The world is becoming more and more interconnected. Globalization changes how people consume, work and live almost everywhere on the world. Today, many economic, political, cultural or ecological relationships are not explainable from a national perspective.
But what are the main causes for globalization? In what areas it is most prominent? And who are the winners and looser of globalization?
These are the questions this animated Video clip of the WissensWerte series deals with.
“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” This is what it says in the very first Article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The idea of Human Rights is one of the most important fundaments of human co-existence. At the same time human rights are subject to fierce debates and Human Rights violations are common all over the world.
But what exactly are Human Rights? Who is responsible for protecting them? And do they really apply to all people?
Smartphones from companies such as Apple, Samsung or HTC are among the most popular consumer and lifestyle products today.
Unfortunately a whole series of problems occur during the global production process, ranging from bad working conditions to environmental pollution.
This high appreciation in international agreements has a reasons. Water is crucial for the development in many different sectors:
For example, the agriculture sector, the health sector and sometimes even the security sector.
How exactly do these relationships work and what are the main problems in the water sector?
This is the second part of the series “Focus Human Rights”. It deals with the second dimension of the Human Rights System: The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Additionally, it explains women’s rights and shows how NGOs in the Human Rights sector work.
The first dimension involves the Political and Civil Rights.
In addition, a number of cross-cutting issues are explained. For example: the history of Human Rights, the role of non-governmental organizations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, or the problems of the Human Rights system.
The world is driven by fossil fuels like oil and gas. This has some negative repercussions: Rising energy prices due to decreasing deposits, dependence on unstable oil and gas producing regimes and global warming.
It becomes clear, that a revolution in the way how we produce and use energy is necessary. Central to this energy transition are new technologies, which produce energy from renewable sources such as wind or sun.
ما هي حقوق الإنسان؟ من هو المسؤول عن حمايتها؟ وهل تسري حقا على للجميع؟
من انتاج باركيمير و كونزل
This is the Arabic version of the video series “Focus Human Rights”