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The ESRI International User Conference 2010

- The ESRI International User Conference 2010 is considered one of the largest Geographic Information System (GIS) conferences in the world, with more than 134 countries and over 6,000 organizations whose staff attended the conference. This was ESRI 30th International User conference. During the user conference, ESRI introduced newly released ArcGIS 10 software and provided training seminars for various ESRI software applications and GIS concepts. The ESRI training and white paper presentation topics included: • ArcGIS Desktop Programming 10 • ArcServer and ArcGIS Configuration 10 • Cartography • Cloud Computing • Data Integration • Geocoding • Geodatabase Architecture • Geodatabase Theory...   [tags: Conference Analysis]

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The General Act of the Berlin Conference on West Africa

- “The brown current ran swiftly out of the heart of darkness, bearing us down towards the sea with twice the speed of our upward progress; and Kurtz’s life was running swiftly, too, ebbing, ebbing out of his heart into the sea of inexorable time. . . ." Joseph Conrad- Heart of Darkness Introduction The aim of this paper is to analyze the General Act of the Berlin Conference on West Africa (1884-1885) and the partition of Africa among the main European powers, considering its importance for the construction of Europe....   [tags: The Conference of Berlin]

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The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles

- The damage inflicted on Europe during World War I was dire and left Europe in a state of chaos. Consequently, post-war peace settlements were complicated, but were necessary in order to end the period of disorder. World War I concluded on November 1918, when Germany agreed to an armistice. At the end of the war, European leaders realized that their reasons for initially engaging in the war had not been worth it. Countries were torn apart, as established dynasties had fallen during the war and new states were attempting to rise up....   [tags: post war peace, peace conference, lloyd george]

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The Wannsee Conference

- The Wannsee Conference Have you ever had a business meeting, a conference. Could you imagine a meeting to draw an outline to exterminate a population, 11 million Jews. The Wannsee Conference was a “meeting” to discuss how they would kill all the Jews. The Wannsee Conference put the Final Solution in motion; the World had lost their opportunity to save 6 million Jews and others. The Beginning Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, after World War 1 when tensions were high because the Treaty of Versailles blamed Germany for the destruction the war caused and they were faced with the payment for all the damages, which sent Germany into economic downfall....   [tags: Hitler, Nazi Germany, Holocaust, Jews]

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The Wannsee Conference

- The Wannsee conference Have you ever had a business meeting, a conference. Could you imagine a meeting to draw an outline to exterminate a population, 11 million Jews. The Wannsee Conference was a “meeting” to discuss how they would kill all the Jews just shortly after the Holocaust was in effect. The Wannsee Conference put the Final Solution in motion; the World had lost their opportunity to save 6 million Jews and others. The beginning Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, after World War 1 when tensions were high because the Treaty of Versailles blamed Germany for the destruction the war caused and they were faced with the payment for all the damages, which sent Germany into economi...   [tags: the holocaust, WWII, final solution]

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An Multicultural Education Conference At The Multicultural Classroom Conference

- After attending the Multicultural Education Conference, I left the space feeling enlighten and reformed to continue my endeavor in the field of education. The context and theme of the entire day filled with Resistance, Restoration and Revitalization. As the Key note speaker and as well as President Robert Nelson engrained in me about being agents of change and bridging inclusivity among the work that we do. Dr. Maisha T. Winn spoke in a way that resonated with me in ways I did not think possible in thinking....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Thought, Learning]

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Automotive Logistics Global Conference & India Conference

- Automotive Logistics Global Conference & India conference Matthias Schulz Director North America Material Planning & Logistics Ford Motor Company Amlan Bose Vice President - Material Flow Engg., Logistics Network and Exports Operations Ford Asia Pacific and Africa Nigel Harris President Ford India The 2014 Automotive Logistics India conference, held in Gurgaon, revealed that despite years of lacklustre growth or declines, the Indian automotive logistics industry has not lost its hope or belief in the country’s promise....   [tags: Ford Motor Company, Automotive industry]

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The Effects of the Berlin Conference on Africa

- The Berlin Conference of 1884 peacefully divided Africa between world leaders. The conference, also known as the Congo Conference, looked at Africa as a great source of wealth in many areas to be shared among the participating countries. The division that took place at no time had at interest the people of Africa. By the time Africa regained its freedom in the 1950’s most areas had developed severe political and racial division. The result of this turbulence and division is the occurrence of such violent civil wars and genocides in African countries such as Rwanda....   [tags: World History ]

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A Study On A Parent Teacher Conference

- A parent-teacher conference is a short meeting or conference between the parents and teachers of students to discuss children’s progress at school and find solutions to academic or behavioral problems. Just by the definition that was stated above, one would believe that more parents would schedule an appointment with the teacher to see how their children are doing. Most do not; some parents have very good reasons while others not so much. Parent-teacher conferences have many benefits, parents get the teachers opinion, it is a face to face conferences allowing for no miscommunication that might have happened otherwise....   [tags: Education, Want, Teacher, Need]

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The United Nations Conference Of Parties

- The United Nations Conference of Parties is on the verge of agreement for a new climate treaty. The prospect for a post-Kyoto environmental accord has been the goal of the Conference of Parties for many years. After the failures of the Copenhagen and Cancun Accords, in 2011 the UN launched a new method for negotiating a climate treaty with a deadline for 2015. The negotiations for the treaty are establishing the conditions necessary to pass the agreement by 2015 with plans for the treaty to take full effect in 2020....   [tags: Kyoto Protocol, Greenhouse gas, Contract]

