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Report: IPB seminar 'Military Spending and the Purposes of the United Nations' - Geneva

On April 14, Global Day of Action on Military Spending, the International Peace Bureau organised a seminar in Geneva which attracted the participation of many NGO representatives and others. 261 more words

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Activities in Vienna

2-3 April I attended a conference at the United Nations in Vienna on Direct Democracy.  I spoke on my mandate and how the instruments of people initiative, referenda and recall can promote the realization of an international order that is more peaceful, democratic and equitable.  65 more words

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UNASUR: Democracy and Constitutionalism

UNASUR, (Union de Naciones Suramericanas), the Union of South Americann Nations

adopted a protocol on Democracy and Constitutionalism

which has entered into force on 19 March 2014… 30 more words

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An Epigram for Perseverance

Although we all live in the real world with all its beauty, complexity, nuances, physical laws and objective facts, we operate in artificially limited worlds, in contexts governed by teleological rules, red lines, stop signs and other taboos.  218 more words

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Skiing March 2014

Fruit trees are blossoming, the crocus, hyacinth and daffodils are sprouting, but in the mountains  Winter still invites us to a few more skiing adventures — in Crozet, Les Houches, Saas Grund and Belalp.

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