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What will daily life be like tomorrow? Geneva is one of the main hubs of global negotiations searching for an answer to this question. Citizens, civil society, journalists, students, researchers, international servants, NGOs, artists, writers, photographers, films makers, experts, decision makers, enterprises, farmers and everyone worldwide all need to know what is at stake in their field of activity. 

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First-ever database of human rights awards launched

UN. Geneva, November 27. Today, the True Heroes Foundation (THF), a work partner of ICJ, launched the first-ever digest of human rights awards on www.trueheroesfilms.org.

The number of human rights awards has surged with over 50 new awards created in just the last 13 years.

Qui gouverne la gouvernance?

Governance. Genève, 18 novembre 2013. Le profit gouverne t’il la gouvernance ? Le citoyen mondial n’aurait t’il plus que le droit de nommer ses maîtres ? Pour Susan George, politologue, présidente d’Attac France il y a le feu au lac. On doit impérativement s’inquiéter pour la Démocratie.

Photography: Paolo Roversi, fashion photographer: “My life is full of pictures I didn't take".

Interview. Paolo Roversi (b.1947) is Italian-born but lives and works in Paris. He began his career by assisting the fashion photographer Laurence Sackman and has since worked consistently in fashion, both editorial and advertising. From the early 1980s Roversi has used large-format Polaroid film for most of his photographs, both colour and black-and-white.

NewTech: High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change

NewTech. 15 November 2013. Quantification of global forest change has been lacking despite the recognized importance of forest ecosystem services. In this study, Earth observation satellite data were used to map global forest loss (2.3 million square kilometers) and gain (0.8 million square kilometers) from 2000 to 2012 at a spatial resolution of 30 meters.


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