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Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Faculties > Humanities and Social Sciences > The Institute for Ethics and Global Justice
Note: This website may be more fully developed in 2015/16 now that the new software is available.
The Purpose of the Institute for Ethics and Global Justice (IEGJ) is:
to promote global justice, freedom, peace, sustainability and
an understanding of ethical action and its importance.
The public positions taken by directors are those of the individual directors themselves. It is not the purpose of the institute (IEGJ) as a whole to take public stances on specific issues.
INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS
Minority Rights; Rights of the Child; Democratization; Global Governance
War and Peace; Conscientious Objection; Americanization/Globalization;
Consumer/Corporate Capitalism, etc.
Brian E. Davies
Preliminaries and Basics on Justice & Ethics; Public Discourse--Influence, Rhetoric, & Reason; Autonomy & Democracy; Research for Global Justice Issues
Nature and Role of Apology; Restorative Justice; Economics and Environmental Justice; Collective Action Problems; Philosophy and Public Policy; Moderator for New Westminster Philosophy Cafe
Representative Government; Democratic Political Institutions; Equality
Ethics; Democracy; Sustainability; Renewable Planet Authority; Secular Wisdom Institutes; Global Parliamentary Assembly
IMPORTANT EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (To Be Developed)
The Campaign for the United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA)--Info
--Endorse the UNPA On-Line
--Read Leonard Angel's Comment
--Read Policy Innovations 2008/07/28
--G-20 or G-192: Which is more 'global'? 2009/07/03
INFO SOURCES (To Be Developed)
Also See: Amnesty International Canada
Canada's World -- A project of the SFU Centre for Dialogue
This interactive Website is a meeting place for Canadians who want to think, talk and write about Canada's role in the world. It is for people of all ages, from all walks of life, who have one thing in common - they all care about Canada and how we position ourselves in the global community.
Democracy Watch Canada
Global Research The Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) is an independent research and media organization based in Montreal. It provides critical perspectives on important global issues; and it has an extensive data base of informative and substantial articles.
IPS Inter Press Service About Mission
Liu Institute for Global Issues--Events (UBC)
NAM (The Non-Aligned Movement) –Wikipedia
Also, Global Research 2012/08/25 : "The NAM is the second largest international organization and body in the world after the United Nations. With 120 full members and 17 observer members it includes most the countries and governments of the world. About two-thirds of the UN's member states are full NAM members. The African Union (AU), Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization, Commonwealth of Nations, Hostosian National Independence Movement, Kanak Socialist National Liberation Front, Arab League, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), South Center, United Nations, and World Peace Council are all observers too."