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ILO Freedom of Association

ILO Freedom of Association

Core International Labour Organization Convention on the “Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise” 1948 (No. 87) – The Stand of the Government of India and Arguments in favour of its Ratification.

Introduction: International Labour Organization (ILO)

The International Labour Organization has its origins at the end of the First World War, in 1919 (as part of the Treaty of Versailles) to ensure social justice.…
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Revolutionize Indian Education System

Revolutionize Indian Education System“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires”. William Arthur Ward.

The current observation is that most of the educators don’t add any value to students. On the other hand, it is the students who add value to educators by working very hard for exams to pass out with scores and grades from Indian educational institutions.…
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Will Nobel Peace Prize free Liu Xiaobo?

Will Nobel Peace Prize free Liu Xiaobo?It has been hailed as an inspirational choice. Leaders from across the globe are commending the Nobel Peace Prize committee for honouring a ‘selfless nonconformist political prisoner’ and electing Liu Xiaobo as this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner. But will the world’s most honourable award actually bring Liu Xiaobo closer to freedom and in doing so, be evolutionary in the democracy movement?…
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Price of Peace – UN

Price of Peace - UNWe the Peoples of the United Nations Determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom..
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Judiciary Notebook – UN Style

Judiciary Notebook – UN StyleInjustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Code of Conduct for the UNDT/UNAT Judges:
(UN GA Document # A/65/86 of 15 June 2010).

Unsurprisingly, it has taken a year or so to write/publish Code of Conduct for the judges working for the reformed UN Internal Justice system since it came into being on 1 July 2009.…
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Appeal to UN General Assembly

Appeal to UN General AssemblyWhen you mention a famous race horse, they always ask, “from which stable?”  The stable is important, as it establishes the ancestry, authenticity and the breed.

When you name a lawyer who has done well, people ask you, “from which chamber?”  The Chamber is important. It establishes the hierarchy and cultural tradition in which the lawyer was born and has been reared.…
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Transform Distress into De-Stress

Transform Distress into De-StressDon’t cry because it is over, think and smile because it happened.  World HR Trainer.

Throughout history new technologies have revolutionized communication and the spread of information. Cyberspace has become the fifth domain of warfare after Land, Sea, Air and Space. Thanks to technology, even the UN Internal Justice System has sought to employ cyberspace and has created an atmosphere of honesty, transparency and accountability, howsoever unreal that may turn out to be in the final test.…
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Judgment on UN Retirees Common Cause Appeal

Judgment on UN Retirees Common Cause AppealWhen a judgment and justice be the same?” – quote from ancient Eastern wisdom.

More than a year after the appeal was submitted, firstly (May 2009) with the Standing Committee of the UN Pension Fund and after nine months it was presented (August 2009) to the UN Appeals Tribunal, and after an uneventful 80 minute oral hearing session on 22 June 2010, the Tribunal President pronounced its judgement on Thursday, 1 July 2010: “the case was dismissed”.…
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