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Announcement of Online Forum on “Structural Violence and Public Policy”

  We are proud to announce our next online forum on the topic of “Structural Violence and Public Policy”!     Date and Time: 14. June, 2022, 3.30pm to 5pm CET Venue: ZOOM Conference Agenda: At the backdrop of anti-terrorism, COVID- 19 pandemic and the imminent war situation in Ukraine, social violence has become a critical public health problem, creating compromised health and social suffering. It is also a complex phenomenon that involves a spectrum of behavioral and social interactions that vary across the lifespan and different social, political and economic contexts. A term first coined by Johan Galtung, “structural violence” refers…

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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: One World, One Family

On 4. February 2022, the XXIV Olympic Winter Games kicked off in spectacular fashion with a stunning Opening Ceremony at the Beijing National Stadium. As of noontime, 8. February, the ranking shows China on the top with 3 gold medals and 2 silver ones, and Austria on the 4th place with 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze, in between is Sweden on the 2nd place with 2 gold and 1 silver, as well as ROC on the 3rd place 2 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze. In his address during the ceremony, IOC President Thomas Bach praised the athletes for their resilience…