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 ipedia.com: United Nations Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The United States Senate, by a vote of 89 to 2, gave its consent to the ratification of the UN Charter on July 28, 1945.
The offer was accepted and the United Nations headquarters building was constructed in New York City in 1949 and 1950 beside the East River on land purchased by an 8.5 million dollar donation from John D. Rockefeller, Jr UN headquarters officially opened on January 9, 1951.
In the United States, and particularly in the United States Congress, this is linked to demands that the UN adopt policies which encourage the development of free market economies and cease what are seen as socialist and anti-American policies and actions.
www.ipedia.com /united_nations.html   (3573 words)

 Japan Focus
Japan Focus recently publicized the fact that 300 Allied prisoners of war performed forced labor at Fukuoka POW Camp 26, better known as Aso Mining’s Yoshikuma coal pit.
Ambassadors from wartime Allied nations were invited by Aso to participate in an official commemoration, but they were suddenly disinvited over fears that revelations about the foreign minister’s own ties to prisoner labor might cause some embassies to skip the service or send only junior staff.
Redress movements for all classes of forced labor in wartime Japan, far from abating, are being reinvigorated—due in part to the family background of the man now serving as Japan’s official face to the world.
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 Japan in the International Community: Ambassadorial Lectures / Ewick, Sadria, Chuo Univ. FPS
Samir I. Naouri, Ambassador to Japan from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Poul Hoiness, Ambassador to Japan from the Kingdom of Denmark
Egbert Jacobs, Ambassador to Japan from the Kingdom of the Netherlands
themargins.net /PS_Forum_2005.html   (470 words)

 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The United States may be regarded as an example of a constitutional republic or as a liberal democracy, with a government composed of and operating through a set of limited powers imposed by its design and enumerated in that design or Constitution of the United States of America.
The United States also holds several other territories, districts and possessions, notably the federal district of the District of Columbia, which is the nation's capital, and several overseas insular areas, the most significant of which are Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and the United States Virgin Islands.
The United States does not have an official language at federal level; nevertheless, English is the first and/or only language of the overwhelming majority of the population and serves as the de facto official language: English is the language used for legislation, regulations, executive orders, treaties, federal court rulings, and all other official pronouncements.
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 Ambassador Gregory Lee Johnson (1999-2001) - U.S. Embassy Mbabane, Swaziland
Ambassador Gregory Lee Johnson was born in Ellensburg, in the western state of Washington, in 1945.
Ambassador Johnson began his career in the foreign service of the United States in 1968, and served in Vietnam (1969-1971), Japan (1972-1976), Somalia (1976-1978), Brazil (1978-1980), and Moscow (1981-1983).
From 1983 to 1988 Ambassador Johnson held assignments in the Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence and Research and attended the U.S. Army War College in Pennsylvania, and was subsequently appointed Division Chief in the Department's Bureau of Personnel.
mbabane.usembassy.gov /gregory_lee_johnson.html   (227 words)

 United Nations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Another is to abolish the United Kingdom and France 's seats and give a seat to European Union : but since the EU is not state this would require a change to UN Charter (or it would require that EU become a state).
The United States in particular would oppose this on the grounds that it make the actions of the United States to international approval and would also increase likelihood of resolutions critical of Israel being passed.
In the United States and particularly in the United States this is linked to demands that the adopt policies which encourage the development of free market economies and cease what are seen as socialist and anti-American policies and actions.
www.freeglossary.com /United_Nations   (3297 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - United Nations
Its first formal use was in the 1942 Declaration by the United Nations, which committed the Allies to the principles of the Atlantic Charter and pledged them not to seek a separate peace with the Axis powers.
The United Nations headquarters building was constructed in New York City in 1949 and 1950 beside the East River on land purchased by an 8.5 million dollar donation from John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
This was highlighted in 2003 by controversy surrounding the United States-led invasion of Iraq (which was not conducted in contravention of UN policy, but was, however, conducted despite intense disapproval by a majority of the vocal membership), and by Iraq's converse direct defiance of UN weapons and humanitarian resolutions.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/UN   (3612 words)

 Global Game of Insurance Company Valuation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is interesting that the United States is the only country with dual requirements of statutory formula reserves and explicit asset adequacy analysis for these formula reserves.
Hong Kong, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and South Africa all use a broader net premium reserve system where all guaranteed benefits must be included.
Japan requires certification that policy reserves are suitable, including at least 5 years of projections.
www.chinese-actuary.org /news/2004/Global_Game/Global_Game.htm   (1962 words)

 OneFreeKorea » Text of U.N. Security Council Resolution, Statements by Ambassadors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
While Japan had welcomed the move on the part of China and Russia, both of which were neighbouring countries and important members of the six-party talks, that text had been considered insufficient and weak, given the threat posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s unacceptable acts.
Japan also urged the country to cease all nuclear-related activities, with the aim of the complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of its nuclear programme.
He also thanked the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, who had been able to bring about agreement, as well as the President of the Council for his search for a fair solution that would be acceptable to everyone.
freekorea.us /?p=5585   (4544 words)

