Transcript: In the 20th century, women have been granted rights that used to be only men's, such as legal and financial transactions. The Zulus are the biggest ethnic group in Africa, similar to the Indian reservoirs in America, except, they are more respected by the common people. Life Expectancy: 50 (males), 53 (females) Literacy rate: 80% Martin Yau Derek Mangino Sidney Kim System of Government Half of the world's gold comes from South Africa Boarder stretches around 1.2 million square kilometers Even though South Africa could be extremely hot, it also could be very cold. South Africa boarders two oceans : The Atlantic ocean and the Indian ocean. South Africa contains a wild variety of wild lives. This beautiful land has over 20,000 different plants! Which is about 10% of all the earth's plants, all in one fantastic place! 3 capitals with different branches: Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative), Bloemfontein (judicial). Science/Technology Trade Intro Multiparty Parliamentary Democracy: Constitutional power is shared with the president and the Parliament. The Parliament is made up of two houses: National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces which drafts the laws. The President is elected from the National Assembly. Ms McCort is awesome because she will give us a perfect score in our project :) minerals mining motor vehicles and parts machinery textiles chemicals fertilizer information technology electronics other manufacturing and agro-processing. South Africa is the leading economic leader of Africa. It plays a significant role in supplying energy, transport, and relief aid. Its stock exchange is ranked among the top 20. Famous people from South Africa: Christian Barnard (surgeon), Miriam Makeba (singer), Caron Bernstein (model,actress and singer), Nadine Gordimer (writer), Athol Fugard (writer),Mathosa (singer), Zola Budd (sportswoman), Charlize Theron (actress), Ilene Hamann (actress and model), and many more... Major Suppliers: China, Germany, U.S, Saudi Arabia, Japan Born in Transkei,South Africa on July 18, 1918 He was against the National Parties apartheid policies. He was arrested in 1962 and spent five years in prison. Sun City Kruger National Park Kgalagadi National Park Martin - Geography, Science Derek - Social, Religion Sidney - Economics and political Geography South Africa was a founding member of the League of Nations. South Africa was invovled in both World Wars and the Korean War. South Africa has an important role ensuring the safety and resolving conflicts in Africa. Eastern Cape Addo National Park Western Cape Cape Town Winelands Garden Route KwaZulu Natal Durban Drakensberg Products On June 12, 1964 he was again arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment. While his time in jail his influence grew and was recognized as the most significant leader in South Africa. 4% of the area of South Africa. Culture/Religion 1/5 of total population lives in Gauteng machinery, transport equipment, chemicals, petroleum products, textiles, and scientific instruments Economics Foreign Relations In 2011: 50.59 million black 79.5% white 9% colored 9% Asian/ Indian 2.5%. South Africa produces huge amounts of platinum, manganese, gold chrome significant coal production. Nobel Peace Prize Winner 1993 Social System Types of Industries: 3- Afrikaans - 13.35% English - 8.2% IsiNdebele - 1.59% 2- IsiXhosa - 17.64% 1- IsiZulu - 23.82% Sesotho sa Leboa - 9.39% Sesotho - 7.93% Setswana- 8.2% SiSwati - 2.66% Tshivenda - 2.28% Xitsonga - 4.44% Other - 0.48% 11 official languages South Africa is a growing country. South Africa is currently researching SKA(Square Kilometre Array), which is a radio telescope. Did you know? A South African invented X-Ray? Guess who invented the speed gun? Pratley Putty(glue) went up into the moon with apollo XI? Christianity 79.8% Islam 1.5% Hinduism 1.2% Judaism 0.2% Other beliefs 0.6% No religion 15% Undetermined 1.4% Political System Points of Interests South Africa Major Markets: China, U.S, Japan, Germany, U.K, Sub-Saharan Africa Nelson Mandela Welcome to our presentation on South Africa!
