Tag Archives: Quality of Life

International Day of Happiness!

We may witness many countries going beyond the rhetoric of quality of life to incorporate practical measures to promote twin concepts of happiness and well-being in their legislation and policy-making.  These good practices can inspire other countries so that measuring … Continue reading

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To Work Longer or Die Younger

After the official opening on 18 – 19 January 2012 in Copenhagen (Denmark), the 7th of March the events and measures were launched for the 2012: European Year for Active Ageing … and Solidarity between Generations in the buildings of … Continue reading

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2nd Half 20th Century Generations pressure to achieve

Do you still have some expectations? The world has gone turning square. The last few moths the financial and political world has become a real mess. People saw their savings melt like butter in the sun. The world has become … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #3 Food and Populace

Continuation of: Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources Progression over years Humanity has progressed over hundreds of thousands of years, but until about the seventeenth century, progress was a rare event. There were novelties, but a person would not expect … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources

Demand for resources Whilst demand for food, feed and fibre may increase by 70% by 2050, 60% of the world’s major ecosystems that help produce these resources have already been degraded or are used unsustainably. If we carry on using … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #10 Health

Poverty evolution in Flanders 10.     Health In the previous chapters we saw that poverty in our society is a connection of many elements, often at the same time present with poor families, difficulties in the education, bad employment chances, a … Continue reading

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