[ensu] oil, human rights,NGOs, and language

  • From: "Matt Niedzielski" <mattniedzielski@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <ensu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 17:05:12 -0500

This comes from the Pol Sci Department, but it applies to the environment as 
well.

Enjoy,

Matt
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1. ENERGY WITHOUT OIL: Practical ways to introduce sustainable energy to 
developing nations

2. "Corporate Security Forces and Human Rights"

3. Aid or Interference?: A Forum on the Roles of NGOs in Foreign Countries"

4.Summer Language Bursary program

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1.
 From:           "Cheryl Caballero" <cheryll_@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject:        Please post: Students of Science for Peace
Date sent:      Wed, 12 Nov 2003 21:23:53 -0500

Students of Science for Peace presents the last of its "Science and 
Conscience" teach-in series this Thursday:

ENERGY WITHOUT OIL
Practical ways to introduce sustainable energy to developing nations
Thursday, November 13, 2003, 7 - 9pm
Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, Room 1069
Speaker: Monica Samec, Engineers without Borders

Everyone is welcome! And the event is free :)

**Check out our website for information on upcoming activities for next 
semester!!!
http://www.sfpstudents.org/

Students of Science for Peace is composed of undergraduate students 
committed to working toward a brighter future for all people. Through 
research, education, and peaceful protest, we oppose the efforts of big 
businesses and individual nations that seek to benefit themselves at the 
expense of others.

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Date sent:      Wed, 12 Nov 2003 12:37:42 -0500
From:           Brendan Heath <brendan.heath@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject:        [Please post] Nov. 19, 2003- Talk on Corporate security and 
Human
Rights by Arvind Ganesan

Hi Everyone,

Could you post this event announcement to your respective mailing lists 
(either in full, with attached poster or in abbreviated form, as you see 
fit)?

Thanks in advance,

Brendan Heath
Promotions Director
Peace and Conflict Society
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You are invited to a talk on Human right in the third world, 
specifically the role played by transnationals and their security forces 
in these countries.

"Corporate Security Forces and Human Rights"

A Talk by Arvind Ganesan

Wednesday, November 19th
4-6pm at University College, Room 140

Arvind Ganesan is director of the Business & Human Rights Program, Human 
Rights Watch.  An internationally-recognized authority on corporate 
security force operations in the third world and the use and misuse of 
oil and gas revenues by host governments, Mr. Ganesan is part of an 
international team of experts advising the World Bank on the creation of 
transparent practices for the handling of Angolan oil revenues.

sponsored by the Centre for the Study of Peace and Conflict and the 
Peace and Conflict Society.

For further info or notice of future events contact 
PCS.Society@xxxxxxxxxxx, 416-978-7157 or 416-978-2415, or drop by the 
program offices in the H. wing of University College.
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3.
"Aid or Interference?: A Forum on the Roles of NGOs in Foreign Countries"
"Resolution: This House believes that NGOs should pursue humanitarian 
efforts regardless of whether they impinge on state sovereignty."

Tuesday, November 18, 7pm, Hart House Debates Room. Free!
Featuring: Louis Pauly, Poli Sci Dept.; Sol Guy, Rascalz & War Child Canada 
Ambassador;
Dieter Misgeld, OISE; Ben Peterson, Co-founder of Journalists for Human Rights, 
George Roter, Engineers without Borders; Joan Simalchik, lecturer on "Immigrant
and Refugee Women", UofT; David Zakus, Centre for International HEalth, Fac of 
Med., UT;
Leanna Eaton, War Child Canada representative

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4.
Get a bursary to study French in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec this 
summer and receive a credit in French from the University of 
Western Ontario. http://www.uwo.ca/cstudies/tp/

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