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International Health

Environment and pollution

Epidemics such as famines and aids, SARS, bird flu

slide5

International Trade

Energy sources/prices

Middle east price of oil

Wheat, corn, soybean prices

Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Bmw, Chrysler

Labor issues

Sweatshops, Nafta, Jobs

Jobs moving back and forth

Phones Shreveport to Hong Kong to Indonesia

Internet connectivity

eg guy in manilla shut down tens of millions

with accidental virus

immigration
Immigration

movement towards good jobs safe countries

refugees

Immigration
international safety issues
International Safety Issues
  • military upheavals
  • nuclear weapons
  • terrorism
  • weapons
  • narcotics
  • international organized crime
if world was village of 100 people
If World Was Village of 100 People

If we could shrink the population of the world to a village of 100 people, with all the existing human relations remaining the same, what would it look like?

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Place of Origin:

If the world were a village of 100 people

how many would be from:

Europe?

Western Hemisphere

Including Latin American/Caribbean?

North America alone?

Africa?

Asia?

world village 100 people
World Village 100 People
  • Gender Male? Female?
  • Race People of color? White?
  • Religions Top 5?
world village 100 people12
World Village 100 People
  • Without Adequate Shelter?
  • Living on $1 a day or less?
  • Living on $2 a day or less?
  • Without basic sanitation?
  • Malnourished?
  • Illiterate ?
world village 100 people13
World Village 100 People
  • College Educated?
  • Computers Available?
  • Internet users?
  • Wealth (gdp/capita)
  • High $ group (country)?
  • Low $ group (country)
world village 100 people14
World Village 100 People

Place of Origin:

How many from

Europe?

world village of 100
World Village of 100
  • Place of Origin:
  • Europe?

12

world village 100 place of origin
World Village 100: Place of Origin
  • Western Hemisphere (Including Latin American/Caribbean)?
  • North America alone?
world village 100 people17
World Village 100 People
  • Western Hemisphere (Including Latin American/Caribbean)? 9
  • North America alone? 5
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World Village 100 People
  • Gender Male? 50 Female? 50
  • Race People of color? 70 White? 30
  • Religions Top 5?
religions top 5
Religions Top 5?

Christians 33

Muslims 18

Hindus 16

Buddhists 6

Others and non 37

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World Village 100 People
  • Without Adequate Shelter? 17
  • Living on $1 a day or less? 25
  • Living on $2 a day or less? 47
  • Without basic sanitation? 41
  • Malnourished? 33
  • Illiterate ? 20
world village 100 people27
World Village 100 People
  • College Educated? 2
  • Computers Available? 5
  • Internet users? 18
world village 100 people28
World Village 100 People
  • Wealth (gdp/capita)
  • High $ group (country)? US - $34,320
  • Low $ group (country)

Sierra Leone - $470

us represents 5 of world population

US Represents 5% of World Population

US Consumes 25% of World Resources

Source: Business Week 10.30.06

us sierra leone
US - Sierra Leone

United States Sierra Leone

Infant Mortality 7 182/10,000 live births

Calories/day 3,699 2,035

Kilowatt hours 13,284 55

Avg life expectancy 76.7 37.2

Fresh water/capita 1677 98

televisions/per 1000 847 26

personal computers/10,000 459 -

Phone lines/1000 people 661 4

TB/100,000 people 6 71

Not expected to live to 60 12% 70%

Source UNDP

world size comparisons
2002 Largest Corporations, Fortune Magazine

Walmart $219b

Exxon Mobil 191

General Motors 177

BP 174

Ford 162

Enron 138

Daimler Chrysler 136

General Electric 125

Toyota 120

Largest Gross Domestic Prod:

USA $9,837b

Japan 4,841

Germany 1,873

UK 1,414

France 1,294

China 1,080

Italy 1,070

Canada 687

Brazil 595

Mexico 574

World $ Size Comparisons
countries with total gdp less than any of the top 10 world corporations less than 120 b
Countries with total GDP less than any of the top 10 world Corporations: (Less than 120 b):

