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  • Dec 10 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

儿童性侵害法案·3月呈国会辩论

  国内新闻 儿童性侵害法案·3月呈国会辩论 359 words 10 December 2016 星洲日报 (简体) SINCCN Chinese – Simplified Copyright © 2016 sinchew-i Sdn Bhd. All rights reserved.   (柔佛‧新山10日讯)掌管法律事务的首相署部长拿督斯里阿莎丽娜透露,儿童性侵害法案预计将于明年3月提呈国会辩论。 她昨日在哥打丁宜本那哇镇,为妇幼权利醒觉活动主持推介后向媒体指出,内阁已同意设立特别法庭,专司审理儿童性侵害案件,这有助涉及儿童的性犯罪案件在短时间内获得审结。 据她披露,有关草桉目前只待总检察署完成最后确认。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

UN Women partners with Indian corporates to tackle violence

  VARIETY UN Women partners with Indian corporates to tackle violence Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla 450 words 7 December 2016 Business Line (The Hindu) BSNLNE English (c) 2016 The Hindu Business Line   Unilever, Citibank, TCS to promote gender-equality at workplace Accelerating efforts towards women’s empowerment, UN Women, the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and a global [...]

  • Nov 21 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

中国如何推动朝鲜改变

世界越来越关注“失败国家”的原因在于,这些国家不断产生跨 国安全威胁,如毒品、犯罪、恐怖主义、难民等。与正常国家不同, 失败国家政府控制能力明显下降,容易陷入无政府状态,从而成为触 动国际社会根基的威胁温床。 近年来国际社会把这个问题当作当务之急,努力寻求共同应对方 案,结果“人道主义干预”理论浮出水面。 在“失败国家”中,朝鲜被列入二十大失败国家行列。但仔细来 看,其中最严重的国家竟然是朝鲜。因为它不但具有在失败国家中所 普遍出现的弊端和犯罪问题,而且与其他国家不同,政权的控制能力 很强。在一般情况下,失败国家的政权或政府虽然愿意发挥控制能力 ,但因力不从心而以失败告终。与此相反,朝鲜政权则是引导或产生 弊端的主体。 For full article, click here.

  • Sep 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

中国外交部:中方已向朝鲜洪水灾区提供人道救援物资

中国外交部:中方已向朝鲜洪水灾区提供人道救援物资 РИАН 344 words 30 September 2016 03:55 AM 卫星新闻 (简体) RVESCN Chinese – Simplified © 2016. Sputnik. All Rights Reserved.   卫星新闻北京9月30日电 中国外交部新闻发言人耿爽30日在例行记者会上表示,中方向朝鲜洪水灾区提供了人道救援物资。 有记者表示,1个月以前,朝鲜遭受洪水袭击。国际红十字会和联合国都在进行相应的人道救援。中方有没有向朝鲜提供紧急救助?是否会为国际组织的救援提供便利? 耿爽表示,中方关注此次朝鲜洪灾的情况,对朝方遭受的灾害表示慰问。中国政府有关部门向朝方提供了人道主义的紧急物资救援。 For full article, click here

  • Sep 20 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

NZ gov must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru & Manus

  Press Release NZ gov must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru & Manus Aotearoa Human Rights Lawyers Association 359 words 20 September 2016 05:28 PM Scoop.co.nz SCCONZ English Copyright 2016, scoop.co.nz All Rights Reserved.   PRESS RELEASE: NZ government must act to protect asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island 20 September 2016 [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

New Zealand statement: Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

MIL OSI - Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand statement: Informal Interactive Dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect Statement delivered by Nicole Roberton, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 6 September 2016. Thank you Mr President, New Zealand aligns itself with the statement of the Group of Friends, [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

India supports Afghan fight against terror, says Pranab

New Delhi,NATIONAL India supports Afghanistan’s fight against terror and violence, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. He was speaking during a meeting with Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. Welcoming President Ghani, Mr. Mukherjee said it was heartening to see that there have been regular meetings between India and Afghanistan at the [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America

The rupture

Many once-hopeful countries are in crisis. Is this a bump in the road, or have we driven off the road entirely? In her new book, Jennifer Welsh, special adviser to the UN Secretary-General, worries for the future of liberal democracy The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century By Jennifer Welsh [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

India Supports Afghanistan In Fighting Terrorism, Indian President

Saturday, September 17, 2016 Kabul (BNA) Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee said his country supports Afghanistan in fighting terrorism and violence. He was speaking during a meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at Rashtrapati Bhavan the other day, the President Press Office said in a statement. Welcoming President Ghani, Mukherjee said it is heartening to see [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Muslim world in flux

KARACHI: As Muslims worldwide have just performed another Haj and are now celebrating Eidul Azha, it is perhaps an opportune moment to reflect on the current state of that abstract construct – the ‘Muslim world’. While, indeed, the world as a whole is facing myriad challenges to the global order – political, financial, security etc [...]