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Special Opportunities For The College Conference

- ... We also had them all wear a blue sleeves dress up shirt and black slacks the day of the conferences. Everyone was doing their part so well during the conference we had a great turnout and it was a great success. They said that everything looked so professional and well done. I believe this was the best group experience because everyone was so excited and we all worked together as a team. We all had the same vision and goal in mind and after the conference we all took a picture together and gave each other high five 's....   [tags: University, College, Higher education]

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The Events Of The Casablanca Conference

- ... All of the scheduled Allied forces were near this area. The Germans attacked the Allies near Kassarine Pass, a two mile wide gap between parts of the Allied army. This attack resulted in the Allies getting pushed back approximately one hundred miles, and approximately a thousand Allied men killed or captured. The Axis powers attempted to smaller offensive attacks while in stalemate with the Allies. The first of the attacks was on the British First Army, and the second was against the British Eighth Army....   [tags: World War II, Allies of World War II, Axis powers]

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Second Worldism And The Bandung Conference

- Even if people today think of countries that are poor and unindustrialized when they hear the phrase, the Third World, the term actually emerged in the Cold War to represent countries that did not either align with America or with Soviet Union. Third-worldism, which was created by countries in the Third World, “is a political project more than a geographical category”, as we mentioned in class, and the ideology behind it is that the countries are in the third world, which is the new world and united themselves to separate from the first and the second world because of opposition of imperialism and neo-imperialism, colonialism and anti-neo-colonialism....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Third World, Communism]

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The National Conference For Community And Justice

- • The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) Youth Establishing Strength (YES!) • The website for NCCJ is www.nccj.org. Additional information about the YES. Program (including the full curriculum) can be found at http://www.nccj.org/programs-youth-establishing-strength-YAC. • NCCJ is a human rights organization that promotes equality and community through education and advocacy. • YES. is geared towards high-school aged students and their teachers. • The purpose of this program is to target bias based bullying and help support positive school atmosphere on the community level....   [tags: Education, Motivation, Discrimination, College]

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Post Conference : At The End Of The Class

- ... Linda: “I think that all children need to be reminded the ground rules every day.” Supervisor: “It is very true. Instead of dealing with the individual issues one by one, how can you motivate the children to engage more in the group time. Ms. Linda: “I think that I may have class discussions about the ground rules. In this way, all children participate and get actively engaged in learning. Once the children get involved in learning, their attention will get focused easily. ” Supervisor: “I am glad you figured it out so quickly....   [tags: Learning, Problem solving, Psychology, XXx]

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The World Conference On Human Rights

- Moreover, according to Hanna Arendt, the magnitude of the European refugee crisis also propelled human rights to the centre of post-war international politics. Forced displacements as a result of the Second World War, the Holocaust, the Cold War and then later anticommunists escapees was on such a large scale it made a huge impact on the encountering nations, and the international enforcement and protection of innocent civilians (Hoffman, 2010). There were approximately eight million civilians who qualified as "displaced persons" under the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, including: slave labourers, prisoners of war, liberated concentration camp inmates, with most of...   [tags: Human rights, Amnesty International]

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A Study On Pre Conference

- Pre-Conference: As I began preparing for this assignment I was torn between two teachers Ms. H is a veteran teacher and Ms. B is a second- year teacher, both new to the Literacy Collaborative Framework, I decided to focus on Ms. B. Miss. B is a second- year teacher, teaching seventh grade ELA in a 6-8 middle school building, she taught one year at the high school level. I completed several informal observations prior to scheduling a formal observation. Preceding the formal observation Ms. B and I had a discussion about the informal observations, reviewed notes that were taken during the observations and any concerns she may have....   [tags: Writing, Writing process, Conclusion, High school]

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The Climate Change Conference At Paris

- The Climate Change Conference in Paris is another vital opportunity for the leaders of different countries to decide the future conditions of Planet Earth. Its primary goal is to achieve a legally binding agreement with Universal participation and to keep Global Warming below the threshold of 2 degrees Celsius. As world leaders gather for this International forum, with their national interests in mind, it is not going to be easy to reach and conclude this meeting with a unanimous decision. The two powerful Countries, i.e....   [tags: Developed country, Developing country]

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Grade At A Parent Teacher Conference

- ... But then I realized that they were just pretending to not be upset because they care about me. They did not want to put more pressure on me because I knew that I failed sophomore year. My teacher told my parents that the reason why I did not pass sophomore year was because I got an F for my sociology class. I was really confused because I always do all of the homework and test, how could this happen to me. I worked hard in all of my classes and I have good grades for my other classes, except sociology....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Students]

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The African Scramble Conference On Africa

- ... Instead of realizing the situation at hand, we buy away the corporations, that let us sleep at night. That let us believe we are making a difference when we are really not. Economically, europeans conquering Africa have had detrimental changes to the people of Africa. A big misconception would be that if a wealthy country such as great Britain has ties in another country, that means it backs it economically. Sadly. that is not the case. Today, A lot of farming from other countries are outsourced to Coutnries in Africa to be exported out and not going back to the country that is producing is....   [tags: Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Madagascar]

