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Student government leaders from across state gather at JDHS

...resolutions that are important to their schools, communities or regions, and then those ideas are debated by a general assembly of students. If the resolution is adopted, it will be forwarded to the appropriate state authority - such as the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-20/student-government-leaders-across-state
State | Local
Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

...his first appearance at the General Assembly on Tuesday."I commend the...meet on the sidelines of the General Assembly.Avaaz, an activist organization...leaders to agree to talks at the General Assembly. It is also running polls in...

http://juneauempire.com/edith-m-lederer/2013-09-20/iran-minister-un-chief-discus
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...report by the World Bank.The assessment was prepared quickly for a meeting of donors and others at the U.N. General Assembly in New York next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...

http://juneauempire.com/marjorie-olster/2013-09-20/lebanons-economy-ravaged-syri
Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

...fighting between government-backed tribes and rebels.Al-Bashir received an invitation to attend the U.N. General Assembly and applied for a visa to enter the U.S. The State Department said Washington received a visa request but that...

http://juneauempire.com/mohammed-saeed/2013-09-26/sudan-drops-internet-3rd-day-r
New president says Iran ready for nuclear negotiations

...sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly to try to restart nuclear negotiations...sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. "We believe the nuclear issue...enrichment of uranium.In his own General Assembly speech on Tuesday, Obama said...

http://juneauempire.com/lara-jakes/2013-09-26/new-president-says-iran-ready-nucl
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018

...co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new campaign to stamp out polio forever. Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-28/philanthropist-bill-gates-hopes-polio
Not For Web
Juneau Human Rights Commission essay contest

Dec. 10 is observed across the world as Human Rights Day. It honors the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on that date in 1943. To mark this important...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-01-27/juneau-human-rights-commission-essa
Neighbors
Jacques Rogge to meet with wrestling leader

...Russia, to decide which sport or sports to propose for 2020 inclusion. The final vote will be made at the IOC general assembly in September in Buenos Aires, Argentina."The vote of yesterday is not an elimination of wrestling from the Olympic...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-14/jacques-rogge-meet-wrestling-leader
Sports
A Bishop's Perspective: A world in need of peace

...1982, Sept. 21st has been observed as the International Day of Peace. This day coincides with the opening of the General Assembly of the United Nations. The goal of the United Nations is to promote peace and understanding between nations, so as...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-09-16/bishops-perspective-world-need-peace
Opinion
Coordinated RI strategy propelled gay marriage

...The momentum is clear in Rhode Island. Two years ago, gay marriage legislation didn't even get a vote in the General Assembly. This year, it passed the House 51-19 and the Senate 26-12."We are close to the end of a journey that began...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-04-26/coordinated-ri-strategy-propelled-gay
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