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Aim for "Athens"? A Mediterranean Model for Beirutis Pushing for Progress

Beirut is a special place. The city serves as a hub of shipping, trade, and commerce in the Mediterranean and Middle East. It has also given rise to, attracted, and hosted banks, construction firms, and consultancies that do business on a global scale: companies like Dar al-Handasah, Consolidated Contractors Company, the CAT Group—all based in or closely connected to Beirut—employ tens of thousands of individuals in Lebanon and around the world and each have more than fifty years of experience in initiating, designing, managing, constructing, and providing services in relation to world-scale projects throughout the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa. 3,359 more words


100% in the EU: Diary of an EU citizen in the UK (5)

At 7 o’clock I cycle to my polling station to vote. Yes, I’m entitled to vote in local elections and apparently also for the police commissioner. 166 more words


6th grade #DigitalCitizenship lesson in #LifeSkills with @DenaeMSisco:

Below are the slides Denae Sisco (@DenaeMSisco) used to introduce a quick unit on Digital Citizenship. Sometimes, I like to drop the “digital” and just call this a Citizenship unit to reinforce that we should be good citizens online… 141 more words

Gaps in Ottawa’s detection of citizenship fraud, auditor finds

I did not find this OAG study all that surprising, particularly the challenges of maintaining accurate and consistent database records (e.g., spelling of addresses) and the lack of consistent follow-up to any cases flagged. 565 more words


C-6 Citizenship Act: Clause-by-clause review

No major surprises as CIMM reviewed the draft bill. The NDP tabled 25 amendments, the Conservatives three, and Elizabeth May eight.

The Conservatives noted their objections to the reduced residency requirements, the repeal of the intent to reside provision, the reduction in knowledge and language testing to 18 to 54 from 14 to 64, and revocation in cases of terror or treason. 350 more words


New citizen takes stand against swearing allegiance to the Queen

Another one:

Srabon Salim loves Canada. The Queen? Not so much.

Immediately after taking the oath during a citizenship ceremony in Prince George on Friday, he presented a letter to the judge announcing he has disavowed his pledge of allegiance to the Queen.

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Morsomt indslag i vidneforklaring ved Landsretten i Viborg viser hvordan Danmarks-eliten skalter og valter

Statens anerkendelse eller mangel på samme ikke meget værd

Statens Udvalg Vedrørende Videnskabelig Uredelighed (UVVU) nåede blandt andet til følgende i dommen den 30. oktober 2013:

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