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How Jackson Hole became such an important economic talking shop

How Jackson Hole became such an important economic talking shop

(from economist.com)

“Most conferences are hungry for attendance; Jackson Hole is by invitation only, and in recent years those invitations have become scarcer. 224 more words

Technology

India and Minamata

India has not signed Minamata convention on Mercury! 

Even China and Russia has signed. As per this, countries are required to phase out many mercury based products like thermometers, CFLs, etc. 24 more words

International

Vogel, E. (2012). Parcelling Out the Watershed: The Recurring Consequences of Organising Columbia River Management within a Basin-Based Territory. Water Alternatives, 5(1), 161–190.

Vogle’s account of watershed governance – its history and future – in the Columbia River provides a useful account of, first, the premise used for a reorganization of watershed management, and second, an application of this ideal conception of watershed governance to the Columbia River.  508 more words

Reading Reflections

Drieschova, A., Fischhendler, I., & Giordano, M. (2010). The role of uncertainties in the design of international water treaties: an historical perspective. Climatic Change, 105(3-4), 387–408

The concern for uncertainties in water treaties is the focus of this article, and whether uncertainty has been reflected in the language of treaties over shared water resources. 313 more words

Reading Reflections

Disarmment - International Treaties

NPT

Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_Non-proliferation_Treaty The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT, is an international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.[1] 1,140 more words

International

P'lishtim. Part-One.

Who are they and where do they come from?

The complete Tanakh tells us that Elohim brought them from the island of Crete to test Ysra’el in relation to His promises and them obeying Him. 41 more words

Corporate Liability under Convention Against Organized Crime

By: Regina Paulose

From October 6-7, 2014, the Working Group of Government Experts on Technical Assistance will meet in Vienna, Austria for its 7th session of the Conference of Parties for the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (CATOC).  899 more words

Regina Paulose