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The Model United Nations Conference

- When I first signed up for this class, the detail that caught my eye, was the Model United Nations conference to be held in San Francisco, in which we would all get to participate. I was excited to experience what it was like to be a delegate in the United Nations, and to understand how it all worked. My experience definitely exceeded my expectations of what I imagined it to be. When you first told us that we would be representing The Federal Republic of Nigeria, I thought, oh man, this is not really a country I would want to represent, given the corruption and all; however, once we got into it, I realized it wasn’t so bad....   [tags: United Nations, Human rights, Population, Nigeria]

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The Special Event Conference

- I always wanted to surround myself with knowledge and people that live and breathe event planning. My opportunity came at the 2010 Special Events conference in New Orleans, LA. The Special Event (2010) is the largest tradeshow and conference in the world for event professionals (2010, The Special Event). TSE allows attendees to make invaluable connections with thousands of key event industry notables and colleagues, experience education both inside and outside of the classroom environment, choose among over 100 relevant Conference Sessions and Training Workshops taught by hand-selected speakers, and discover thousands of event products and services on the Tradeshow Floor (2010, The Special E...   [tags: event professionals]

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Expand the Environment Conference

- The use of this video does not have direct sustainable outcomes as in it does not reduce waste because of its existence. But, it does educate the students so that they are not only aware of the issue but are able to make a more informed decision about their actions and the sustainable or non-sustainable ramifications they hold. By using other methods to dispense the information of changed protocol to the students, students may not be as interested or retain the information. The video provides an avenue for students to actually attach to the material and retain the message; other venues do not have this ability....   [tags: Environment ]

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Singapore Hotel Security Conference

- A Hotel Security Conference 2007 was held in Singapore with the Senior Minister of State for Law and Home Affairs of Singapore addressing the public, and highlighting the need to enhance building security especially hotels. Ho (2007) has specially mentioned in this forum the usage and to incorporate CPTED considerations in future building or redevelopment plans, and as early as possible in all building design plan. He further mentioned that this approach will make security and criZXCxcsDDvcwvme prevention activity much more effective in the long term....   [tags: Security ]

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International Stigma Conference

- Introduction: International Stigma Conference ( ISC) brings together over 500 researchers, mental health professionals, policy makers and service users interested in stigma and discrimination, to discuss effective interventions to reduce stigma and discrimination against those with mental illness (Mental Health Commission of Canada, 2012.) According to the report published from the 5th annual International Stigma conference mental illness is a universal problem. The stigma associated with it prevents two-thirds of those who experience mental illness from seeking help....   [tags: Mental Health, Discrimination, Solutions]

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The Paris Peace Conference and Versailles Treaty

- Success or Failure At the end of World War I (WWI), as with most wars, it was necessary to hold a peace conference and due to the number of countries involved in the war, this task was extremely imposing. The desired conclusion of this conference was world peace, but with approximately 75% of the world nations represented and each country having it’s own agenda, the search for peace was elusive because of a desire for vengeance. This vengeance may have set the stage for World War II. On January 12th, 1919, the Paris Peace Conference (PPC) opened at several different venues, in and around Paris, France, but was moved to the Versailles Palace because of the number of attendees....   [tags: World History ]

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Preparing for a Public Briefing or Press Conference

- This week’s reading lead to some interesting topics, of which this short paper will attempt to discuss. Some of the focuses that the reading went over are: preparing for a public briefing or press conference, what are techniques to use, must air message, developing sound bites, developing pre-printed information, techniques to use in dealing with a hostile press, the importance of body language, recover from a press incident, and can an organization use social media to their advantage. A major challenge in any crisis is preparing for a public briefing or press conference....   [tags: crisis management]

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My Experience at the Connecting for Change Conference

- ... After finding out more about him I remembered to never judge a book by its cover. He was my favorite speaker out of the three I had seen. Tal Dehtair’s speech was approximately 25 minutes. After his speech, another wonderful, inspiring man joined the stage. He was not a keynote speaker, but every word he said stuck the audience. I could feel his pain as if I had encountered the same experiences. His name was simple, Simply Rob. Simply Rob, full name Rob Vassilarakis, was a poet from Brooklyn with a strong story....   [tags: personal review and reflections]

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The Sports At The Michigan Sports Business Conference

- ... For example, the NFL has games in London almost every Sunday morning, usually consisting of two awful teams competing against one another. Typically most people would not wake up and watch an awful game like that, but when they have fantasy players involved in the game and potentially a lot of money on the line, fans are provided with a reason to tune in and care about the outcome of the game. Nik also touched on the controversy of daily fantasy sports, which, in short, consists of betting money on specific players in sporting events against other people....   [tags: Audience, Audience theory, Emotion]

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The United Nations Conference On Trade And Development

- ... Formal ownership of the property was not affected, but the control of use and operation by the investor was no longer effective. Taxation, while entailing an overt transfer of property to the State, is generally considered an exception to laws prohibiting expropriation. However, there are some instances where it may qualify as indirect expropriation. In Occidental v Ecuador, the tribunal stated succinctly that “taxes can result in expropriation”. In Feldman, the tribunal held that “…tax measures, even if they are designed to and have the effect of an expropriation, will be indirect, with an effect that may be tantamount to expropriation.” Can a finding of expropriation can be excused...   [tags: Property, Ownership, Zoning, Government]

