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Exploring Human Security with Stephanie Chenault

Exploring Human Security with Stephanie Chenault

Guest writer Stephanie Chenault has been a frequent contributor to several Syrian Refugee Councils and routinely participates in DC-based political and religious think tank meetings and discussions on security, persecution, and global terrorism.   She joined Empowerment WORKS (EW) Board of Directors this fall.  One of her main areas of expertise and focus is on national security.   Here are her thoughts on the state of human security, the biggest threats and where they are …

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Poaching in Zimbabwe: Poaching the Hidden Costs (local editorial)

Poaching in Zimbabwe: Poaching the Hidden Costs (local editorial)

Author: Anonymous Zimbabwean national living in Zimbabwe There are few places in the world, which have the blessings of nature in terms of biodiversity. One of them a landlocked country deep in the savannah of southern Africa, called Zimbabwe. With such idyllic scenarios of lush vegetation, abundant wildlife one would think the people and animals of Zimbabwe are living in a mini version of paradise. Alas that is not the case, the country lies in …

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UK to reveal plans for global climate change talks

UK to reveal plans for global climate change talks

Last updated on 9 September 2014, 7:46 am Climate change secretary Ed Davey says governments facing ‘pivotal moment’ on dealing with issue By Fiona Harvey, the Guardian World governments are facing a “pivotal moment” on dealing with climate change, the UK’s energy secretary will say on Tuesday, before a meeting of heads of state and government in New York this month. The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has called the meeting of world leaders on the back of the …

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