 United Nations - Gurupedia
United States president Franklin Delano Roosevelt suggested the name "United Nations" and the first official use of the term occurred on January 1, 1942 with the
The offer was accepted and the United Nations headquarters building was constructed in New York City in 1949 and 1950 beside the East River on land purchased by an 8.5 million dollar donation from John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
United States to a position of global dominance has created renewed doubts about the role and effectiveness of the UN (See the United States and the United Nations).
www.gurupedia.com /u/un/united_nations.htm   (3530 words)

 UNITED NATIONS : Encyclopedia Entry
It was founded in 1945 at the signing of the United Nations Charter by 51 countries, replacing the League of Nations founded in 1919.
The United Nations was founded as a successor to the League of Nations, which was widely considered to have been ineffective in its role as an international governing body, in that it had been unable to prevent World War II.
From August to October 1944, representatives of France, the Republic of China, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union met to elaborate the plans at the Dumbarton Oaks Estate in Washington, DC.
bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/United_Nations   (7060 words)

 genome.gov | June 2000 White House Event
Scientists from Japan and Germany, France, China, and around the world have been involved, as well as the United Kingdom and the United States.
Ever since Francis Crick and Jim Watson and other great Anglo-American scientific partnership made their historic discovery in the middle of the last century, we've known that DNA was the code to life on Earth.
And yet, I guess for Crick and Watson, the process of identifying the billions of units of DNA and piecing them together to form a working blueprint of the human race must have seemed almost a superhuman task, beyond the reach of their generation.
www.genome.gov /10001356   (4997 words)

 Profiles of Ambassadors Serving on the Security Council - UN Security Council - Global Policy Forum
Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Congo to the United Nations
Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations
Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations
www.globalpolicy.org /security/indexamb.htm   (260 words)

 Interview with Chalmers Johnson -- Part 1. An Empire of More Than 725 military Bases / Global Eyes / In Motion Magazine
Instead the unit of our empire is the military base -- a separate enclave that originally had a strategic purpose, but when that strategic purpose no longer existed we didn’t give up the base.
It was an administrative agreement between the British government and the American ambassador in the early years of the Cold War to turn over to the U.S. these territories that had been built up and often used by the Americans during World War II.
It is a sign that the United States is beginning to move from a status quo power committed to its own wealth and the wealth of its allies, and committed to a structure of legality that protects this wealth and the United Nations, into what in international relations we call a revisionist power.
www.inmotionmagazine.com /global/cj_int/cj_int1.html   (7665 words)

 Amazon.com: The Ambassadors (Penguin Classics): Books: Henry James,Harry Levin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Ambassadors, which Henry James considered his best work, is the most exquisite refinement of his favorite theme: the collision of American innocence with European experience.
The Ambassadors is a novel that unravels itself continuously and feels in many ways like a mystery, yet nothing in the novel occurs in the way of crime or even baseness.
Lambert Strether is the ambassador of the title, an American who has grown up with typical American values, most of which relate to the Jamesian belief (often incorrect and exaggerated) that Americans were a breed of money mad social cretins who would not recognize class if they bumped into it.
www.amazon.com /Ambassadors-Penguin-Classics-Henry-James/dp/0140432337   (2882 words)

 Plutonium freighter reaches Japan | Greenpeace International
Fukui, Japan — When the armed British nuclear transport ship Pacific Pintail sailed into a Japanese port today, it was met by protests from local Japanese anti-nuclear activists and Greenpeace.
The ship sailed to the Sea of Japan coast under guard from Japanese coastguard vessels and entered the port area of Takahama at 9:00am.
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda at the OAS meeting made an impassioned plea in reference to the planned plutonium MOX shipment from Japan to the UK and called for an end to nuclear shipments.
www.greenpeace.org /international/news/plutonium-freighter-reaches-ja   (408 words)

 services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The ambassadors would then walk over to that large globe, give it a big spin, and without exception place their finger on their assigned country.
Every ambassador, without fail, would always point out his or her assigned country.
Of course, we are not representing the United States.
www.gbgm-umc.org /rieseltx/services.html   (538 words)

 NAPSNet Week in Review, August 23, 2002
Japan and the DPRK concluded two days of talks Monday with a vow by the DPRK to broaden an investigation into the whereabouts of dozens of Japanese nationals, including 11 whom Japan claims were kidnapped by DPRK spies, and a similar promise for Japan to locate missing Koreans.
Japan pledged Thursday to fight an international proposal that would cross out the name "Sea of Japan" from the world's sea charts, as a lingering map spat deepened between Japan and its neighbors.
Japan has drafted a UN resolution urging the world body to address the issue of the illicit global trade in small arms that critics say are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year.
www.nautilus.org /archives/napsnet/wir2002/0823.html   (5318 words)

