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Common Home Development Empathy Empatia Human Rights Non classé

Human Rights: Dignity, Freedom and Justice for All

Surely it is difficult to list the situations that contribute/co-occur to the inequality gap, but what unites everything and underlines the need for reflection are the many characteristics that can place someone/some group in vulnerability and social disadvantage. Carlos Barros 10th of December marks the International Human Rights Day. This day marks the official recognition […]

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Alterações climáticas Climate change Common Home Development education Education for Sustainable Development Integral Human Development Non classé world peace

Science, Development and Integrality

This integral awareness will promote a science more awake to the needs outside its academic walls, where its transference will be an excellent influence for Development in the various domains. Carlos Barros On 10 November is celebrated the World Science Day for Peace and Development[1]. This event, promoted by UNESCO, began in the outset of […]

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art Common Home Development diversity education Empathy Empatia Human Rights Non classé peace world peace

Education through Art. The exhibition Equity as a search for Peace

Art takes on the character of expression of the Self, accessible not only to academics or specialists, instead it is a form of expression of freedom, of development of the values of Dignity and a way of promoting social progress. Carlos Barros Art is the most immersive experience between the ‘self’, the ‘other’ and the […]

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Core Skills Empathy Empatia Higher Education Intergenerational Solidarity Non classé uncertainty avoidance

Skills for an uncertain future

Core skills consider the flexibility that we must develop in an uncertain world, increasingly global, with high mobility of people, information, and changing services. Carlos Barros Well-being between the personal and professional spheres is an increasingly heated debate among the various events on the themes of organisational and personal development. In fact, we cannot separate […]

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ageing Development Empathy Family Intergenerational Solidarity Non classé

Ageing: a social challenge?

The increasing awareness that in the western world more people are living to a later age, but that there may be fewer people available for the care required, has made it essential to consider attitudes and behaviours regarding ageism and cooperation with the most immediate network. Carlos Barros The difficulty to support various age groups […]

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Development diversity Empathy Empatia Integral Human Development Non classé

Shall we reflect on empathy?

The important thing is to think and feel with those sharing their time, experience and narratives with us.
This openness to others’ emotions can also bring us discomfort, but they challenge our construction and learning

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ageing Development Family Integral Human Development Intergenerational Solidarity Migrants

From Family to Society: Intergenerational Solidarity for Development

Despite the big steps that still need to be taken, there is added hope in the small steps, reflected in the fluidity of these families who tend to participate more and more and with less rigidity of roles. Carlos Barros Under a transdisciplinary approach, solidarity can be defined as a union of interests, sympathies and […]

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