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Sky Is Blue

 

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Multitasking vs Task-Switching

So, which one works for you?

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Happy Easter!

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75% of International Aid Doesn’t Meet Transparency Standards

According to the Publish What You Fund campaign, only a quarter of international aid meets transparency standards. The 2016 Aid Transparency Index raises a lot more questions from donors and governments on how money is spent and whether accountability mechanisms are in place.

Here are the top 15 organizations that ranked well in terms of aid transparency:

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Hiroshima Memorial Visit 2016

 

 

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International Day of Reflection on Rwanda Genocide

As appalling as it may sound, there are days dedicated to genocides. So that people stop and think about history atrocities and commit to avoid repeating them. On 7 April, the UN commemorates the first day the genocide in Rwanda began in 1994.

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A perfect example of humanitarian failure. Rather than reflecting, it should have been prevented and acted upon. As UN Sec Gen put it, the UN is ashamed it allowed ethnic cleansing of more than 800,000 people. One year afterwards, Srebrenica was allowed.

 

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