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My summer in Thailand. Evidence-Based Ethical Careers Advice. Turkey's Strategic Vision and Syria. For most of the 20th century, Turkey chose not to get involved in Middle Eastern affairs.

Turkey's Strategic Vision and Syria

During the past decade, however, in a remarkable departure from this Kemalist tradition (based on the ideology of the republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk), Ankara has become a very active and important player in the region. Under the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government since 2002, Turkey has established closer ties with Syria, Iran, and Iraq, assumed a leadership position in the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), attended Arab League conferences, and contributed to UN forces in Lebanon. It has also mediated in the Syrian—Israeli conflict as well as the nuclear standoff with Iran. Ankara’s diplomatic engagements with Iran and Hamas have led to differences with the United States and Israel, leaving many wondering if Turkey has been turning away from its Western orientation or if it was just a long overdue shift east to complete Turkey’s full circle of relations. Working together: Making a Difference. Greetings to NGOs from all over the world, whatever your affiliation.

Working together: Making a Difference

Whether you are here just to look around, planning to become a member of the NGO community at the United Nations, or searching for the latest information on a past or future weekly Thursday Briefing, welcome! Together we make a difference. Gürkan Genç. B R E A D Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development. What is B R E A D?

B R E A D Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development

B R E A D is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, dedicated to encourage research and scholarship in development economics. Our main activities are conferences, a working paper and policy paper series, and a summer school. BREAD Fellows Information about BREAD fellows is available here. Conferences BREAD organizes conferences on development economics with a focus on micro-economic issues. Working Papers BREAD publishes a working paper series authored by fellows of BREAD. Summer School For more information about BREAD and affiliated summer schools for advanced graduate students and recent PHDs click here. Announcements of Opportunities See our most recent announcements about jobs, postdocs, calls for papers for conferences and special volumes.

If you have an announcement you would like posted on the BREAD web site, please email it to McMillan Running - Article ArticlePages. How I Prescribe Long Runs for Maximum Success Ahh, the marathon long run.

McMillan Running - Article ArticlePages

What a worrisome thing for most runners. And for good reason, the long run is such a crucial part of marathon training. I don't think there's any other race distance where one single workout plays such a large part in the success or failure of the race. As a result, you're often left with many questions: How far should I run? In this article, I'll answer these questions for you as I describe my thoughts on the marathon long run and how I utilize long runs for the marathoners I coach. I will preface this article with a note that these are simply my ideas. Women in Greek Myths. Electricity Simplified via Simpa Networks. This article was originally published on Simpa Network has partned with SELCO, an India DM winner in 2011.

Electricity Simplified via Simpa Networks

Simpa Networks has evolved a ‘Progressive Purchase‘ model for solar electricity, lighting up rural homes through a flexible payment option. The International Energy Agency estimates that about 1.5 billion people around the globe do NOT have access to electricity and 85% of these people live in rural areas. In India, close to 40% of the country’s population still lives with limited access to grid electricity. This is not to say that rural India is in complete darkness.

The up-front cost of procuring clean, affordable energy is high and so several parts of rural India rely on kerosene, charcoal and other forms of fuel that are easier to access and in local purchase terms, cheaper. “Customers pay up to $1000 over 8-10 years for kerosene lanterns why not capture what the customer is willing to pay and give them a cleaner alternative?” Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. List of the Top 30 Social Entrepreneurs. Enerjimizin verimliliği konusunu pas geçmişiz. Ozan Acar - [Yazarın tüm yazıları] Enerjimizin verimliliği konusunu pas geçmişiz 19/01/2012 - Okunma sayısı: 2726 Geçen Cumartesi (14 Ocak), İstanbul’da uzunca bir süre elektrikler kesikti.

Enerjimizin verimliliği konusunu pas geçmişiz

Şehre doğalgaz verilemedi, metro ve tramvay seferleri durdu, tam bir kaos yaşandı. Global Food Disparity: A Photo Diary - StumbleUpon. In an increasingly globalized world, it’s still sometimes shocking to see just how disparate our lives are compared with other human beings around the world. A book of photographs by Peter Menzel called "Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" ("©Peter Menzel

Ten Speed Press, published in 2005) makes a relevant point with great irony: at a time when hundreds of millions of people don't have enough to eat, hundreds of millions more are eating too much and are overweight or obese. In observing what six billion eat for dinner the authors note, "Today, more people are overweight than underweight. " It is these cultural differences, emphasized and reinforced by the author, which exemplifies the lifestyles and dietary habits of people around the world.

You can buy the book here.