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The United Nations Human Rights Conference

- ... The United Nations might serve some interests of the US but the cons outweigh the pros. In this case the IGO turning against principle because as the IGO has too much power. One of the clips shows how the members of the UN said it was hard to define terrorism. Horowitz says they don’t want to, he states “These are people who obviously understand what terrorism is but they have no intensions of defining it. And the reason why they don’t want to is very simple because otherwise they are going to be calling good third of their membership terrorist nations and they can’t stand that....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations]

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United Nations Conference On Climate Change

- ... An approach worth considering is the expanded implementation of nuclear power as the efficient energy center-piece for combatting climate change. With that said, America should view the challenge of climate change as an opportunity. This is chance for America to establish a new global stewardship in the twenty-first century. There is opportunity to show global leadership to climactic problems by ramping-up domestic application of atomic energy to increase energy efficiency. Furthermore, there can be opportunity in allowing (through diplomatic agreements and technology sharing) other nation’s access to nuclear energy as countries phase-out outdated energy methods harmful to the climate....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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Writing Center Conference Reflection Paper

- : Writing Center Conference Reflection The writing center conference had a lot of useful information in each of the presentations that I attended. Each presentation had its own set of topics, which either provided ideas that were geared toward helping a particular group of students or just gave general information about certain programs that are available to help students succeed in school. There was also one presentation, which explained the results of a study conducted regarding writing center enrolled students....   [tags: Tutorial, Tutor, Teaching assistant, Paper]

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The Yalta Conference

- The Yalta Conference was one of the most important events in history, let alone, this century. It took place from February 4 to February 11, 1945, at Yalta, Crimea, a port/resort. The three main individuals at this meeting were Churchill of Great Britain, Roosevelt of the United States and Stalin of the U.S.S.R, known back then, and now known as Russia. This meeting was to discuss the post war effects. The publics opinion of this was of a great Anglo-American- Soviet friendship. The agreement that as achieved at the conference was that a Coalition government would be set up in Poland....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Peer Writing Conferences

- A high school publications class provides a real life group learning activity that few other classes replicate. Students work as a team to create a newspaper, yearbook, website or broadcast, and while individual assignments are important, the class needs to come together to make sure all the work gets done, is done well and is put together as a whole. I want to see if teaching students to do peer writing conferences would help them become better writers and team members, because they would practice both writing skills and social skills by giving and receiving feedback....   [tags: Technology, Conferences]

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The Wannsee Conference by Mark Roseman

- The Wannsee Conference by Mark Roseman is an incredibly complex and ambiguous book. The book asks many questions, yet gives very few answers to major question. This is mostly because people do not know these answers. Conspiracy, the movie version of the book, fills in these questions, which seem to be left open by Roseman. Looking at these two works, The Wannsee Conference and Conspiracy, separately and together may help further our understanding of what really happened on January 20, 1942. Roseman's views on the Wannsee Conference are quite evident throughout his writing....   [tags: Roseman Holocaust Jews]

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The Kentucky Snapshot Shows The Basic Statistics Of The Conference

- ... (The average church in the Kentucky Annual Conference is quite small compared to the national average.). Although the conference is ranked 45th in average attendance with 20 fewer weekly attendees, it also has a relatively higher number of members per church with the average membership-to-attendee ratio just over 2.8:1. While 62% of Kentucky churches are small a large percentage of conference churches are smaller than the national US UMC average. While smaller churches spend less money and incur less debt, they are one of the lowest performers in outreach ministries....   [tags: World population, Population growth, Population]

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Summary of 64th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference

- At the Summit Researching news reporting and information from the 64th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference in Bonn, Germany has yielded a very diverse picture. To begin, the focus of the summit was summarized in its slogan “Sustainable Societies: Responsive Citizens” (UNV, 2011). It was conducted in Bonn, Germany in September 2011 and attended, according to a UN website, by “more than 1,500 people – grassroots representatives from over 70 countries…representing 460 different NGOs” (UNV, 2011). Like many of its predecessors, the conference started off with ceremonies and excited, hopeful, and motivated participants....   [tags: Sustainability, Community, Government]

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Nayarit Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

- As a follow-up of a historic international conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons (Oslo, March 2013), the government of Mexico hosted a 2nd international conference from 13-14 February 2014 in Nuevo Vallarta, a residential resort community in the state of Nayarit, to build momentum for an ambitious diplomatic process that puts the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons the essence of nuclear disarmament efforts and achievement of a nuclear weapons free world, NTI reports....   [tags: government, consequences, humanitarian catastrophe]

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FREE Video Recording or Streaming for Your Conference

- You’re probably already using video in at least some aspects of your conference or event planning… Maybe you’ve got video projectors for your speakers’ PowerPoint presentations…or you have a video camera being using to project your keynote speaker’s image up on the big screens. More and more, video is being utilized as part of every conference or event. And more and more, people are asking, “Can we get that talk on video?” “Can I watch this session online?”… Video recordings, and now LIVE Internet streaming, are becoming standard features of conferences everywhere....   [tags: event, keynote speaker, budget]

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Pre Conference Phase Of Residency Content Coaching

