Politics

Globalization: Ideological Construction or Evident Reality

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Is globalization actually happening? No sooner has academician and local commentators seem to argue that globalization was changing everything in today’s world, that it became fashionable to proclaim the ‘end of globalization’ or the ’death of globalization’ post 9/11. However, this debate about globalization remains quite unfathomable and hence above questions unanswered. Globalization, as argued, …

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ILO Freedom of Association

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Core International Labour Organization Convention on the “Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise” 1948 (No. 87) – The Stand of the Government of India and Arguments in favour of its Ratification. Introduction: International Labour Organization (ILO) The International Labour Organization has its origins at the end of the First World War, …

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Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership

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“There are seven things that will destroy us: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Religion without sacrifice; Politics without principle; Science without humanity; Business without ethics”. Mahatma Gandhi. When you evaluate the reasons for the collapse of global companies such as Enron, Tyco, Lehman Brothers, WorldCom, Global Crossing, and Indian company Satyam …

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UNESCO Elections Politics

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The UN Post participated today in Al Jazeera English program Inside Story discussing the UNESCO elections of its new leader, Ms. Irina Bokova, the former foreign minister of Bulgaria, after five rounds of voting. Ms. Bokova defeated Mr. Farouk Hosni, Egypt’s minister of culture  whose candidacy for the top UNESCO post was resisted due to …

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