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The 56th United Nations Graduate Study Programme, at UN Headquarters in Geneva. From more than 1000 applications from several universities in 193 countries, 52 participants from 45 countries were selected to attend the Programme in July 2018. One of these was University of Reading MA International Security Studies student Mustafa Aryan.

For two weeks, Mustafa studied with amazing people from organisations around the world and he has shared his report with us. Continue reading

How research can support and strengthen the United Nations

Please join us for a one-day conference, and launch of the UN and Global
Order Programme at the University of Reading

KEYNOTE SPEECHES
IAN MARTIN
Former Special Representative of the
Secretary General in Libya, Nepal, and Timor-Leste
DOMINIK ZAUM
Research Dean for Prosperity and Resilience

THURSDAY 26 APRIL
9:15 – 4:30

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8:45AM

UNIVERSITY OF READING, LONDON ROAD CAMPUS
LO22 G01

ADMISSION FREE, BOOKING

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International Socialist Review


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ISR Issue 57, January–February 2008


The politics of identity

SHARON SMITH argues that identity politics can’t liberate the oppressed

FIGHTING AGAINST oppression is an urgent issue in U.S. society today. Racism, sexism, and homophobia have all reached appalling levels—that seem only to rise with each passing year. White students in Jena hang nooses, and Black students end up in prison.1 Squads of Minutemen vigilantes patrol the Mexican border with impunity, for the sole purpose of terrorizing migrant communities.2 College campuses across the U.S. commemorate “Islamo-fascism awareness week” as if it were just another legitimate student activity.3 Fred Phelps and his Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church congregation regularly picket outside funerals of gay soldiers killed in Iraq, proclaiming that they belong in hell.4

To be sure, the problem extends way beyond the extremist fringe. Media pundits barely comment on the outrages described above, while

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Lauterpacht Centrefor International Law |

The scholarly home of international law at the University of Cambridge

Founded by Professor Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC in 1983 the Lauterpacht Centre provides a forum for the discussion and development of international law and hosts a number of research projects. We are one of the specialist centres of the Faculty of Law, and based in Cranmer Road, Cambridge, UK.

We aim to provide a framework and forum for critical and constructive thought about the function, content and working of law in the international community, as well as to develop an appreciation of international law as an applied body of rules and principles. A number of individuals associated with the Centre are actively involved in the practical development and application of international law.

The Centre is not involved in the formal teaching or supervision of students of the University as this is the responsibility of the Faculty of Law. The

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Politic on HaitiLibre.com, Parliament, declarations, constitutions, laws, Commissions, international diplomacy, news…, Haiti news 7/7

Politic : Parliament, declarations, constitutions, laws, Commissions, international diplomacy, news…

Haiti - News : Zapping...
Haiti – News : Zapping…
27/03/2020 11:41:59
Newborn kidnapped found – Delivery of soap and disinfectants to children’s homes – Lack of artificial respirator – PNH : opening of a claims office – Covid-19 : 2 numbers to remember CAN training…
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Haiti - Politic : Prelude to the possible measures of containment of the population
Haiti – Politic : Prelude to the possible measures of containment of the population
27/03/2020 09:19:22
The Economic and Social Assistance Fund organized a working meeting to define new strategies for distributing food kits to vulnerable people across the country as a prelude to possible containment measures…
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Haiti - News : Zapping...
Haiti – News : Zapping…
26/03/2020 11:24:46
USA : return to the country… – PNH: new dragnet – Haiti among the 11 least happy countries in the world – Quarantine failure at Belladère – Postponement of the flight to Paris – Donation of buckets and soaps…
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Renowned Explorers: International Society on Steam

Reviews

“It’s genuinely great, like, it’s one of my favorite games this year so far. It’s got so much going for it, so much depth, so much character, so much replayability, great systems, unique concepts in combat, awesome presentation…”
TotalBiscuit, The Cynical Brit

“Here’s where I start to love Renowned Explorers. The encounters aren’t just a paper/rock/scissors system of aggressive, friendly, or devious. The more pertinent choice is whether you’re going to talk or fight. Either approach has distinct rules, with some characters suited to one or the other.”
100 – Quartertothree – Tom Chick

“…Renowned Explorers still stands as one of the best surprises of the year so far that wannabe adventurers of any age can enjoy. Encountering some thugs but instead of fighting, it just turns into one great big insult throwing contest where the loser runs away, foaming at the mouth. Brilliant.”
85 – Gamewatcher – John

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International Aroid Society

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