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  The International - Liberalism
Liberals are committed to build and safeguard free, fair and open societies, in which they seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one is enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.
Liberalism acknowledge and respect the right to freedom of conscience and the right of everyone to develop their talents to the full.
Liberals believe that the poverty of large parts of the world can be alleviated through freedom to travel and to trade and to this end are committed to the further opening of ‘western' markets for products from the developing world.
www.liberal-international.org /editorial.asp?ia_id=508   (462 words)

 Contributions of International Liberal Arts Colleges
Many of the basic needs for international understanding are integral to a liberal arts education: the undermining of parochialism, openness to change, the acquisition of effective communications skills and the ability to see ideas in their full complexity.
In their special educational tradition, the international liberal arts colleges emphasize the development of an openness to new ideas and experiences, a sense of personal and societal responsibility and a capacity for self education - attributes that are eminently deployable in a changing and challenging world.
At an international liberal arts college, with a high proportion of students and faculty who have international interests and experience abroad, a global perspective is more likely to permeate the institution and its curriculum, leading to still more interest in acquiring an international perspective.
www.beloit.edu /~i50/contributions.html   (1424 words)

 Liberal International - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liberal International is a political international for international liberal parties.
It was founded in Oxford in 1947, and has become the pre-eminent network for liberal parties and for the strengthening of liberal democracy around the world.
The aims of Liberal International are also set out in a series of seven maifestos, written between 1946 and 1997 and are furthered by a variety of bodies including a near yearly conference for liberal parties and individuals from around the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liberal_International   (246 words)

Liberal International (LI) is the world federation of liberal and progressive democratic political parties.
Liberal International held a conference in Cairo on 21-23 July 2006 which launched the Middle East Liberal Democracy Network.
Liberal International President, Lord Alderdice, has expressed deep dismay at the continued political abuse of power by the Singapore gov...
www.liberal-international.org   (220 words)

 LIBERAL FORUM - Liberal talk & political forum
As mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government.
Liberalism is the supreme form of generosity; it is the right by which the majority concedes to minorities and hence it is the noblest cry that has ever resounded on this planet.
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
www.liberalforum.org   (531 words)

 Grief and Renewal - Widows International - International Recognition Comes to Widows
This October The 50th Congress of Liberal International, a global federation of 84 liberal parties from 67 countries and 6 continents which promotes human rights and democracy, social justice, tolerance and equality, adopted their first Resolution on Widows.
Liberal International recognizes that in consequence of these factors, increased numbers of older widows are now living alone in destitution.
Liberal International acknowledges the extensive anecdotal evidence of the extreme poverty, marginalization, violence, deprivation of human rights and social stigma experienced by millions of widows across cultures due to discriminatory legislation, often life-threatening traditions and customs, and harsh discriminatory interpretation of religious laws.
griefandrenewal.com /Internat-International.htm   (584 words)

 Liberal Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Liberal Party is often called "Canada's governing party" because it has been in in Canada for most of the past It is one of only two parties have alternately governed Canada since Confederation the other being the now-defunct Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and its various preceding incarnations.
In the 29 years after Canadian confederation the Liberals were consigned to opposition the exception of one stint in government.
In their early history the Liberals were party of free trade continentalism and opposition to excessive imperialism.
www.freeglossary.com /Liberal_Party_of_Canada   (1967 words)

 Democratic Enlargement versus Liberal Order | TPMCafe
The current liberal order, in their view, acts as a constraint on the use of U.S. power which is needed to facilitate the democratic enlargement.
To address the original topic; for liberal internationalism to survive in the next century, it has to be reframed in a context that acknowledges the size and dominance of the United States in respect to other liberal countries.
The way to meet this aim, if existing international agreements and protocols are not sufficient, is for all countries to sacrifice a measure of their autonomy in exchange for a new measure of integration directed to mitigate the threat.
www.tpmcafe.com /story/2005/6/13/8413/48217   (3088 words)

 Reaction to the arrests / Sweedish International Liberal Centre - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
It is with deep concern that Liberal International has learnt of the arrest of at least 23 persons working for democracy and human rights in Cuba on Wednesday 19th March 2003.
Liberal International is a political network of 90 liberal political parties throughout the world, some in government, some in opposition, some promoting liberal values in situations of authoritarianism.
Liberal International has brought the arrests of the above-mentioned people to the attention of its member parties and will persist in its firm criticism of the lack of political freedom in Cuba.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y03/mar03/24e4.htm   (1211 words)

