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Harvard Environmental Law Review details deep sea mining’s threats to climate, biodiversity, and indigenous peoples; calls for precautionary new legal standards

The Harvard Environmental Law Review published an article entitled, “Broadening Common Heritage: Addressing Gaps in the Deep Sea Mining Regulatory Regime.” The article provides a new perspective on the incipient global industry of seabed mining, heralded as the next extractive frontier despite growing concerns and opposition from civil society, scientific experts, and indigenous groups worldwide. “Deep […]

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Spherons’ Sociocybernetic MegaScience : Global Breakthrough of Business and Governance to Genetic Structural Harmony of Social Production and Universal Peace – Gene Therapy of Pathological Societies

Prof Leo SemashkoFundamental scientific pillars to innovate sociocybernetics, sociology, economics, statistics and other social sciences.Intellectual summary of the GHA 13th anniversaryWorld “is waiting for new scientific solutions that will change the quality of people’s lives … the creation of internationally competitive products and breakthrough technologies.”Vladimir Putin, February 8, 2018http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/56827 “The overall overriding goal of all Russians […]

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Invitation of Papers for the 42nd International Course on the The Future of Religion: The Dialectic of Secularization

Prof Rudolf J. SiebertProfessor of Religion and SocietyIUC Course  Director  and Yalta Course Director,Director of the WMU Center for Humanistic Future StudiesWestern Michigan UniversityDepartment of Comparative ReligionKalamazoo, Michigan, USAHonourary International Advisor, Ground Report India IUC Dubrovnik, Croatia. Inter University Centre of the Western Michigan University, USACall for Papers for the 42nd International Course on theThe Future […]

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Appeal by SCH (Supreme Council of Humanity)

Igor KondrashinPresident, WPFSecretary-General, the Supreme Council of Humanity, SCH Dear colleagues, The Committee of atomic scientists, which includes 15 Nobel Prize winners, 25 January, this year, decided to reduce in 2018 the symbolic time before the End of the world for another half minute. Now only two symbolic minutes are left until the world Apocalypse. See at […]

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The UN Sociocybernetic Reform Proposal :: Network Spherons* – The UN of Harmony and Global Peace Replacing the UN of Disharmony

The project article Authors Abbreviations Sociocybernetic Model of Spherons’ Global Harmonious Governance (SMSGHG) at the UN level  *The network societal spherons (a network of spherons of different levels from micro to mega) is a special “soft” cluster of network structures that cover the population as a whole and all people from birth to death in the […]

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In the lead-up to International Mother Language Day 2016 (21 February) PEN is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of writer Idris Said Aba Arre

Idris Said Aba Arre is a writer, a disabled veteran of the Eritrean war of Independence and a vocal critic of Eritrea’s mother-tongue education policy. He was arrested in October 2001 after denouncing the arrests of the G-15*, a group of politicians detained for publishing an open letter calling for democratic change in Eritrea. Months […]

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In the lead-up to International Mother Language Day 2016 (21 February) PEN is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of writer Idris Said Aba Arre

Idris Said Aba Arre is a writer, a disabled veteran of the Eritrean war of Independence and a vocal critic of Eritrea’s mother-tongue education policy. He was arrested in October 2001 after denouncing the arrests of the G-15*, a group of politicians detained for publishing an open letter calling for democratic change in Eritrea. Months […]

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Nowegian PEN – delegation denied entry to Belarus

In the early hours of Monday morning, 5 December, on arrival at Minsk airport in Belarus, a four-person delegation, three from Norwegian PEN – publishers William Nygaard and Trygve Åslund, and the Centre’s Secretary General Carl Morten Iversen – as well as Danish PEN board member journalist Niels-Ivar Larsen, were denied visas and consequently barred […]

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PEN International celebrates International Day of Peace 21 September 2011

‘There can be no freedom without peace, nor peace without freedom’ Today is International Day of Peace, officially recognised by the United Nations and identified as a global day of ceasefire. Peace-building is at the heart of PEN International’s work celebrating literature and promoting freedom of expression. Connecting a global community of writers, PEN demonstrates […]

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PEN International celebrates International Day of Peace 21 September 2011

‘There can be no freedom without peace, nor peace without freedom’ Today is International Day of Peace, officially recognised by the United Nations and identified as a global day of ceasefire. Peace-building is at the heart of PEN International’s work celebrating literature and promoting freedom of expression. Connecting a global community of writers, PEN demonstrates […]

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John Ralston Saul's opening speech at the 77th PEN International Congress

77th PEN International Congress, September 13th, 2011 John Ralston Saul, International President, Opening Speech. Thank you Serbian PEN! Thank you Vida and thank you to all of your members. You have organized a wonderful Congress. People who attend have no idea how much work is involved and how many hours are taken up that could […]

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United Arab Emirates (UAE): Internet writers detained; fears for safety.

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is seriously concerned about the detention of Internet writers Ahmed Mansoor and Nasser Bin Gheith, who are facing charges for their dissident activities and writings. Mansoor has reportedly faced ill-treatment in prison, and there are serious concerns for his welfare. PEN International protests the detention of Ahmed Mansoor […]

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United Arab Emirates (UAE): Internet writers detained; fears for safety.

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is seriously concerned about the detention of Internet writers Ahmed Mansoor and Nasser Bin Gheith, who are facing charges for their dissident activities and writings. Mansoor has reportedly faced ill-treatment in prison, and there are serious concerns for his welfare. PEN International protests the detention of Ahmed Mansoor […]

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United Arab Emirates (UAE): Internet writers detained; fears for safety.

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is seriously concerned about the detention of Internet writers Ahmed Mansoor and Nasser Bin Gheith, who are facing charges for their dissident activities and writings. Mansoor has reportedly faced ill-treatment in prison, and there are serious concerns for his welfare. PEN International protests the detention of Ahmed Mansoor […]

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SYRIA: Poet and song writer killed for a protest song

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is appalled by the murder on 5 July 2011 of poet and song writer Ibrahim Qashoush, known as ‘the singer of the revolution’. Qashoush’s body was found in a river the day after he had been abducted by Syrian security forces. His throat had been slit. PEN urges […]

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SYRIA: Poet and song writer killed for a protest song

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is appalled by the murder on 5 July 2011 of poet and song writer Ibrahim Qashoush, known as ‘the singer of the revolution’. Qashoush’s body was found in a river the day after he had been abducted by Syrian security forces. His throat had been slit. PEN urges […]

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SYRIA: Poet and song writer killed for a protest song

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is appalled by the murder on 5 July 2011 of poet and song writer Ibrahim Qashoush, known as ‘the singer of the revolution’. Qashoush’s body was found in a river the day after he had been abducted by Syrian security forces. His throat had been slit. PEN urges […]

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SYRIA: Poet and song writer killed for a protest song

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) is appalled by the murder on 5 July 2011 of poet and song writer Ibrahim Qashoush, known as ‘the singer of the revolution’. Qashoush’s body was found in a river the day after he had been abducted by Syrian security forces. His throat had been slit. PEN urges […]

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