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Global systems and governance definitions
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The plan of action to achieve sustainable development that was adopted by world leaders at the UN conference on Environment and Development.
To provide support or help, ranging from money to providing technology.
Agreement signed by twelve countries in 1959 that preserves Antarctica for peaceful and scientific use.
A social movement comprised of those who are against globalisation and widespread commercial capitalism.
Agreement between two nations.
When locals are supported in making decisions to undertake projects that meet their specific needs.
Brazil, Russia, India, China.
Money for investment.
Movement of money between countries for investment.
A group formed by countries in close geographical proximity that eliminates trade barriers for goods and services.
Structures that allow for dissemination, receiving or sharing of information.
A significant disagreement that can result in violence.
A collection of different organisations that may be involved in different business activities but all report to one parent country.
The use of products, resources or services.
A system of standardised transport that uses standard-size boxes to transport goods. This enables cheaper, efficient transport.
The Paris Agreement on climate change is an example as it is agreed to help restrict global warming to no more than 2 degrees.
Places that are economically important and attract investment.
A trade bloc which allows free trade with no barriers between its member states.
Paying back of money which was once borrowed.
The reduction of industrial activity or capacity in a region or economy.
A dispersion of people from their homeland
Superordinates have favored access to such resources, while the access of subordinates is limited by superordinates.
The dissemination and delivery of goods and services across the World.
International trade, investment and production patters has meant the economies of many societies are now mutually reliant elsewhere.
A loss of income from an economic system.
The quality of life that is enable through the wealth and income of a family.
Economies of scale
A proportionate saving in costs gained by an increased level of production.
Unwanted or broken electronic goods that have been disposed of, also known as e-waste.
An alteration of the national environmental or processes.
The effects of human activity on the natural environment.
The interconnectedness of all natural and human systems, which are mutually reliant on one another.
Some activities would prevent individuals from investing in a company, fund or pension.
Trade in which fair prices are paid to producers in developing countries.
The structures that allow for the exchange of funds between the different components in economic markets.
Self restrictions for how many fish can be caught and from where in the ocean.
A food product that is bought and sold.
Can locate anywhere and with the internet cans serve customers worldwide.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of another country.
International trade left to its natural course without tariffs, quotas, or other restrictions. Prices are lower for customers with greater choice.
The international relations across the world that are influenced by geographical factors.
A measure of income inequality within a population, ranging from zero for complete equality, to one if one person has all the income.
Resource areas that lie outside the political reach of any state or region.
The world's financial systems and markets, involving the global exchange if goods, services and investment.
The advertising of a product across the world to improve sales by reaching the international market.
The increase in proportion of global manufacturing originating from NICs and RICs in the last 30 years.
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