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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Sandy’s Lesson

Sandy's LessonThe uproars and thunders of hurricane Sandy, a category one colossal force of wind, have recently sparked a controversy. The aftermath of such a disaster has become a source of strong disputes and arguments among people with faith. Sandy left us in a deep state of shock and confusion and for most of us left us with heavy hearts and deep sadness.…
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Green Revolution and Hunger

Green Revolution and HungerThe Failings of the Green revolution puts Hunger back on the Priority Agenda.

It was born and developed to boost agricultural production and feed the world’s growing population. Four decades later as hunger, particularly in the Asia- Pacific region climbs, the Green Revolution is unable to meet new demands, unable to feed new mouths.…
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Israel Kills Activists

Israel Kills ActivistsPhotos are from Istanbul, Turkey, showing the funeral of the Turkish activists killed by Israel on 31 May 2010 in international waters aboard the aid flotilla Liberty that was set to deliver food, medicine and emergency supplies to Gaza.

We reported some of the reactions from the UN, including the UN Secretary-General, Mr.…
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Israeli Troops Attack Humanitarian Aid

Israel Attacks Aid Convoy

Israel Attacks Aid ConvoyThis morning, Israel armed forces attacked the unarmed humanitarian convoy at sea, the flotilla consisting of 6 peaceful ships, in route to deliver food aid and emergency supplies to Gaza.

More than 16 civilians of different nationalities were killed by the Israeli attack on the peaceful convoy. This is yet another Crime Against Humanity by Israel.…
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Somali Pirates

War on Sea Piracy

War on Sea PiracyHow could the UN and governments worldwide do more to fight Somalia piracy?

My 3-year-old son has a fixation with pirates. The perpetual excitement running around the house waving a sword in the air dressed as a pirate makes him exhilarated by the fact he knows pirates don’t really exist. Until he hears on the news that ‘pirates’ have kidnapped a couple of ships and are holding them at ransom.…
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Support Non-Political UN

Support Non-Political UNLet the ruler be a ruler, the subject a subject, the father a father, the son a son.
Truly if the ruler be not a ruler, the subject not a subject, the father not a father, the son not a son, then even if there be grain, would I get to eat it?
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Appel aux Donateurs pour Touba

Appel aux Donateurs pour Touba


Union – Discipline – Travail




Touba, le 05 février 2010

BP: 68 Touba





Monsieur le Directeur Régional de la Jeunesse,
du Sport et des Loisirs du Bafing (Touba)




Monsieur le Chef des Opérations de l’Organisation
des Nations Unis en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI)

Monsieur, je viens respectueusement vers vous à travers ce courrier solliciter de l’aide concernant mon service dont j’en suis le responsable : la Direction Régionale de la Jeunesse, du Sport et des Loisirs du Bafing située à Touba en zone ex assiégée dite CNO.

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Haiti Development

Haiti’s Tortuous Development

Haiti’s Tortuous DevelopmentLong before the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the country had been plagued with problems. Haiti, with some eight million people, is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and has been so for quite some time. It is also of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) most densely populated countries, with 306 people per square kilometer in 2003.…
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