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The United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development unequivocally establishes development as an inalienable right and puts people at the centre of the ... It must also be pointed out that the idea of development through equity and justice was captured in the United Nations Charter (UN 1945).
Speaking at the launch of the "International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development" at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, in New York, recently the minister ... In light of the UN's declaration, Deputy Minister Nel called for strengthened efforts by stakeholders and citizens to save water.

The Canadian pirate site blocking plan may violate The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations Special Rapporteur David Kaye warns. He informs the CRTC that website blocking is an extreme measure which could restrict people's freedom of expression, especially when there's no ... Rights
A number of foreign partners called it a "step back". The Venice Commission stated that the requirements for the anti-corruption activists to submit e-declarations of assets should be completely removed from the relevant law or significantly narrowed. On March 21, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada Committee ... corruption
The official spoke in response to a newspaper report that the South is seeking to produce a declaration of Korean Peninsula denuclearization during the summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the border village of Panmunjom. As to the solution to the North ...
The official spoke in response to a newspaper report that the South is seeking to produce a declaration of Korean Peninsula denuclearization during the summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the border village of Panmunjom. As to the solution to the North ... S. Korea

The declaration on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula can be adopted at the meeting of the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong Un and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in which will be held on April 27, Kyodoсо reported quoting South Korean administration official. The adoption of the ... South Korea
“As we mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this year, let us honour those who perished or suffered under slavery,” the UN chief continued. To permanently honour the victims, the United Nations in 2015 erected a memorial, The Ark of Return by Haitian-American architect ... Rohingya
The special adviser to the UN on indigenous rights since 2014 was among 600 people accused of terrorism over their alleged links to Maoist rebels in a ... The activist who helped draft the seminal 2007 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples said she believed she was targeted over her ... Rohingya
This year Pope Francis chose to devote the meeting to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the U.N. General Assembly on Dec. 10, 1948 ... We Americans can be very proud of Eleanor Roosevelt whom President Truman appointed as a delegate to the United Nations in 1947. When the ... Rohingya
In September 2018, world leaders will come together at UN Headquarters in New York for the first-ever UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis to adopt a progressive, visionary and actionable political declaration on the disease. Both agency heads said that the High-Level Meeting ... Rohingya
Seven decades ago the eighteen members of the United Nations Human Rights Commission were working feverishly to find agreement on the final text of the Declaration, developed over the prior year and a half. Eleanor Roosevelt, recognized for her strong views on social justice and her ability to bridge ... Rohingya
The activist who helped draft the seminal 2007 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples said she believed she was targeted over her condemnation in December of alleged rights abuses in the southern region of Mindanao, where Mr Duterte is battling pro-Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ... Rohingya
The EU also stresses the importance of the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, and calls on all states to collaborate with the current rapporteur. Across the world, human rights defenders protecting and promoting the rights to safe drinking water ... Rohingya
Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani said that Qatar has decided to build on the success achieved by the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held in Doha in 2015 by launching an ambitious program to make the Doha Declaration a reality through cooperation with the United ... Rohingya

