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 International year of ecotourism
The year 2002 was designated by the United Nations as the International Year of Ecotourism and the International Year of Mountains.
the International Year of Mountains and the International Year of Ecotourism.
Year of Culture Heritage, and International Year of Ecotourism...
www.dentalsee.com /international+year+of+ecotourism.html   (973 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - International Monetary Fund, UN (United Nations) - Encyclopedia
International Monetary Fund (IMF), specialized agency of the United Nations, established in 1945.
The organization, using a fund subscribed by the member nations, purchases foreign currencies on application from its members so as to discharge international indebtedness and stabilize exchange rates.
The IMF currency reserve units are called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs); from 1974 to 1980 the value of SDRs was based on the currencies of 16 leading trading nations.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/I/IntlMone-1.html   (385 words)

  
 The Peace Encyclopedia: United Nations
Yet if anything is "absolutely intolerable," it is that the international community has allowed slavery and other crimes against humanity to be institutionalized by a member state of the United Nations.
About the same time, the world's richest and most influential child welfare organization, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), ended its long silence on the enslavement of Sudanese woman and children.
And since obligations are generally honored in the breech, an appropriate role for the United States would be to insist that the Arab states, and the Palestinian leadership, change both their behavior and their propaganda as a prerequisite to changes to the borders of Israel.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/un.html   (2780 words)

  
 International School Childrens Games
After twenty-five years of summer games, the International School Children’s Games movement initiated their first winter games, which are to be held every two years rather than on the annual schedule that the summer games are held.
United States President George Bush will help open the International Children's Games in Cleveland, Ohio on July 30th, the Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting.
The President was introduced by Matt Ghaffari, a 1996 silver medallist in Greco-Roman wrestling, who moved to the United States from Iran with his family in 1977 when he was 16 years old.
www.internationalgames.net /intschoolcg.htm   (1464 words)

  
 Directories
The United Nations International School of Hanoi is an English language school for children of the international community aged from 3 to 18, and provides education for age 3 through grade 12.
The school is an authorized IBO school and offers the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (age 3 to grade 5), the Middle Years Programme of the IBO (grades 6-10) and the IB Diploma and Certificate Programmes (grades 11-12).
There are currently 39 nationalities represented among the children, and the teaching staff of 68 full- and part-time represent 17 different nationalities and offers instruction in English language and literature, mathematics, science, social studies, computer, French, Swedish and Vietnamese language/culture, as well as art, music and physical education.
www.cois.org /directory/Directory_Page.asp?School_ID=UNIS1   (290 words)

  
 The Peace Encyclopedia: United Nations
Yet if anything is "absolutely intolerable," it is that the international community has allowed slavery and other crimes against humanity to be institutionalized by a member state of the United Nations.
In April, the Khartoum regime also initiated proceedings to deny CSI its consultative status at the United Nations (U.N.), alleging that we act contrary to the purposes and principles of the U.N. charter.
By 1976 Ambassador William Scranton declared that "the absence of balance, the lack of perspective and the introduction by the WHO of political issues irrelevant to the responsibilities of the WHO do no credit to the United Nations.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/un.html   (2780 words)

  
 Carnegie Corporation - Publications & Multimedia
In New York City, she attended both the United Nations International School and the Lycee Francais, and later spent two years at the Lycee Montaigne in Paris.
Other sources for copyright free documentation included many non-governmental organizations: the United Nations and its subsidiary agencies and protocols--the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme, WHO (World Health Organization), FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) and UNFCC (The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)--the United States Institute for Peace and the World Policy Institute.
In her last year of undergraduate study, she became a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.
www.carnegie.org /sub/pubs/virtlibreport.html   (3857 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Background
International observers judged legislative elections in 2001 to be acceptable and a step toward democratic development, but identified serious deficiencies that should be addressed through reforms in the Albanian electoral code.
International rivalries in the latter half of the 19th century were settled by an 1899 treaty in which Germany and the US divided the Samoan archipelago.
In order to form a legal framework for the activities of nations on the continent, an Antarctic Treaty was negotiated that neither denies nor gives recognition to existing territorial claims; signed in 1959, it entered into force in 1961.
www.phatnav.com /factbook/fields/2028.html   (3857 words)