Transcript: Fu Jian The map of Fujian Wuyi Mountain is one of the most popular and most important places in Fujian. There are a lot of plants and mannals. The average temp of Wuyi Mountain is 17.6 degrees celsius ( it is equal to 63.68 degree fahrenheit). It is not too hot or too cold during the year. Most tourists come to visit Wuyi Mountain in summer. And every year there are 63,950,000 tourists to come here for their summer vacation. The most famous river in Wuyi Mountain is Jiuqu River, and there are a lot of bamboo rafts, you can sit on the bamboo raft and see the view of Wuyi Mountain. Qingyun Mountain is the national AAAA science zone. It is 75 km far away from Fuzhou City.That spend you 2 hours from Fuzhou City to Qingyun Mountain. The weather there is very cool in summer, because there are a lot of river. And it is about 7 1000-kilometer tall peaks and 9 canyons and rivers. That is really a beautiful places to visit. Three Lanes and Seven Alleys is the most oldest street in China. There are a lot of famous people lived there before, like Binxin, famous writer in China. The three lanes refer to Wenru Lane, Yijin Lane, and Guanglu Lane, while the seven alleys refer to Huang Alley, Gong Alley, Yangqiao Alley, Langguan Alley, Ta Alley, Anmin Alley, and Jipi Alley. Nowadays the Jiqi Alley, Yangqiao Alley and Guanglu Lane have been reconstructed into driveways, only two lanes and five alleys are remained. The most popular food in Three Lanes and Seven Alleys is called Yanpi, and they made from pounding pork. You can learn how to do that in Three Lanes and Seven Alleys. The distance from Fujian to New York 7751 miles or 12471.36 kilometers Agency's name : Travel Fujian Company Phone number: (0591)-88373827 Address: 12 Xiahang Road, China Name for contact: Xiaoxiao Cao Fujian is a very beautiful place, it is in the southeast of China. And it made by 9 citys, and I was lived in Fujian City before I went to the United States. The climate of Fujian is very warm and humid, the average temp in spring is 17.6 degrees, the average temp in summer is 27 degrees, the average temp in fall is 21 degrees, and the average temp in winter is 11 degrees. It is not very cold in winter but very hot in summer. And for the most time of summer, it rains. Culture Many famous teas originate from Fujian, including oolong, Wuyi Yancha, and Fuzhou jasmine tea.Fujian tea ceremony is an elaborate way of preparing and serving tea. In fact, the English word "tea" is borrowed from Min nan language. And there are many special festival in China, and people celebrate in speical ways, for example, in Duanwu festival, we always have a game which is called dragon boat game, that is for a famous guy named Quyuan. At fist time, they drove boats to find his body, but now, people have this game, and want Quyuan know that all of the people are health and we are happy, do not worried about us. For the language of Fujian, of course, Chinese (Mandarin), and we also have our local language in Fujian, it is called Hokkien, and most people used it in the south part of Fujian and Taiwan.
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: The British Airways London Eye is the largest Ferris wheel in the world. Fish and Chips, an iconic British meal. London has a temperate oceanic climate. London's summer average is 75.2 °F. London receives about 24 inches in precipitation each year. London is the world's 3rd busiest film center, producing movies from Harry Potter to Notting Hill. Westminster Abbey is the burial place for England's kings and queens. It is also the site of many royal weddings, like Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton. The Making of Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour. D N London is home to many famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the London Eye, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Westminster Abbey. Climate London's rich history and cultural value are enough to draw any type of tourist to this classic city. Its wide variety of activites shows that there is something for all ages. Soldiers from the Queen's Foot Guard march to Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Travel to London may include flying into one of its many airports, such as Gatwick, 45 kilometers south of the city. Sports London is home to some of the world's premier shopping, ranging from high end department stores to markets. Harrod's Department Store London is also very fond of its bus systems. Camden is one of London's most popular open air markets There are more languages spoken in London than in any other city in the world. L Afternoon Tea is a well-known English stereotype, but is still a common request from tourists. Culture Landmarks Most people in London, whether resident or tourist, use the "Tube" or Underground transportation as a quick and effective way of traveling throughout the city. London is also the only city that has held the Olympics three times, its third time being this summer. Travel London's activities range from musicals to studio tours to the historic Changing of the Guard. London is home to many sports teams, including rugby teams, cricket teams, and football (soccer) teams. Cuisine This tour gives an in-depth look at the making of the famous 8 part series. Arsenal is one of England's football teams that are based in London. Winters are usually cold, and snow falls about 3-5 times a year. Temperatures in the winter are usually between 24-57 degrees Fahrenheit. O Oyster cards and travelers cards are available for quick payment and access for use on the Tube. These buses are the iconic double-deckers that London is famous for. They provide an effective transport method and sightseeing opportunities. o N A third of the UK's archives are located in London, including the Magna Carta, which is kept at the National Archives. London's cuisine is almost as rich as its history, especially since many of their local traditions have been passed down for centuries. Buckingham Palace is home to Britain's Royal Family. Activities Shopping Britain's, and possibly the world's, most famous store includes departments for nearly everything, including an extensive Hair and Beauty section and a Christmas Grotto. Over the past 5 years, London based recording artists, such as Adele and Coldplay, have grossed around 1.9 billion pounds in worldwide sales. Although its cuisine doesn't compare to that of Italy or France, Londoners still believe that their food is exceptional. 14 London restaurants were placed in the world's top 50 restaurants in 2010. London Bridge--the subject of a popular nursery rhyme--has stood in London since Roman times, but the modern bridge was completed in 1972. It remains a prime representation of London with its archeitecture and fame.
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: 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?
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