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Water Rights and Wrongs

By Blair Ewalt

In 2010, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stated, “More people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war,” and as water scarcity increases in the coming decades, our methods for controlling the aqueous resource must evolve with the growing world population. 457 more words


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The United Nations has had its eye on the problem of our ageing population for many years now.  They predict that “by 2050 more than 20 per cent of the world’s population will be 60 years old or older” and that “the increase in the number of older people will be greatest and most rapid in the developing world”. 475 more words

Musings On Retirement

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Proposed To Head IOC’s Ethics Commission

Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been proposed as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Commission by the IOC Executive Board.

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June 13 in history

823 Charles the Bald , Holy Roman Emperor and King of the West Franks,was born (d. 877).

1249 – Coronation of Alexander III as King of Scots. 840 more words


Introduction to Sustainable Development

   Sustainable Development and Climate Change are two sides of the same coin.

Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary General, United Nations

To provide a base for future discussions, Catalicity is compiling a series of blog posts covering the common frameworks and pillars of Sustainability.

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Rwandan President: the Darling Tyrant?

Iris C. Maxfield: Kagame’s recent landslide election wins and high approval ratings have come hand in hand with silencing opponents, police brutality, and concealing the murder of dissidents. 504 more words