Monthly Archives: December 2011

09 Dec

Public Diplomacy Initiatives

GS-I, driven by its core value of “Sharing the Best Practices”, strongly believes that a better world is one in which there is common understanding among citizens of different countries. In this regard, our organization supports U.S. State Department public diplomacy initiatives that include: National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) aimed at proving opportunity

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09 Dec

Prisons Management

A French scholar Michel Foucault, in his famous book “Discipline and Punish”, gives a detailed account of the birth of prisons in the mid-1800s. The idea of prisons then and after has been to severely punish the convict. However, several western countries today view incarceration as a means to correcting the behavior of the prisoner

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09 Dec

Police Training

With increasing challenges of transnational crime such as terrorism and corruption, there is urgent need for concerted efforts to enhance the capacity of law enforcement agencies in every country. The police force is the most tasked with preventing and managing serious crimes that vary from kidnapping, peddling of narcotics, sectarian and ethnic violence, money laundering,

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09 Dec

Democratic Electoral Systems

One the most daunting challenges facing emerging democracies is the capacity to organize and implement democratic elections that are free and fair. Without instituting appropriate mechanisms prior to the elections, casting votes still can not yield what is viewed by citizens as free and fair. To assist emerging democracies with these limitations, GS-I provides professional

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