- Following from Chapter 5 in which I asserted that pre-conference phase of residency content coaching offered a key context for learning about planning for ambitious teaching, in this chapter, I argue that post-conferences during residency content coaching offered clinical-based learning opportunities for reflecting and receiving feedback and for responding by planning next steps for future instruction. In connection to my theoretical framework, I highlight the ways in which post-conferences created a context for social constructions of teaching and learning to teach within communicates of practice....   [tags: Knowledge, Education, Teacher, School]

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Inside The War Room : Conference Championship Week

- INSIDE THE WAR ROOM: CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK In this week’s Inside the War Room we take a look at a matchup that could determine the Big Ten championship this weekend, a sleeper prospect at the quarterback position, and how the 49ers might address one of their biggest needs this offseason. Matchup of the Week Championship weekend offers several interesting matchups including North Carolina vs. Clemson, and Stanford vs. USC. However, the most interesting matchup of the weekend is Iowa against Michigan State....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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The Sunday Assembly Brand ' At The Conference Called Wonder ' 2016

- I sat in on a workshop called ‘Using the Sunday Assembly Brand’ at the ‘Conference Called Wonder’ 2016 in Utrecht. Whilst discussing how to answer tricky questions on what the Sunday Assembly is, one American announced ‘we’re not a church’ closely followed by ‘Christians think Sundays belong to them.’ Then another American proclaimed ‘the Sunday Assembly is post-Christian’ which raised a few eyebrows. I wrote down boldly in my notebook ‘post-Christian.’ It was during this week I spoke to Maria Kittler (Leipzig University) who is a PhD candidate also studying the Sunday Assembly....   [tags: Christianity, Religion, State religion]

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Presentation Of A Meeting Conference Room For The Duration Of 1 Hour

- ... It will be made known the meeting will be held with a zero-tolerance stance towards disruptive behaviors, and will ask individuals to leave if they cannot conduct themselves in a professional manner. To encourage participation from meeting attendees an email will be sent prior to those that are listed to attend. It will provide a list of questions concerning members in each department. The verbiage used will be meant to inspire ideas, and welcome all question related. Future attendees will be requested to provide preplanned solutions for meeting topics....   [tags: Communication, Management, Graphic communication]

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The Niagara Bible Conference And Development Of The Five Fundamentals

- ( II.A.) The Niagara Bible Conference led to the development of the Five Fundamentals. In these fundamentals Christ was mentioned multiple times. Jesus being specified in the Five Fundamentals, he therefore is a fundamental part of Christianity. Concluding that the vision of the Five Fundamentals is to proclaim that each Christian believe in Jesus and that he was sent to be a guide on how to live a Christian life. In order to lead a Christian life, we must follow the teachings given to us by Christ and trust that he was sent here to compensate for our sins....   [tags: Christianity, Islam, Religion, Osama bin Laden]

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An Interview At Gartner 's Supply Chain Executive Conference

- Who would have thought that building a prototype camera with a sewing machine and a drill would lead to Nick Woodman becoming the head of one of the most popular video camera companies around today (Forbes-3). GoPro owes most of its rapid success to their quick wise decision to move to the cloud with their supply chain. In an interview at Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in June of 2011, Bob Bowman, the managing editor of SupplyChainBrain, and GoPro’s CTO, Stephen Baumer discuss GoPro’s growth in light of their supply chain....   [tags: Supply chain, Supply chain management]

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The World War I At The Paris Peace Conference

- ... Although Woodrow Wilson was the founder of the League of Nations, the United States was not a member because the US Senate rejected the Versailles Treaty. The US not supporting their own proposing idea could also be considered as one of the factors to the failure of the League of Nations. The onset of the Second World War showed that the League had failed its primary purpose, which was to prevent any future world war. World War II was a major global conflict that occurred in the middle of the 20h century with Axis: Germany, Italy and Japan on one side and the Allies: United Kingdom, United States and Soviet Union on the other....   [tags: World War II, League of Nations, Cold War]

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Potsdam Conference

- Potsdam Conference, meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the USSR, and the United Kingdom, following the unconditional surrender of Germany in World War II. It was held in Potsdam, near Berlin, from July 17 to August 2, 1945. The purpose of the conference was the implementation of decisions reached previously at the Yalta Conference. The U.S. was represented by President Harry S. Truman and the USSR by Premier Joseph Stalin. The United Kingdom was represented at first by Prime Minister Winston Churchill and later by the new prime minister, Clement Richard Attlee....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Paris Peace Conference

- It has been almost a century since the first Paris Peace Conference was hold, but even until now, it is a popular yet also controversial event in the history of the world. The Paris Peace Conference took place in 1919 involving more than 1,000 representatives from over 30 nations. The results of the Conference are five treaties regarding terms that, according to the Conference, shall prevent any upcoming conflicts among nations. Although World War II started only after 15 years, nonetheless, the treaties did function as a buffer between countries....   [tags: World War II WWII WW2]

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United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

- United Nations Conference on Environment and Development Introduction As our understanding of global ecosystem functioning continues to increase, so does the knowledge and awareness that the effects of human behavior on the environment are no longer confined to localized microcosms. Humans are not only responsible for impacting the ecosystem in which they directly inhabit, but are now joined as a global community where collective, individual actions are changing planetary ecosystems. Thus, environmental policies developed at an international level to address global problems, such as climate change, ozone layer depletion, and acid rain, must cross several cultural, economic, and political...   [tags: Environmental Nature Ecology Essays]

