Transcript: Ireland's religions and their percentages: Roman Catholic 87.4% Church of Ireland 2.9% Other Christian 1.9% Other 2.1% None 4.2% Unspecified 1.5% Ireland's holidays/religious events are: Christian holidays Seasonal holidays The Great Potato Famine CIA World Factbook [For facts and pictures.] "Ireland." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2013. Web. 2 Jun 2013. [CultureGrams] Cfact.org [Potato picture.] http://www.eurocoins.co.uk/ireland.html [Irish Euro picture.] The official currency of Ireland is the Euro, since it is in the European Union. GDP per capita: 41700 U.S. Dollars GDP: 191.5 Billion U.S. Dollars Population Geography and Climate The chief exports in Ireland are: Machinery, equipment, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, animal products, and food products. Currency and Economy Sources Form of Government Ireland [Republic of Ireland] Presentation Language [Six more paths to go.] The population in Ireland in July 2013 is estimated to be 4,775,982 people. The population density [27,133 sq. miles divided by 4,775,982,] is approximately 176 people per sq. mile. In Ireland, there is a 99% literacy rate. Also in Ireland, there is an average of 18 years of school attendance. The form of government in Ireland is a republic, or a parliamentary democracy. Religions and Holidays/Religious Events Capital and Major Cities Ireland's Flag Size of Ireland Culture and Food The capital of Ireland is Dublin, which is 53.20 degrees North latitude, and 8 degrees West longitude. The major cities in Ireland are Cork, Limerick, and Galway. Education Sé cosáin níos mó chun dul. The only country that neighbors Ireland is the United Kingdom, as Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, is on the same island as Ireland. Neighboring Country Chief Exports Ireland's geography includes plains, rugged hills, and low mountains. Ireland's climate includes humid and overcast weather, mild winters, cool summers, or in quicker words, a temperate maritime climate. Lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m.. Highest point: Carrauntoohil 1041 m.. The great potato famine in Ireland happened in the 1840's, and more than 2,000,000 people died over the five years of the famine. The famine made tensions and a want for independence from the United Kingdom, and then the Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed, letting Ireland become an British dominion, later to become an independent country. By Colin H. The area of Ireland is 27133 square miles. In relative size, or just looking at it, it is a small country. The official languages of Ireland are Irish [Gaelic or Gaeilge], and English. In Ireland, some of the people there like to play music and play sports. Also in Ireland, people like to cook and eat European foods, simple foods, and hearty foods.
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: Esperanza Torres-Hernandez and Michael Clark Ireland 1921: Ireland gained independence from the United Kingdom Became the Republic of Ireland, but Northern Ireland remained legally and culturally binded to the United Kingdom English and Celtic roots are embedded within Irish culture and religion since they ruled over Ireland centuries ago Brief History Brief History Northern Ireland vs The Republic of Ireland Northern Ireland vs The Republic of Ireland Family Structure Due to the conversion of Chrisianity during the 5th century, Catholic churches largely influenced nuclear family structures and gender roles, as well as stressed the importance of having children Ireland is now more accepting of diverse familes and is becoming less influenced by the church. An example of this was when Ireland legalized same-sex marriage in 2015 The Irish are also more accepting of blended familes or childless families Women play a large role in initating and passing family based laws Family Structure Re-ignited after the Great Famine Irish Renaissance consists of increased peices of literature, music, and theatre Irish is the first language that is to be taught, then English. Scottish Gaelic used to be spoken more but the Irish aim to keep their identity alive by speaking/learning Irish Certain parts of anciet Celtic religion were kept during the conversion of Christianity Irish Customs Irish Customs Folk Music Traditional, Folk music instruments include the Irish Harp, the fiddle, and accordion. Modern Irish bands, such as The Cranberries, have incorporated traces of traditional Irish music within their own. Folk Music Pubs Popular place to socialize Musicians played live music People would sing with each other while enjoying drinks Popularity of pubs declined after laws on drinking age were passed Pubs Oscar Wilde (right) and George Benard Shaw (left) are just two examples of Irish writers who have achieved Nobel Prizes Nobel Prize Winners Nobel Prize Winners Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the "darker half" of the year. Traditionally, it is celebrated from 31 October to 1 November, as the Celtic day began and ended at sunset. This holiday is most commonly celebrated across the globe as halloween. Samhain Rituals St. Patricks Day St. Patricks Day -Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. This "religious" holiday is celebrated around the world by drinking way too much green beer. - Saint Patrick's day is usually rung in with tradition Irish music and the visual flaunting of Green and shamrock themed clothing. - The traditionally worn green clothing is symbolic of the catholic church in old Ireland. -It was said that St. Patrick used the 3 leaf green clover to explain catholicism to the Pagan Irish. -UFC champion Connor McGregor has brought Ireland back onto the world's playing field in regards to Sports. Interests Interests -Guinness has remained a world leader in distlling Beer. SInce 1759, Guinness has set the standard High and nearly gone unmatched in quality. The most commonly practiced religion in the Republic of Ireland is Christianity, with the largest church being the Roman Catholic Church. The Irish constitution says that the state may not endorse any particular religion and guarantees freedom of religion. The christian Protestants make up a large portion of the Irish population as well, mostly to the North. Religion Religion
Transcript: Greece ΡRethymno, Crete 4 C I T I E S ? - Religion & Political Theory - Theories of Democracy - Social Theory: K. Marx - M. WeberΣοψι - Plato's Republic - State & Regulation - State & Public Policies - Urban & Regional Policies 6-month voluntary teaching of Greek language to migrant kids (primary school) Constantinos Kogiomtzis Background Presentation Magouliana, Arcadia Vienna ΑλεχανδροθπολισAlexandroupolis, Thrace Customs broker Political Science - Political Theory - Public Policy - Political Economy (Thesis: "Debate between structural and instrumental Marxism on the State: Miliband vs. Poulantzas") Transport company department of exports & customs clearance Thank you for your attention!!! Istanbul Istanbul - a city with rich heritage and diverse population - currently under rapid transformation - large-scale projects (gated communities, business centres, malls, touristic developments) # environmental threats, segregation, gentrification of inner-city - motivations/socioeconomic consequences of grassroots resistance movements to the new urban regime. Property transfer and displacement. Physical upgrading or improvement of the inhabitants' living conditions?
