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Comment By UN High Commissioner For Human Rights Michelle Bachelet On Papua New Guinea’s Repeal Of The Death Penalty

Press Release – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (21 January 2022) I warmly welcome the vote by Parliament in Papua New Guinea on 20 January to repeal the death penalty. There have been no executions in Papua New Guinea since 1954 and the death penalty was abolished in 1970. However, … Read more »

2022’s First SPAC And Metaverse Investment Opportunities Virtual Investment Conference In Hong Kong

Press Release – ACN Newswire

Co-organized by LBS Communications, New Vision and Mileage Singapore HONG KONG, Jan 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – LBS (Leverage Big Strategies) Communications Consulting Limited (“LBS”), a professional strategy-based investor relations consulting … Read more »

SRI LANKA: Participatory Constitution-making – The Essentials

Article – Asian Human Rights Commission

By Basil Fernando Today, there is a consensus that Sri Lanka has entered into a period of crisis that is worse than it has ever faced in recent history. It is also agreed among most of the people who are highly knowledgeable in the field of economics … Read more »

The Government Must Make Use Of Its Human Rights Toolkit To Tackle Food Insecurity

Press Release – New Zealand Human Rights Commission

Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt has joined the call from community group Sunday Blessings for the government to tackle food insecurity by making better use of the tools available to it through international human rights law. On Thursday, … Read more »

Intrepid Recertifies As The World’s Largest Travel B Corporation

Press Release – Intrepid Travel

Despite COVID-19’s devastating impact on the global travel industry, Intrepids B Corp recertification shows that being a responsible business can also help make you a more resilient one. The worlds largest adventure travel company has deepened … Read more »

Council Support Confirmed For Tonga

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has provided a one-off $10,000 grant to kick-start a Hamilton-centred relief effort for Tonga. The money will be provided to the Tongan Community Trust which is co-ordinating relief efforts on behalf of the city. The funds will be used … Read more »

Whitireia And WelTec Provides Local Young People With Wrap Around Support And Continuity In A Covid World

Press Release – Whitireia and WelTec

Whitireia and WelTec Chief Executive Mark Oldershaw is encouraging school leavers to learn local, and consider the benefits of vocational or degree-level training in their region. With NCEA results out this week, school leavers are considering … Read more »

Omicron Outbreak Would Move The Country To Red – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

  The Prime Minister has announced if Omicron cases spread into the community, the country will move to the traffic light system’s Red setting within 48 hours. Jacinda Ardern also mentioned there will be changes to the country’s testing regime, … Read more »

Maori Authority Launches Online Campaign To Prepare Whanau On What To Do If Omicron Hits

Press Release – National Maori Authority

The National Maori Authority has started a social media campaign called its time to prepare for Omicron. The Chair, Matthew Tukaki, has said it is inevitable that Omicron will enter the community and that the majority of those impacted will be … Read more »

First Kaupapa Māori Vaccine Clinic For West Coast Tamariki

Press Release – Poutini Waiora

A West Coast kaupapa Mori health provider is holding its first vaccination clinic for tamariki near Hokitika this weekend, as the vaccine roll out ramps up. 476,000 tamariki aged 5 to 11 years old became eligible to get vaccinated earlier this week, … Read more »

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