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... 6 2018 and has received a K1.1 billion financial support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy to ensure more women win in 2019 Tripartite Elections. ... The 50:50 Malawi Campaign, on Tuesday held an interaction dinner with general secretaries of nine political parties including Malawi Congress Party ...
“The role of women is decreasing in political parties, austerity is reducing availability of services to women, international funding for gender equality programming is drying up, national institutions worked in women's issues are being undermined, and the implementation of 1325 National Action Plans (NAP) ...

A: Closeness to your children has become much more important for Norwegian men in the last 20, 30 years. In Norway, the parental leave scheme has a quota that is reserved for fathers (see below). As a result, a growing number of fathers are involved in childcare at an early stage. Q: What do you think of ...
Knut Arild Hareide, leader of the Christian Democrats, is playing a crucial role in the drama now gripping Norway's government. ... to “mutual confidence among folks, where we don't pit groups against each other, where there is confidence between the people and politicians, and among the political parties.
Backed by the State Government, and given in principle support by the Liberals, two Norwegian companies this week have lodged their latest plans with ... Greens Senator for SA Sarah Hanson-Young said political parties must now declare where they stood on the issue, and how they would deal with the ...
International organizations and countries including the United States, Norway and Germany have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into DRC in an ... DRC is expected to hold elections in 2018, as selling off forest exploitation rights is seen as a funding mechanism for political parties and candidates.

At that time all the political parties were very strong, but especially the women's movement inside the parties." Every major Palestinian faction formed a women's committee, disguised as a homemaking group. Since it was illegal to be a member of any political party and student union, these women's ...
... the highest office in Bangladesh, Chile, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Liberia, Lithuania, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Namibia, Nepal, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In 2016, Hillary Clinton was the first female presidential nominee for a major U.S. political party.
''For example, Norway went back to a manual vote counting system. However, the most important is to understand ... Sarts said that the media and non-governmental organizations will also play a huge role, as there is little trust in political parties in the country. ''That is why there must be someone who says ...
Senator Barrister Saif was of the view that there was a need to review law provisions regarding political parties. He said in neighbouring India it is unlawful for any political party to organise any political activity outside their country. But in our case, ... He gave examples of Denmark and Norway in this regard.
''For example, Norway went back to a manual vote counting system. However, the most important is to understand ... Sarts said that the media and non-governmental organizations will also play a huge role, as there is little trust in political parties in the country. ''That is why there must be someone who says ...
SUPPORTERS of a mandatory register of interest for judges look to Norway for a workable model. The Scandinavian country's “register of extra-judicial activities” applies to judges and, according to the official courts website, has the purpose of ensuring “full openness”. Registrable interests include ...
Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi, Kikkan Haugen has challenged political parties in the country to provide conducive environment for women participation in decision making ... He appealed to youth movements of various political parties to avoid intimidating women during political party campaigns.
The Norway-based Cambodia Watchdog Council International has appealed to Cambodian people not to vote in the upcoming national election unless the former ... If a political party or candidate of a registered contesting party committed such an act, they would be punishable with a fine and removed from ...
“Every two years, town committees caucus to select delegates and alternates for the upcoming Republican Convention, Norway Chairman Peter Connell ... Maine law requires that every political party hold caucuses, but according to the Maine Republican Party, party rules require that caucuses be held so ...
Trond Giske, the former deputy leader of Norway's opposition Labour party, is reportedly able to return to parliament following an absence after allegations ... The former leader's apparent absence from the chamber could be down to an exchange agreement (utbytting in Norwegian) in which political parties ...
Former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, now secretary general of NATO, was back in Norway for an “official visit” and meetings with the woman who ... back in Norway since the Labour Party wound up at the center of the harassment complaints that also have hit all political parties in Norway.

