Sustainable Development as a Matter of Human Rights.

Sustainable Development as a Matter of Human Rights.[1]   “Achieving the transformational promise of the SDGs depends on ensuring the empowerment, inclusion, and equality of all people, which is so closely interconnected with human rights.”(OHCHR) There is an enormous consensus in the world regarding the serious and grim challenges that humanity will have to faceContinue reading “Sustainable Development as a Matter of Human Rights.”

Top Finalists: the Food System Vision Prize

With a week to go before the final submission date for this first student essay contest, this post is aimed at providing a look at the TOP 10 finalist for the Rockefeller Foundation Food System Vision Prize. (Imagine having $200,000 to develop a project) https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/meet-the-finalists-for-the-food-system-vision-prize/?utm_source=Rockefeller+Foundation+eAlerts&utm_campaign=4111b6fe0a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_AUG_FSVP_FINALISTS&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6138ee88b7-4111b6fe0a-215580429&goal=0_6138ee88b7-4111b6fe0a-215580429&mc_cid=4111b6fe0a&mc_eid=0140cb8d3c More than 1,300 applicants from 110 countries, all seeking toContinue reading “Top Finalists: the Food System Vision Prize”

VACCINES save LIVES – Why is the US falling behind in Health Care???

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our world, UNICEF reported that more than 13,000,000+ children were NOT able to be vaccinated.   https://measlesrubellainitiative.org/measles-news/over-13-million-children-did-not-receive-any-vaccines-at-all-even-before-covid-19-disrupted-global-immunization-unicef/ The almost 2 decade long partnership to halt measles and rubella as the biggest killer of children HAS BEEN hugely successful.  Here in the US, the American Red Cross was one of theContinue reading “VACCINES save LIVES – Why is the US falling behind in Health Care???”

Providing Solutions to Local and Global Problems – Young people can help

The 2020 ESRI Education Summit was inspirational to me as a life-long Peace Builder.   As you read through this post, my aim was to have my ‘guiding principles’ deeply embedded, that building and reinforcing attitudes, institutions and structures that can actively work for peace and better future for ourselves and our children should be importantContinue reading “Providing Solutions to Local and Global Problems – Young people can help”

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