  
 United Nations International Years - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United Nations General Assembly in order to draw attention to particular issues of international importance.
This summarizes the activities that took place around the world under the auspices of the International Year, and makes recommendations for the future.
Typically the lead agency for a particular International Year presents a written report during the following year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Nations_International_Years   (3857 words)

  
 Teaching abroad in American/International schools
During his 24 years overseas, he administered a number of schools and was most recently Director of the United Nations International School in Hanoi, Vietnam.
International Schools Services, PO Box 5910, Princeton, NJ 08543 A non-profit organization witha wide range of services for international schools, ISS annually operates two large fairs each February: one on the east coast (Washington, DC in 1998), one on the west coast (San Francisco, 1998) plus a late one in Philadelphia each June.
Ambrose was named "Superintendent of the Year" by the Association for the Advancement of International Education in 1997.
overseasdigest.com /odsamples/ambrose.html   (1024 words)

  
 Vietnam, Hanoi: United Nations International School
The United Nations International School of Hanoi (UNIS), founded in 1988, is a private, non-profit, English language, coeducational day school which offers an educational program from age 3 (Discovery) through grade 12 for the expatriate community of Hanoi.
The International Baccalaureate is in place in the elementary school (age 3 Discovery through grade 5); the IB Middle Years Program is pursued in grades 6-10; and the IB Diploma and Programs are offered in grades 11 and 12.
The School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the European Council of International Schools.
www.state.gov /m/a/os/1372.htm   (568 words)

  
 Rainbow School
The school follows the same calendar as the United Nations International School of Hanoi and is open Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm.
Rainbow School is a small international pre-school catering for children from the age of 15 months to 6 years.
The school opens its doors to the public every Tuesday afternoon (during term time) from 3.00 to 4.30 pm for the Rainbow Playgroup.
www.rainbowpreschool.edu.vn   (650 words)

  
 Chiangmai Mail - Vol. IV No. 25 - Saturday June 18 - June 24, 2005    Kids' Corner
David is currently the Head of Middle/High School at the United Nations International School (UNIS) in Hanoi, Vietnam, a position he has held for the past five years.
Sean, the Junior School Principal, is leaving at the end of this term to become Junior School Principal of the Istanbul International Community School in Turkey.
The Prem Tinsulanonda International School will be welcoming David Baird as the new Head of School at the start of the 2005/2006 academic year.
www.chiangmai-mail.com /139/kids.shtml   (1008 words)

  
 Overseas Brats - View Guestbook
I graduated from the United Nations International School of Hanoi in 2000.
Looking for others who attended school during these years in Frankfurt.
Hi, I'm looking for alumni of the Saudi Arabian International School of Jeddah, North Campus (NCS), Parent's Cooperative School (PCS) aka South Campus.
www.overseasbrats.com /GuestbookView.asp?offset=620   (870 words)

