The map reflects the findings of Freedom House's survey Freedom in the World 2007. For each country, the survey provides a concise report on political and human rights developments, along with ratings of political rights and civil liberties. Based on these ratings, countries are divided into three categories: Free (green), Partly Free (orange), and Not Free (red), as reflected in the map. Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/Freedom_House_world_map_2007.png Source: http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=363&year=2007
Which countries have the highest military spending of the world?
Relative Military Spending by the nations of the world, ca. 2003: Relative Military Spending by the nations of the world, ca. 2003:
Mr. Fredrik Härén, awarded ”Speaker of the year 2006 – 2007 in Sweden”, talks about ideas, creativity and globalization. He claims that students in Sweden and in many other western countries live in one world (west). The Asian students know about the west AND Asia (east). To prove this Mr. Härén in a fun and provocative way puts the students (and his audience) to a simple test:
China has the largest population in the world – name the leader of China!
India has the second largest population in the world – name the leader of India!
” How many of you can name both of these leaders? The Chinese students can do this – and they ALSO know the leaders of the USA and the UK…”
China, chief of state: President HU Jintao (since 15 March 2003)
India, head of government: Prime Minister Manmohan SINGH (since 22 May 2004)
Women with HIV 2005: 1. Swaziland 40 % 2. Botswana 31,9 % 3. Lesotho 27 % 4. Zimbabwe 25 % 5. Namibia 23,8 % 6. South Africa 22,5 % 7. Zambia 20 % 8. Mozambique 19,2 % 9. Malawi 16,5 % 10. Central African Republic 12,7 % source: www.ui.se Read a report about ” The impact of HIV/AIDS on the Economy, Livelihoods and Poverty of Malawi” http://www.sida.se/?d=118&a=19668&language=en_US