COVID-19

Sen Foundation predicted a global health crisis like Corona in 2010

In 2010, the Sen Foundation published a book called Nine Scourges at Once, in the Dutch language “Negen Plagen Tegelijk”. Chapter 5, pp 96-99 gave a now accurate prediction of a new global health crisis like the Corona crisis with serious disrupting consequences for mankind and the global economy. This prediction was based on a number of developments which pointed, according to the author, in this direction. The book was sold out, but not translated into English. The warning was ignored, also in The Netherlands. There are more of such predictions in the book. So: pay attention to our site, and the next time you may be forewarned…

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The Only Wealth is Health

The Corona crisis proves how important the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 3 is for all of mankind. SDG 3 seeks to ‘Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages’ by 2030 and has targets such as further research and development into affordable vaccines, ending AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases, increase health training, reduce global maternal mortality rates and achieve universal access to health care.

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The earth warms faster than models expect: Permafrost melting causes strong warming gasses

There are reasons to expect that the climate will change faster than expected. First, the Paris Agreement to curb CO2 emissions is not kept. All states violate it. Current knowledge shows that average temperatures will rise by 3.5 degrees Centigrade, while the agreement is that countries take measures to limit the rise to less than 2 degrees.

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We offer courses, guest lectures, and training on Peacebuilding, UN activities and Development Cooperation. We teach a summer course at The Hague University of Applied Sciences and supervise Master and Ph.D. theses at Leiden University. They include Peacebuilding after Conflict, International Relations, and International Organisations as well as Current Issues.

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The Sen Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation for research and education in the field of international cooperation. It was established in 2009. Researchers, teachers and students contribute to promoting better global relations. The Foundation is also certified as an educational institution for professional courses. It cooperates with institutions for higher education and official and private organisations for humanitarian aid and international development.

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