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  Political parties of the Netherlands
Parties with representation in the Eerste Kamer[?] or Tweede Kamer, as of February 2003:
The party was erected in 1989 as a fusion of a left-radical, a pacifist, a communist and a left wing Christian party.
The Lijst Pim Fortuyn (LPF) is a right-wing populist party.
www.fastload.org /po/Political_parties_of_the_Netherlands.html   (868 words)

  
 Netherlands POLITICAL PARTIES
The religious political party with the largest membership throughout the postwar period was the Catholic People's Party (Katholieke Volkspartij—KVP), which favored democratic government and a middle-of-the-road social policy.
Since 1965, discontent with the major political parties and erosion of party discipline have led to the establishment of change-oriented parties like Democrats 66 (Democraten 66— D66), which pushes for greater democratic accountability, political transparency, and involvement of the citizen in the policy process.
As no single party commands a majority in the States-General, the governing cabinet is a coalition of various party representatives, according to their numerical strength.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Europe/Netherlands-POLITICAL-PARTIES.html   (699 words)

  
 Political party - Knowmore
A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government.
Political parties are often considered on a political spectrum.
The emblem of socialist parties is often a red rose held in a fist.
www.knowmore.org /index.php/Political_party   (1040 words)

  
 Asean News Network: Political Parties in Singapore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The PAP was founded in 1954, and in the 1950s acted as a leftwing party of trade unionists, whose leadership consisted of English-educated lawyers and journalists and Chinese-educated and pro-communist trade union leaders and educators.
Unlike the leaders of communist parties, the leaders of the PAP made no effort to draw the mass of the population into the party or party-led organizations or to replace community organizations with party structures.
The relatively weak party organization was the result of the decision of the leaders to use government structures and the network of ostensibly apolitical community organizations to achieve their ends.
www.aseannewsnetwork.com /2004/08/political-parties-in-singapore.html   (1173 words)

  
 Stephen Roth Institute: Antisemitism And Racism
Extreme Right Political Parties Holland's extreme right parties were practically wiped off the political map when they gained only two seats in the March 1998 local elections: one seat went to the Centrum Democrates (CD) in Schiedam (near Rotterdam) and one to the Dutch Bloc in Utrecht.
The party, which is led by chairman Willem Jan Beaux and deputy chairman Marc de Boer, seeks unification between the Netherlands and Flanders (Belgium).
Following the court verdict, the justice minister stated in parliament that she was investigating the possibility of banning certain political parties.
www.tau.ac.il /Anti-Semitism/asw97-8/holland.html   (2233 words)

  
 Netherlands (06/06)
The Netherlands is a party to all 12 UN counterterrorism conventions.
The Netherlands' embassy in the U.S. is at 4200 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008; tel: 202-244-5300; fax: 202-362-3430.
The Netherlands is the third-largest direct foreign investor in the United States, and the United States is the third-largest direct foreign investor in the Netherlands.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3204.htm   (5569 words)

  
 Socialism Today - The Netherlands' abrupt awakening
The Netherlands was a haven of political stability in the past.
Waiting lists for healthcare, a lack of teachers and funding in education, increased insecurity on the streets, were all symptoms of increasing crisis in Dutch capitalism.
But when the party, with Wim Kok taking the leadership in 1986, started its election campaign it made it clear that its only purpose was to oust the Liberal Party (conservatives) from the coalition with the Christian Democrats and form a government with the Christian Democrats itself.
www.socialismtoday.org /66/netherlands.html   (1443 words)

  
 List of political parties in the Netherlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parties with representation in the Eerste Kamer, Tweede Kamer and European Parliament, as of December 2006:
It is a centrist left-liberal and radical democratic party, generally portrayed as between the VVD and GroenLinks, with its strongest support among young, urban, professional voters.
The party was founded in 1989 as a merger of a left-radical, a pacifist, a communist and a left wing Christian party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_parties_in_the_Netherlands   (1870 words)

