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Considers world poverty causes and possible solutions, including the views of Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx and others. 2017 has many countries still in a recession which since 2008 has generally increased poverty. The UN food agency reported world food prices reaching their highest level ever recorded, though 2016 saw this moderating but still not averting hunger for...
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The conference will be held in the Main Complex building (1818 H Street NW) of the World Bank Group. The opening and closing sessions will be held in the Preston Auditorium. The thematic sessions will be held concurrently in four rooms: Preston Auditorium or 7-100 (7th floor), 13-121 (13th floor), 2-800 (2nd floor) and 4-800 (4th floor). Further information on directions to the conference from...
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See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases. It is estimated that a person dies of hunger or hunger-related causes every ten seconds, as you can see on this display. Sadly, it is children who die most...
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The Life You Can Save is a movement of people fighting extreme poverty. We encourage people to pledge a percentage of their income to effective charities. We recommend charities that assist the world's poorest people through evidence-backed interventions. We'll send the latest in effective giving...
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This map shows the number of people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day. The size of the country on the map (or cartogram) is proportional to the number of people living on $1.25 who reside in that country. China, India, and many countries in sub-Saharan Africa expand in size on this...
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#GivingTuesday helps refocus post-Thanksgiving spending habits towards something more beneficial. Giving to WHEAT on Giving Tuesday will contribute to the vision of a world where all its citizens are self sustaining, hunger- and poverty-free through support of our projects, programs,…. What is WHEAT’s Clothes Silo? In 1985, WHEAT founded its Clothes Silo, a major program serving a vital need in...
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CARE is a humanitarian organization providing disaster relief and fighting poverty around the world. You can help by making a donation today! AMMAN, Jordan - CARE cautiously welcomes the resolution approved unanimously by the UN Security Council today and call for its immediate and full implementation. Join the CARE Action Network to find out how you can get involved in your own community while...
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Good work empowers women to, thrive and to be hopeful for a bright future. To change a woman's life forever, A Fair Trade World needs you to buy her bead products and to spread the word about our women and their work. The life of an artisan by providing her with work; work enables her to rise out of poverty. Practicing Fair Trade, A Fair Trade World pays the artisan a living wage for her...
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Show us your Interact club in action and you could receive $500 for your club's next project. For our eighth annual Interact Video Awards, we're asking Interact clubs to create a short video (30 seconds to three minutes) showing one of the following: If Interactors ruled the world — Imagine a world where Interactors are in charge, making big decisions that shape our world and future. How would...
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The International Confederation of Dietetic Associations has a history that began in 1952 with the first International Congress of Dietetics in Amsterdam. In 2000, at the XIII International Congress of Dietetics, delegates of national dietetics associations adopted a new name and a Mission for the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations. In 2006 the International Confederation of...
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The missional motivation for BTS is summarized by our phrase “following Jesus into the world.” We believe that God is at work building his church. Studying at Biblical Seminary you are more than a student, your story becomes our story. Our main purpose is to train missional leaders that facilitate entrepreneurial innovation. Our classrooms serve as the training ground to send remarkable men and...
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Find out more about our global development movement, join us and help us make our world a better place to live. Thank you for visiting the Hospital Clowning website! We hope you enjoy browsing our website, and that you find a lot of useful information. We invite you to join our global development program. We look forward to sharing our knowledge in order to increase your awareness of hunger and...
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Follow up to his successful first Album, "Anybody Else". Nigel has again chosen the challenging form of the concept album to spin his tale of two people making decisions and dealing with highs and lows as they are pushed forward by each other and each others need to need each other. On "The Wellspring", Nigel serves up rays of hope and the catalyst for self discovery with beautiful and poignant...
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World Ventures is an organization interested in supporting ventures around the world for the purpose of displaying ethical and moral business practices while improving the quality of lives being impacted. The role of World Ventures is to provide consultation and financial resources in cooperation with other organizations and individuals. World Ventures currently operates in over 20 different...
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Join a CROP Hunger Walk and help end hunger and poverty one step at a time! CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world. Join the original Walk event in the United States! Fight hunger globally and in your local community.
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Our vision is a world free from extreme poverty by 2030 because of the collective actions of global citizens across the world. Find out more on our Global Citizen platform, including about us, governance, and impact. Global Poverty Project » Global Poverty Project is now Global Citizen.
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Our vision is a world free from extreme poverty by 2030 because of the collective actions of global citizens across the world. Find out more on our Global Citizen platform, including about us, governance, and impact. Global Poverty Project » Global Poverty Project is now Global Citizen.
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Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities in which we live. Poverty is the main cause of hunger in the world. This is true in rich and poor countries alike. Most people...
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Site for the film American Umpire. Since the end of World War II the United States has acted as the world's policeman. Is it time for a new foreign policy around military intervention? Since the end of World War II, the United States has played a unique security role in the world. During that time, democratic nation states have proliferated, combat deaths have plunged, and global trade has...
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Sponsor a child through World Vision and change a child's life and community for good. Learn more about us, find ways to give, and get involved. Cheru and Kamama live in rural Kenya, and like millions of African children, they help their mothers carry water every day. Though the 5-year-olds live just 16 miles apart, for one, fetching water is a three-hour struggle; for the other, it’s a...
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