Tag: Global Issues

How social entrepreneurs change the world | Michael Lodberg Olsen | TEDxSlottsparken

How to make a change for people living on the streets? Michael Lodberg Olsen is a Danish social entrepreneur. In the past 20 years, he has created new innovative solutions on the edge of the law – creating new possibilities...

/ September 20, 2019

Eloge de l’autorité | François DUPONT | TEDxLaBaule

François nous transporte dans le monde étonnant des sous-marins et de leur rapports humains passionnants, exigeants, rigoureux où chacun va révéler son autorité personnelle. C’est grâce à cette révélation que François a, à chaque plongée, a réussi à mener à...

/ September 20, 2019

Enough with Economic Growth: an alternative to GDP | Alice Lassman | TEDxDurhamUniversity

Alice Lassman is a second year Durham University student studying Geography, Laidlaw Scholar in Economics and Indigo prize winner. Her talk, centered around why economic indicators need to change, based itself on how society needs to work towards collaborative nations'...

/ September 19, 2019

言葉を、ただの音にしないために。 | Natsumi Nishimura | TEDxAkitaIntlU

難民だからこういう支援が必要だろう。支援者とよばれる人ですら「立場だけ」で人を見てしまうから言葉がただの音になる。難民としてでなく一人一人の個人として向き合えたら。「難民」と呼ばれる人々の、大きな渦の中には一人一人の個人の人生があるんだって意識出来たら、「誰のための支援」なのか気づけるはず。 Natsumi Nishimura was born in Hokkaido, and is a freshman at Akita International University. Before entering university, she traveled to Camini in the south of Italy for three months where she joined a NGO to volunteer and lived with...

/ September 19, 2019

What is the true price of corruption? | Armen Avak Avakian | TEDxAUA

There is no country in the world that has no corruption, but how much does it "cost"? In this talk, Armen explores the causes of corruption and its consequences. He challenges to think about the "price" that we pay for...

/ September 19, 2019

Passengers with No Voice | Patricia Nyaundi | TEDxParklands

A journey through the epochs of power in Kenyan history and how those relate to the evolution of human rights and activism in Kenya Patricia is an expert in Human Rights with a focus on Women's Rights. She has professional...

/ September 19, 2019

Decolonising The Mind | Lydiah Wangechi | TEDxParklands

Stereotypes can cloud our judgement of other people. Lydia takes us through her journey and invites us to embrace 3 lessons she has learnt that have helped her to be more accommodating of other people and cultures A proud mother...

/ September 19, 2019

Let’s Take An Eco-Stand | Gift Nyambura | TEDxParklands

"Laziness, complacency and ignorance are costing us a healthy environment" Gift shares simple solutions we can adopt to reverse the effects of climate change. A final year student in JKUAT, Gift is passionate about environmental awareness and activism and strives...

/ September 19, 2019

A new vision of sustainability, 700 years old | Mananui Ramsden | TEDxChristchurch

In August 2019, the I.P.C.C. issued a report saying, "Agricultural practices that include indigenous and local knowledge can contribute to overcoming the combined challenges of climate change, food security, biodiversity conservation, and combating desertification and land degradation." This insight came...

/ September 18, 2019

Politics is killing humanitarian aid – lets fix it ! | Jan Egeland | TEDxStavanger

Jan Egeland has been Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) since August 2013, leading humanitarian operations with some 14,000 relief workers, serving 9 million people in need across the world. From 2015 to the end of 2018 he...

/ September 18, 2019

Break the silence | Abha Singh | TEDxYouth@LMGC

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We introduce to you a lady who never fails to speak up...

/ September 18, 2019

How small changes can have a big impact | María Abrines | TEDxSotoSchool

Have you ever thought about how much plastic you consume in a day? Here are some tips about how to reduce plastic consumption and how important this issue is explained by a student of environmental systems and societies moving on...

/ September 18, 2019

Day zero | Jade Burgess | TEDxSotoSchool

The speech focuses on the world's growing population and how it is affecting the consumption of resources in many countries, specifying her research on the availability of water. She is a student who currently takes Higher Level Geography and she...

/ September 18, 2019

The harms in democracy | Gabriele Morace | TEDxSotoSchool

The focus is on the issues around today’s democracy as to how society has lost sight of social issues to concentrate on futile things. It will take into account the “social media case” in order to support his arguments and...

/ September 18, 2019

Despre curajul de a protesta și de a tricota | Darie Tică | TEDxCluj

His 2013 video reportage about the controversial Roșia Montană mining project contributed to the biggest protests in Romania after the anti-communist Revolution of 1989. The project met significant resistance from environmental groups due to the gold cyanidation mining technique. What...

/ September 18, 2019

Ce ar fi dacă am reutiliza clădirile existente, în loc să construim altele? | Oana Bogdan | TEDxCluj

The greenest building in the world is the building you don’t have to build because it exists already. An architect (or a “spatial doctor” as she prefers), Oana Bogdan speaks about ecological footprints, fast fashion, collaboration, bringing the community together...

/ September 18, 2019

What I realized as a hunter | Junko Shimizu | TEDxAnjo

Serious crop damage by wild boars and deers has been one of the major social problems in mountainous areas in Japan. These animals come from abandoned mountains down to villages looking for food. Junko Shimizu found out how serious the...

/ September 18, 2019

The old man in a lab coat – Smashing stereotypes in science | Kylie Walker | TEDxMelbourne

The world still sees the stereotype of a scientist as an old man in a lab coat - and this is having a negative effect on the number of girls pursuing a career in science compared to boys. Kylie Walker,...

/ September 18, 2019

“What the hell is Feminism? Is it girls against boys?” | Medha Kotwal Lele | TEDxTheOrchidSchool

Feminism is widely misunderstood not only in India but across the world. In fact, it is a liberating way of thinking for both men and women. Relations between boys and girls are fast changing today. We need to listen to...

/ September 18, 2019

How I survived running 3000 kilometres across India | Samantha Gash | TEDxMelbourne

Sam was the first woman and the youngest person to complete four 250km ultra marathons in the driest, windiest, hottest and coldest deserts on Earth - and all in one year. She ran 3000 kilometres from the West to the...

/ September 18, 2019