Index for the October-December 2007 issue of ONE COUNTRY (Volume 19, Issue 1)
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There can no longer be much doubt that the next phase in human society is the emergence of a world civilization. The real need for humanity today, then, is to agree on a set of common values by which to guide these new processes. Without a set of common values, the prospects for building a cohesive — and peaceful — global community are remote.
The bulldozing of a Bahá’í cemetery in Iran in September is the latest in a series of incidents in a government-led campaign of hatred against Bahá’ís.
UNITED NATIONS — As the scientific consensus on global warming grows, it’s time to look more closely at how to share the economic, social, and humanitarian burdens that climate change will likely bring.
NEW YORK — The Bahá’í International Community has obtained a copy of a confidential 2006 letter written by Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology instructing Iranian universities to expel any student who is discovered to be a Bahá’í.
HAIFA, Israel — The worldwide Bahá’í community has lost its most distinguished member with the passing of Dr. Ali-Muhammad Varqa on 22 September 2007 at his home here.
APIA, Samoa — The Samoan head of state, His Highness Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II, who was a Bahá’í, passed away on the evening of 11 May 2007. He was 94 years old.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Strategies to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among young people could be more effective if they tapped into the power of religious belief and practice, according to researchers who studied the knowledge and attitudes of young people in relation to sexual behavior and HIV/AIDS.
GENEVA — Sarah Vader has joined the Bahá’í International Community as a representative to the United Nations.
Lawrence Miller’s client list reads like a page from the Fortune 500 directory. In 30 years of management consulting, Mr. Miller has worked with companies like Exxon USA, MetLife, Coca-Cola, American Express, Honeywell, Eastman Kodak, and McDonald’s. What makes Mr. Miller’s latest work so significant is the degree to which he has directly connected his personal religious beliefs to his insights about the corporate world.