Residents of the British Virgin Islands say they are against the direct rule of London

Residents of the British Virgin Islands say they are against the direct rule of London The leadership of the British Commonwealth of Nations has decided to introduce direct control from London in the British Virgin Islands. In Road Town, the delegation from London was met by several hundred protesters. People were holding signs saying “I […]

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The Russians and Americans told the UN how they organize the FPC – Free, Prior and Informed Consent process when clarifying the opinions of indigenous peoples

A parallel event on the sidelines of the 21st session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues “Building the capacity and experience of indigenous peoples in implementing the FPIC principle” was held at the UN. The participants of the meeting discussed the experience of FPIC, which, today, is in Russia and the USA. For […]

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The Municipality of Paphos and the American University of Beirut signed an agreement to establish a new campus in Cyprus

The Municipality of Paphos and the American University of Beirut (AUB) signed on Friday the Agreement for the Establishment of the AUB Paphos Campus in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiadis, and US Assistant Secretary of State Lee. Satterfield. “The United States is proud of its bilateral relationship with […]

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Proofreading hinders the creation of a Deputy Minister of Culture

As it became known on Monday, one of the four bills included in the recently passed package of laws to create a subordinate ministry of culture, has not yet been sent by parliament to the relevant government departments for implementation of the law. Two weeks ago, after much haggling, the House of Representatives passed four […]

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‘We built hell and sent your kids into it’: Welby apologizes to Indigenous Canadians

The Archbishop of Canterbury has apologized for the Church of England’s involvement in the “structural sins of racism and discrimination” committed against Canada’s indigenous peoples over the decades. Speaking during his four-day visit to the country over the weekend (News, April 22), Archbishop Welby, after listening to the testimony of boarding school survivors, also apologized […]

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The Gardens by the Bay features a Māori carving symbolizing the New Zealand-Singapore friendship

At the entrance to the Bay Cloud Forest Gardens, among the lush greenery of plants native to New Zealand, visitors are greeted by a symbolic doorway. The new Maori kuwaha carving, named Tane Te Wayora, represents the strong friendship between Singapore and New Zealand, and was unveiled by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and […]

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Setback for billionaire Peter Thiel’s plan to build luxury home in remote New Zealand

Billionaire Peter Thiel’s proposal for a sophisticated lodge in a remote area of ​​New Zealand could be rejected after council planners recommended that the plans be rejected due to “unacceptable” adverse environmental impacts. The project proposed by Thiel is located in Wanaka, near Queenstown, a remote alpine region of the South Island known for its […]

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Indigenous leaders gather at UN to push for human rights

Indigenous peoples around the world face a worrying four: state violence, human rights violations, harmful environmental practices and the extractive industries. All of these questions and more will be considered at the 21st session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), which is meeting today at UN Headquarters in New York. The […]

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