 England Hotel - Ambassadors Hotel London England
The Ambassador hotel is a modern purpose built Hotel which offers all the amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.
The facilities available at the Ambassadors in Bloomsbury provide an ideal venue for meetings, seminars, exhibitions and all private functions.
From the Chancery Room to the Westminster Suite, the Ambassadors in Bloomsbury is the ideal venue for meetings or conferences for up to 500 delegates.
www.southtravels.com /europe/england/ambassadorhotel   (264 words)

 NATO/SFOR Informer: Providing hope. Ambassadors in MND-SE
Senior representatives of the Office of the High Representative (OHR) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) along with several BiH authorities accompanied the delegations.
It is not the task of only one organisation," said the Ambassador ad interim of the Kingdom of Spain Diego Ruiz Alonso, a representative of one of the donor countries.
Without a break, the ambassadors went to visit the "South Camp" Collective Centre consisting of 28 containers, where 23 Bosniac families live in dreadful conditions, lacking the minimum standard for human housing.
www.nato.int /sfor/indexinf/117/p08a/t0108a.htm   (997 words)

 Biographies Listed Alphabetically by Last Name
Barr, Joyce A. ; Ambassador, Republic of Namibia
Mussomeli, Joseph A. ; Ambassador, Kingdom of Cambodia
Walkley, R. Barrie; Ambassador, Republic of Gabon and the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/biog/c130.htm   (1119 words)

 SAS | Government and Education | Education | Programs | Student Ambassador Program | Overview
The SAS Student Ambassador Program is a competitive program designed to recognize and support student researchers who use SAS technologies in innovative ways to benefit their respective industries and fields of study.
Student ambassadors from the United States, Latin America and Canada attend SAS Global Forum (formerly known as SAS Users Group International, or SUGI), while student ambassadors from Europe, the Middle East and Africa attend SAS Forum International.
While at the conferences, student ambassadors will have the opportunity to interact with an international audience of SAS users including researchers, business leaders, SAS experts and specialists from every industry and sector.
www.sas.com /govedu/edu/programs/stuamb_overview.html   (391 words)

 HyperWar: Diplomatic and Political Documents of WWII
Agreement Between the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: July 12, 1941
Twenty-Year Mutual Assistance Agreement Between the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics: May 26, 1942
Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany; September 20, 1945
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/Dip/index.html   (471 words)

 The World Forum || United Kingdom
Many are serving members of the UK Foreign Office, including 18 Ambassadors.
There have been at least three confirmed explosions in London Underground trains and stations and a further one onboard a bus in London, United Kingdom today, with some sources apparently confirming as many as seven incidents.
World leaders from U.S. Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and Russia are meeting in the 5 star Gleneagles hotel and golf course to discuss world issues.
www.theworldforum.org /section/unitedKingdom   (1370 words)

 Ambassadors Group Inc (EPAX.O) Stock Quote | Stocks | Reuters.com
Ambassadors Group, Inc. (Ambassadors) is an educational travel company that organizes and promotes international and domestic programs for students, athletes and professionals.
This report analyzes the major technical indicators including their past performance and profitability.
Ambassadors has a current Overall Rating of B (Positive).
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 Ambassadors International Inc (AMIE.O) Stock Quote | Stocks | Reuters.com
There are no recent News Headlines for Ambassadors International Inc.
Ambassadors International, Inc. is a cruise, marine, insurance and travel and event company.
The Company develops, markets and manages performance improvement programs, and provides event services, utilizing incentive travel, merchandise awards and corporate meeting services.
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 SAS | Government and Education | Education | Programs | Student Ambassador Program | United States, Latin America and ...
Students selected as SAS Student Ambassadors from the United States, Latin America or Canada will present at SAS Global Forum (formerly known as SAS Users Group International, or SUGI).
For a complete listing of conference sections and a description of the types of papers that are appropriate for each specific section, please visit the SAS Global Forum 2007 Web site.
Graduate and undergraduate students in the United States, Canada and Latin America are eligible to apply to this program.
www.sas.com /govedu/edu/programs/stuamb_sa.html   (528 words)

 The Ambassadors - DOWN SYNDROME - Vol.2, Issue 3 (July 1999)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
presented, in previous issues, how DS is a worldwide medico-social problem with approximately two million persons having Trisomy-21 and the success stories of Chris Burke, the Ambassador of the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), and his gifted friends who strive alongside their families to defeat DS.
The Japan Down Syndrome Committee was organized by parents, professionals relating to DS people in Japan to construct a better home page and databese and communication network for DS people.
This site includes a compilation of addresses and telephone numbers for organizations in the UK that pertain to DS, and the available educational resources in Britain.
ambassadors.net /archives/issue6/index_down.htm   (911 words)

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