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Don’t leave world peace to the politicians

March 2018

With more relevance than ever, the conflict researcher Prof. Friedrich Glasl has told civil society activists that they have more importance than they realise and could make a significant contribution to peace processes.

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Newsletter of the Economics Conference of the Goetheanum

March 2018

This issue includes articles, both inward and outward looking, from travellers on the path of associative economics, with a particular focus on Easter themes and their universally - applicable significance.
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Sustainability Report 2016 – Economy

“Times are changing, the organic sector is expanding and we have to find the right position for SEKEM in this transforming environment by grabbing its potential for the future, which SEKEM absolutely owns.”

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Stopping the water from flowing away

Water researchers from Witten-Herdecke University in Germany are involved in a project in India to stop water losses. The aim is to provide a more reliable water supply not just in the major cities but also in more rural areas.  … >>

SEKEM initiative receives UN prize in the fight agains soil erosion

The Egyptian SEKEM Initiative has received the “Land for Life Award 2015” from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).  … >>

Waldorf emergency education team heads for Turkey

An emergency education team from the international Waldorf organisation Friends of Waldorf Education is heading for Turkey on Sunday for a short-term deployment with refugees from Syria and Iraq.  … >>

Amazing experience

Schumacher College is simply one of the finest teaching and learning environments to be found anywhere in the World. … >>

Swiss online platform “Without you” urges support for foreigners

When Switzerland voted by a very narrow margin in a referendum in February to restrict immigration, three Swiss citizens felt moved to do something about it.  … >>

Witten International Network

Newly founded student initiative wants better integration of international exchange students into university and student life at UW/H. … >>

Haiyan – the monster storm

After the storm, the flood. Since typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines and other parts of the south-east Asia last month, followed by severe flooding, emergency aid has been pouring into the country.  … >>