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  • 1995
  • Kennedy's mother, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, had been a patron of the ballet and, coincidentally, t4he previous owner of a Fifth Avenue apartment that Koch had bought, in 1995, and then sold, eleven years later, for thirty-two million dollars, having found it too small. (uoregon.edu)
  • 3 Section one Overview analysis of achievements and challenges since 1995 Since their adoption in 1995, the Italian Government has firmly supported the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) and, over the years, has reaffirmed its commitment to the full and effective implementation of these important tools through the promotion of policies and actions at the national, European and international levels. (docplayer.net)
  • corruption
  • Problems were reported in the following areas: government corruption, domestic violence, trafficking in persons, and discrimination and abuse of foreign workers. (state.gov)
  • The government has effective mechanisms to investigate and punish abuse and corruption. (state.gov)
  • 1. The unwillingness of the government to clamp down on corruption, the fact that it let it thrive, turning Bulgaria into the most corrupt country in the European Union, is its most irresponsible act, which has not just dire but tragic consequences. (novinite.com)
  • 1979
  • Between 250,000 and two million of Cambodia's seven million people died through disease, overwork, starvation, or execution under the Khmer Rouge before Vietnamese forces toppled the regime and installed a new Communist government in 1979. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Prime Minister Hun Sen, who first entered government as part of the Vietnamese-backed regime in 1979, has long dominated Cambodian politics. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Following the overthrow of Idi Amin in 1979, Nkonge formed the Conservative Party (Uganda). (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • Policy implementation is the process by which recommendations that are developed in the initiation and formulation of policy are incorporated into practice by administration agencies (Heywood, 2002), known as government departments in South Africa. (scielo.org.za)
  • The lifelong Republican from Glen Head has been a Glen Cove attorney for 28 years, focusing his practice on estate work. (liherald.com)
  • The law provides for an independent judiciary, and the government generally respected judicial independence in practice. (state.gov)
  • The law prohibits such actions, and the government generally respected these prohibitions in practice. (state.gov)
  • The law provides for freedom of speech and of the press, and the government generally respected these rights in practice. (state.gov)
  • Officials
  • This implies the removal of the present Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) state and municipal officials of security and law administration, including Secretary of Public Security and Citizen Protection Lino Celaya, state attorney general Laura Lizbeth Caña, state police director Manuel Moreno Rivas, Preventive Police Chief Francisco Lopez, and Education Director Emilio Mendoza Kaplan. (narconews.com)
  • Meanwhile, government officials continued to engage in land grabs and other abuses with impunity, failing to improve social and economic conditions for the majority of the population. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The law prohibits such practices, and there were no reports that government officials employed them. (state.gov)
  • coalition government
  • For example, after forming a coalition government with the royalist party, known as Funcinpec after its French acronym, in 2004, Hun Sen and the CPP turned to attack opposition leader Sam Rainsy and his eponymous party. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Splits in the ruling class have emerged recently, with members of the church and the army speaking out against the coalition government , and now all the sordid links between the media, the police, and politicians have been exposed by the revelations of the phone hacking scandal (see Phone hacking scandal rocks establishment and News of the World Scandal: the ugly face of Capitalism ). (marxist.com)
  • In the end, however, the Tories failed to achieve a majority, resulting in the first peacetime coalition government since the National Government that was formed between the three main parties in the 1930's under similar conditions of economic crisis. (marxist.com)
  • opposition
  • The AEPO , if it gains time to constitute itself next month, will reflect a deep and longstanding opposition to the politics of capitalism and neoliberalism, plus a gut rejection of the PRI that ruled for too long. (narconews.com)
  • His Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has used its control of the National Assembly as well as the military, courts, and police to remove and outmaneuver any opposition. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The opposition leader received a royal pardon in exchange for recanting his allegations and issuing a public apology to Hun Sen, and he returned to Cambodia in February 2006, after a year of self-imposed exile. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Indeed, the brothers have funded opposition campaigns against so many Obama Administration policies-from health-care reform to the economic-stimulus program-that, in political circles, their ideological network is known as the Kochtopus. (uoregon.edu)
  • Some observers were concerned that widespread violence may return if the Communist Party of Nepal - Maoist (CPN-M), the group which waged a 10-year armed struggle against the former government of Nepal, felt its political agenda has been thwarted by political opposition in the Constituent Assembly. (globalsecurity.org)
