and opportunities (Proceedings of the 42nd Pugwash Conference on Science and Public Affairs, Berlin, Sept, Vol. 1, - Author Smit, Willem : Willem A. Smit. Page 4 Environmental Threats and Opportunities. The goals for a transition toward sustainability, as we set them out in Chapter 1, are to meet human needs over the next two generations while reducing hunger and poverty and preserving our environmental life support systems. The aim of shaping our common future is the basis of all our undertakings towards environmental stewardship, social responsibility and business performance. Our approach in this context is simplification to concentrate on core priorities, synergy between internal teams and with external collaborators, and scale to multiply positive impacts. The direction in which education heads depends both on the global forces shaping our common future, and on the policy choices and programs, we put in place over the next decade. In this paper, it is argued that in the 21st century, we need a renewed sense of the purpose in education, one which restores harmony in human development by giving.

Appraisal of Dangers from Atomic Weapons Mar Lac Beauport, Canada .. 2nd Pugwash Conference: The Dangers of the Present Common Security Seventh Quinquennium () Sep Gmunden, Shaping Our Common Future: Dangers and Opportunities Jun Hasseludden, Sweden. Globally Responsible Management Education: From Principled Challenges to Practical Opportunities: /ch Responsible management education is a crucial step in shaping our common future. This chapter reviews how the Principles of Responsible Management Education. Understanding Disaster Risk: A Multidimensional Approach presents the first principle from the UNISDR Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, The framework includes a discussion of risk and resilience from both a theoretical and governance perspective in light of ideas that are shaping our common future. produce this report on future opportunities and risks to accompany the launch of our partnership with the OMS. Ian is Professor of Globalization & Development at the Oxford University and the author of numerous books on major global issues such as globalization, economic change, governance and .

“The Disruptive Changes Shaping Our World”, Stellenbosch University. 6 Apr “Economic and Technological Trends”, Majorca. “Our Common Future”, Chile. 03 Dec “The Future of Education”, Berlin. “Future Opportunities & Risks”, Said Business School, Oxford 11 May “New Management Challenges”, Said Business School. Of risks and opportunities. and runs adaptation studio COMMON Future, an affiliate of global social-enterprise collaborative COMMON. Monthly updates on science and technology shaping our. Future ecosystems and future populations, and therefore future health, are most at risk. Estimating these risks presents major research challenges (IPCC ; WHO b). Uncertainty is endemic, with respect both to environmental and climate sensitivity to past and present human activity and to the impact of remediation and mitigation policies. SHAPING OUR COMMON FUTURE 1 1. PROMOTING PEACE AND SECURITY 4 - United Nations Reform 4 - Arms Control, Disarmament and Non -Proliferation 5 - Human Rights, Democracy and Stability 6 - Conflict Prevention and Peace-building 6 - Specific Regional Issues 7 2.