Tag: right to know

The Right to Know defined: Publication by the Scientific Committee

The Right to Know defined: Publication by the Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee to the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, presided by Prof. Em. Cherif Bassiouni, presents the concept definition and background document to the Right to Know. This document will guide the promoters for the adoption of this human right in their campaign and serve as a basis for further debate at all relevant Institutions

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Brexit and Right to Know

Brexit and Right to Know

Brexit, the vote in Great Britain and the right to know* The national elections in the UK are already upon us. These elections will be central to handling the issue of Brexit: will the next government take an even harder negotiating posture with Brussels, or will it show flexibility to get the most out of Brussels? The stakes are high:

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CONFERENCE: INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DEBATE IN 21st CENTURY CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES – LESSONS FROM ITALY. WHAT ISSUES AND WHAT REFORMS?

CONFERENCE: INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DEBATE IN 21st CENTURY CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES – LESSONS FROM ITALY. WHAT ISSUES AND WHAT REFORMS?

Thanks to Sen. Enrico Buemi In collaboration with Friday 12 May 2017, 3pm Defence Committee Room Palazzo Carpegna Senate of the Republic Via degli Staderari, 2 INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DEBATE IN 21st CENTURY CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES. LESSONS FROM ITALY: WHAT ISSUES AND WHICH REFORMS? First session (3pm – 5pm) International principles, standards and issues Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Ambassador, former Minister

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UN: Right to know crucial for democracy

UN: Right to know crucial for democracy

Exactly eight months after Marco Pannella passed away, we welcome the statement by Alfred de Zayas, the United Nations Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order: “Because the right to know is crucial to every democracy, whistleblowers should be protected, not persecuted.” The statement by the Independent Expert of the Office of the UN High

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What Can Be Done to Save the Syrian Rebels?

What Can Be Done to Save the Syrian Rebels?

Written by Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant’Agata With the city of Aleppo now almost completely overrun by forces loyal to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, social media has made the carnage obvious. Western politicians cannot claim to have not known about it. They saw the footage of poor Syrian children running for cover, mothers crying for their loved ones, indiscriminate bombings.

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Rome Conference 29th November 2016

Rome Conference 29th November 2016

SOS Rule of Law: unlocking the Right to Know Rome, Senate of the Republic 29 November 2016 15:00 – 18:30 Introductory remarks Pietro Grasso President of the Senate of the Republic Speakers Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata Ambassador, President of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law – Marco Pannella, former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy Franco Frattini President

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Panel “SOS Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

Panel “SOS Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

Earlier this morning at the Palais des Nations of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva took place the panel “SOS Rule of Law”. The panel was organized by the Permanent Mission of Italy, in cooperation with the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty with the support of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law and Hands Off Cain. Italian

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