Historical Dictionary Of The United Nations

Author: Jacques Fomerand
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538109719
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People Building Peace: Successful Stories of Civil Society. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne
Rienner, 2005. Weiss, Thomas G., and L. Gordenker, eds. NGOs, the UN, and
Global Governance. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner, 1996. Willetts, Peter. Non-
Governmental Organizations in World Politics: The Construction of Global
Governance. Abingdon: Routledge, 2011. Wurst, James. The UN Association of
the USA: A Little-Known History of Advocacy and Action. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne
Rienner, 2016.

Cases And Controversies In U S History

Author: J. Weston Walch
Publisher: Walch Publishing
ISBN: 9780825123207
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It is hardly a novel perception, that compelled disclosure of affiliation with groups
engaged in advocacy may constitute as effective a restraint on freedom of
association as the forms of governmental action in the cases above were thought
likely ... known dissident — disagreeing entail — involve espouse— adopt an
idea or cause indispensable — esse ntial inviolability — indestructibility novel —
new perception — insight petitioner — person making a request uncontroverted
u n de ...

The Sage Handbook Of Human Rights

Author: Anja Mihr
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473914361
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In 2005, she was awarded the Global Humanitarian Action Award by the UN
Association of the USA and the Business Council for the UN (UNHCR, 2007).
Ocean's 13 stars George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon used
their Cannes Film Festival release to publicize the Darfur genocide (West, 2007:
4). Together, they have established a fundraising and advocacy group focused
on Darfur called Not on Our Watch. In December 2010, George Clooney and
human rights ...

Bringing Human Rights Home

Author: Cynthia Soohoo
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081222079X
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A History of Human Rights in the United States Cynthia Soohoo, Catherine Albisa
, Martha F. Davis ... rights standards.9 But the UN soon began receiving formal
complaints from victims of human rights violations, including representatives of
the Na-tional Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and
other groups in the United States, forcing the ... U.S. domestic advocates have
been active participants in the UNCHR for many years, particularly since the late

The Persistent Advocate And The Use Of Force

Author: Christian Henderson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317021541
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Krisch, supra n. 2, 64. See also G. Symes, 'Force Without Law: Seeking a Legal
Justification for the September 1996 US Military Intervention in Iraq' (1997–98) 19
Mich.J.Int'l L. 581, ... 14 White notes that the UNSC represents 'the UN when
taking action in the field of peace and security. The international community has
... 17 President George H.W. Bush, 'Remarks to the American Association for the
Advancement of Science' (1991) 1 Bush Papers 145. However, President Bush
later ...

A History Of Affirmative Action 1619 2000

Author: Philip F. Rubio
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781604730319
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Matters'': The FBI's Secret File on Black America 1960–1972 (New York: Free
Press, 1989), for a full look at Hoover's sympathy for segregation, opposition to
hiring black agents and police officers, and surveillance of civil rights groups,
including Rosa Parks's Montgomery Improvement Association in 1956. Hoover
also harassed black activist-artist Paul Robeson (see Lewis, Du Bois, 798–800).
67. Stouffer, Civil Liberties, 172–78. This is even taking into consideration the
less ...

Watchdogs And Whistleblowers A Reference Guide To Consumer Activism

Author: Robert N. Mayer
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440830002
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Hilton, Matthew. 2003. Consumerism in 20th Century Britain: The Search for a
Historical Movement. ... Building on the concept of “consumer rights” articulated
by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1962, activists quickly translated the
guidelines into a list of essential consumer rights. The guidelines were ... The
campaign by consumer activists for the guidelines emerged from their earlier
efforts to protect consumers via the action of the UN and its various international
bodies. Consumer ...

Benjamin Ferencz Nuremberg Prosecutor And Peace Advocate

Author: Tom Hofmann
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476603634
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Ferencz believes that this action on the part of the U.S. government was an
international crime, as he stated in a CSPAN television interview in 2005 in
recognition of the 60th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg IMT as well as in
a CSPAN video recording of Ferencz's address to the American Bar Association
in Washington, D.C., in November of the same year. 7. According to Yale F.
Edeiken (“An Introduction to the Ensatzgruppen,” http:// www.holocaust-history.
org/intro-einsatz/), ...


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So the little old U. S. A. is just planning the hell out of the world. The earliest of the
contemporary planners was Clarence Streit, whose Union Now was launched as
far back as 1939. This plan advocates a federal union of as many nations as
possible (eventually, the whole world) under a new government modeled on that
of the U. S. More elaborate is the Culbertson plan, which advocates eleven
regional "subsidiaries" bound together by a world federation. Then there is the
vague plan ...