The bill, introduced this month by four political parties, uses the same wording as a 2005 Icelandic law banning female genital mutilation, changing the ... In 2013, representatives from Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Greenland released a joint resolution urging their governments to ban ...
In Norway it has shone a light on sexual harassment and a toxic culture in politics as well as in the culture sector and in working life. ... We have not considered how sexual harassment within political parties should be handled, but whistleblowing about sexual harassment in working life belongs to our ...
She had greatly offended Norwegian survivors of terror carried out not by Islamic jihadists but by a former member of her own conservative Progress Party. Many also felt she had unfairly singled out Labour when it was only one of several political parties in Parliament that voted against her ministry's ...
So it's no wonder that now I've graduated to running Borealis, a multi-venue Norwegian experimental music festival, the Facebook event page and all the advertising potential that comes with it has become ... Peter Meanwell is artistic director of Borealis – a festival for experimental music in Bergen, Norway.
... of mainstream political parties and erosion of civil liberties. What makes matters worse is that a third of the world's population lives under authoritarian regimes. According to the Index for 2017, the world's ten strongest democracies were Norway, Iceland, Sweden, New Zealand, Denmark, Ireland, Canada, ...
Over the past couple of weeks, thanks to the president's racist comments about Haiti and African countries he can't even name—remember “Nambia”?—as well as the stamp of approval he awarded future immigrants from Norway, we've seen a surprising amount of commentary about that fortunate country.
Solberg responded: "We peaked in immigration to the U.S. in 1886, so there are as many Norwegian Americans as there are Norwegians in Norway. ... and what I think is important to encourage, which you have to have political parties that are open for change, open to reach out to people," she said.
Norway's political parties are scrambling to deal with a flurry of sexual harassment allegations in a country better known for a strong record of gender ... But when the Norwegian #MeToo cases began appearing, “there was a realization that we are actually not equal,” said Berit Aalborg, political editor at ...
I'm from Norway! Well, not really. I was born in Seattle, but my father and three of four of my grandparents were native Norwegians. The fourth was born in ... I mentioned one political party wanting to end chain migration (not to worry, I'm already here), build a wall to keep people from crossing our southern ...
Referring to Think Global's demise, Haugneland says: “The Norwegian electric vehicle adventure didn't last, but the incentives did. The reasoning behind the tax benefits have gradually shifted towards reducing emissions, and today most (political) parties support the package of sticks and carrots that has ...
It's likely he mistook “Conservative” for “Republican,” but as a matter of fact, all nine of Norway's political parties now in parliament are well to the left not just of the Republicans but of the Democrats and, yes, even that independent “democratic socialist” from Vermont. At the moment, only one Norwegian ...
Today, Norway is one of the richest countries in the world, and we will not give up on our cradle-to-grave welfare. Our parental leave is a ... Health care is also free for every Norwegian citizen. Our society strives to be tolerant. Every political party promotes liberal values, gender-equality and human rights.
"By giving the absolute priority to the electoral process since 2011, political parties continually pushed back fulfilling social and economic goals," analyst Habib Touhami, wrote on his Facebook page. And party officials, he contended, have been "more motivated by their partisan and personal ambitions." ...
The historic Grand Cafe at the Grand Hotel is open again after renovation, and still has beautiful old artwork, including a mural showing Norway's literary and artistic legends from a century ago. The National Gallery, home to magnificent works by celebrated Norwegian artists, is scheduled to close in fall ...
In Norway, the prime minister and cabinet are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the monarch, to the Storting (parliament of Norway), to their political party and ultimately the electorate. In practice, since it is nearly impossible for a government to stay in office against the will of the ...
President Trump talks during a news conference with Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway at the White House Wednesday. ... The president's choice of language demands attention and has been denounced around the world, including by members of his own political party. But remove that one ugly, ...
Health care is also free for every Norwegian citizen. Our society strives to be tolerant. Every political party promotes liberal values, gender-equality and human rights. The plumber´s son goes to school with the CEO´s daughter, and social mobility is high. Hence, our leaders have diverse backgrounds and ...
Health care is also free for every Norwegian citizen. Our society strives to be tolerant. Every political party promotes liberal values, gender-equality and human rights. The plumber´s son goes to school with the CEO´s daughter, and social mobility is high. Hence, our leaders have diverse backgrounds and ...
The president has faced fierce backlash in the media and from many members of both political parties for the remarks, which were reportedly made during an immigration reform ... Trump also reportedly said that he would rather have more people immigrate to the U.S. from countries such as Norway.
That is the key short-term message coming from all political parties – in government and opposition alike – this weekend. ... That is why every political party in Scotland supported the integration of health and social care to help shift the balance of care from the acute hospital setting into the community.
The questions that President Trump took today came in a news conference with the first foreign leader to visit him this year, the prime minister of Norway, Erna Solberg. Before she went to the White House, I sat down with the prime minister at the Norwegian ambassador's residence. Over the last year, ...
In 2017, 52% of the new cars sold were electric or hybrid cars, up from 40% the previous year, according to the Norwegian Road Federation (link in Norwegian). Last year was the third best for car sales in Norway, after 1986 and 1985, the organization said. Of the 158,650 new cars registered, 21% were ...
Norway accepts the asylum requests of five Turkish military officers suspected of links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO). - A single unidentified attacker drives into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing at least three victims and injuring dozens before attacking and fatally injuring a police ...
The Norwegian, even the Canadian, can justify relatively high tax rates with the knowledge of access to excellent health care, opportunities at tuition-free ... The political expectations of many Americans have fallen so far into the sewer that one of the nation's two major political parties is now actually arguing ...
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has built the house they live in Mtendeli, with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The shelters are made of mud bricks, wooden support ... They accused him of supporting the opposition political party. Buchumi had to run into hiding, and the old ...
Denmark has a new political party, and it is all about intersectional feminism and destroying racism. The Feministisk Initiativ is an off-shoot of the Feminist Initiative parties that have already been established in other Scandinavian countries like Sweden (where it originated), and Norway. Founded in June ...
“The incidents were the result of an individual's actions and do not reflect the views of NATO,” said Stoltenberg, who is a former Norwegian prime minister, in a written statement. The individual involved, a civilian contractor seconded by Norway and not a NATO employee, was immediately removed from the ...
The recent surge in refugees from Syria and other Muslim-majority nations to Europe has prompted a backlash among segments of Europe's population, including the rise of political parties that advocate a halt to immigration and groups protesting against the “Islamization” of the continent. But just how ...
Nearly all the nine political parties represented in Parliament (Stortinget) have been hit with claims of sexual harassment. Labour ... Newspaper Dagsavisen reported that nearly all Norwegian parties have dealt with cases tied to sexual harassment or other forms of abuse during the past five years. More of ...
An official in Hadi's government told The Associated Press that members of Saleh's political party and military forces were cooperating with the coalition ... Suze van Meegen, the Sanaa-based protection and advocacy adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council, said the violence left aid workers trapped ...
This Aug. 24, 2017, file photo shows Yemeni ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh give a speech at Sabaeen Square in the capital Sana'a addressing his supporters during a rally as his political party, the General People's Congress, marked 35 years since its founding. Saleh's death was announced Monday, ...
The recent surge in refugees from Syria and other Muslim-majority nations to Europe has prompted a backlash among segments of Europe's population, including the rise of political parties that advocate a halt to immigration and groups protesting against the “Islamization” of the continent. But just how ...
It showed that even if all migration into Europe stopped immediately, the Muslim population of the 28-member European Union plus Norway and Switzerland would rise to 7.4 ... Most arrived from Muslim-majority nations and some rightwing political parties have upped their anti-Muslim rhetoric in their wake.


 

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