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Author: Gene L. Dodaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: 111th, congress, administration, new, facing, challenges
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437913989
ISBN-13: 9781437913989

This is a presentation by Gene L. Dodaro, the Acting Comptroller General of the U.S., delivered to the AGA 2009 Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. on February 19, 2009. Major topics of this presentation include: Assisting the new administration and the new Congress, Modernizing the outdated U.S. Financial Regulatory System, other urgent transition issues, the 2009 High-Risk List, and the long-term challenges facing the nation. Illustrations.

Author: Kevin Murray
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: trial, peace, salvador
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0855983612
ISBN-13: 9780855983611

When the war in El Salvador came to an end with the signing of the Peace Accords in Mexico in 1992, there were many unresolved issues facing the country. This book gives an account of the history of El Salvador, and the inequalities and political corruption in Salvadoran society which were contributory causes of the long-running civil war. The ecological crisis facing the country, and the unresolved issues of land tenure are also examined. El Salvador: Peace on Trial reviews the efforts which are being made to rebuild communities, and the obstacles which remain on the road to a stable and peac

Author: Facing History and Ourselves
Publisher: Facing History and Ourselves
Keywords: reporter, accompany, film, created, guide, study, teaching
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2010-12-01
ISBN-10: 0981954359
ISBN-13: 9780981954356

Facing History and Ourselves has developed Teaching Reporter to help classrooms explore essential questions about being a global citizen in the information age. The documentary Reporter follows New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof on a reporting trip to central Africa. Watching Kristof identify stories that he thinks will galvanize readers to take action to prevent further humanitarian disasters in places such as Congo and Darfur, gives us an opportunity to think about not only the role of the journalist, but also our own roles as members of a global society. To whom do we show compassion

Author: Barbara Tellman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: seeking, solutions, issues, identifying, arid, grasslands, future
Number of Pages: 403
Published: 1999-04
ISBN-10: 0788178121
ISBN-13: 9780788178122

Proceedings of a conf. on the major problems facing grasslands in arid & semi-arid regions of the U.S. & Mexico & to seek solutions to those problems. Grasslands in many parts of the Southwest & northern Mexico are facing serious threats -- from urbanization & subdivision development to spread of invasive plant species to conflicts over grazing policy. Target groups for participation included private landowners, non-profit groups, government agencies, environmental advocates, economists, scientists, etc. Emphasized practical, hands-on mgmt. methods, including time in grasslands managed under a

Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, congressional, testimony, diplomatic, bureau, department, challenges, facing, state
Number of Pages: 13
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143792686X
ISBN-13: 9781437926866

Discusses the Dept. of State's Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), which is responsible for the protection of people, information, and property at over 400 embassies, consulates, and domestic locations. Since the 1998 bombings of U.S. Embassies in East Africa, the scope and complexity of threats facing Americans abroad and at home has increased. Diplomatic Security must be prepared to counter threats such as crime, espionage, and passport fraud, technological intrusions, political violence, and terrorism. This statement discusses: (1) the growth of DS's missions and resources; and (2) the chal

Author: Kevin F. McCarthy
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Keywords: arts, changing, world, media, cyberspace, celluliod
Number of Pages: 79
Published: 2002-11-25
ISBN-10: 0833030760
ISBN-13: 9780833030764

The media arts are the newest and most technologically intensive of the arts. Consisting of narrative, documentary and avant garde film and video, digital art, and installation art using media, they represent a mix of the performing and visual arts. Despite their short history, they are also marked by many of the trends that characterize the arts sector as a whole. This report discusses the origins and developments of the media arts and component disciplines, their distinguishing features, and the key challenges they face in the future. The authors also compare the issues facing the media arts

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congressional, hearing, prosecutors, federal, facing, today’s, challenges
Number of Pages: 100
ISBN-10: 1422320367
ISBN-13: 9781422320365
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