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By Nazli Choucri, Dinsha Mistree, Farnaz Haghseta, Toufic Mezher, Wallace R. Baker, Carlos I. Ortiz

This booklet makes a speciality of 3 interdependent demanding situations concerning handling transitions towards sustainable improvement, particularly (a) mapping sustainability for international wisdom e-networking, (b) extending the price chain of information and e-networking, and (c) carrying out explorations of latest equipment and venues for additional constructing wisdom and e-networking. whereas each one of those demanding situations constitutes essentially kinds of endeavors, they're hugely interconnected. together, they give a contribution to our enlargement of data and its functions in aid of transitions towards sustainable improvement.

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This means that the voices heard are mainly those from the ‘north’ while voices of the ‘south’ remain relatively silent. The solution we have developed to address this problem is the creation of workflow strategy for content provision worldwide based on the dual principles of global collaboration, on the one hand, and protection of individual and institutional autonomy, on the other. Sixth, and finally, is the set of usual impediments due to cost and price. The economics of Internet access make it difficult for most people, in most places, to participate in the new cyber domain, thus compounding the implications of variability in infrastructure conditions throughout the world.

In this illustrative case, we are interested in exploring the database for Conflict and War. A couple of moves may provide direct access to materials required. By selecting the Conflict and War slice, fusing All Holdings for instance, and the focusing on the ‘sustainability problem’ ring – we are now doing a slice/ring search. The following type of results are returned: first a listing of all returns that meet this general slice/ring query,’ with a brief identification of relevant concepts; then if the user selects the second item on that list, for example, the appropriate Abstract is returned.

Of relevance in the following discussion is not so much what one sees if one opens the site, but rather why one sees the presented material, and what else is available by navigating through the system. 4 As we note elsewhere, access to the English Language homepage is undertaken via the GSSD system home page. In the example, the user has located the home page and has selected ‘English’ as the language in the mirror site closest to him or her. 2 provides some orientation for the remainder of this section.

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