  
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Was a Justice of Appeal of the Uganda Supreme Court, and served over 19 years in the international civil service, as Deputy Director in the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations, Director, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General in Liberia, and General Counsel of the African Development Bank.
Past experience has included eight years as legal officer with two regional international development banks and over 20 years of United Nations experience, first with a UN Relief Operation in Asia, and later on with the UN Office of Legal Affairs, UNDP and UNOPS.
Attorney/International Legal Consultant with over 35 years of legal practice in various common law and civil law jurisdictions, in the areas of international project finance, international commercial law, international law and legal and judicial reform, as well as significant experience in adjudication, arbitration, mediation, civil conflict resolution and peacekeeping.
www.ipmaservices.com /html/consultant.htm   (870 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : United Nations Charter; June 26, 1945
The original Members of the United Nations shall be the states which, having participated in the United Nations Conference on International Organization at San Francisco, or having previously signed the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942, sign the present Charter and ratify it in accordance with Article 110.
A Member of the United Nations which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the General Assembly if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.
The International Court of Justice shall be the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/un/unchart.htm   (6732 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : United Nations Charter; June 26, 1945
The original Members of the United Nations shall be the states which, having participated in the United Nations Conference on International Organization at San Francisco, or having previously signed the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942, sign the present Charter and ratify it in accordance with Article 110.
A Member of the United Nations which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the General Assembly if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.
All Members of the United Nations are facto parties to the Statute of the International Court of Justice.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/un/unchart.htm   (6732 words)

  
 United Nations Internships. UN Volunteer Work
The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) is a global partnership programme, involving the Government of Canada and Agencies of the United Nations, that builds leadership skills in young professionals (21-30 years of age) from diverse backgrounds in Canada and around the world.
As a participant in the Youth International Internship program, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canadian International Development Agency, the United Nations Association in Canada is currently seeking applications for a total of twenty-three intern placements with the UN or UN-related agencies and organizations around the world.
Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in international affairs/development, and particularly in the United Nations and UN-related issues.
www.campusaccess.com /campus_web/intern/i3int_uni.htm   (6732 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : United Nations Charter; June 26, 1945
The original Members of the United Nations shall be the states which, having participated in the United Nations Conference on International Organization at San Francisco, or having previously signed the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942, sign the present Charter and ratify it in accordance with Article 110.
A Member of the United Nations which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the General Assembly if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.
There are established as the principal organs of the United Nations: a General Assembly, a Security Council, an Economic and Social Council, a Trusteeship Council, an International Court of Justice, and a Secretariat.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/un/unchart.htm   (6732 words)

  
 United Nations Statistics Division
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Gapminder Foundation held a working session to discuss the emerging trends in data dissemination policies and practices, approaches.
23rd Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN)
by Paul Cheung, Director of the United Nations Statistics Division
unstats.un.org /unsd   (404 words)

  
 Child Soldiers of LTTE Tamil Tiger Terrorists in Sri Lanka
As of July 1999 the Australian Coalition partners are; Amnesty International, Defence for Children International Australia, Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Mercy Refugee Services, PLAN International, Quaker Service Australia, Save the Children Fund Australia, UNICEF Australia, United Nations Youth Association Australia, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and World Vision Australia.
The under-age soldiers belonging to the breakaway group, as young as 10 years and with an average age of 15, have returned to their families, Geoff Keele of the United Nations Children's Fund, or Unicef, said in a phone interview in Colombo, the South Asian island-nation's capital.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says that it is possible that more than 1000 child soldiers are still in the ranks of the LTTE and the Agency is trying to get a pledge from the LTTE not to recruit child soldiers in the future.
www.spur.asn.au /childwar2.htm   (5152 words)

  
 Indiainfo.com -> News -> India -> UN, ISRO to organise workshop on SAR system
Bangalore: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are jointly organising a 5-day international workshop on satellite aided search and rescue from March 18 for countries directly under Indian service domain, and some countries in the Asia Pacific region.
For last 12 years, ISRO has operationally provided SAR alerting services to national and international users under the umbrella of the Cospas-Sarsat programme.
ISRO officials said the prime objective of the workshop was to promote awareness of International Cospas-Sarsat Search and Rescue (SAR) system and to establish a formal interface with the user countries under Indian Mission Control Centre service domain for better understanding and co-ordination of the programme activities and operations.
newsarchives.indiainfo.com /2002/02/18/18isro.html   (5152 words)

