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From philanthropy to impact investing

The case of Luxembourg

Shirlita Espinosa

key to Filipino diaspora identity. Called bayanihan —the selfless contribution to help in the spirit of belonging to one’s community—this collective behaviour is oft-cited by the state to encourage transfers and is also the reason philanthropic giving

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Steve Kwok-Leung Chan

study and high on the agenda of the United Nations, IGOs, and many NGOs. The term “trafficking” in persons is well defined legally as well as in various international covenants and national policy papers. The United Nations Convention against

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positioning in places such as Turkey that act as bridges between regions and thus, connections between economies, political systems, and identities. Whereas nodes of intersections between regions can provide opportunities to dynamic communities, the recent

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Regional and sub-regional effects on development policies

The Benelux and the Nordic countries compared

Lauri Siitonen

kind of analysis is to take a step away from centrifugal to sub-regional focus, from an institutional approach to one looking at policy processes from within the countries concerned. When looking at the national culture and identity as possible factors

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Improving and protecting human rights

A reflection of the quality of education for migrant and marginalized Roma children in Europe

Silvia-Maria Chireac and Anna Devis Arbona

countries they sett led in, regarding language and ethnic identity, they recognize each other as part of a special people sharing and shaping a common cultural tradition over many hundreds of years. The attempted cultural extermination of the community in

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From proclamation to denial

Indigenous rights and political participation in Venezuela

Catherine Alès

despite legal protections at the regional, national, and local levels. Also, if such a situation is common for indigenous people in many countries in Latin America, what is specific to the Venezuelan case? These questions will be at the heart of this

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Regional integration from “below” in West Africa

A study of transboundary town-twinning of Idiroko (Nigeria) and Igolo (Benin)

Olukayode A. Faleye

; Schultz, 2009 ). As observed by Arreola (1996) , twinning is inevitably transnational and international. It contributes in varying degrees to the formation of commonality reaching beyond national configurations. In Europe, twinning has a recognized

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James Gerber

intergovernmental institutions, the low levels of social trust if not among border residents, at least among national leaders, the high degree of economic, political, and social asymmetry, and the historically conflictual relationship that underlies state

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Whither the people in the ASEAN Community?

Prospects in regional community building above and below the state

See Seng Tan

development, resilience against natural disasters, social protection and welfare, environmental protection, regional identity, and the like ( ASEAN, 2016a ). How that liberal-realist tension has animated and shaped (and continues to do so) ASEAN's community

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. The notion of time addresses historical traditions and their effects on our sense of belonging and our identities. Space indicates the territorial limits of cohesion. Cohesion, according to this agenda, is to be discussed by examining the interaction