  
 General Eelctions in the Netherlands 22nd january 2003
However a group of political analysts personally blamed the leader of the Christian Democrat Party (CDA) along with his inexperience, accusing him of not having known how to estimate the size of the crisis and not having succeeded in organising his majority.
As far as the Pim Fortuyn List is concerned in the wake of the Austrian Liberal Party did not succeed in achieving the impossible, i.e.
The Pim Fortuyn List that was devoid of any militant tradition, geographic roots, experienced executives and that was shaken by in-fighting and that also boasted a new era in Dutch politics, is totally adrift.
www.robert-schuman.org /anglais/oee/pays-bas   (1330 words)

  
 Netherlands, The
Executive authority is exercised by the Prime Minister and the Cabinet representing the governing political parties (traditionally a coalition of at least two major parties).
The Government of the Netherlands Antilles was renovating the entire prison complex, and in April a new cellblock was renovated; the prison's name was changed from Koraal Specht to Bon Futuro.
The percentage of women in government and politics does not correspond to their percentage of the population; however, no restrictions in law or in practice hinder the participation of women and minorities in government and politics.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eur/8312.htm   (6069 words)

  
 Liberal Parties in Western Europe - Cambridge University Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This book is a comparative study of liberal parties in Western Europe, examining the role and development of liberal parties within individual countries; their internal party structure and organization; electoral audience; coalitions and government participation; party programs and strategies; and international and cross-national links.
The Swedish Liberal Party: the politics of unholy alliances Ulf Lindström and Ingemar Wörlund; 11.
The Norwegian Liberal Party: from political pioneer to political footnote Forn Y. Leiphart and Lars Svåsand; 13.
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521323940   (354 words)

  
 Netherlands - dKosopedia
The Netherlands, sometimes referred to as Holland (which forms part of the name of two of its provinces), is a Northern European country with a North Sea coast and land borders with Germany and Belgium.
The Netherlands has a population of 15.89 million in 2000, which is expected to increase to 17.12 million in 2025.
The independent Free Netherlands was ruled by a burgher (bourgeois) oligarchy led by the Prince of Orange.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Netherlands   (559 words)

  
 The Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The party campaigns on the slogans 'Full is full' and 'Netherlands for the Dutch', which have been used in elections since 1994.
The party had already suffered a severe blow in 1995 when an Amsterdam court found the organization and five of its leaders - including the whole of the editorial board of the party's newspaper - guilty of spreading racial hatred.
The majority of leading neo-Nazis from the Netherlands and Germany attended a closed meeting in a room which had been rented from the Dutch Reform Church (under the pretext that it was a meeting of veterans who fought in the former Yugoslavia).
www.axt.org.uk /antisem/archive/archive2/netherlands/netherlands.htm   (4066 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | EU faces Dutch grudge test
The result should be a foregone conclusion, as all the major political parties are urging voters to give a resounding "Yes" to the constitution, but concerns are being raised that the Dutch may be dealt a harsh lesson in the political reality of referendums.
There is concerns about the possible accession of Turkey and a latent distrust of the political establishment in the Netherlands, which manifested itself two years ago with the rise of the right-wing populist politician Pim Fortuyn.
The Netherlands is one of the six founder members of the EU, the nation which makes the largest net per capita contributions to the EU and one of the most enthusiastic members of the EU club.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/3952097.stm   (873 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Shaken Netherlands to hold elections next week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Fortuyn was shot and killed in the parking lot of a radio station where he had just given a campaign interview, nine days before elections in which his upstart anti-immigration party was expected to win up to 28 of the 150 seats in the Dutch parliament.
A former academic and columnist, Fortuyn stormed onto the political stage in March when his party won 35% of the vote in local elections in Rotterdam, a port with a large immigrant population.
EU Commissioner Frits Bolkestein, who is Dutch, called it "the worst thing that's happened to political life in the Netherlands since 1945" but said it should not delay the elections.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2002/05/07/netherlands-vote.htm   (1015 words)

