The 7th Generation Project

January 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Sign a Petition - Cancel Haiti's Debt

Despite the earthquake, Haiti owes crushing payments for "dictator debt" run up years ago. Over 1 billion dollars in fact. How can this already impoverished country face rebuilding their homes and institutions, healing their physical and psychological wounds, whilst being held hostage to an ever rising, gargantuan debt? Sign the petition to cancel Haiti's debt and help create a level ground from which the people of Haiti can rebuild for their future. Avaaz.org and partners will deliver… Continue

Added by Zand Craig on January 29, 2010 at 6:19 — 1 Comment

The 7th Generation Project 2009 Annual Review

‘In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.’ This Law of the Iroquois inspires the name of ‘the 7th Generation Project’, a social enterprise and networking project. 7th Generation seeks to address the question of long term social, environmental and economic sustainability through the development and implementation of the 5 core areas of its model – Awareness, Capacity, Action, Leadership, and Community.



This year held many… Continue

Added by Ada Ketchie on January 26, 2010 at 3:40 — No Comments

The New Energy Order: Managing Insecurities in the Twenty-first Century

Summary:



Growing demand for energy in developing countries and calls for greener energy worldwide are putting unprecedented pressure on the global energy system. Existing energy institutions are struggling to remain relevant. A new mechanism for cooperation is needed.



DAVID G. VICTOR is a Professor at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego, where he directs the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation.… Continue

Added by courtnae dunn on January 22, 2010 at 5:53 — No Comments

Voice of Haiti - donate for earthquake relief

Vwa Ayiti (Voice of Haiti) was flagged up to me by a good friend in the States; a good friend of his has been volunteering with this organisation for years.



Voice of Haiti's completely volunteer-run, so donations aren't soaked into covering costs but are converted straight to aid. All donations they receive now will be funneled directly to medical care for earthquake victims; their on-going projects include medical outreach, sanitation & water purification - all with an emphasis… Continue

Added by emily on January 22, 2010 at 4:24 — No Comments

Northern Ireland Sustainability Seminar Series - 26th January – 9th March 2010

Northern Ireland Sustainability Seminar Series



BASED AROUND THE NEWRY AREA




26th January – 9th March 2010



These seminars are FREE to attend however to register please contact the SRC Sustainability and Environment Project Team: Carmel Mee or John Russell



Business Support Unit, Newry West Campus, Patrick Street, Newry



Tel : 028 3025 9706

Fax: 028 3025 9676

Email: meec@src.ac.uk or… Continue

Added by Zand Craig on January 21, 2010 at 5:30 — 1 Comment

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