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Center Focus, Issue 182 - Fall 2009

Center of Concern | Wed, Nov 18, 2009

Center Focus, Issue 182 - Fall 2009

In this issue:·        

  • Taking on the Global Crises -- Jim Hug, SJ     
  • Reducing Vulnerability, Enhancing Resilence – Jim Hug, SJ        
  • Seeing the World Anew – Maria Riley, OP        
  • The Logic of Gift in Caritas in Veritate – Katherine Feely, SND     
  • Ensuring Human Rights in Agricultural Policy – Aldo Caliari        
  • “It Worked” G20 Leaders say of Crisis Recovery Measures – Aldo Caliari   

  •    New Book...Trade and Finance Linkages for Promoting  Development   --This publication was edited by Aldo Caliari (Center of Concern) and Vicente Paolo YU III (South Centre)
Center Focus, Issue 181 - Summer 2009

Center of Concern | Tue, Sep 15, 2009

Center Focus, Issue 181 - Summer 2009

In this issue:·        

  • Re-Planning Our Journey:  Pope Benedict Addresses the Crises -- Jim Hug, SJ     
  • Time Ripe for Serious Commitments on Climate Change -- Theresa Polk       
  • Developing Countries Give Voice to Financial and Economic Crises -- Aldo Caliari
  • Rich Country Food Initiative Falls Short -- Theresa Polk
  • Economics for the 21st Century -- Kristin Sampson         
  • The Intersection of Climate Change, Agriculture, and Development:  An Interview with Laura Hurtado (Guatemala) and Fatou Mbaye (Senegal) -- Chadi el-Khoury    
Center Focus, Issue 179 - Winter 2009

Center of Concern | Mon, Jan 26, 2009

Center Focus, Issue 179 - Winter 2009

 In this Issue:
  • Introduction: Now Is Our Time -- Jim Hug, SJ
  • After the Meltdown -- Jim Hug, SJ 
  • Monterrey Consensus Barely Holds Its Own in Doha -- Aldo Caliari 
  • Financial Summit Disappoints Only the Wishful -- Aldo Caliari 
  • Bali Road-Map Hits a Road Block in Poland -- Theresa Polk 
  • International Catholic Climate Campaign Launches -- Theresa Polk 

 

Center Focus, Issue 178 - Fall 2008

Center of Concern | Mon, Jan 26, 2009

Center Focus, Issue 178 - Fall 2008

In this Issue:

  • Introduction: Advancing the Global Common Good -- Jim Hug, SJ
  • Engaging as Citizen and Disciple: Voting the Global Common Good -- Abiosseh Davis 
  • From Head to Heart: Transformative Education and CST -- Bill Griffin 
  • Financing for Development Review Offers Rare Opportunity -- Aldo Caliari

Center Focus, Issue 177 - Summer 2008

Center of Concern | Thu, Jun 12, 2008

Center Focus, Issue 177 - Summer 2008

 In this Issue:

  • Introduction: Reclaiming Security Together -- Jim Hug, SJ
  • Code Red! The Gallant Fed Fights the Big Bad Wolves -- Mariama Williams
  • True Security in Immigration -- Sr. Katherine Feely, SND
  • President Bush's Security and Prosperity Proposal -- Abiosseh Davis 
  • The People's Summit in New Orleans -- Abiosseh Davis 
  • UN Conference on Trade and Development Update -- Aldo Caliari and Kristin Sampson
  • Regional Seminar on Trade-Finance Linkages Held in Africa -- Aldo Caliari

Center Focus, Issue 176 - Spring 2008

Center of Concern | Fri, Feb 1, 2008

Center Focus, Issue 176 - Spring 2008

In this Issue:

  • Introduction: Whispers of Needed New Beginnings -- Jim Hug, SJ
  • Another Possible World is on the Horizon -- Maria Riley, OP
  • Election 2008: Just the Beginning
  • Cracks in the Shell -- Kristin Sampson
  • The Gullah Islands -- Abiosseh Davis
  • Financing for Development -- Aldo Caliari
  • Lent Resources from Education for Justice
Center Focus, Issue 175 - Winter 2007

Center of Concern | Thu, Nov 15, 2007

Center Focus, Issue 175 - Winter 2007

In this Issue:

  • Introduction: Celebration and Hope - James E. Hug, SJ
  • Populorum Progressio: Celebrations for the Future
  • Election 2008
  • Questions for Candidates - Jim Hug, SJ
  • Tri-continental Partnership for Just Trade Policies - Kristin Sampson
  • whither the WTO? - Maria Riley, OP
  • Leisurely Development - Abiosseh Davis
  • Hellos and Goodbyes
  • Take a New Look at the Education for Justice Web Site
Center Focus, Issue 174 - September 2007

Center of Concern | Fri, Sep 7, 2007

Center Focus, Issue 174 - September 2007

In this Issue:

  • Introduction: We're Back! And We're re-NEW-ed! - James E. Hug, SJ
  • Opting for the Option for the Poor - Kristin Sampson
  • Election 2008: Enlarging the Moral Imagination - Maria Riley, OP
  • Troubled Global Institutions Bring Crisis and Opportunity - Aldo Caliari
  • House Farm Bill Fails to Deliver True Reform - Martin M. McLaughlin
  • Education for Justice Announces a Brand New Look

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