Settling in: OECD indicators of immigration integration 2012 is a 2012 report by OECD.
This publication highlights how immigrants and their children are integrating the OECD societies, judging their progress against key indicators.
Many areas are considered (material living conditions, health, education, labour market, civic engagement) as integration is a multi-dimensional issue.
Measure of outcomes, as well as progress made over the past decade, are presented in comparison with outcomes of a reference group (the population born in the country of residence).
Global Goals for Sustainable Development have been adopted!
World leaders have committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years:
- End extreme poverty
- Fight inequality and injustice
- Fix climate change
This initiative is made possible by a mix of government and non-governmental organizations.
(Source: Global Goals)
In 2012, comedian John Oliver said it best "One failed attempt at a shoe bomb and we all take our shoes off at the airport. 31 school shootings since Columbine and no change in our regulation of guns".
The most recent school shooting occurred last week in Oregon (source CNN) and of course, sparked a gun control debate.
Humanophere has produced these maps and charts, presenting statistical evidence, of how the United States compares with other countries in terms of gun violence.
(Source: MADGIC Staff)