Why Morals Matter in Foreign Policy

January 12, 2020 08:15 am

CAMBRIDGE – When I told a friend I had just written a book on morality and foreign policy, she quipped: “It must be a very short book.” Such skepticism is common. An Internet search shows surprisingly few books on how US presidents’ moral views affected their foreign policies. As the eminent political theorist Michael Walzer once described American graduate training in international relations after 1945, “Moral argument was against the rules of the discipline as it was commonly practiced.”

The ethics of volunteering

April 6, 2018 11:05 am

A few months ago Mandira Chaulagain, a social worker at an organization that works for street children near Pashupatinath Temple, was stunned to find out about the repercussions of unregulated volunteerism in Nepal. She almost broke down in tears while recollecting one of the many tormenting stories she heard from the underprivileged children at her organization.

KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Former Secretary Dharani Dhar Khatiwada has said that the unnecessary interference of the ministers and higher government officials hover in the bureaucracy because of which public service in Nepal has been undermined.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Since last year, the Public Service Commission has added a course on ethics, public accountability and professionalism in public sector management. Candidates competing for the post of Joint Secretary and above in the Commission’s examination will have to sit for an exam in “Public Accountability, Ethics and Professionalism in Public Sector Management”.

Ethics symposium held

October 18, 2017 02:30 am

The Rotary Club of Mount Everest, Lalitpur in association with Rotary Club of Kathmandu Metro and Rotary Club of Jawalakhel-Manjushree jointly organized the First Ethics Symposium in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has enforced new code of ethics for medical doctors in the country.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 2: Stakeholders have laid emphasis on the need of complete implementation of the Journalists' Code of Ethics.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 2: Stakeholders have laid emphasis on the need of complete implementation of the Journalists' Code of Ethics.

GENEVA, Aug 5: FIFA's ethics committee has cleared President Gianni Infantino of alleged misconduct relating to use of private flights, ending weeks of speculation in Swiss and German media that he would become the latest world football leader suspended from office.