Rule of Law


UN Justice and Secrecy

UN Justice and SecrecyOne of the oldest democracies in the world, Greece, recognized the vital, organic and inherent interdependence between justice, transparency and human rights. Greece established the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights as State Justice Secretariat in 1833.

This pioneering  Greek Ministry should serve as a lesson for the UN, and indeed as a shining example for all countries, that transparency is both a pre-requisite for justice and a necessary outcome of justice as well, while human rights remain the overall framework of real justice.…
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Discovering Life with Compassion and Rule of Law

Discovering Life with Compassion and Rule of LawCompassion is the sensitivity to another’s suffering and the corresponding will to free the other from that suffering.” Buddhist Teaching.

Towards a just, secure and peaceful world governed by the rule of law.”  UN Website on the Rule of Law

Let me begin by recalling the great scientist of the 20th century, Einstein’s poignant statement:
A human being is a part of the whole, called by us, universe, a part limited in time and space.
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WEF Davos 2010

Davos Videos – Rethink, Redesign, Rebuild

Davos Videos - Rethink, Redesign, RebuildThe theme of the Davos meeting this year was “Improve the State of the World: Rethink, Redesign and Rebuild”. How timely for the economic and financial domains, considering the recent melt down of the global financial systems and the ensuing ripple effects on many industries and businesses; even more timely for the social, cultural and moral domains considering the break down of values, the absence of justice, freedom, security and democracy in many corners of our planet.…
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