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Define Quality of Life Conditions in people's lives
Define Disparity Economic and social gaps among individuals, communities, or countries
Define Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Total value of goods and services produced in a country in a calendar year
Define Human Development Index (HDI) United Nations measure of a countries level based on GDP capita, life expectancy at birth, adult literacy, and school enrollment
Define United Nations Plays a leading role in promoting human rights internationally
Define The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Basis of United Nations policy which states human rights to which every person on the globe is equally entitled
What is the Convention on the Rights of the Child A document which recognizes children under 18 years of age
Define Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) An organization where the government doesn't own it
Define Employment Equality Equal pay for equal work
Define Standard of Living One aspect of quality of life
Define Transnationals A company that works in multiple countries
Define Internationalism The policy of countries working together for the common good regardless race, religion, etc
What is the Convention on the Rights of the Child A document which recognizes children under 18 years of age
Define Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) An organization where the government doesn't own it
Define Employment Equality Equal pay for equal work
Define Standard of Living One aspect of quality of life
Define Transnationals A company that works in multiple countries
Define Internationalism The policy of countries working together for the common good regardless race, religion, etc
Define Green Revolution A new era in global agriculture
Define Genetic Modification (GM) Allows genes from one species to be introduced into another to produce a hardier and higher yielding strain
Define Pandemic A spread of an infectious disease that creates a worldwide epidemic
What is the Avian Flu known as? The Bird Flu
Define World Health Organization (WHO) A specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health
What did the World Health Organization (WHO) cite? SARS epidemic
Define Public Trust An essential, life supporting resource for the benefit of everyone that should not be exploited for profit
Define Privatize To enable the sale of government-owned industries and services to private businesses
Define Infrastructure Systems such as electrical power, transportation, and communication that support economic activity
Define Dissenting One that differs from the opinion of the majority
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