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British Airways just launched its new "Look Up" campaign. For once an advertisement campaign that I thoroughly enjoy! A protest in Bulgaria,the girl said to the policeman: "Take care". He replied: "Hold on,everything is going to be ok". BBC - Homepage. Search results for France resolution to syria. Syrian Uprising. Why is there an uprising in Syria?

Syrian Uprising

Here are the top 10 root causes that fuel the crisis in Syria: 1. Political repression Ghaith Abdul-Ahad / Stringer / Getty Images News / Getty Images President Bashar al-Assad assumed power in 2000 after the death of his father Hafez who had ruled Syria since 1970. 2. Syrian Baath party is regarded as the founder of "Arab socialism", an ideological current that merged state-led economy with Pan-Arab nationalism. US plans attack with help of 'our oldest ally'... France. Model United Nations - The British School, Warsaw. A Policy Statement should be a short (max. 5 minute) speech that each delegate must prepare before the conference.

Model United Nations - The British School, Warsaw

It should outline the delegate’s country’s policy on the topic that is discussed in the delegate’s committee. At the beginning of discussions over a specific topic the Chair will call the delegates out in alphabetical order according to country. Delegates will be called out in turn to read their Policy Statement on that particular topic. Delagates should begin their Policy Statements (like all other formal speaches during the conference) with a phrase such as “Honourable Chairs, Distinguished Delegates”. At the end they should specify whether or not they are open to Points of Information and should then yield the floor to the Chair. Delegates must remember that all Heads of Delegations (traditionally Security Council members) must present an Opening Speech at the Opening Ceremony.

Example Policy Statement: Honourable Chairs, distinguished delegates. France’s Case for Military Action in Syria. Correction appended: Sept. 2, 2013, 12:00 a.m.

France’s Case for Military Action in Syria

E.T. What a difference a decade makes. When President Barack Obama cast about this week for a coalition to mount military strikes on Syria, he found — not Britain, the closest U.S. ally across the Atlantic, but France, whose hostility against the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 earned it vilification among millions of Americans, and launched the term freedom fries at fast-food outlets in the U.S. Now it looks like “freedom crumpets” may replace those fries if the U.S. bombs Syria. The British Parliament on Thursday rejected military strikes as retaliation against President Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons. But what exactly can that old ally do to help Obama’s mission? As a Mediterranean power, France already has military ships in the region, and could provide backup to U.S. aircraft carriers.

Google. UNITED TO END THE SILENCE ON APARTHEID AND ETHNIC CLEANSING IN BURMA - #Rohingya #Burma. Burma: End ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims. (Bangkok) – Burmese authorities and members of Arakanese groups have committed crimes against humanity in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State since June 2012, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.

Burma: End ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims

The 153-page report, “‘All You Can Do is Pray’: Crimes Against Humanity and Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma’s Arakan State,” describes the role of the Burmese government and local authorities in the forcible displacement of more than 125,000 Rohingya and other Muslims and the ongoing humanitarian crisis. Burmese officials, community leaders, and Buddhist monks organized and encouraged ethnic Arakanese backed by state security forces to conduct coordinated attacks on Muslim neighborhoods and villages in October 2012 to terrorize and forcibly relocate the population. Resolution on Ethnic Cleansing in Burma.

TC. Syria crisis: Where key countries stand. 18 February 2014Last updated at 17:29 Attempts to bring the sides together in Geneva, Switzerland, to hammer out a solution have failed The eruption of civil conflict in Syria in 2011 very quickly provoked a deep split in the international community over which side to back and what outcome to seek.

Syria crisis: Where key countries stand

With Syria regarded as the world's most pressing crisis, the US and Russia, along with other permanent members of the UN Security Council, Turkey and Arab states, have attempted to resolve their differences. Their Geneva Communique, which calls for a transitional government based on "mutual consent", has become the basis for peace talks in the Swiss city. Russia, France at odds over ending Syria conflict. MOSCOW: Russia and France on Tuesday admitted they still had differences over how to solve the Syrian conflict ahead of a debate in the UN Security Council over stripping the country of its chemical arsenal.

Russia, France at odds over ending Syria conflict

After meeting in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French counterpart Laurent Fabius said they had differing visions of how to proceed toward the common goal of a peaceful and chemical weapons-free Syria. Russia also strongly rejected claims by both France and the United States that a UN report released on a sarin attack outside Damascus on August 21 placed the blame with the Syrian government. Despite sharing the same goal of destroying Syria's weapons and holding an eventual peace conference, "we have differences over how to achieve it," Lavrov said. Rights as Prisoners in General.

Sarin: the deadly history of the nerve agent used in Syria. Now we know.

Sarin: the deadly history of the nerve agent used in Syria

On the morning of 21 August, as the air above Damascus cooled, rockets filled with the nerve agent sarin fell on rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital and left scores of men, women and children dead or injured. UN inspectors had been in the country for three days, on a mission to investigate allegations of earlier atrocities.

They quickly changed tack. They brokered a temporary ceasefire with the regime and the rebels and made straight for Ghouta. Video reports from the area showed hospital staff overwhelmed and desperate. Et Tu, Paris? France’s Hollande Faces Growing Opposition Against Syrian Intervention. When U.S.

Et Tu, Paris? France’s Hollande Faces Growing Opposition Against Syrian Intervention

Secretary of State John Kerry addressed reporters on Saturday in Paris about military action against Syria, he tapped into a deep nerve in this country: the memory of two horrific world wars waged on French soil last century, when Americans came to France’s rescue, and in the case of World War I, when Germany launched the world’s first chemical attack in next-door Belgium in 1915. “What we are talking about is standing together and speaking with one voice,” Kerry said on Saturday evening in an impassioned plea, some of it in fluent French, which aired live on French TV networks.

Standing with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Kerry — a Francophile with a grasp of European history — referred to Western Europe’s decision about whether or not to go to war against Adolf Hitler. France expects U.N. Security Council to agree Syria resolution. From France, an urge to intervene in Syria. Frustrated by Russian and Chinese vetoes in the U.N. Security Council and President Obama’s reluctance to commit U.S. forces, some French opinion leaders have criticized President Francois Hollande for failing to organize an international intervention even without a Security Council mandate.

The implication of their challenge is that a resolute France could persuade Obama to change his mind or that a French-led European coalition could act with neighboring Turkey. Sarkozy’s one public gesture since his defeat at the polls in May, for instance, was to accuse Hollande of vacationing at the beach while Syrian rebels die at the hands of Assad’s army. Sarkozy’s followers swiftly joined in, eager to portray Hollande as inexperienced in foreign affairs and unable to show leadership.

“Everybody knows that not a lot is necessary anymore to finish off the government,” Henri-Levy said in a newspaper interview, suggesting that the Turkish air force might be sufficient. The U.S. France Backs Action in Syria. French oppose military intervention in Syria and don't trust Francois Hollande to carry it out. Delegate's%20 Guide. The Topics. General Assembly A: Ensuring that the UN’s second MDG to achieve universal primary education is accomplished throughout South American countries: Nations Millennium Development Goals.

The Topics

Currently, there are more than 75 million children around the world of primary school age who are not in school. There are many factors that affect student attendance and access to primary education, such as high school fees that families cannot afford. France submits Syria UN resolution with ‘further measures’ on the table. Draft resolution about Syria. Draft Resolution.