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Roundtable: Recalibrating Multilateralism – Countering the Threat within

Roundtable: Recalibrating Multilateralism – Countering the Threat within

Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” in cooperation with Taipei Representative Office in Italy Roundtable Conference Recalibrating MultilateralISM Countering the Threat within Thursday, February 25, 2PM – 4PM CET Live on Radio Radicale Xi Jinping’s latest speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos once again highlighted the CCP’s ambition to increasingly shape the global order. Yet,

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The green transition needs a democratic transition first

The green transition needs a democratic transition first

From April 1968, the issue of the limits of economic growth has been brought to the international attention by the Club of Rome. The debate around the climate crisis and the future of the Earth and its ecosystems has grown significantly ever since. In 2015, the United Nations approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development listing 17 goals with one

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Coup d’état in Myanmar

Coup d’état in Myanmar

As a new Parliament was about to set in, Myanmar’s military has seized power and declared a state of emergency. The coup did not come unexpected, as the armed force have been long complaining about irregularities in the November vote, marked by a new triumph of Aung San Suu Kyi, and had already stirred the spectre of a coup on

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New demonstration at the Cracow Regional Court

New demonstration at the Cracow Regional Court

On 12 January a fresh demonstration called by members of the judiciary took place in Cracow, heartland of Poland, in front of the Court of Appeal. The judges highlighted the unfounded and unlawful hearings of 14 judges, who had been queried by the special internal department of the National Prosecutor’s Office. Over 70 magistrates demonstrated to say “no more intimidation

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Appeal for the recognition of the Right to Know

On the occasion of Martin Luther King’s birth date on January 15, 2021, a coalition of organizations committed to the formal recognition of the human and civil right to know launched the following Appeal during the webinar "Martin Luther King Day: from civil rights to the Right to Know”. The organizations are: Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational Transparty (NGO with General

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Joint CSO Appeal on EU-China CAI

Joint CSO Appeal on EU-China CAI

Civil Society Organisations call for stronger human rights safeguards in EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment In view of the upcoming Plenary session of the European Parliament, today a growing international coalition of international civil society organisations (CSOs) launched a Joint Appeal to the European Institutions calling for the inclusion of enforceable human rights clauses in the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on

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Laura Harth’s testimony to Parliament on the pandemic

Laura Harth’s testimony to Parliament on the pandemic

“In the resolution adopted last May by the World Health Assembly (WHO) on the response to the pandemic, member States pledged to fight what has been defined as an ‘infomedia’. The UN Secretary General and agencies – including WHO itself – have launched various appeals to States to fight it. I believe in the importance and role of multilateral organizations

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Giulio Terzi: “Human rights the cornerstone of the West”

Giulio Terzi: “Human rights the cornerstone of the West”

“Once again the United States have shown that its Constitution is their cornerstone. The prove came when Trump, despite appointing two members of the Constitutional Court, failed to overturn the electoral result. America remains an example of democracy.” “I have always had an excellent relationship with Joe Biden, whom I consider a professional in politics with very high moral values.

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Conversation with Carles Puigdemont on parliamentary immunity

Conversation with Carles Puigdemont on parliamentary immunity

On 9 December, Carles Puigdemont, MEP and former President of Catalonia, talked online from his residence in Waterloo, close to Brussels, with Matteo Angioli about the lifting of his parliamentary immunity, which will be considered by the Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament from 14 January 2021, upon request of the Spanish State. The “casus belli” is the

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