Transcript: nesra's last day at kindergarten 2 years old 4 years old ( soon to be 5) NESRA- 3 YEARS OLD AT KINDERGARTEN NESRA'S FIRST DAY AT KINDERGARTEN NESRA'S FIRST DAY OF PRIMARY SCHOOL
Transcript: Death rate 2012: 12.84 deaths/1,000 population (World ranking: 22) Infant (Child Mortality) Total: 79.02 deaths/1,000 live births (world ranking: 10) HIV/AIDS (2) Appropriate Technology Landlocked country Great African Rift Valley system: East – Lake Malawi South – mountains, tropical palm-lined beaches Mainly a large plateau, with some hills Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa) Almost 1 million people have AIDS 60% of these are female Declining in urban areas, Rising in rural areas Leading cause of death amongst adults Contributes to the low life expectancy: 54.2 years 209th ranking (One of the lowest) 500,000 children have been orphaned due to AIDs Micro-finance Policy Framework and Strategies (Health SWAp) increasing the availability and accessibility of antenatal services; utilization of skilled health personnel during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period at all levels of the health system; strengthening the capacity of individuals and institutions to improve maternal and neonatal health; increasing the number of skilled health personnel; constructing and upgrading health facilities to offer essential health services particularly focusing on rural and underserved areas; and provision of ARVs and micronutrients during pregnancy. Geography of Malawi CCST 9004 Appropriate Technology for the Developing World Indicator 3: Literacy Rate of 15 – 24 year-olds According to the World Bank, microfinance is defined as: Microfinance is the provision of financial services to the entrepreneurial poor.This definition has two important features:it emphasizes a range of financial services—not just credit— and it emphasizes the entrepreneurial poor. Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education Appropriate Technology: SIRDAMAIZE 113 Population: 16,777,547 (estimated in July 2013) Population growth rate: 2.758% (2012 est.) (World ranking: 18) Age structure Children: 50% of total population HIV/AIDS Human Resources Education Poverty Food Insecurity Erratic Rainfall Patterns/Droughts Corruption Lack of Foreign Investment Languages Indicator 5: Proportion of seats held by women in National Parliaments Central Region: 1-9 (Yellow) *Capital: Lilongwe Northern Region: 10-15 (Red) Southern Region: 16-27 (Green) Lake Malawi (Blue) Land surface area 45,747 square miles Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leadinto absenteeism, especially among girls who take care of the sick · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. Malawi – Climate/Agriculture Trading partners: South Africa, Zambia, China, US Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leading to absenteeism especially among girls who take care of the sick; and · poor participation of school committees and their communities in school management. · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. 1 Doctor per 50,000 people Hinders the ability to deliver medical services to people in need Reason: Emigration Lack of access to education Aggravated by AIDS > 4 nurses are lost each month This also affects other sectors: Government Business Farmers Human Resources HIV/AIDS - Contemporary GDP: US $14.58 billion (2012 est.) (World ranking: 142) Labor force: agriculture: 90%; industry and services: 10% (2003 est.) Countries main income Agriculture Main crops: maize, tobacco, tea, sugar cane, groundnuts, cotton, wheat, coffee, and rice Industry: tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement, consumer goods Challenges: limited capacity in terms of human and material resources to facilitate adult literacy and continuing education; early marriages perpetuated by socioeconomic factors; socio–cultural factors that make people believe that men should be leaders while women are followers; and, poor learning environment which affects girls in primary and secondary schools e.g. sanitary facilities, long distances to education facilities, extra burden from domestic chores especially for adolescent girls resulting into high dropout rate. 1964: Independent from Britain Indicator 1: Maternal Mortality Ratio Malawi Demographics Problems - Outline Indicator 4: Share of Women in Wage Employment in the Non- Agriculture Sector measure of employment opportunities ( i.e equal proportions of men and women in formal employment) Yet, more women participate in the agriculture sector than in the formal wage employment especially in jobs that require professional qualifications. Due to: literacy levels, gender disparity and cultural values. Facts About the Product: Drought tolerant maize variant Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas 136 days to mature Normally: 150 – 180 days Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas
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