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&he folloin" is the list of Issues that are covered in GIC as of '9 (arch 2)')*
• 2008 U.S. Presidential Election
• 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics
• Abortion
• Access to ealt! "are
• Adoption by #ay and $esbian
Parents
• Advertisin%
• A&%!an War
• A&%!anistan' Opium Production
• A&rica' "limate "!an%e
• A&rican (amine )elie&
• A&rican Union
• A%ribusiness
• A%riculture and "limate "!an%e
• A%riculture and *nternational +rade
• Aid to ,evelopin% "ountries
• A*,S Orp!ans
• A*,S-*V
• Air Pollution' +ransborder
• Airline Security
• Alco!ol Abuse
• Al./aeda
• Alternative and )ene0able Ener%y
• Alternative 1edicine
• Animal )i%!ts
• Ant!ra2
• Anti.+errorist $e%islation
• Apart!eid' $in%erin% *ssues
• Arab.*sraeli "on&lict
• Arctic and Antarctic Polar *cecap
1eltin%
• Arctic O0ners!ip
• Art +!e&t and )estitution
• Asia' "limate "!an%e
• Assisted Suicide and Eut!anasia
• Australia and 3e0 4ealand' "limate
"!an%e
• Automobile Emissions
• Avian 56ird7 (lu
• Aviation Emissions and "ontrails
• 6al8an "on&licts' $in%erin% *ssues
• 6as9ue 3ationalism
• 6iodiversity
• 6io&uel *mpact on (ood Prices and
World un%er
• 6iolo%ical and "!emical Weapons
• 6lood ,iamonds
• 6ody *ma%e and Eatin% ,isorders
• 6olivarian Alliance &or t!e Americas
• 6ra:il' Ama:on )ain (orest
,estruction and )e&orestation
Policies
• 6urma 51yanmar7 )esponse to
"yclone 3ar%is
• 6urma 51yanmar7 Uprisin%s
• 6usiness Et!ics
• "ancer
• "apital Punis!ment
• "arbon (ootprint
• "ensors!ip
• "ensors!ip o& t!e Press
• "enters &or ,isease "ontrol
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• "entral 6an8s
• "!ec!nya' "on&licts 0it! )ussia
• "!ernobyl 3uclear Po0er Plant
Accident
• "!ild Abuse
• "!ild $abor
• "!ild Soldiers
• "!ina' 2008 Olympic #ames
• "!ina' "arbon ,io2ide Emissions
• "!ina' "limate "!an%e and Ener%y
Policies
• "!ina' One."!ild Policy
• "limate "!an%e
• "limate "!an%e *mpacts on
Abori%inal Peoples
• "limate "!an%e' 1iti%ation
Strate%ies
• "lonin%
• "oastal Erosion
• "on&lict in t!e "aucasus
• "on%o' Post0ar umanitarian "risis
• "onsumer Product Sa&ety
• "onventional Weapons +ra&&ic8in%
• "opyri%!t and *ntellectual Property
+!e&t
• "oral )ee&s
• "orporal Punis!ment
• "ounterterrorism
• "riminal ;ustice
• "uba Post."astro
• "ultural Arti&act )epatriation
• "yberbullyin%
• "yber0ar&are
• "yprus "on&lict
• ,ar&ur
• ,ebt 6urden on ,evelopin% 3ations
• ,ecoloni:ation
• ,e&orestation
• ,enmar8' 1u!ammad "artoon
"ontroversy
• ,eserti&ication
• ,evelopin% "ountries and Education
• ,isability )i%!ts
• ,ivorce
• ,ru% +ra&&ic8in%
• ,ysentery
• Eart!9ua8e in "!ile
• Eart!9ua8e in aiti
• East +imor "risis
• Ebola and Ot!er emorr!a%ic (evers
• Ecoterrorism
• Ecotourism
• El 3ino and $a 3ina
• Elderly )i%!ts
• Elections and Voters< )i%!ts
• Emer%in% *n&ectious ,iseases
• Emissions +radin%
• Endan%ered Species and Wildli&e
"onservation
• Ener%y E&&iciency
• Environmental *ssues Protests
• Et!nic "leansin%
• Europe' "limate "!an%e
• European Union E2pansion
• E2traordinary )endition
• E2treme Weat!er
• (amily Plannin%
• (amine and Starvation
• (A)" 5)evolutionary Armed (orces
o& "olombia7 osta%e "risis
• (emale #enital 1utilation
• (ood Security
• (orced Sterili:ation
• (ormer Soviet )epublics< "!an%in%
)elations!ip 0it! )ussia
• (ree Speec!
• #.20 5#roup o& 207
• #.== and "!ina
• #ay> $esbian> and +rans%ender
)i%!ts
• #enetic +estin% and Privacy *ssues
• #enetically 1odi&ied (oods
• #eneva "onventions
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• #enocide
• #lobal Economic "risis
• #lobal Economic "risis' Accountin%
• #lobal Economic "risis' Economics
• #lobal Economic "risis' (inance
• #lobal Economic "risis' #eneral
6usiness
• #lobal Economic "risis'
*nternational 6usiness
• #lobal Economic "risis' Small
6usiness and Entrepreneurs!ip
• #lobal +ec!nolo%y *ssues
• #lobal Warmin%
• #lobali:ation
• #lobali:ation and *n&ectious ,isease
• #reen!ouse #ases
• #uantanamo ,etention "enter
• 131 *n&luen:a 5S0ine (lu7
• amas' )ole and *n&luence
• and> (oot> and 1out! ,isease
• andicapped "!ildren<s )i%!ts
• ate "rimes
• eadscarves' )eli%ious And Political
*ssues
• eart ,isease
• e:bolla!' )ole and *n&luence
• olocaust' $in%erin% *ssues
• omelessness
• onor ?illin%s
• uman )i%!ts
• uman +ra&&ic8in%
• un%er )elie&
• urricane ?atrina
• urricanes and +ropical "yclones
• *dentity +!e&t
• *mmi%rants and *mmi%ration
• *ndia' "aste "on&lict
• *ndi%enous Peoples< )i%!ts
• *n&luen:a
• *nter%overnmental Panel on "limate
"!an%e 5*P""7
• *nternational Adoption
• *nternational Atomic Ener%y A%ency
5*AEA7
• *nternational Perspectives on U.S.