  • famously
  • That the crisis of capitalism is reflected most visibly through a political crisis, should come as no surprise - as Lenin famously remarked, politics is just concentrated economics. (marxist.com)
  • Thus, the occupation authorities either completely abolished (as was the case for the Revolutionary Command Council) or dissolved a number of institutions and replaced them by completely new structures (mostly famously, the Iraqi army, but also a number of political institutions, including the ministry of interior and the parliament). (globalpolicy.org)
  • 1999
  • Inflation rose from about 8.3 percent in 1999 to 30 percent during the year. (state.gov)
  • Economic growth declined from 3 percent in 1999 to negative 9 percent during the year. (state.gov)
  • national
  • The AfD was never likely to be in national government: if it falls further it may not even gain seats in the national parliament, which has a five percent qualification threshold. (reuters.com)
  • You can work in areas such as national and local government, teaching, consultancy, marketing and business, and in organisations such the UN, lobbying organisations, the NHS and think tanks. (port.ac.uk)
  • In my late 30s and with the benefit of hindsight, I strongly feel if our leaders during the formative years of Ghana as an independent state, had eschewed selfishness, partisanship and myopia on national issues, such as education, I probably will be writing something different today. (ghanaweb.com)
  • The citizen council of security would involve the participation of the National Commission of Human Rights, social organizations, academics, the APPO , the teachers, the government, and others. (narconews.com)
  • The National Assembly's 2006 passage of a new law requiring military conscription for all men between 18 and 30 years of age raised international concern, as it followed years of efforts and millions of dollars to demobilize the army and remove weapons from society. (freedomhouse.org)
  • His stellar performance during the party debates thrust him into the national spotlight. (inthesetimes.com)
  • The citizenship status of permanent residents of Brunei who could prove their contribution to the national economy was reconsidered, even as the government clamped down on illegal workers. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Recent government efforts to distance the national identity from radical Islam and attract foreign investment also appear to stem from these concerns. (freedomhouse.org)
  • He formed a political party called "United National Party" (UNP). (wikipedia.org)
  • A national group is calling on Iowans to join the fight against money in politics. (thegazette.com)
  • Even still, there are very few national organizations advocating for greater no-party or third-party representation in American politics. (thegazette.com)
  • He listed the needs for a more equitable distribution of the national burden, affordable housing, and changing the system of government as his would-be coalition's three top priorities. (timesofisrael.com)
  • The sharing of the national burden is a code term for universal conscription into the army or civil service, which would end a decades-old de facto exemption of the ultra-Orthodox from such service and which is the main bone of contention between the secular-centrist Yesh Atid and the religious parties Shas and United Torah Judaism. (timesofisrael.com)
  • Doesn't this, therefore, support the need for more of our councillors being elected because they want to genuinely support and represent local people, instead of always being tied down by the stifling dictate of national party politics? (gazettelive.co.uk)
  • Made
  • Forbes ranks it as the second-largest private company in the country, after Cargill, and its consistent profitability has made David and Charles Koch-who, years ago, bought out two other brothers-among the richest men in America. (uoregon.edu)
  • No visits by independent human rights observers were requested or made during the year. (state.gov)
  • The investments the current government made in stadiums, highways and big sports halls are mind-boggling, given the misery plaguing the health and education systems. (novinite.com)
  • Self-identified political independents made up a narrow plurality of American voters for much of the last 30 years, but their ranks have surged since 2008. (thegazette.com)
  • Last year, independents made up 42 percent of the electorate, compared to 29 percent Democrats and 27 percent Republicans, according to a Gallup poll . (thegazette.com)
  • Conservative
  • In Maclean's Magazine' s 2014 Parliamentarian of the Year Awards, Cullen's fellow MPs voted him "Most Knowledgeable MP," giving him more votes than Conservative MP and Prime Minister Stephen Harper. (inthesetimes.com)
  • He started his political career in the research department of the Conservative Party, and after a brief stint with an energy company returned to politics aiming to becoming an MP. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Senator
  • Deputies serve for 4 years, while Senator serve for 6 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the health care debate grows increasingly partisan and the pressure on the White House to produce specific proposals grows, President Obama could find an ally in Sen. Olympia Snowe , the only GOP senator who has been willing to consider a government-run insurance option . (go.com)
  • reform
