It’s not because I’m too arrogant to think people might be interested in what I’m reading, but there are some great reporters/ writers out there and just wanted to share some of their thoughts and stories that have enriched me… America’s Dish Detergent Wars The author uses the response of some citizens to the government’s…… Continue reading What I read last week:- the dangers of calling it ‘bullying’, what phosphate ban says about tea-party politics and others
More Power to Women
If there was one thing I could change in the world to make it a better place, it would be to empower women more. I have always wondered why people and societies even in the most abject states of poverty always seem to find a way to step on women and push them just that…… Continue reading More Power to Women
Low Expectations for new UN Agency, UN Women.
The UN forms new agency to combat gender inequality, UN Women. Will it be able to beat the poor track record of UN bodies dealing with controversial issues?
Why is the West financing the Human Rights Council?
Western nations are at the moment financing the UN just to be dragged round the arena by dictatorships that could not care less about the purpose of UN. You have to ask yourself why we have to take part in and finance the UN Human Rights’ Council when we are just going to hand it over to some of the worst states on the planet without a word anyway.
First Annual CEPOS Conference on Human Rights
Fresh back from the first annual CEPOS conference on human rights I just want to upload some pictures from the event where I duly noted that the introductory programme contained quotes from a report I had supplied chief legal officer Jacob Mchangama with a few days ago. The topic: Should the UN continue to be…… Continue reading First Annual CEPOS Conference on Human Rights