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Security Must Grow with Technological Advancement

- Introduction Today we live in a world where new technology is no stranger to our everyday lives and as technology continues to grow, security needs to evolve with it. Security is one of the most important aspects of a company needed to succeed. The internet as we know can be the chance for opportunity for a business to constantly make money whether it’s the day or the night but the internet also holds the opportunity for an unwanted guest or an intruder to access the company networks. There is a need for a clear cut relationship between techniques and technologies that ensures protection to the company and allows the company to continue its daily services....   [tags: internet, conference board, employees]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Night '

- ... He busted onto the floor scaring the hell out of his fellow Soldiers that were still in the early stages of clearing it. “Staff Sergeant!” said SPC Irby. “We found survivors in the second floor conference room. They say there’s more in the conference room up here and the other ‘s in the building.” “Say again Specialist.” “We found a dozen people on the second floor conference room. One of the men is the associate Director of the FBI and he said there are people in each of the large conference rooms on each floor.” “Ok then let’s check it out.” SSG Rodeo directed the Soldiers that were with him to find the conference rooms on the floor and search them....   [tags: Rooms, Conference hall]

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The Syrian Civil War and UN’s Failure to Solve It

- Between February 4th, and February 11th, 1945, the Yalta Conference was held in Crimea.[i] The conference determined the majority of the decisions made by the most powerful branch of the United Nations. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and USSR Premier Joseph Stalin secured three permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council.[ii] At the United Nations Conference on International Organization in April-June 1945, the five permanent seats of the UNSC were finalized along with the Charter of the United Nations.[iii] The main argument for accepting the veto rule was, “it was unconceivable that the United Nations should undertake enforcement a...   [tags: yalta conference, roosevelt, churchil]

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Paris Peace Conference: Role of the Consequences of a War of Attrition and Trench Warfare

- Part A: Plan Of Investigation: This historical investigation will assess the role that the consequences of a war of attrition and trench warfare played on the terms drafted by the Allies within the Treaty of Versailles, by answering the question, “To what extent did the labours of trench warfare and the subsequent war of attrition lead to the decision made against Germany at the Paris Peace Conference by the Big Three?” The political and economic effect of the war on the different Allied nations led to different intentions at the Conference....   [tags: Allies, Treaty of Versailles, Germany, impact]

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African Conference : A Film Funded By The Great Britain Colonial Office

- ... This new found globalization and easy access to information through media led to an odd combination of tension as well as philanthropy. The film begins with the arrival of the delegates, pouring in from every west-African nation. The delegates are seen in their traditional and exotic dress, standing side by side with the plain dressed English men. This primary representation of the delegates is very important as it portrays an image of exotic differentness, ultimately singling out these individuals as something that does not belong....   [tags: British Empire, Colonialism, Culture, Africa]

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The Homosexuality Debate: Conference of United States Religious Leaders and Ministers

- On May the eighth of this year, the Conference of United States Religious Leaders and Ministers was held in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is an annual event coordinated by church leaders who each send a representative to take part in the discussions. Father Gregory McAllister of the Diocese of Arlington traveled to Chicago to attend the conference and share his knowledge. He spoke on behalf of the Catholic Church, while ministers and clergy from various religions from across the country also shared their views on the topics discussed....   [tags: Catholic Church, Religion, Homosexualism]

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Addressing Cultural Differences Across Virtual Teams

- “Addressing Cultural Differences Across Virtual Teams” As a result of growing global competition, today 's businesses are no longer confined by geographic borders. Globalization drives many businesses into emerging markets and low wage countries to take advantage of their intellectual capital and lower cost of operation. These changes have given rise to the "virtual team"; a cross-cultural group of co-workers that span international borders and typically communicate by means of technology rather than face-to-face meetings....   [tags: Culture, Communication, Conference call]

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Euripides ' Lysistrata And Farid Un Din Attar 's The Conference Of The Birds

- Throughout ancient and medieval history, female power has rarely had a significant impact on the course of events. The lack of ability to hold public office or higher level religious positions was a result of women to be seen as the subordinate sex. Women in both Aristophanes’s Lysistrata and Farid Un-Din Attar’s The Conference of the Birds defy their structural roles as wives, mothers, and homemakers by making significant impacts in both genders’ lives and even the course of history. Female characters in Lysistrata and The Conference of the Birds leverage their sex as a way to change the course of events in the texts....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Sparta, Woman]

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Physics: Is It Really Genuine Knowledge?