*n&luence and Policy
• *nternet and #lobali:ation
• *nternet "ontrol and Security
• *ran "ivil "risis
• *ran 3uclear Pro%ram
• *ranian )evolution' $in%erin% *ssues
• *ra9 War
• *ra9' Private Security "ontractors
• *slam' Sunni and S!iite ,isputes
• *slamop!obia
• *sraeli.Palestinian "on&lict
• ?enya' Post.Election Violence and
)esolution
• ?osovo *ndependence
• ?urdis! "on&licts
• ?yoto Protocol
• $andmines
• $ebanon' Political *nstability and
"on&lict 0it! Syria
• $iteracy
• 1edecins Sans (rontieres 5,octors
0it!out 6orders7
• 1ad "o0 ,isease
• 1adrasa Sc!ools
• 1alaria
• 1ale "ircumcision
• 1arine +o2ins
• 1arria%e
• 1aternal and *n&ant 1ortality
• 1edical *solation and /uarantine
• 1edical +estin%
• 1ental ealt!
• 1issile ,e&ense Systems
• 1)SA 51et!icillin.)esistant
Stap!ylococcus Aureus7
• 3A(+A 53ort! American (ree +rade
A%reement7
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• 3arcotics ,ecriminali:ation and
$e%ali:ation
• 3A+O E2pansion
• 3atural ,isasters' *nternational
)emediation
• 3eo.3a:is
• 3#Os 53on%overnmental
Or%ani:ations7
• 3ort! America' "limate "!an%e
• 3ort! and Sout! ?orean "on&lict
• 3ort! ?orea' (amine and
*nternational Aid
• 3ort! ?orea' 3uclear And 1issile
Pro%rams
• 3ort!ern *reland' Peace Accords
• 3uclear Ener%y
• 3uclear Proli&eration
• Obama Administration
• Obesity
• Oil Prices
• Or%an ,onation and +ransplantation
• Or%anisation &or Economic "o.
operation and ,evelopment 5OE",7
• O:one $ayer ,epletion
• Pa8istan and *ndia "on&lict
• Pa8istan.A&%!anistan "on&lict over
6order )e%ion
• Palestinian State!ood
• Pandemic Preparedness
• Parasitic ,isease
• P!armaceutical Supply to
,evelopin% 3ations
• Piracy At Sea
• Polio
• Population *ssues
• Poverty
• Privacy $a0s
• Privacy )i%!ts
• Public ealt! and *n&ectious ,isease
• )ecyclin%
• )e&u%ees
• )eli%ious (reedom
• )eli%ious (undamentalism
• )estrictions on Women
• )omani People
• )ussia<s )ene0ed Po0er and
*n&luence
• )ussia.#eor%ia "on&lict
• )0anda #enocide
• Same.se2 1arria%e
• Sanitation
• SA)S 5Severe Acute )espiratory
Syndrome7
• Sea $evel )ise
• Se2ually +ransmitted ,iseases
• Small *slands' "limate "!an%e
• Smallpo2 Eradication and Stora%e
• Sout! America' "limate "!an%e
• Space E2ploration
• Sports and ,ru% Use
• Sports and )acism
• Sri $an8an "ivil War
• Stem "ell )esearc!
• Street "!ildren
• Suicide 6ombers
• Sustainability
• +ai0an' "on&licts 0it! "!ina
• +aliban )esur%ence in A&%!anistan
and Pa8istan
• +eens and +ec!nolo%y
• +errorism
• +ibet' "on&licts 0it! "!ina
• +obacco ealt! a:ards
• +orture and *nterro%ation +ec!ni9ues
• +rade Protectionism
• +uberculosis
• U.S. ,epartment o& omeland
Security
• U.S. 1ort%a%e "risis
• Ui%!ur "on&lict in "!ina
• U3 "limate "!an%e "on&erences
• Unemployment and ;oblessness
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• United 3ations Environment
Pro%ramme 5U3EP7
• United 3ations 1illennium #oals
• United 3ations Security "ouncil
• United States' "limate Policy
• United States.1e2ico 6order *ssues
• Vaccines
• Vene:uela<s u%o "!ave:<s
*n&luence in t!e Americas
• Violence a%ainst Women
• Viral ,isease
• War "rimes
• Water Pollution
• Water )i%!ts
• Waterborne ,isease
• Wealt! ,ivide
• W!alin%
• Wild&ires
• Women and Poverty
• Women in t!e 1ilitary
• Women<s Property )i%!ts
• Women<s )i%!ts
• Women> 1inorities> and *n&ectious
,isease
• Wor8ers< )i%!ts and $abor Unions
• World 6an8
• World "ourt and *nternational $a0
• World ealt! Or%ani:ation
• World +rade Or%ani:ation 5W+O7
• @ello0 (ever
• 4oonosis
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