  
 CNN.com - World News: Election Watch
Assembly: The Netherlands has a bicameral States General (State Generaal) made up of the First Chamber (Eerste Kamer) with 75 seats and the Second Chamber (Tweede Kamer) which consists of 150 seats.
The legislative coalition between the CDA, LPF and VVD parties collapsed due to political in-fighting in the last parliament.
Due to the political in-fighting by the party within the party, it is expected that the LPF will lose several seats in the elections.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/election.watch/europe/netherlands3.html   (341 words)

  
 List of political parties : Political parties of the world
This is a list of political parties around the world.
Election results for the parties can be found at List of election results[?] or among the external links at the end of the article.
Parti Ouvrier Socialiste Luxembourgeois/Letzeburger Socialistesch Arbeiterpartei[?] (Socialist Labour party of Luxembourg)
www.fastload.org /po/Political_parties_of_the_world.html   (1025 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | Dutch will allow paedophile group
It seeks to lower the age of sexual consent from 16 to 12 and legalise child pornography and sex with animals.
"Freedom of expression...including the freedom to set up a political party can be seen as the basis for a democratic society," Judge Hofhuis said in the ruling, according to the Associated Press news agency.
"It is the right of the voter to judge the appeal of political parties," he said.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/5187010.stm   (334 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: Political Parties
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ) [Socialdemocratic Party of Austria]
Srpska Stranka Republike Srpske [Serbian Party of the Serbian Republic]
Hrvatska Seljacka Stranka Bosne i Hercegovine (HSS BiH) [Croatian Peasants Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/parties.html   (2433 words)

  
 Dutch court refuses to ban 'pedophile party'
A Dutch court refused Monday to ban a political party whose main goal is to lower the age of sexual consent to 12 from 16, with the ruling judge saying it's up to voters to judge the appeal of political movements.
Opponents had asked The Hague District Court to bar the party from registering for national elections in November, arguing that children have the right not to be confronted with the party's platform.
Hofhuis noted that the party had not committed a crime, but was calling for a change in the law.
www.cbc.ca /world/story/2006/07/17/pedophile-party.html   (1482 words)

  
 Political parties, interest groups, and other movements around the world
America's Open Debates Foundation is a national foundation committed to networking existing "free election" organizations, every legitimate national party, ballot access and election reform movements into one cooperative, unified and powerful voice.
Third Parties '96 is a movement to build a new mainstream political party
The Atlantica Party represents Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /parties.htm   (1232 words)

  
 Transparency International-- CORIS - Political corruption   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Given this privileged position, the damage that can be inflicted by politicians or parties acting out of greed, or in the service of those who bankrolled their ascent to power, is immense.
It is not surprising then that people the world over are demanding absolute probity of their political leaders: if given a magic wand, citizens in three countries out of four polled by TI and Gallup International singled out political parties as the institution from which they would most like to eliminate corruption.
This website provides an introduction to political corruption, analysing why the problem is so widespread and looking at what can be, and has been, done to tackle it.
www.corisweb.org /article/articlestatic/407/1/263   (303 words)

  
 Dutch Political Parties Send a Solidarity Delegation to Palestine 21 August 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The delegation comprises 12 young representatives of Holland’s biggest five political parties.
The Dutch youth group, accompanied by the Palestinian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Mr.
Hanna Nasser, accompanied the delegation in its tour and explained to the visitors the dire situation in which Bethlehem residents live due to the continuous Israeli siege and bombardment campaign.
www.palestinemonitor.org /comments/dutch_political_parties.htm   (251 words)

  
 List of political parties in the Netherlands ... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Teaching Resources
Embassy of the Netherlands, Washington, D.C. Consulate General of the Netherlands in Chicago
Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York
Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the UN
www.unc.edu /depts/europe/teachingresources/netherlands.htm   (214 words)

  
 Political Science and Public Policy Resources: U.S. Political Parties and Groups
Compiled by a graduate student in the Netherlands.
List of candidates, campaign finance statements, ballot and voter information.
Lists of candidates by state, information on campaign information, financial disclosures, parties and pacs.
www.lib.msu.edu /harris23/govdocs/pol_par.htm   (645 words)

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