  • Under Snowe's proposal, which she first introduced in spring, insurance companies will not be able to deny coverage based on pre-existing medical conditions, and a government insurance plan will serve as a fallback if the private industry does not reform within a certain time period. (go.com)
  • increasingly
  • From Brexit to alternative truth, the NHS to the case for global intervention in North Korea, recent years have seen politics become increasingly divisive. (port.ac.uk)
  • percent
  • The party has plummeted in opinion polls, down to seven percent from 15 percent last summer. (reuters.com)
  • Unemployment is likely to fall from 10 percent last year to 9.6 this year, and 9.1 percent next. (reuters.com)
  • Italy, still faced with an unresolved crisis with 360 billion euros ($383 billion) of problematic loans in the banking system, has stubbornly slow growth, forecast to be 0.9 percent this year, with unemployment at 11.6 percent, much higher among the young, and debt rising to 133.3 percent this year. (reuters.com)
  • The workers of this 20 billion dollar industry are responsible for 80 percent of our foreign reserves every year. (thedailystar.net)
  • Oil and gas currently account for 90 percent of state revenues, and allow the government to provide Bruneians with education, health care, and subsidized housing and rice, without charging an income tax. (freedomhouse.org)
  • last
  • It needs radical restructuring: had its members adopted such an approach last year, Brexit could have been avoided. (reuters.com)
  • Just as "it takes two to tango," it has taken two political parties working in tandem over the last few decades in the United States to produce the vast majority of major federal environmental laws. (eponline.com)
  • We've lost just shy of half a million manufacturing jobs in the last eight years to Mexico, to China, to a whole bunch of different places. (inthesetimes.com)
  • So also with secretaries of state and defense, at least until the last few decades, when these offices have usually been held by nonpoliticians (who, of course, are bound to the president's political positions). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Sen. Snowe is incredibly important in terms of what comes out from the Senate but that has to do with because she is one of the last few remaining moderates -- handful of moderates in either party," said Mark Brewer, assistant professor of political science at the University of Maine. (go.com)
  • What happened in Mexico City is the result of a movement during the last 20 years, led by feminists and women in politics," said Andion. (citylab.com)
  • The remaining party representatives will meet with Peres on Thursday, with Kadima, which won two Knesset seats, arriving last. (timesofisrael.com)
  • stellar
  • These are not stellar figures - unemployment is still considerably above pre-crisis levels - but they are much more hopeful than they were in the first years of this decade. (reuters.com)
  • politicians
  • On this BA (Hons) Politics Degree Course you'll study the contemporary challenges that politicians and the public face, as well as the historic flashpoints that led to the current governance of our society. (port.ac.uk)
  • In contrast, most of those who have shaped American foreign policy have been professional politicians, accustomed to thinking of individual recognition, career progress, and personal income in connection with party favor and victory at the polls. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Could these individuals, being practical party politicians, be expected to forget domestic politics when they weigh foreign policy alternatives? (encyclopedia.com)
  • As the Hay example illustrates, politicians often have had particular and deeply felt ideas about international matters, ideas that their party (or a large segment of their party) have shared or endorsed. (encyclopedia.com)
  • secretary
  • Sheinbaum's first turn in public service was from 2000 to 2006, when she served as Environmental Secretary in the city government led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador, now president-elect of Mexico. (citylab.com)
  • campaigns
  • It's an admirable endeavor, but this and other good government campaigns have a glaring blind spot: They are fundamentally bipartisan efforts, powered by Republicans and Democrats, even as more Americans are not identifying with either political party. (thegazette.com)
  • system
  • After 9 years of a more or less limiting pre-secondary school system, I suddenly but sub-consciously found that my life was leading to no where to step into a 10th year in "form four" as it was called then. (ghanaweb.com)
  • The government has an independent public defender system. (state.gov)
  • foreign
  • Rather, his comments on the connection between party politics and foreign policy came from the highest level of American officialdom. (encyclopedia.com)
  • What Hay was saying was that the course of American foreign policy was inextricably tied to domestic politics in the United States, and that the party in power has partisan politics partly in mind when it acts on international developments. (encyclopedia.com)
  • If anything, John Hay represents less than the usual identification of domestic politics with U.S. foreign relations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the words of the historian Fred Harvey Harrington, "Success in American foreign policy, like success on domestic issues, requires continuing success in domestic politics. (encyclopedia.com)
  • As a result of a lack of foreign exchange, imports were curtailed during the year, resulting in shortages of basic consumer goods. (state.gov)
  • back
  • The larger issue, rarely raised, is how extensively the Union can address its arcane and undemocratic politics, its tendency to centralise power, the fragility of the euro and the widening gulf between the Union's official adherence to "ever-closer union" and the need to devolve responsibilities back to elected governments. (reuters.com)