 _Making Democracy Safe for the International Liberal Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Embedded liberalism was not forcefully imposed upon the debilitated entrepreneur by the collectivist alliance of big labor and big government to pave the “road to serfdom.” It was essentially a defensive measure taken by moderate (conservative or liberal) political elites in consultation with leading factions of the business community.
In a sense, when social purpose of reconciling domestic stability with international liberalization prevails among policymakers and cardinal social groups the role of democratic institutions in safeguarding the losers’ interests tends to be less salient.
Embedded liberalism of the 1950s could function with efficacy in part because it was lucky enough to have such contextual variables as the Cold War that had the effect of simplifying the terms of international policy coordination.
www.isanet.org /noarchive/chansoocho.html   (9852 words)

 IU School of Liberal Arts | International Students
For general information about international study at IUPUI as well as forms, policies, and applications, please visit the office of International Affairs web page.
As an international student, you are an important part of the university community.
International students make up 3.2% of the student population at IUPUI and contribute greatly to the cultural diversity and academic excellence.
www.liberalarts.iupui.edu /international   (191 words)

 Constitution | The Liberal Party of Sri Lanka
The ideology of the Liberal Party shall be Liberalism as it is understood in political philosophy and as defined in the Liberal Manifesto of 1947, the Liberal Declaration of Oxford of 1967 and the Liberal Appeal of Rome of 1981 of the Liberal International.
The Liberal Party shall be committed to international solidarity with Liberals everywhere and to oppose the violation of human rights, racism, totalitarianism and authoritarianism in all parts of the world.
All officers at the formation of the Liberal Party shall be appointed by a decision of the National Committee of the Council for Liberal Democracy.
www.liberalparty-srilanka.org /constitution.htm   (2169 words)

 Liberal Arts - International Studies Option
The Liberal Arts degree program is for liberal arts students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs or professional schools after study at Community College of Philadelphia; for students seeking a non-specialized associate degree; for students planning to enter certain select programs at a later date; and for students undecided about their long-term educational goals.
Students who follow the Liberal Arts Curriculum and plan to attend a specific four-year college after graduation should choose elective courses that duplicate as closely as possible those in the first two years of the program of that college.
The International Studies Option is appropriate for students who wish to emphasize global studies, whether for personal interest or with the goal of transfer to major in such subjects as foreign language or literature, area studies, international relations, geogra-phy, world history or comparative ?literature.
www.ccp.edu /site/academic/degrees/liberal_international.php   (281 words)

 Liberal Confusion : Friedrich Naumann Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In other languages and cultural settings, though, the term “liberal” has a completely different connotation: I remember conducting seminars on liberalism with students from Latin America, some of whom were almost embarrassed when asked for their definition of liberalism, as in their part of the world the term is associated with sexual aberration, even abnormality.
While we in Europe associate liberalism primarily as a set of political programs that curb the intrusion of the state in our personal lives (and consequently also in the economy), in the US liberalism has become a synonym for exactly the opposite - advocacy for government sponsored spending.
The variety of concepts and policies, which is typical to most international debates, is a reflection of the fundamental political, social and also cultural differences in different parts of the world.
www.fnf.org.ph /liberalopinion/2002-12-12.htm   (855 words)

LIBG is part of the world federation of liberal political parties - Liberal International.
The British Group of Liberal International publicises the work of Liberal International, arranges overseas visits, provides hospitality for visiting liberals and keeps Liberal Democrats informed of liberal activities world-wide.
The British Group is represented at Congresses and Executive meetings of the Liberal International.
www.libg.org.uk /Aims.htm   (317 words)

 SSRN-Liberal International Law Theory and the United Nations Mission in Kosovo: Ideas and Practice (draft paper) by ...
Determining which ideas dominated international discourse on an important but theoretically complex topic and how they impacted policy-making can be a virtually impossible task.
When the international community is forced by events to make collective decisions, the results can be analyzed to see what ideas were most influential and the role they played in the actual decision-making of people in positions of power.
In particular, the claim that non-liberal states could be transformed into liberal ones through links between sub-state institutions, like regulatory agencies and courts, served as the crucial intellectual bridge for the theory to be used as the model for UNMIK.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=708504   (494 words)

