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What are the 10 Stages of Genocide?

The term genocide was first used in 1941 by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish-Jewish lawyer who escaped to the US from the Nazi occupation of Poland. Lemkin used the term to describe crimes committed by Nazi Germany against Jews during the Second World War; however, the term genocide came into its …

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30 Organizations Working to Mitigate The Impact of Climate Change

1 UN Environment Programme UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is a leading UN environmental agency that operates in seven different thematic areas; climate change, disasters and conflicts, ecosystem management, environmental governance, chemicals and waste, resource and efficiency, and environment under review. UNEP’s mission is ‘’to provide leadership and encourage partnership in …

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What Is Diplomacy?

Diplomacy is a word that gets thrown around a lot in today’s world, but what does it mean exactly? It is essentially another term for negotiation, specifically between diplomats who represent different states. The goal of diplomacy is to influence decisions and conduct between foreign governments and officials without violence. …

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What is international development?

Although there are many popular examples of international development organizations such as the American Refugee Committee, the United States Agency for International Development, World Bank, Oxfam or CARE, it is common that many people do not know precisely what it is that these organizations work to accomplish. Though the work …

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