Development Issues

Human Trafficking Pie Chart

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http://holliamea.wordpress.com/2010/12/07/40/

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Human Trafficking Pie Chart

Prostitution (46%) is the largest sector and domestic servitude is 27%. 1/2 of the people into US so their children can have a ‘better life’. Most people are from East Asian and Pacific countries to US. But this situation is not just happening in the U.S. for there are a total of 800,000 people trafficked per year. The result of this issue restricted migration rules. ... Read more about Human Trafficking Pie Chart

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ITU

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http://www.itu.int/en/Pages/default.aspx

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ITU

This image is a logo of the ITU which stands for International Telecommunication Union. The ITU created the Electronic Commerce Developing Project in order to assist developing countries in establishing necessary infrastructure to create electronic business transactions in order to bridge the gap between highly developed countries and less developed countries. 

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World Trade Organization

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http://www.seanews.com.tr/images/articles/2012_02/75054/u1_WTO-Logo303.JPG

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World Trade Organization

This image is of the World Trade Organization which  set up a work programme in 1998 to examine all trade issues that related to global electronic commerce. They set up different councils for issues such as; trade in services, goods, trade and development.  ... Read more about World Trade Organization

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On World Population Day, Nine Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion

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Robert Engelman
On World Population Day, Nine Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion
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Although most analysts assume that the world’s population will rise from today’s 7 billion to 9 billion by 2050, it is quite possible that humanity will never reach this population size. ... Read more about On World Population Day, Nine Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion

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World Risk Index

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http://www.ehs.unu.edu/article/read/worldriskreport-2011

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World Risk Index

The actual risk for a country to suffer in a long term from a natural disaster depends on the actual exposure but also on the vulnerability of a society (how can they cope and adapt to the event). Central America as well as big parts of Africa and Asia are at high risk to suffer for a long term from natural disasters. ... Read more about World Risk Index

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Future Generations: An Organization Working to Alleviate Poverty

What You Can Do to Alleviate Poverty

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Shira Babow, http://afairtradeplace.com/2012/02/08/show-me-your-label-a-guide-to-fair-trade-labels/

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What You Can Do to Alleviate Poverty

This picture lists several ways in which you can help to alleviate global poverty. ... Read more about What You Can Do to Alleviate Poverty

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Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Poverty Environment Partnership

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Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

This picture gives the reader basic information about two organizations working to bring together members of the private, public, and volunteer sectors (as well as various existing organizatons) in order to create international development strategies and to solve problems. ... Read more about Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

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