Tag: Freedom of Religion

27th October 2017 Skopje, North Macedonia

Paul Edwards

Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Skopje

Përse të gdhendish njeri luan

Photo credit BBC webpage, Lion Man Living With The Gods: The Beginnings of Belief. (© Museum Ulm, photo: Oleg Kuchar, Ulm)

Historiani britanik Neil MacGregor në BBC serialin e tij në radio “Të jetosh me perënditë”, rikthehet në artikujt fetarë të së kaluarës. Historia e tij fillon në një shpellë rreth 35 deri në 40 mijë vjet më parë. Në atë shpellë, një burrë/grua i/e epokës së gurit, ulet duke mbajtur çatallin e mamuthit të leshtë. Jeta […]

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14th September 2015 Havana, Cuba

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by Tim Cole

Former British Ambassador to Cuba

Civil society; democracy’s oxygen

15 September marks the UN International Day of Democracy, a day on which Governments are encouraged to strengthen national programmes devoted to the promotion and consolidation of democracy. The UN General Assembly resolution establishing the day encourages all member states to bring the day to the awareness of their citizens. The resolution also reaffirms the […]

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29th October 2014

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by Nigel Baker

Ambassador to the Holy See (2011-2016)

Parliament comes to the Holy See

This week I shall be hosting the regular visit of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Holy See, representatives of a large group of British parliamentarians – from both Houses of Parliament – keen to help strengthen and develop the relationship between the UK and the Holy See. It is always a fascinating visit. […]

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4th March 2013 Geneva, Switzerland

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by Bob Last

Head, UK Mission Political and Human Rights Team

Powerful Women

It’s not often that you go to an event at the UN and end up staying much longer than intended. Usually it’s the other way round. But this week’s high level panel on the ‘power of empowered women’ was one of the best UN discussions I’ve seen and a fitting prelude to international women’s day […]

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