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Issues & Political Concerns

GLOBAL ISSUES

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From the United Nations

 
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CLIMATE CHANGE

An increasingly worsening condition, climate change is one of the most arduous issues of our time faced by all people regardless of race, language, nationality, etc. From rising sea levels that threaten the existence of thousands of islands to increased temperatures that present a menace to endurable food production, the effects of climate change can be felt regardless of geographical locations and threaten the survival of the human species. 

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ENDING POVERTY

According to the United Nations, 10% of the world's population lived at or below $1.90 a day. This translates to roughly 780 million people at risk of an early death, not including the millions of others who live on a slightly higher amount. Although such numbers seem intimidating, the solution to extreme poverty remains at the world's reach, even if it lies within controversial steps. Promoting the development of such steps is a global responsibility.  

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GENDER EQUALITY

The infamous and historical oppression of the female gender remains a challenge in our contemporary society. Although women account for half the world's population, their efforts and contributions to civilization are often underappreciated. Building a just and sustainable world for women will guarantee a long-lasting, peaceful society that understands the importance of fundamental, unalienable rights.  

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YOUTH

"Today's youth, tomorrow's leaders" has become an increasingly popularized phrase to illustrate the importance of the youth in shaping the society we live in; but are they receiving enough resources (such as access to education, health, employment, and even gender equality) to materialize their full potential? And what solutions can be offered to help them reach the mountaintop? How can tomorrow's leaders be helped? 
 

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From corruption to ebola to the effects of climate change, Africa has endured an innumerable amount of hardships.

The protection of unalienable human rights remains one of the most important priorities in reaching world peace. 

Impacted by a variety of factors (such as resources and migration), the promotion of good health is a fundamental issue worldwide. 

With an incredible amount of people being immigrants in today's world (14.4% of the US alone), how are they affected by the continually changing immigration policies worldwide?

The world population is estimated to be 10 billion people by 2030, an issue that continues to be one of the main driving factors behind environmental atrocities worldwide. 

The displacement record has reached an all-time high in the latest years. Millions have been driven from home as they seek a safe living environment.

Democracy remains the most effective way to protect and promote the human rights of populations all cross the world. What happens when it is threatened?

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