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  • Jan 25 / 2017
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Middle East

“هداية” من الدوحة: الإمارات تمنع التطرف بالتسامح والسعادة.

  “هداية” من الدوحة: الإمارات تمنع التطرف بالتسامح والسعادة. 295 words 25 January 2017 Emirates News Agency (WAM) WAMAE Arabic © 2017, Emirates News Agency (WAM), All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   الدوحة في 25 يناير / وام / وصف سعادة مقصود كروز المدير التنفيذي لمركز هداية.. دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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North America

United States : Preventing Conflict, Recurrence of Atrocity Crimes Remains Key in Responsibility to Protect Efforts, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Interactive Dialogue

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliassons remarks at the informal interactive dialogue on Mobilizing collective action: The next decade of the responsibility to protect, in New York today: I am honoured to open this interactive dialogue with Member States on the responsibility to protect (RtoP). As you know, this is a concept that has [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Non-interference or the responsibility to protect?

Sholto Byrnes On Friday, representatives of 85 political parties from 36 countries will gather in Kuala Lumpur for the ninth General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties. Quite apart from curiosity about a gathering with which I had not hitherto been familiar, one thought struck me: what could possibly unite such an [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

How Google Maps refocused our attention on Palestine’s borders

Tony Karon Google found itself at the centre of a social media firestorm last week, accused of erasing Palestine from its maps. The company said it had never, in fact, used the term “Palestine” in the first place, and promised to fix what it said was a software bug that had removed the designations “West Bank” [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa, North America

United States : Welcoming Communique of Intergovernmental Authority on Development Countries, Secretary-General Calls upon South Sudans Leaders to Set Aside Difference

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General welcomes the communique of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) PLUS countries. He commends the IGAD leaders for their decisive action and welcomes the Government of South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Europe

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls for action to ease suffering of 65.3 million refugees worldwide

SHARJAH, 21st June 2016 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has called for collaborative efforts to end the plight of refugees worldwide and the intensification of emergency aid to alleviate their suffering and [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

Our greatest failure has been our inability to always protect civilians against atrocity crimes, admits President of UN General Assembly

ABU DHABI, 26th February 2016 (WAM) — Since the UN’s establishment some 70 years ago, perhaps our greatest failure has been our inability to always protect civilians against atrocity crimes, Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th session of the General Assembly, said Friday. Addressing the GA thematic panel discussion on R2P “From Commitment to Implementation: 10 [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

34-nation anti-terror tie-up a historic move: paper

ABU DHABI, 17th December, 2015 (WAM) — A UAE newspaper has said that the formation of an Islamic military alliance, comprising 34 countries, is a historic move that will help eradicate terrorism and lay the foundations of peace in the entire world. Already, organisations like the Muslim Council of Elders, chaired by the Grand Imam [...]

  • Jan 31 / 2015
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Middle East

البرلمان العربي الانتقالي يؤكد العمل على توحيد التشريعات العربية ونشر الوعي بمسألة عدم التمييز.

البرلمان العربي الانتقالي يؤكد العمل على توحيد التشريعات العربية ونشر الوعي بمسألة عدم التمييز. 350 words 26 October 2012 Emirates News Agency WAMAE Arabic © Copyright 2012 Emirates News Agency (WAM). Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com Company All Rights Reserved. كيبيك في 26 اكتوبر / وام / أكد البرلمان العربي الانتقالي على توحيد التشريعات العربية [...]

  • Apr 02 / 2014
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Asia-Pacific

International law only applies when it suits the strong

  International law only applies when it suits the strong Brahma Chellaney 920 words 2 April 2014 The National NATENG English © 2014 . Abu Dhabi Media Company, All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company   geopolitics The looming cold war triggered by the US-supported putsch in Kiev that deposed Ukraine’s constitutional order [...]

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