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National: Official Visit to Mexico of UNO Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Pavel Sulyandziga and Dante Pesce, United Nations Working Group, during the presentation of their preliminary report. Photo:@Jesús Villaseca.

From August 29 to September 7, two representatives of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights of the UN made an official visit to Mexico: Pavel Sulyandziga, a human rights defender of Russian origin, who currently serves as president of the Working Group, and Chilean Dante Pesce, who has a long history of working with civil organizations both nationally and internationally. 936 more words

Human Rights

Midnight Legislators - Galway - 1831

The Sydney Monitor 12th November, 1831

A combined movement of various detachments from different parts of the county of Clare, and the county of Galway, was executed on the 22nd instant, for the purpose of surprising and surrounding the midnight legislators of county Galway. 171 more words

Posts And Podcasts

What the Community Land Act means for communities and counties

On 31st August 2016, the president signed into law the Community Land Act. The Act gives provisions for management and administration of community land in Kenya and by extension protection of community land rights. 615 more words

Citizen Participation

How reclassifying wind farms expands government lands to wind power

The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering changing the way it deals with land allocation. The US government has two methods for dealing with private leasing of public land: (1) a first-come, first-served method, (2) and competitive bidding. 271 more words

Green Energy

Agriculture backbone of Economy or Backwardness?

Many people live in rural areas wandering about without engaging in any gainful work. He added that developed countries such as the US and UK have very few people in agriculture and majority in the service sector.

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Krasnodar Farmers Head to Moscow in Tractor Protest Convoy

Krasnodar Farmers Head to Moscow in Tractor Convoy
Olga Nadykto
August 21, 2018

Farmers from Krasnodar Territory have set off on tractors to Moscow. The total number of tractors in the convoy is seventeen. 296 more words