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    Seminar organized by the Permanent Representation of the Republic of San Marino to the Council of Europe and the Council on International Law and Politics (CILP). It will be held in Strasbourg on April 28, 2017. Seminars Room in the Human Rights Building Read More
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There’s a growing movement of people who are passionate about ethical giving and effective poverty relief. Inspired in part by Peter Singer’s ethical arguments, these individuals strive to live their lives in order to maximize their ability to give—and ensure that their donations go to charities with proven records of helping the global poor. Peter Singer’s most recent book The Most Good You Can Do (Yale,
2015) introduces a wide-ranging cast of individuals who have made conscious decisions to prioritize effective giving as they negotiate their career choices, family lives, and relationships with those they love. 

None of these people see themselves as moral saints; nor do they feel that they must make sacrifices in order to live by their ethical goals.The Most Good You Can Do shows that each of us can find ways of bettering the lives of the global poor—and that doing so often holds substantial personal and psychological rewards for those who chose to give.

Each of us has the opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of others, without diminishing the quality of our own life. The Life You Can Save and The Most Good You Can Do show why we should see our global giving as an important ethical choice, and demonstrate how we can make our charitable aid more effective. Peter Singer’s message is ultimately a call to action—action that you can take today. 


Prof. Emmert on Rule of Law


Professor Frank Emmert, the John S. Grimes Professor of Law and Director of the Center of International and Comparative Law at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, presented his research on "Strengths and Weaknesses of Latin American Countries as Destinations for Foreign Direct Investment and Partners for International Business" at Universidad Santo Tomàs in Bogotà and Villavicencio (Colombia) on 6 and 7 November 2013. Essentially, Prof. Emmert shows in his research that shortcomings in the day-to-day application of Rule of Law are the single most important factor holding back the Latin American countries in their quest to faster and better economic and social development. Prof. Emmert also suggests some remedies for the Rule of Law malaise...

Just a few days later, Professor Emmert presented on "Independence with Accountability - Ethics and Professional Responsibility Standards for Judges and Arbitrators: Protecting Our Judges from Third Parties and Themselves" at the University of Oslo Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in Norway on 25 November 2013.

Several of Prof. Emmert's groundbreaking articles on the definition and application of Rule of Law are available for free at http://ssrn.com/author=622007.