The EU calls again on UN Member States to consider similar non-recognition measures in line with the UNGA Resolution 68/262. The European Union does not recognise the holding of elections by the Russian Federation in the Crimean peninsula. The ongoing militarisation of the peninsula continues to ... Rohingya
However, royal fans have been quick to point out that Her Majesty's declaration isn't exactly as warm in tone as it was ahead of Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton in 2011. When the Queen gave her consent before William and Kate's nuptials, she referred to the duo as 'Our Most Dearly Beloved ... Rohingya
The EU reiterates its support for the work of the UN Special Envoy and the UN-led Geneva process in this regard. The EU played its part in the fight against Da'esh and now that this terrorist organisation is almost defeated in Syria we believe that a political agreement remains the only way towards a ... Rohingya
It was an unlawful use of force, a violation of ... the United Nations charter, the basis of the international legal order,” Allen said. Amid heated debate, the Russian envoy, Vissaly Nebenzia, rejected UK accusations of responsibility and suggested that the British government might have carried out the attack ... Rohingya
In pursuance of the provisions of the ECOWAS 2001 Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance, and within the framework of the Programme of Assistance to Member States organizing elections, the President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), ... Rohingya
In 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is rarely acknowledged but there is a special relationship between Jews and human rights, of which we should be proud. It is not an exclusive relationship but special because many Jews have contributed, some at the cost of ... Rohingya
The election of a pro-engagement president in South Korea has been followed by Kim's declaration at the start of this year that his regime had attained its goal of building an arsenal of nuclear missiles. The Pyongyang regime now sees itself entering negotiations from a position of strength as a nuclear ... Rohingya
Ethiopia must probe and prosecute culprits of recent killings: U.N. ... The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has expressed concern over the reinstatement of a state of emergency ... I am concerned about the declaration of a second State of Emergency last month. Rohingya
The conference saw about 800 global representatives from academia, research organizations, the United Nations and cities gather at the Shaw Conference Centre. The declaration's draft text will go out to cities across the world through the various groups that participated in the conference, Iveson said. Rohingya
We demand the strict observance of the Objectives and Principles of the UN Charter and International Law, among others, in the peaceful solution to controversies, the prohibition of the use and threats of force, respect to self-determination, sovereignty, territorial integration and the non-interference in the ... Rohingya
Responding to the budget, farmers in Botswana accused the government of ignoring the Malabo Declaration by allocating low levels of funding to the development of the agricultural sector. In an interview with Farmers Weekly, Botswana-based farmer and agricultural researcher, Pearl Ranna, said that due ... Rohingya
Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas will urge world powers at the UN Security Council on Tuesday to stand up against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and establish a revamped peace process. President Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem ... Rohingya
The United Nations is embarked on a year-long campaign to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the U.N. General Assembly on December 10, 1948. Campaigners say the declaration is as relevant today as it was when drafted seven decades ago. Rohingya
Croatia can wholeheartedly agree with the goals of this declaration and we offer our support.”[7]. As of February 2018, 72 countries—representing more than one-third of all UN member states—have already endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, including 20 of Croatia's fellow European Union states. Rohingya
RAMALLAH, March 17, 2018 (WAFA) – Protests that raged in the West Bank and on the Gaza border with Israel marking 100 days for the declaration by US ... It said US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has presented a bill to cut aid to 40 countries that voted for an anti-US resolution at the UN ... Rohingya
Current and former Black Parliamentarians say it's better late than never that the prime minister last week announced Canada's recognition of a UN decade for people of African descent, three years into it, but some observers say they're disappointed with the government's lack of action to rectify inequalities ... Rohingya
The UN human rights chief has said the declaration of a state of emergency in the Maldives and the resulting suspension of constitutional guarantees amounts to an “all-out assault on democracy”. Political ... #Maldives: The declaration of the State of Emergency is an all-out assault on democracy. It creates ... Rohingya
In mid-January, U.S. president Donald Trump announced that he is cutting funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA). This announcement came hot on the heels of what has become known as "the Trump Declaration", the statement Trump made in ... Rohingya
The editors of the Scott catalogs each month assign catalog numbers to new issues from the United States, United Nations and postal services from around the world. The new Scott numbers detailed here are for U.N. stamps from the offices in New York, N.Y.; Geneva, Switzerland; and Vienna, Austria. Rohingya
... in the seemingly unending conflict continues to rise along with the suffering of affected communities, the United Nations deputy humanitarian chief said Tuesday, calling on all parties to ensure the safety and protection of civilians caught up in the violence. Ursula Mueller, the Deputy UN Emergency Relief ... Rohingya
According to the Delhi declaration, they also decided to work together with the international community to ensure “compliance with the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions regarding counter-terrorism”, and to note efforts on the negotiations of the Comprehensive Convention on International ... Rohingya
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples enshrines indigenous peoples' rights to self-determination and the collective control and ... governments still do not respect these rights or the principle of free, prior, and informed consent, and have failed to implement the UN Declaration. Rohingya
In a January 13, 2017 file photo, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to the media during a joint declaration, in Bogota, Colombia. ... UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he believes war over North Korea's nuclear weapons is avoidable — but he's worried and ... Rohingya
Voting results are displayed on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly in which the United States declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was declared 'null and void' on Dec. 21, 2017, in New York City. The vote, 128-9, concerned Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ... Rohingya
OTTAWA – The dream of NDP MP Romeo Saganash to see Canada bring its laws in line with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) has moved closer to reality. Rohingya
Around the world, Human Rights Day in December marks the UN's proclamation in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ... The U.S. is a tough treaty negotiator, frequently insisting on “reservations, declarations or understanding” on key articles seen as threats to sovereignty or possible ... Rohingya
Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a Cree Chief from Canada, makes a ceremonial call to order prior to an event held on the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples and the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in August ... Rohingya
"In the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization, the empire has been defeated. Their threats and arrogance have not been able to break the world's support for the Palestinian cause," Morales said after the vote. Hours earlier, he had Tweeted: "The United States of America believes itself to be ... Rohingya
The UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The text says that any decisions regarding the status of the city are "null and void" and must be cancelled. The non-binding resolution was approved by ... Rohingya
The US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The text put forward by Egypt affirmed that any decisions on the status of Jerusalem had "no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded ". The 14 ... Rohingya
10 December 2017 – The United Nations on Sunday kicked off in Paris, France, a year-long campaign to honor the foundational human rights document, which next year marks its 70th anniversary. Since the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, “human rights have been one of the three pillars ... Rohingya
KUALA LUMPUR – The international conference held at the Al Azhar Centre in Cairo, Egypt concluded on Thursday with the participants agreeing to adopt the Cairo Declaration, which called for an immediate halt to plans to make Jerusalem the capital of Israel by US President Donald Trump. Rohingya
The IYC stated that the continued detention of the activists without trial amounts to a violation of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights and chapter IV of the 1999 Constitution. "These international instruments and local laws guarantee ... Rohingya


 

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