- ... Impressions are obtained directly from the senses. That is to say, the pain of burning your hand is an impression as it is occurring, but when you recollect the memory it is an idea. In effect, impressions hold much more vivid senses since memories become increasingly vague. Furthermore, without impressions, there would be no ideas. Because all ideas originate from a combination of impressions, the only genuine knowledge we can certain of is that which can be broken down into impressions. As an example, take a grey cloud....   [tags: conference, agreement, issues, relationships]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Of The Southern Christian Leadership Conference

- ... It struck directly into the hearts of blacks across America, made whites ashamed of their actions and ready to create a new racially equal society. In just 17 minutes, King influenced and informed the generations upon generations of people about racial equality and discrimination. According to seemingly endless scholars, King’s speech is a “masterpiece of rhetoric”. King carefully structures his speech to appeal to the different types of audiences, supporting it with the three rhetorical modes of ethos, pathos and logos marking King’s name in history....   [tags: African American, White people, Race]

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The World In The 1950s

- The Yalta Conference was attended by the three leaders, Premier Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union, Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States of America. As decided by the three leaders, Germany was to be split into four parts, with the last occupation zone being put under French control. In addition, Germany had to pay reparations to the Soviet Union “to compensate for 20 million Russian deaths” (Yalta, World). The conference concluded that Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and parts of Czechoslovakia would be independent and hold free elections....   [tags: World History, The Yalta Conference]

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Abraham J Briloff and Accounting

- It was my pleasure to be given the opportunity to attend the International Conference of Critical Accounting at Hunter College. At the conference, there were many professional international accountants, brilliant college and university professors, and many others who are expertise in the accounting field. All of these accountant professionals shared their experiences in the field, and their researches and findings. However, there was a unique session of this conference, a brief memorial of Abraham J....   [tags: conference, accounting firm, truth]

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Carry On, Sister Warrior

- Last month I attended my first ever Blissdom conference for female bloggers and enjoyed myself immensely. I met a slew of interesting and inspirational women, learned an assortment of tricks and tips of the blogging trade and connected with some stellar sponsors including Tim Hortons, MapleLeaf and Unicef. The best part of all this was the amazing women I met. Everyone was so friendly, with a quick smile and warm hello and introduction. It was a veritable potpourri of talented, passionate and committed women bloggers and I felt privileged to be in their company....   [tags: Blissom conference for female bloggers]

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The Persecution Of The Jews Changed and The Wannsee Conference Of 1942

- The Persecution Of The Jews Changed and The Wannsee Conference Of 1942 A lot of things started to change in Germany when Hitler came to power in 1933. The Jews suffered the one most perceptible change, they were mistreated and faced with a great deal of conflict. What no one knew was that this conflict was to come to greater extremes in the future with Hitler as their new chancellor. Hitler did not wait long to act upon his hatred towards the Jews, the very same year he came to power in 1933, he placed a boycott on all Jewish shops and businesses....   [tags: Papers]

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Clemenceau, Lloyd-George, and Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference

- Clemenceau, Lloyd-George, and Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference In 1919 at the end of WW1, 32 nations met in Paris, including the leaders of France, Britain and USA; Clemenceau, Lloyd-George and Woodrow Wilson. Each of these three countries was determined to present the interests' of their nations at the Peace Conference. "The victors wished to secure a permanent peace based on reconciliation with their foes, but at the same time they wished to punish those guilty of causing the war."[1] Georges Clemenceau only desired revenge and a punitive peace with Germany....   [tags: Papers]

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Kindergarten Students are Fantastic Writers

- This article is about how utilizing Writers Workshop is important, and how holding writing conferences can potentially benefit kindergarten students. The purpose of this article was to consider that kindergarten students are fantastic writers, regardless of what stage of the process at which they are performing. This article sheds a new light on the stories constructed solely out of hand-drawn photographs. It is emphasized throughout the article that holding a conference for each student one time a week can significantly impact a child, especially a kindergartener....   [tags: writers workshop, logic, writers conference]

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History: Women's Movement

- If Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott were able to attend the abolitionist conference in 1840 would the women’s movement never begin. The answer is no. Women were craving for a change in their lives; this was just a catalyst for one specific movement. Seneca Falls in any shape or form would occur as the growing anticipation for change in the public sphere. The American People Reader includes primary resources like the popular magazine, “Godey’s Lady’s Book” which showcases domestic ideology through the lens of men....   [tags: abolitionist conference, change]

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The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank

- The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank were created as a result of the Bretton Woods Conference. Both provide assistance to countries suffering economically. While the IMF is a cooperative institution that aims to create an organized global system of payments and receipts, the World Bank is an institution that aims to help developing countries (Driscoll 1). Both play a part in the economies of struggling nations with the goal of reducing their burden and helping them to survive in the global economic system....   [tags: Bretton Woods conference, economic history]

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Linking Course Content to Practice

- ... Without operant conditioning some of these exotic animals would probably not have been able leave their enclosure. Some were even trained to make silly faces. In order for these behaviors to occur the trainers had to provide reinforcement after the occurrence of the desired behavior. Even though it wasn’t mentioned in the presentation it would have been interesting to find out if the schedule of reinforcement changed while training these animals. As professionals we know that using variable schedules of reinforcement maintain behaviors and result in a steady state of responding, or if they implemented a progressive ratio schedule where the response requirement increases before providing...   [tags: fifty shades of behavior analysis conference]

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The Millennium Development Goals

- The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), established at the 2000 Geneva Conference are to be achieved within 601 days at the time of submission, if the world is to meet the target date of 2015. The progress of the MDGs has been measured and compared within various studies, and although there is still a long way to go, this UN incentive has encouraged positive action within developing countries to break the poverty cycle (Permanyer, 2011). In particular, the progress of the targets and indicators of Goal 1, as implemented in the country of Bangladesh, will be discussed to methodologically explore the success of this initiative in achieving higher quality of life....   [tags: geneva conference, population, poverty reduction]

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The State of Southeastern Conference and Seventh-day Adventist within the Church and Religious Group Industry

