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Global Approaches to Human Security

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Though security challenges and power politics often dominate the media spotlight, securing human outcomes remains a priority item on the global agenda. The effects of Hurricane Sandy have highlighted the urgency of mitigation and adaptation efforts in the world's increasingly populous and increasingly at-risk cities. This summer's drought in the U.S. caused the third major food price spike in five years, but the causes of the food crisis have yet to be addressed. And education has been correlated with a variety of monetary and nonmonetary benefits, but development aid for education continues to be limited by ideology.

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