Refugees do Community Work in Swiss Alps

Refugees do Community Work in Swiss Alps

What a pioneering project in Switzerland. It provides opportunities for meaningful integration of refugees – which is a worldwide challenge. It could help to furthering the national discussions about integrating migrants in local labor market – which is a great challenge as well. If it helps to find a perspective for migrants and to close […]

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Migration and Challenges in South Africa

Migration and Challenges in South Africa

Europe seeks solutions for refugees from Africa. Up to 1000 a day immigrate this year in southern Europe. The distinction between refugees, asylum seekers and economic migrants is becoming increasingly blurred. What a challenge for Europe, to open up the refugees and all people in the country real opportunities to organize and to improve their […]

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Congrats for Solar Impulse – „We are in Hawaii“

Congrats for Solar Impulse – „We are in Hawaii“

What a great success for André Borschberg and Betrand Piccard: they  really crossed the pacific without fuel! They fullfilled Piccard’s outstanding, historic vision of a zero-fuel airplaine of unlimited endurance. Congrats for Solar impulse What courage, what great teamwork, what strong and longlasting believe in this great aim. Even weeks of unsecure weather prospects in Japan […]

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Tremendous Change in Energy Requirement

Tremendous Change in Energy Requirement

What a crucial news gives us BP chief executive Bob Dudley: the consumption of energy stagnates and is expected to go down in the next decades. Tremendous Change in Energy Requirement First of all it is China’s less need, but second there is a significant effect  in emerging countries caused by decoupling of energy consumption […]

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„Your Circumstances are different…“

„Your Circumstances are different…“

„…but you are same as we“, said one of the future leaders of North Korea to his English teacher Suki Kim. As only person ever worldwide, Suki Kim went undercover into North Korea to write a book from the inside. Since 2002, South Korean-born Kim travelled to North Korea, witnessing both Kim Jong-Il’s 60th Birthday […]

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3 Reasons to be Enthusiastic about the Swiss Women´s World Cup Team

3 Reasons to be Enthusiastic about the Swiss Women´s World Cup Team

1. Newcomer asserts themselves against Champions The 0:1 match against Japan was Swiss Women´s world premiere. What a game – lost, okay, but they faced Japan and made their winning not easy. A great start that let us hope for more! 2. Ramona Bachmann Enormous international experience; Swiss women´s footballer of 2009; at present engaged […]

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The Golden Rule for Leadership

The Golden Rule for Leadership

Starting point for the happiness research is the insight that although we need some degree in material, however, more and more material does not make us happier. Some degree is unquestionably important and necessary to satisfy the (reason) needs and to win financial security. The happiness research points to the fact that it depends above […]

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Keep Fingers Crossed for the Best

Keep Fingers Crossed for the Best

Tomorrow, 6 June, the 7. Women´s Football World Cup will begin in Canada. What a fascinating, polyglot country! What a dynamic tournament! Martina Voss-Tecklenburg, in the best recollection of our WORLD SALON World Religion Football, has reached with the Swiss team their first world cup participation. Their first match is straight away a great challenge: […]

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The Changing Nature of Happiness

The Changing Nature of Happiness

„What makes you happy?“ asked Sandie McHugh and Jerome Carson, University of Bolton, United Kingdom, in the same way, as Mass Observation did in their famous study in Bolton nearly 80 years before. The surprising results: In 1938 security, knowledge and religion were seen as being the three most important aspects of happiness. In 2014 […]

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Participation

Participation

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead THANK you for your wonderful participation in the Connect Worlds BAROMETER Of JOY. What a chance to influence our perspectives. Worldwide. Be curious about the results. They will be presented […]

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