  • Argentina's first government, autonomous from the Spanish Crown, can be traced back to May 1810 and the May Revolution , where an assembly of Argentines, called Primera Junta , took power. (wikipedia.org)
  • sought
  • You'll finish the course primed for a career in the world of politics, but also with a raft of transferable skills sought after in sectors such as teaching, journalism and risk analysis. (port.ac.uk)
  • country
  • Like Macron, Melenchon created his own party: the likely losers in France will be the parties that have governed the country, under different titles, since World War Two. (reuters.com)
  • a situation which is lived out not only in Oaxaca, but also across the length and breadth of the country, thus the sympathy and feeling by the peoples of México toward our political project for unity," the prologue to the convocation of the November meetings reads. (narconews.com)
  • A large portion of the over 44 lakh workers of garments factories situated in Dhaka and other divisional cities belong to the poverty stricken northern areas of the country, which have experienced heavy river erosion over the years. (thedailystar.net)
  • As the earthquake of economic crisis sweeps across the globe, the political establishment in country after country is being shaken to the core. (marxist.com)
  • In country after country, the ruling class is facing a political crisis. (marxist.com)
  • it is the sole political party in the country. (state.gov)
  • This created a constitutional and political void in the country until the Second CA was constituted. (globalsecurity.org)
  • One thing is certain, however: the political class that is currently in control of Iraq, perhaps the most corrupt and incompetent that the country has ever seen, will have to be purged in some way if we are ever to reduce the massive levels of poverty and the awful state of public services. (globalpolicy.org)
  • organizations
  • The report showed that, from 2005 to 2008, the Kochs vastly outdid ExxonMobil in giving money to organizations fighting legislation related to climate change, underwriting a huge network of foundations, think tanks, and political front groups. (uoregon.edu)
  • However
  • Upon closer inspection however, there is no escaping the conclusion that very little if anything will change, and that individual ministers and political parties will continue making use of the institutions that they control as private bank-accounts. (globalpolicy.org)
  • legislature
  • The president, vice president, and members of the legislature (the Olbiil Era Kelulau) are elected for four-year terms. (state.gov)
  • Republicans
  • In 2007, she found the Common Ground Coalition with Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., to build consensus among Democrats and Republicans on key political issues. (go.com)
  • Republicans have lashed out against Democrats' proposal of a government-run insurance plan, saying it would unravel the private industry. (go.com)
  • federal
  • In Washington, Koch is best known as part of a family that has repeatedly funded stealth attacks on the federal government, and on the Obama Administration in particular. (uoregon.edu)
  • revenues
  • Eritreans who live abroad also provide a major source of external revenues, estimated at $300 to $400 million a year. (state.gov)
  • representative
  • Snowe, whose political career began as a representative in the House in 1973, has taken part in and initiated bipartisan talks on issues ranging from the economy to energy to health care. (go.com)
  • less
  • Less than a year into his term, Prime Minister Dahal resigned from the government on May 4, 2009 following a dispute over his bid to dismiss the Chief of the Army Staff. (globalsecurity.org)
  • science
  • The paper starts by introducing the framework for conceptualising the complex set of dynamic processes and actors that can be involved in science uptake by government in South Africa, i.e., the policy-making context. (scielo.org.za)
  • This is done by exploring the challenges that hinder the uptake of science in government departments and then offering recommendations on how to address these. (scielo.org.za)
  • American
  • And David Koch, in a recent, admiring article about him in New York , protested that the "radical press" had turned his family into "whipping boys," and had exaggerated its influence on American politics. (uoregon.edu)
  • work
  • After your second year, you can do an optional work placement sandwich year, to get valuable longer-term work experience in the industry. (port.ac.uk)
  • After nearly three years of difficulties in securing funding and cooperation from the Cambodian government, in November 2007 the special tribunal tasked with trying crimes against humanity and genocide cases dating to the Khmer Rouge period began its work. (freedomhouse.org)
  • And yet, despite 100 years after the founding of May Day, these workers are forced to work for up to 12 to 14 hours a day. (thedailystar.net)
  • military
  • The Army Ranger's death is first military fatality in Afghanistan this year. (go.com)
  • The Government responded to an escalating military conflict by calling up reserves and increasing its armed forces to approximately 300,000 soldiers. (state.gov)
  • come
  • But the former first lady of Maine is also a part of a shrinking crew of moderates who are willing to reach across the political aisle to come together on thorny issues. (go.com)
  • career
  • After you graduate, you'll get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career. (port.ac.uk)