Pathways in Depth

Thinking together - online workshops on human rights, legality, social justice and peace

15 April, 2020
15 April, 2020

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A letter for UN Secretary-General

In an appeal issued last week, UN  secretary-General António Guterres urged warring parties across the world to lay down their weapons in support of the bigger battle against Covid-19: the common enemy that is now threatening all of humankind.

A letter was sent to Mr Gutierrez by the International Center of the Movement for politics and policy for unity and New Humanity NGO , both affiliated with the Focolare Movement. One of the signers of the ...

Réka Szemerkényi
Réka Szemerkényi

Réka Szemerkényi

Economist, political scientist and politician. She is the executive vice president of the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA -   Washington, DC). From 2015 to 2017, she was Hungary’s ambassador to the United States. She is the vice president of Movement (politics&policy) for unity.

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A step forward
A step forward

from_webinar_to_webdialogue.jpgInternet platforms are booming in the time of the coronavirus. I also do my classes online at Sophia University and this is a new challenge for me, but it brings me new ideas too.

Webinar metodology

In this days I participated in some interesting webinars: Europe Calling Europas Schande - Direct dem dem Lager Moria auf Lesbos ” (The Shame of Europe - Direct from the Moria camp in Lesbos, in German). I'm still under the influence. Moderator + four experts: a German MEP, an ...

11 March, 2020 - The Main Ideas
11 March, 2020 - The Main Ideas

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Working to Heal Political Polarization in the United States

by  Amy Uelmen

March 11, 2020

Background notes:

  • Brief background on the challenges that we have experienced within society, the Church and the Focolare movement in the US
  • Methods proposed in Workshops on “Citizens for a United World” 
  • Increasing challenges in a university environment
  • Disorientation exacerbated by the pain of the clergy abuse crisis - huge hit to the credibility not only of the ...
Rethinking Thinking -1
Rethinking Thinking -1

pierocoda_01.jpgProfessor Piero Coda's lecture to future Sophia University lecturers in Eastern Europe

Krakow, February 23, 2020

Part 6/1.

 

 

 

 

Part 6/2 will be published if there  are three comments to 6/1.

The Challenge

 

Edgar Morin writes that “rethinking thinking” is what is urgently needed today . [1] Unprecedented urgent decisive challenges confront the human family and undermine our common home in the context

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grassroots movements
grassroots movements

town_meeting_1.jpegI have gathered some concepts and initiatives that may be useful to us in understanding Maddalena Maltese's presentation. 

 

 

 

 

grassroots   movement

A   grassroots   movement is one which uses the people in a given district, region, or community as the basis for a political or economic movement.   Grassroots movements and organizations use collective action from the local level to effect change at the local, regional, national, or international level. Grassroots ...

Maddalena Maltese
Maddalena Maltese

 

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Maddalena Maltese

International news correspondent for the USA for several news agencies and magazines.

Author of numerous investigative articles and a book about organized crime.

Member of the MF Advisory Council, United Nations, New York

 

Justice Is Not Enough

The power of grassroots initiatives in fighting crime

19 February, 2020

19 February, 2020
19 February, 2020
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 We generally have a traditional image of Mafia and criminal organizations: men from southern Italy with a strong sense of family, killing with a sawn-off shotgun, with a compelling mixture of honor, pride, passion, and chivalry as The Godfather movie shows.
It's difficult to accept that organized crime has evolved and changed over time. This is a globalized world, and the Criminal organizations are globalized too as the following ...
Matamorphosis of the World
Matamorphosis of the World

 

41gqhoa6_ol_sx374_bo1_204_203_200_2.jpgI invite you to reflect with me on the lecture of prof. Ferrara. Ulrich Beck writes in his insightful book The Metamorphosis of the World :

Even though I have been teaching sociology and studying the transformation of modern societies for many years, I was at a loss for an answer to the simple but necessary question ”What is the meaning of the global events unfolding before our eyes on the television?”, and I was forced to declare bankruptcy. There was nothing - neither a concept ...

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