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An Overview of Global Humanitarian Crisis and Needs

Today, millions of people need humanitarian assistance due to natural disasters, war and conflicts, climate change, environmental degradation, and poverty. Add to this the most recent…

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The Role of Islamic Social Finance in Sustainable Development

Islamic social finance plays a key role in reflecting the humanitarian nature of Islamic finance by providing “Islamic social safety nets” for those who are in need. Islamic social…

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Case Study : Charity-Based Microfinance - Islamic Relief Worldwide

Islamic Relief works in over 40 countries – fundraising in the global North and implementing humanitarian and development projects in the Global South, including microfinance in 10 countries in…

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Global economic recovery from the pandemic: II

This is the eleventh lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Global economic recovery from the pandemic:

This is the tenth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The institutional and organizational role of the WHO and global controversies

This is the ninth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Vaccine development: intellectual property as public goods, the role of patents, the role of public financing

This is the eighth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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The epidemiology of Covid-19: basic reproduction number, incubation period, infection fatality rate, etc

This is the fourth lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Modelling epidemics, the S-E-I-R model, epidemic dynamics, etc.

This is the second lecture in the course "The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics," taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University. The course offers a…

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Water Services Governance

This chapter looks at how to govern water and sanitation services, looking at water and sanitation as human rights but also as monopolies. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Social Fragility, Conflict, and Mitigation

This chapter discusses how water and climate change are becoming drivers for social fragility, for conflict and for human migration.

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Drivers of Migration, Human Trafficking, and Modern Slavery

This chapter examines the history of migration looking at modern trends of migration and types of forced migration including human trafficking and modern slavery. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Lessons from Classical China

This chapter compares and contrasts classical Greek philosophy with the Confucian tradition, emphasizing its unique virtues such as benevolence and the responsibilities of one generation to another. …

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"Do No Harm": The Rise of New Humanitarianism

How we understand humanitarianism has been changing. People have been reconsidering whether we should be more selective in terms of who we give aid to after the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Since the…

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Humanitarian Response to Crisis

Humanitarian actors are a specific type of actor. Humanitarianism has its roots in religious thinking; in free giving, the idea that all are born free and equal and deserves a response; and that all…

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Human Rights, Human Wrongs – Trailer

From women to children to indigenous peoples, the rights of marginalized groups the world over are violated daily. These injustices affect not just these groups, but also the stability of our world…

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