  
 CNN Cold War - Historical Document: United Nations Charter
Nothing in the present Charter precludes the existence of regional arrangements or agencies for dealing with such matters relating to the maintenance of international peace and security as are appropriate for regional action provided that such arrangements or agencies and their activities are consistent with the Purposes and Principles of the United Nations.
A Member of the United Nations which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the General Assembly if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.
Each Member of the United Nations undertakes to comply with the decision of the International Court of Justice in any case to which it is a party.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/01/documents/un.charter.html   (5152 words)

  
 UN Chronicle: UNIFIL mandate extended for six months - United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Israel's insistence on establishing a security belt in Lebanese territory, excluding UNIFIL and the Lebanese army, was a flagrant defiance of the Council, a deliberate flouting of its resolutions, a cynical disregard for the United Nations and its forces, and an undermining of the endeavours of the Secretary-General and his assistants.
In that respect, the troop-contributors thought it incumbent on the Council to insist that all parties concerned respect UNIFIL's integrity in all its component parts, as well as that of other United Nations personnel operating in southern Lebanon "under the present difficult circumstances".
Lebanon stated that its understanding of the role which UNIFIL was required to play was that the UNIFIL area of deployment extended from the Litani River southward as far as Lebanon's internationally recognized boundaries.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1309/is_v22/ai_3752716   (1320 words)

  
 United Nations Internships. UN Volunteer Work
The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) is a global partnership programme, involving the Government of Canada and Agencies of the United Nations, that builds leadership skills in young professionals (21-30 years of age) from diverse backgrounds in Canada and around the world.
As a participant in the Youth International Internship program, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canadian International Development Agency, the United Nations Association in Canada is currently seeking applications for a total of twenty-three intern placements with the UN or UN-related agencies and organizations around the world.
The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous agency engaging in multi-disciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.
www.campusaccess.com /campus_web/intern/i3int_uni.htm   (1320 words)

  
 UN Environment Programme: Children's Ozone Art home page
The United Nations Environmental Programme's International Children's Painting Competition on the Environment is held every year from September to December for children between the ages of 6 and 15 years worldwide.
UNEP jointly with FAO successfully facilitated the negotiation of an international legally binding instrument on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and pesticides in International Trade.
Most of the National Painting Competitions were held as part of their activities to celebrate International Ozone Day.
www.papaink.org /gallery/home/artist/display/152.html   (1900 words)

  
 Veronica M. Ahern: Nixon Peabody LLP
She was associate administrator for international affairs of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, where she represented the United States in various international conferences, particularly those having to do with the establishment of cable and satellite facilities.
Ahern has also especially concentrated in the representation of U.S. and United Nations Trust Territories.
Ahern has represented a number of U.S. and non‑U.S. entities before various agencies of the United States government, including the Rural Utilities Service and the Federal Communications Commission, as well as before state and local regulatory bodies.
www.nixonpeabody.com /attorneys_detail2.asp?ID=166   (251 words)

  
 United Nations Internships. UN Volunteer Work
The Institute for Leadership Development (ILD) is a global partnership programme, involving the Government of Canada and Agencies of the United Nations, that builds leadership skills in young professionals (21-30 years of age) from diverse backgrounds in Canada and around the world.
As a participant in the Youth International Internship program, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canadian International Development Agency, the United Nations Association in Canada is currently seeking applications for a total of twenty-three intern placements with the UN or UN-related agencies and organizations around the world.
The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous agency engaging in multi-disciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.
www.campusaccess.com /campus_weB/intern/i3int_uni.htm   (251 words)

  
 CNN Cold War - Historical Document: United Nations Charter
Nothing in the present Charter precludes the existence of regional arrangements or agencies for dealing with such matters relating to the maintenance of international peace and security as are appropriate for regional action provided that such arrangements or agencies and their activities are consistent with the Purposes and Principles of the United Nations.
A Member of the United Nations which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the General Assembly if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.
Each Member of the United Nations undertakes to comply with the decision of the International Court of Justice in any case to which it is a party.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/01/documents/un.charter.html   (7021 words)

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