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Posts Tagged / Responsibility to Act

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Europe

Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.”

MIL OSI United Kingdom - Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments on the hour Headline: Speech: “Part of our Responsibility to Protect lies in ensuring that those who seek to harm civilians know that impunity is not an option.” Thank you very much Mr. President, and thank you to the Secretary-General for his report [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

UN General Assembly High Level Summit on Large Flows of Migrants and Refugees (New York)

Source: Global Unions - Press Releases/Statement: Headline: UN General Assembly High Level Summit on Large Flows of Migrants and Refugees (New York) PSI will participate in the Summit with a delegation headed by PSI’s General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, and PSI affiliates that are on the frontline of migration and refugee issues. PSI promotes inclusion and non-discrimination and works with [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

Trade agreements should mainstream human rights – UN expert urges

MIL OSI United Nations - Source: United Nations 2 Headline: Trade agreements should mainstream human rights - UN expert urges 13 September 2016 – A United Nations independent expert today called on States and Parliaments to ensure that all future trade agreements stipulate the primacy of human rights and to align existing treaties with the duty of States [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Uncategorized

UN expert pushes for HR in trade regime

Bangladesh, Sept. 13 — The United Nations Independent Expert on promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, on Tuesday called on States and Parliaments to make sure that all future trade agreements stipulate the primacy of human rights. Existing treaties should be revised to ensure they do not conflict with the [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan Reality: Painful independence, failed leadership!

By James Okuk Thank God that some of us are still alive and are able to communicate from Juba today after being confined in a prison-like and imposed hunger situation since Friday 8th July 2016, the very day six years ago when I wrote the article “South Sudan Paradox: Joyful Independence, Sorry Leadership”. As we [...]