<p> <p>An international Conference on Climate Change & Social Issues will take place on 13-15 December, 2011.
<p>Call for papers from the International Indigenous Policy Journal:</p> <blockquote> <p>There is evidence to suggest that cultural continuity of Aboriginal communities is a key aspect determining well-being among Aboriginal peoples. One of the most poignant aspects of traditional culture is spirituality. It is known that Aboriginal spiritualities are undergoing a period of revitalization throughout the world. For instance, in Canada between 1991 and 2001 Aboriginal spirituality was the only growing spiritual path found among First Nations communities.
<p>Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service act
<p>A new brief from IDRC:</p> <blockquote> <p>Solutions to the problem [of providing clean water for everyone] have long focused on increasing water supplies through technological means — dams, diversion of water streams, and desalination, among them. But they aren’t enough: meeting the world’s water needs also requires better water management and effective institutions — it needs people. That is the thrust of research supported by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).