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Smoking is responsible for a significant proportion of health spending in Latin America, and tax revenues from cigarette sales are far from covering smoking-attributable health care costs. Countries of the region should strongly consider an increase in tobacco taxes. This research study...

The initiative that led to pasture being fenced off is part of a string of Chinese grassland policies. Although Tibet has its own regional government, policies concerning what is called the Tibet Autonomous Region are effectively handed down from the Chinese government in Beijing. This article...

The rate of crimes against women in Delhi has been increasing dramatically – almost tripling in the past 10 years. Shivani Satija looks at the city from the perspective of urban planning, and studies the impact of infrastructure and service provision on the vulnerability of women to violence....

At the close of the Habitat II Conference in 1996, security was recognized as a basic service that should benefit all citizens, without distinction. The fundamental reason behind this stance is the rise of incivility, disorder, and delinquency in urban areas. In 2001, Anna Tibaijuka said: "urban...

Objetivos. Estimar la carga de enfermedad asociada al tabaquismo y evaluar el potencial impacto económico y en salud del aumento de los impuestos a los cigarrillos en el Perú. Materiales y métodos. Mediante un modelo de microsimulación se estimó el impacto en mortalidad, calidad de vida y costos...

The article catalogues the discourse of adaptation within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by reviewing decision texts from the Conference of the Parties (CP) to the UNFCCC from 1992 until CP20 in 2014 (Lima). Through critical discourse analysis, Indigenous...

Although we often think of international cooperation as the domain of large multinational organizations, there are plenty of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) scattered throughout British Columbia's small cities and towns that do meaningful work on international issues. This research...

At the close of the Habitat II Conference in 1996, security was recognized as a basic service that should benefit all citizens, without distinction. The fundamental reason behind this stance is the rise of incivility, disorder, and delinquency in urban areas. In 2001, Anna Tibaijuka said: "urban...

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