Jean Ziegler. Destruction Massive: Géopolitique de la faim

(Paris: Editions du Seuil, 2011, 343pp.) Translated into English and published as Jean Ziegler Betting on Famine: Why the World Still Goes Hungary (New York: The New Press, 2013). The First Millennium Goals set in 2000 were to half poverty and hunger
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Arnaud Desjardins: Cultural Bridge-builder and World Citizen

Arnaud Desjardins (1925-2011) was a leading figure in introducing the broader French public to the philosophies and religious practices of Asia. His films devoted to Tibetan Buddhist leaders, Indian religious teachers, Japanese Zen philosophers, and Afghan Sufis were widely shown on French
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Laurens van der Post: Memories, Dreams, Reflections by Rene Wadlow

Laurens van der Post (1906-1996) was a Citizen of the World in Spirit but also an Afrikaner; aSouth African writer but who wrote in English. Deeply influenced by his friendship;  with the Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung;  Van der Post could also
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Langston Hughes (1 Feb 1902 – 22 May 1967) A People’s Poet

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” Langston Hughes Langston Hughes was an African-American poet;  through Negro was the term at the time;  and many of Hughes’ poems have Negro in the title
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Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) Urbanization and an Organic View of the City

There is a sense of great opportunity and hope that a new world can be built in which social and economic progress; environmental protection and better standards of living can be realized through global solidarity and cooperation.  Nowhere can these goals be
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Teilhard de Chardin: The Noosphere and Evolution toward World Unity

Why do we hesitate to open our hearts to the call of the world within us, to the sense of the earth. By  ‘sense of the earth’;  we mean here the passionate sense of common destiny that draws the thinking fraction of
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The Association Of World Citizens – Libya Appeal

The Association  of World Citizens calls for a ceasefire in Libya, the respect of international  Humanitarian Law and the start of negotiations  in good  faith on the future Constitutional Structure of the State. The Association of World Citizens, responding to calls for assistance
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Professor John Trent. United Nations Reform and NGO Action

John E. Trent sets out there are times; often in the early period of the coming of a new Secretary-General of the United Nations; when there are discussions of structural changes in the U.N. We are in such a period today, and
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The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution.

By Bernard Mayer. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000,263pp.) From his long experience as a mediator, Bernard Mayer writes “What makes a successful peacemaker or conflict resolver is not a set of processes, methodologies, or tactics; it is a way of thinking, a set
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Dag Hammarskjold. Crisis Manager and Longer-Range World Community Builder .

Dag Hammarskjold (29 July 1905 -18 September 1961). You wake from dreams of doom and −for a moment− you know: beyond  all the noise and the gestures, the only real thing, love’s calm unwavering flame in the half-light of an early dawn.
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