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Uruguay leads the way on cannabis regulation. Maybe one day, Britain will follow

Uruguay leads the way on cannabis regulation. Maybe one day, Britain will follow | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Funnily enough, as Uruguay passed its historic legislation last night – becoming the first country in the world to make the production, sale and possession of cannabis legal, under a strict and sensible regulatory framework – I was at an event in ...

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A long as the production and possession of cannabis is regulated and under control, it should be legalized. People that need cannabis for treatment should be able to acquire this drug under sensible regulations. Hopefully Australia could set the tone for the whole world to follow in its foot steps in regulating cannabis and allowing its legal/Medical distribution.

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Report for the 2nd Mandela Institute Development Studies Annual African Youth Dialogue on Elections and Governance in AfricaMand

Report for the 2nd Mandela Institute Development Studies Annual African Youth Dialogue on Elections and Governance in AfricaMand | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Report for the 2nd Mandela Institute Development Studies Annual African Youth Dialogue on Elections and... http://t.co/FB9N5p5hvZ
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Tanzania: Forum Underpins Public's Right to Get Information

Tanzania: Forum Underpins Public's Right to Get Information | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
THE right of access to accurate and relevant information on public policies, programmes, services, budgets and expenditures is a fundamental element of social accountability for citizens and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs).
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Why Sustainable Organisation Development?

Why Sustainable Organisation Development? | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
As my first post within LinkedIn I thought I would start by explaining my view of Organisation Development and what I call Sustainable OD.

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Human Development Report 2014: findings explained - The Guardian

Human Development Report 2014: findings explained - The Guardian | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The Guardian
Human Development Report 2014: findings explained
The Guardian
It detail is also of use to the development research community. "We used the 2013 HDR to help frame and inform gender and equity analyses in international health.
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Global Politics: Noam Chomsky: America’s corporate doctrine of power a grave threat to humanity

Global Politics: Noam Chomsky: America’s corporate doctrine of power a grave threat to humanity | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
The United States' foreign policy is increasingly guided by the concerns of the few -- at a terrible cost to us all (Noam Chomsky: America’s corporate doctrine of power a grave threat to humanity http://t.co/b0xRYbkRen...
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1844: The Bandiera brothers

1844: The Bandiera brothers | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
On this date* in 1844, the Italian nationalists Attilio and Emilio Bandiera were shot with seven companions at Cosenza, Italy. The Bandieras (English Wikipedia page | Italian) were Venetian officer...
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The big role of russophile trolls in Putin's media warfare in the West

The big role of russophile trolls in Putin's media warfare in the West | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Whether you engage in arguments with trolls or not, one should realized that there is a massive war on information rampant in the world. Finland is one stage were this conflict plays out.



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Social Progress Index - Data - Social Progress Index - The Social Progress Imperative

The Social Progress Imperative creates a shared language and common goals to align different organizations and achieve greater social impact.
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USAID Presents Nigeria Education Data Survey Report - Leadership Newspapers

USAID Presents Nigeria Education Data Survey Report - Leadership Newspapers | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
USAID Presents Nigeria Education Data Survey Report
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The United States' Agency for International Development (USAID) has presented the Nigeria education data survey report for the thirty six states of the federation.
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India ranks 135 in human development index: UNDP - Economic Times

India ranks 135 in human development index: UNDP - Economic Times | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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India ranks 135 in human development index: UNDP
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Improvement in human development measures has slowed down in the past few years, according to the 2014 Human Development Report (HDR) released on 24 July in Tokyo.
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Australia is second in UN Human Development report - Sydney Morning Herald

Australia is second in UN Human Development report - Sydney Morning Herald | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Australia is second in UN Human Development report Sydney Morning Herald Australia has come in as the second best country in the United Nations' Human Development report measuring improvements in health and longevity, income...
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Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine - CNN

Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine - CNN | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine
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"The climate for press freedom in the volatile eastern Ukraine has deteriorated further," the CPJ warned.
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Moragoda International Law Trust Donates Law Book to KDU - Asian Tribune

Moragoda International Law Trust Donates Law Book to KDU - Asian Tribune | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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Moragoda International Law Trust Donates Law Book to KDU
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A presentation to the General Sir John Kotelawela Defense University of 26 cartons of valuable books, on numerous aspects of International Law was made by Mr.
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Corruption in Malawi’s planning sector threatens urban development - Urban Africa

Corruption in Malawi’s planning sector threatens urban development - Urban Africa | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Unethical behaviour by politicians, technocrats and physical planners in the country threatens cohesive urban development and poses challenges to the future of Malawi’s urban spaces.
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New party calls for Zim to defy POSA - The Zimbabwean

New party calls for Zim to defy POSA - The Zimbabwean | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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“The country needs a new democratic culture of politics, strong and principled leadership, good governance and a strong and competitive economy driven by empowered citizens.
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PhD scholarships 2015, National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies University of Otago, New Zealand

PhD scholarships 2015, National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies University of Otago, New Zealand | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Global Future Charitable Trust/NCPACS PhD Scholarships 2015-2017   National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies University of Otago ___________________… (PhD scholarships 2015, National Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies University of Otago, ...
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Namibian Delegation Admire Effectiveness Of Ghana's National Service Scheme - Peace FM Online

Namibian Delegation Admire Effectiveness Of Ghana's National Service Scheme - Peace FM Online | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Namibian Delegation Admire Effectiveness Of Ghana's National Service Scheme
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The Public Relations Director of the National Service Secretariat, Mr.
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Propaganda won't heal broken hearts - Zimbabwe Independent

Propaganda won't heal broken hearts - Zimbabwe Independent | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Propaganda won't heal broken hearts Zimbabwe Independent The objective of the regime change, Sekeramayi said, orchestrated by the West led by the UK and US, is economic destabilisation through illegal economic sanctions, psychological/information...
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The EU's energy dependence: facts and figures

The EU's energy dependence: facts and figures | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
All the latest news from the Press Service of the European Parliament: votes, resolutions, debates, parliamentary committees and the plenary.
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Human Rights Watch Researcher Reports ISIS Abuses In Iraq

Human Rights Watch Researcher Reports ISIS Abuses In Iraq | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Letta Tayler recently returned from Iraq, where she documented stories about the militant Islamist group ISIS and abuses by the Iraqi government. She tells Fresh Air what she learned.
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Ugandan Agriculture Ministry Partners Nigeria on e-wallet System

Ugandan Agriculture Ministry Partners Nigeria on e-wallet System | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Plans have been concluded between the Ugandan Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, and the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development on the former’s plan to adopt the e-wallet system already practiced in...
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South Korea Tops Japan in UN Human Development Ranking - Wall Street Journal (blog)

South Korea Tops Japan in UN Human Development Ranking - Wall Street Journal (blog) | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal (blog) South Korea Tops Japan in UN Human Development Ranking Wall Street Journal (blog) Japan is still richer per capita than its fast-rising neighbor South Korea, but it now trails slightly in a United Nations index that seeks...
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India's Human Development Index rank unchanged at 135 - Economic Times

India's Human Development Index rank unchanged at 135 - Economic Times | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Economic Times India's Human Development Index rank unchanged at 135 Economic Times India's ranking in the United Nation's Human Development Index (HDI) remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its...
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RWB warn about threat to media coverage of Bulgaria's banks - Standart News

RWB warn about threat to media coverage of Bulgaria's banks - Standart News | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
RWB warn about threat to media coverage of Bulgaria's banks Standart News Freedom of information is in poor shape in Bulgaria, which is ranked 100th out of 180 countries in the Reporters Without Borders press freedom index, the lowest position of...
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UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas: 'Strong possibility' international ... - Raw Story

UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas: 'Strong possibility' international ... - Raw Story | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
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