- The State of Southeastern Conference and Seventh-day Adventist within the Church and Religious Group Industry Industry Identification “About 270,000 religious congregations in the US have combined annual revenue of $80 billion. Slightly more than 50 percent of Americans belong to a religious congregation. In terms of membership, the largest faiths in the US are Catholic (about 25 percent of the population); Baptist (16 percent); Methodist (7 percent); Lutheran (5 percent); Presbyterian (3 percent); Pentecostal (2 percent); and Episcopalian (2 percent)....   [tags: Religious Industry Research]

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The Three Conferences: The Independence of Canada

- The Dominion of Canada was not born out of nationalism or revolution.Prior to Canada’s Confederation, the Fathers of Confederation had numerous conferences and negotiations before officiating the independence of Canada. The first step to a build a nation was for all the British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada to unite together as one nation in order to fulfill the dream of becoming a country. In this assignment, you will come across the three main conferences which were located in Charlottetown, Quebec and London that caused the birth of Canada’s nation....   [tags: quebec, london, resolutions]

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- It has been widely recognized that meetings and conferences represent a significant part of the processes of management and development in any organization and institution. This concept has been even more emphasized in the field of education and training where agendas need to be designed and implemented so that successful and extremely efficient long-term results could be achieved. As mentioned, faculty meetings and conferences are a significant stage in running and managing educational institutions and organizations....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Planning Meetings and Conferences

- Introduction: The knowledge me learn from this chapter will propel us into the work force. The information obtain will enlighten and project are skills in planning meetings and conferences in our work place. The ideas and topic prevent to us in this chapter teaches us how to demonstrate these finessed skill in our future employment. We will examine and elaborate on several fundamental concepts need to accomplish the task of arranging business conferences and meetings. The Essential ideas being discussed will be “procedure for prepare for a business meeting; checklist of activities to be completed before, after and during, classify the structures and procedures used; determine the most commo...   [tags: workplace, agenda, schedule, ethics, location]

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Rio, Kyoto and Copenhagen UN Conferences

- This essay, as mentioned in the title, refers to the 3 major conferences held in the past two decades, organised by the United Nations. The main objective was to reduce emissions, save the environment from further damage, and increase sustainability The first one to be held was the Rio Summit, also known as the United Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). Following the Stockholm Conference of 1972, the UNCED received a far greater attendance, it received the participation of 172 countries with 108 heads of state, also included numerous non-governmental organisations (NGOs), in the order of 2,400 and 17,000 people in the NGO forum....   [tags: Emissions, Environmental Damage, Sustainability]

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Mega Simulation Interprofessional Education Conferences

- On Tuesday 9th of February, I’ve attended the “Mega-Simulation Interprofessional Education Conferences” at Saginaw Valley State University. Jean Prast, assistant professor of occupational therapy, started the conference by introducing herself and giving a brief introduction about the simulation. This simulation is the third college wide mega-simulation, it focuses on developing human-animal interaction program at the skill nursing facility. Also, every two or three tables have a facilitator to make sure that the students were engaged and learned the concept of this case study....   [tags: Nursing home, Health care, Medicine, Nursing]

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The Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods Position Paper at World Food Conference

- It is the position of Team Water that genetically altered foods are a hazard to the environment, should be used be more strongly regulated by the government, and should be labeled. The right of every human being on this planet to know what we are ingesting and feeding to our children should not be infringed upon. To have the manufacturers of these foods wanting to keep such valuable and important information off of the labels of the goods that they produce is in itself a criminal act. These genetically enhanced foods are still a relatively new technology and there has not been enough thorough testing done to determine unequivocally whether or not these products are safe for human consumptio...   [tags: Genetic Engineering ]

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The Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods Position Paper at World Food Conference

- It is the position of Team Water that genetically altered foods are a hazard to the environment, should be strongly regulated by the government, and should be labeled. The right of every human being on this planet to know what we are ingesting and feeding to our children should not be infringed upon. To have the manufacturers of these foods wanting to keep such valuable and important information off of the labels of the goods that they produce is very irresponsible. These genetically modified foods are still a relatively new technology and there has not been enough thorough testing done to determine unequivocally whether or not these products are safe for human consumption or for the enviro...   [tags: Genetic Engineering ]

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Play for Pay: Should College Athletes Be Paid?

- When running a business, the people who are making the money for the business is receiving some kind of pay. Student athletes work for the NCAA and make millions of dollars but do not see a penny of it. They should be paid for all the hard work and dedication that they put in and when they are successful. Student athletes put in multiple hours for their school they are attending and should get something out of it. As the normal students are sleeping in the morning the student athletes are conditioning or working out with the coaches at practice to get ready for the long season ahead of them....   [tags: basketball, ncaa, conference, colleges]

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Failure of Environmental Conferences in Addressing the Issue of Environmental Decline

- ... The final conclusion negotiated “The Future We Want”, comprised of paragraphs of declarations and affirmations, was in fact just a plea for a better environment. Kumi Naidu, the executive director of Greenpeace International, stated that the conference was “A failure of epic proportions” and further added that the statement itself was “the longest suicide notes in history. The world is not any better than what it was a few centuries ago. The list of endangered species is ever growing and major environmental issues like global warming are melting off the ice caps, due to which in a few years, all low lying coastal cities will get submerged....   [tags: government, funding, money, climates]

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