Diplomatic Courier Recognizes Manjula Dissanayake on “99 Under 33”


Kathryn Floyd

WASHINGTON, DC:  The Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policyare pleased to announce that Manjula Dissanayake, Fellow, Ignite Good, has been recognized on the 2013 “99 Under 33,” an international list noting the most influential forei

World Happiness Report 2013


John Helliwell, richard layard and Jeffrey sachs

Table of ConTenTs 1. Introduction2. World Happiness: Trends, explanations and Distribution 3. Mental Illness and Unhappiness 4. The objective benefits of subjective Well-being 5. Restoring Virtue ethics in the Quest for Happiness 6. Using Well-being as a Guide to Policy7.

MDG designer fears UN goals will ‘degenerate into wish list’

Arthur Neslen Sep 18 2013

 An architect of the UN’s Millennium development Goals (MDGs) says he fears that a lack of strong leadership at the UN could lead to its poverty eradication goals being replaced by an over-politicised and unachievable “wish list” after 2015.

Population Pressure: Land and Water

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Population Pressure: Land and Water is the second chapter written by author Lester R. Brown in his book Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. In this chapter he talks about Civilization's foundation eording, water tables falling, farmers losing water to cities, land and water conflicts, cars and people compete for grain and the rising tide of environmental refugees. During this century we must deal with effects of trends-- rapid population growth, advancing deserts, and rising seas--that we set in motion during the last century.

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