 Peter J. Spiro, Disaggregating U.S. Interests In International Law, 67 Law & Contemp. Probs. 195 (autumn2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The number and scope of international instruments; the attention that states and others direct to their negotiation, refinement, and application; and the prominence of international regimes and institutions in important policy debates all point to an enhanced position for international law.
Liberal international relations theorists break open the "fl box" of the state to allow the salience of domestic political actors.
Liberal IR theorists stress the representative nature of disaggregated governmental entities, working from the premise that political preferences within putative domestic society are prior.
www.law.duke.edu /journals/lcp/articles/lcp67dautumn2004p195.htm   (12057 words)

 The Free Liberal: Amnesty International vs. The American Gulag
As Schulz declared, Irene Khan, the London-based director of Amnesty International, is a native of Bangladesh.
Khan and Amnesty represent the viewpoints of the international community, and their condemnation of the war crimes of the US government is not a politically-motivated attack.
Amnesty International came to be in 1961 as a result of a year long media campaign initiated by Peter Benenson, a British attorney.
www.freeliberal.com /archives/001116.html   (1952 words)

 International Network of Liberal Women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Membership is open to all liberal groups, parties and organisations, as well as individual persons, who support INLW aims.
Liberal International’s main purpose is to be a platform for networking among liberal parties.
The 'global village' is beginning to sound like a bit of a cliché but it is a fact that in a world of increasing internationalisation, contacts between liberal parties are of the highest importance.
www.inlw.org   (281 words)

 International Studies
Whether they choose International Studies as a second major or as a minor, students will explore global issues from a variety of perspectives within the university.
International Studies is a liberal arts program that lays a foundation for many kinds of advanced study and careers.
Of course, some students in the International Studies program will go on to work in international careers, such as those in business, communications, and foreign service, and they should benefit from the preparation they receive from the I. second major or minor at Stephen F. Austin.
leonardo.sfasu.edu /is   (620 words)

 International Students | Liberal Arts at Bard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A private college of the Liberal Arts and Sciences is a type of institution that exists only in the United States.
A degree from a rigorous college of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the preferred preparation for students wishing to enter competitive graduate programs in business, medicine, doctoral research or law.
Most prominent corporate executives and international political figures have graduated from a college of Liberal art and sciences.
www.bard.edu /internationalstudents/liberalarts   (276 words)

 International IDEA | Liberal Internationals Workshop - Senegal, October 2003
International IDEA convened a workshop to present the handbook Les Femmes au parlement: Au-delà du nombre (Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers) and its key findings at the Liberal Internationals 52nd Congress.
The objective of the event was to show-case the French version of the handbook, Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers to the practitioners and politicians participating in the Liberal International Congress and to share experiences regarding women’s political participation particularly in West Africa.
The workshop was attended by participants to the Liberal International Congress, and included the Senegalese Minister of Culture, the Minister of Social Affairs, and the Minister of Women.
www.idea.int /gender/senegal_2003.cfm   (346 words)

 My journey into international Liberal Education - Featured Topic Liberal Education - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Although this worldwide growth of liberal education may be stimulated in part by American energies and models, it rides as much on rich currents that are not native to us.
But just as often, and sometimes more often, in order to prepare their students, in their lands, these programs focus on their own regional histories, their own native arts and literatures, philosophies and religions, as well as on the recorded and historical accounts of neighboring states and peoples.
But, though our goals may be shared, I quickly realized a major difference: Our Central Asian colleagues more explicitly and viscerally comprehend the vital importance of the liberal arts to establishing and maintaining their new nations as strong and healthy democracies.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0NKR/is_1_89/ai_99907660   (695 words)

 danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: What is liberal internationalism?
Liberal internationalism is that foreign policy approach that seeks to use power to establish an international order based on rules and predictable outcomes.
Liberal internationalists promote the idea of collective security, which means an attack on one state belonging to an international alliance or organization is an attack on all others.
Liberal internationalists refute the realist idea that the only interactions between states is that of political-military, but that states economic and cultural interactions play an important part in states' relations.
www.danieldrezner.com /archives/002717.html   (2583 words)

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