GEOG 203- weeks 1,2 3

GEOG 203- weeks 1,2 3 - GEOG 203 Weeks 1 & 2 Response...

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GEOG 203 – Weeks 1 & 2 Response Iouri Basmanov ID 20340417 May 19 th , 2011 (Tutorial 102) After looking at the development goals set out by the United Nations, it occurred to me that the goals are very ambitions and may not be achieved by the end of 2015. However, since measurable indicators are being used to track the progress of the goals, there will be an opportunity to see how efficient the UN is at achieved these goals. If I could rearrange the order of the goals I would have “ensuring environmental sustainability” last and “developing a global partnership for development” in the 7 th spot because I do not think that true sustainability, which takes into account all of the needs of important stakeholders, can be achieved without the full co- operation between stakeholders in development. If we can get everyone to embrace and devote themselves to development that is sustainable for the future, that’s when inspirational design & development will emerge. One of the biggest inhibitor to these goals is the wide-spread globalization that has been going for the last 30, 40 years. What globalization does is exploit the resources and the people of the host nation, and reverses any progress that is to be had by the developing nation. Natural resources are very important to the people of any nation. Natural resources provide the natural landscape that the people are expected to make a living from. How are the developing nations supposed to surface from poverty if they do not have respect for the natural resources they are
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