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Introduction and the Conceptual Features of Islamic Finance

Islamic finance is an alternative financing method with a particular value proposition defined by Islamic ethics, which provides substance, and Islamic law, which shapes the nature of its…

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International trade

The chapter deals with the role of governments in the food sector and as regulators of commodity prices. It stresses also the repercussions at the national and global level. This video is licensed…

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Intangible cultural heritage and income generation

This chapter reflects on the contribution of intangible cultural heritage to generating income and sustaining livelihoods for communities, groups and individuals. Learners discover how local…

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Time for action

This video is the first video of unit 7 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Unprecedented crisis but plenty of solutions in nature

This video is unit 1.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are ‘Nature-based…

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Making the Case for the Anthropocene

It is important to recognize that we are in the Anthropocene. If we recognize that we are in the driving seat of changing the conditions for world development, it profoundly shapes our attention in…

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Early Child Development in Culture and Context

This chapter contains a brief introduction to the concept of development. Development is not just a function of nature or nurture, but the interaction between biology and the environment. The most…

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Theology, Philosophy and the Encyclical

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo delves into the second chapter of the Pope’s encyclical. The Gospel of Creation, as the second encyclical chapter is entitled, provides the foundation for…

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Pope Francis and the Encyclical

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, one of the chief architects of the Laudato Si' encyclical, discusses the context in which the encyclical was conceived and released. Importantly, Laudato…

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Ecological Conversion

Dr. William Vendley discusses how to address integral ecology through personal transformation in addition to collective humanity. He frames this approach in the context of ecological conversion, in…

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Laudato Si' - Trailer

Enroll in Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home. What is “Laudato Si”? First presented by Pope Francis – spiritual leader to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics…

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