Court of Justice of the EU Since the establishment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in 1952, its mission has been to ensure that "the law is observed" "in the interpretation and application" of the Treaties. As part of that mission, the Court of Justice of the European Union: reviews the legality of the acts of the institutions of the European Union, ensures that the Member States comply with obligations under the Treaties, and interprets European Union law at the request of the national courts and tribunals. The Court thus constitutes the judicial authority of the European Union and, in cooperation with the courts and tribunals of the Member States, it ensures the uniform application and interpretation of European Union law.The Court of Justice of the European Union, which has its seat in Luxembourg, consists of three courts: the Court of Justice, the General Court (created in 1988) and the Civil Service Tribunal (created in 2004).
UNHCR:Facts and Figures on Refugees Number of forcibly displaced worldwide: 59.5 million Number of Refugees There were 19.5 million refugees worldwide at the end of 2014, 14.4 million under the mandate of UNHCR, around 2.9 million more than in 2013. The other 5.1 million Palestinian refugees are registered with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). During the year, conflict and persecution forced an average of 42,500 persons per day to leave their homes and seek protection elsewhere, either within the borders of their countries or in other countries. Developing countries host over 86% of the world’s refugees, compared to 70% ten years ago. In 2014, the country hosting the largest number of refugees was Turkey, with 1.59 million refugees. Last year, 51% of refugees were under 18 years old. An estimated 13.9 million people were newly displaced due to conflict or persecution, including 2.9 million new refugees. Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Asylum-Seekers Find out about asylum in the UK. Stateless People
YES! – Connecting, Inspiring and Collaborating with Young Changemakers Bienvenue sur le site de la Fédération Française des Maisons de l’Europe ! Plan of the Hemicycle For plenary sittings, the 766 Members of the European Parliament meet in the Chambers in Strasbourg and Brussels. How are the seats allocated ? The rules which determine the allocation of seats in each Chamber are laid down by the Conference of Presidents: Members of the European Parliament form groups based on their political affinity, not on their nationality.The Chairs of political groups sit in the first row in the semi-circle opposite the President of the European Parliament.The third row is usually occupied by Bureau members (Vice-Presidents and Quaestors).Within the political groups, the remaining seats are generally allocated in alphabetical order. Chamber seating plans The two plans contain: a list indicating, in numerical order for each seat, the name of the Member to whom this seat is allocated;a list indicating, in alphabetical order for each Member, the number of the seat which is allocated to that Member.
FreedomInfo Spiral Complexity Dynamics Chris Lucas "At each stage of human existence the adult man is off on his quest of his holy grail, the way of life he seeks by which to live... As he sets off on each quest, he believes he will find the answer to his existence. Yet, much to his surprise and much to his dismay, he finds at every stage that the solution to existence is not the solution he has come to find. Introduction - meshing with our minds Human dynamics takes many forms, and when we form societies then we create one of the most complex systems on the planet, comprising not just complex human minds, but complex institutional ideas along with complex artefacts. Spiral Dynamics - growing as a people "Here’s the key idea. Building upon the earlier research of Clare Graves, researchers Don Beck and Chris Cowan added the idea of memes to the levels identified, and colour coded these to help prevent cultural stereotyping. Value Matters - getting deeper, living better Our Changing World - feeling the stress
European Network for Education and Training - EUNET e.V. - 61 members in 20 countries for 1 Europe Global Parliament of Mayors Holarchic Meta-Ethics and Complexity Science Holarchic Meta-Ethics and Complexity Science Chris Lucas "It appears to me that in Ethics, as in all other philosophical studies, the difficulties and disagreements, of which history is full, are mainly due to a very simple cause: namely to the attempt to answer questions, without first discovering precisely what question it is which you desire to answer." "All human action is undertaken in order to substitute a more satisfactory state of affairs for a less satisfactory state. Introduction Our complex world includes many levels and types of value. Creation is a value-add step in which the whole is more than the sum of the parts that make it up, for example an aeroplane flies, but none of the components can do so, a girl skips, but none of her cells can do that. Part 1: Generating a Meta-Valuation Methodology Complex Modes of Thought In relating valuation to complexity, science and logic from a synergetics (e.g. The Components of Holarchic Value What is Doing the Valuing ? Judgement Criteria
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