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Opening channels #10

I had my interview this week to progress to the next stage of counsellor training.  The first part was a group introduction where we each had the opportunity to talk about ourselves and our motivation for embarking on training.  239 more words

The great escape! by #ThisIsUgg

Mijn week is maandag super van start gegaan. Ik was uitgenodigd op het meest hippe social media event van UGG waar de nieuwe collectie home & schoenen werd voorgesteld! 207 more words

Egypt Reject International Inspection of Prisons To Prevent Torture, Other UPR Recommendations

Egypt submitted its conclusions about the 300 recommendations it received during the Universal Periodical Review (UPR) proceedings in November 2014. The government of Egypt provided the Human Rights Council with its responses in an addendum which the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner made available through the document referenced ( 640 more words


Calls for justice mount in UN human rights discussions

The fight against impunity is getting ever more attention in UN discussions on governments improving their human rights frameworks. Learn how we’re keeping the pressure on. 566 more words

Ratification And Implementation Of The Rome Statute

Is 'Untitled' A Little Too Pretentious? I Think Yes.

When the idea of starting my own blog came to mind, I decided I was going to wait until I got news from somewhere. Law School, JET or Fulbright. 1,327 more words

Puerto Rico

Encuentros furtivos

por Reynaldo R. Alegría

Se acercaba la fecha del 38vo. Festival de Apoyo a Claridad y Maya recordó a Tommy.  Se habían criado juntos en el mismo pueblo.   638 more words


Placing women’s rights issues in Burma on the UPR agenda in November

By Jennifer Li

The rules for the Spaghetti Tower Challenge are simple and, as far as ice-breakers go, an interesting way to start off a three-day workshop with women’s rights NGOs in Burma. 1,066 more words