Albania, Algeria, Angola,

Antigua, Armenia, Azerbaijan,

Bangladesh, Bahamas, Barbados,

Bahrain, Belarus, Belize, Benin,

Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Fasso,

countries with total gdp less than any of the top 10 world corporations cont
Countries with total GDP less than Any of the top 10 world Corporations (cont)
  • Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote dIvorie, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho,
countries with total gdp less than any of the top 10 world corporations cont34
Countries with total GDP less than Any of the top 10 world Corporations (cont)
  • Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldava, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philipines, Portugal, Quatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname,
countries with total gdp less than any of the top 10 world corporations cont35
Countries with total GDP less than Any of the top 10 world Corporations (cont)
  • Swaiziland, Syria, Tajikstan, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezula, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
additional countries with economies smaller than walmart
Additional Countries with Economies Smaller than Walmart

Austria, Denmark,

Finland, Hong Kong,

Indonesia, Norway,

Poland, Thailand,

Saudi Arabia,

South Africa,

Turkey

six priorities to eradicate poverty
Six Priorities to Eradicate Poverty:

1) Empower men and women to ensure their participation in decisions that affect their lives - Economic, social, political, environmental, personal

six priorities for ending poverty
Six Priorities for Ending Poverty

2) Gender equality is essential for empowering women and eradicating poverty

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Six Priorities for Ending Poverty

3) Sustained poverty reduction requires pro-poor growth in all countries. Economic growth does not always mean reduction in poverty, but it should. Pro-poor growth means: restore full employment as higher priority; lessen inequality; action for rural poor; education and health for all

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Six Priorities for Ending Poverty

4) Globalization must be tempered with global equity

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Six Priorities for Ending Poverty

5) States must provide enabling environment for pro-poor policies and markets

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Six Priorities for Ending Poverty

6) Reduce debt of poorest countries faster

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Comparison of countries

with over 50 million people

Source: UN Human Development Report

high gdp countries with over 50 million people
High GDP Countries with Over 50 million people

GDP/Cap Life Expectancy Population

  • USA $29,605 77 274m
  • Japan 23,257 80 126
  • Germany 22,169 77 82
  • UK 20,336 77 58
  • France 21,175 78 59
  • Italy 20,585 78 58
  • (Total in this group: 657 million people)
low gdp countries with over 50 million population
Low GDP Countries with Over 50 Million Population
  • GDP/cap Life Expectancy Population
  • China 3105 70 1255
  • India 2077 63 982
  • Indonesia 2651 66 206
  • Brazil 6625 67 165
  • Pakistan 1715 64 148
  • Russia 6460 66 147
  • Bangladesh 1361 59 124
  • Mexico 7704 72 119
  • Nigeria 795 50 106
  • Vietnam 1689 68 77
  • Phillippines 3555 69 73
  • Egypt 3041 67 66
  • Iran 5121 70 66
  • Turkey 6422 73 65
  • Ethiopia 574 43 60
  • (Total in this group: 3.65 billion people)
countries with over 50 million people
Countries with Over 50 Million People:
  • Population in High GDP group: 657 million
  • Population in Low GDP group: 3.65 billion
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International Health

Environment and pollution

Epidemics such as famines and aids, SARS, bird flu

slide49

International Trade

Energy sources/prices

Middle east price of oil

Wheat, corn, soybean prices

Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Bmw, Chrysler

Labor issues

Sweatshops, Nafta, Jobs

Jobs moving back and forth

Phones Shreveport to Hong Kong to Indonesia

Internet connectivity

eg guy in manilla shut down tens of millions

with accidental virus

immigration50
Immigration

movement towards good jobs safe countries

refugees

Immigration
international safety issues51
International Safety Issues
  • military upheavals
  • nuclear weapons
  • terrorism
  • weapons
  • narcotics
  • international organized crime
us represents 5 of world population52

US Represents 5% of World Population

US Consumes 25% of World Resources

Source: Business Week 10.30.06