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UN Search General Assembly Committee on Information UN Homepage COI Main Page About the Committee Background Bureau Membership Annual General Debate Latest Session (43rd) Programme of work Past Sessions Documents Reports to the General Assembly General Assembly Resolutions Resources Contact us Bureau of the Committee Election of officers At its first session in 1980, the Committee agreed that the principal of geographical rotation would be applied to all the officers of the Committee — its bureau — and they would be elected for two-year terms. Traditionally, members to the bureau are elected unanimously — through consensus nomination of candidates by their respective Regional Groups.
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The few women who joined were assigned to traditionally female domains. In addition, most of the initial UN Volunteers came from the industrialized countries.
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Those cir- cumcised traditionally were 2.53 times more likely to report an adverse event than those circumcised medically. (...) Infections were equally common among subjects cir- cumcised medically and traditionally, although those circumcised traditionally were less likely to go to a health facil- ity for post-operative care (odds ratio, OR:  0.67; 95% confidence interval, CI: 0.45–0.99). (...) The mean age of boys circumcised medically was 13.6 years; those circumcised traditionally were slightly older, averaging 14.6 years.
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Score: 677185.74 - https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/9/08-051482.pdf
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. • As a smaller bilateral donor, Ireland has traditionally focused on the social sectors especially in the health and education areas. • However, our White Paper on IrishAid, published last year, put a new emphasis on Aid for Trade.
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Score: 676418.75 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...a4t_e/oceallaigh_ireland_e.pdf
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As ETSI with its 768 members from 55 countries traditionally takes public communication needs into account, the ongoing work is more or less an update of the existing standards for the communication between citizens and authorities / organizations, between authorities / organizations and between authorities / organizations and citizens.
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Score: 676418.75 - https://www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ets/abstracts/s4p1.html
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People from cultures like Bangladesh, where rice is traditionally consumed in large quantities, can be vulnerable to problems associated with an excessive consumption of arsenic-contaminated rice. (...) Professor Haris drew a comparison between relatively high instances of illness resulting from contaminated rice in Bangladesh and the high life expectancy of the Japanese, who also traditionally eat a lot of rice. The difference, he pointed out, is that the Japanese diet is much more diverse and includes a lot of fish and vegetables.
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Besides, they are responsible for Besides, they are responsible for household food securityhousehold food security The presentation highlights three key roles The presentation highlights three key roles of women of women Guardian of seed and biodiversityGuardian of seed and biodiversity Production of foodProduction of food Agriculture labourAgriculture labour Women as the guardian of Women as the guardian of seed/biodiversityseed/biodiversity ROLE OF WOMENROLE OF WOMEN In SubIn Sub--Saharan Africa Saharan Africa women cultivate as many women cultivate as many as 120 different plants in as 120 different plants in the spaces alongside the spaces alongside menmen’’s cash cropss cash crops In south In south asiaasia conservation of seeds is conservation of seeds is traditionally a traditionally a responsibility of womenresponsibility of women In Bolivia, Columbia and In Bolivia, Columbia and Peru etc women develop Peru etc women develop and maintain seed banksand maintain seed banks THREAT FROM WTOTHREAT FROM WTO TRIPsTRIPs agreement (WTO) agreement (WTO) promotes patenting of life promotes patenting of life forms which facilitates forms which facilitates MNCsMNCs to patent seedto patent seed The guardians of seed The guardians of seed turned into merely the turned into merely the customers of customers of ‘‘new new varietiesvarieties’’ Women lose control over Women lose control over natural resourcesnatural resources Women as the producers of food Women as the producers of food cropscrops ROLE OF WOMENROLE OF WOMEN Women produce 60Women produce 60--80 80 percent of the food in percent of the food in most developing most developing countriescountries In SubIn Sub--Saharan Africa Saharan Africa women produce 80 women produce 80 percent of basic food percent of basic food stuffstuff In Rwanda womenIn Rwanda women--as the as the traditional bean farmerstraditional bean farmers-- provide half of the protein provide half of the protein consumed by people consumed by people THREAT FROM WTOTHREAT FROM WTO The unfair agreement on The unfair agreement on agriculture allows rich agriculture allows rich countries to subsidise countries to subsidise their agriculture that their agriculture that results in dumping of results in dumping of cheap productscheap products Women face severe Women face severe problems in marketing problems in marketing their products their products Women as agricultural labourWomen as agricultural labour ROLE OF WOMENROLE OF WOMEN In Southeast Asia women In Southeast Asia women provide up to 90 percent provide up to 90 percent of labour for rice of labour for rice cultivationcultivation Women perform 25Women perform 25--45 45 percent of agricultural percent of agricultural field tasks in Columbia field tasks in Columbia and Peruand Peru In Pakistan 80 percent of In Pakistan 80 percent of livestock is managed by livestock is managed by womenwomen Women constitute 53 Women constitute 53 percent of agricultural percent of agricultural labour in Egyptlabour in Egypt THREAT FROM WTOTHREAT FROM WTO GATS (WTO) promotes GATS (WTO) promotes the liberalisation of the liberalisation of services like services like rice rice transplantation, crop transplantation, crop productionproduction and and protection practicesprotection practices, , harvestingharvesting, , livestock livestock rearingrearing etcetc Such liberalisation will Such liberalisation will wipe out womenwipe out women’’s s livelihood and will livelihood and will aggravate the poverty aggravate the poverty situationsituation ConclusionConclusion The trade liberalisation policies encourage The trade liberalisation policies encourage corporate agriculture policies and exclude corporate agriculture policies and exclude smallholders smallholders Since women have a primary role in food sector Since women have a primary role in food sector they lose control over natural resources and they lose control over natural resources and incomeincome WTO does not consider women related issues in WTO does not consider women related issues in its agreementsits agreements RecommendationsRecommendations Women related issues should be brought into Women related issues should be brought into the onthe on--going negotiations at the WTOgoing negotiations at the WTO Research needs to be done for more inResearch needs to be done for more in--depth depth analysis of women and trade related issuesanalysis of women and trade related issues NGOs and social movements NGOs and social movements -- working on trade working on trade –– and women movements need to come and women movements need to come together on these issuestogether on these issues At national level governments should be At national level governments should be sensitised through research and lobbying sensitised through research and lobbying RecommendationsRecommendations Why research and lobbying is important?
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Of these two vacancies, one concerns a post that has been held traditionally by a national of the Organization’s host country, as almost one-third of the 44 organizations which have accepted the Tribunal’s jurisdiction, including some of the largest, have their headquarters in Switzerland. The second relates to a post traditionally held by a distinguished jurist from Latin America. 4.
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Score: 674850.63 - www.ilo.org/public/engl...gb/docs/gb289/pdf/pfa-20-1.pdf
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As a result, many skills and experiences have been accumulated over the long years of farming practice, and unique local dry farming cultures have been formed, including farming proverbs, food cultures and seasonal customs. Traditionally, different crops are interplant with rotations combining arable crops and soil improving crops, such as the rotation planting of broomcorn millets--potatoes--grains--beans--broomcorn millets. (...) Knowledge systems and adapted technologies Traditionally, different crops are interplant with rotations in the Aohan Dryland Farming system.
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As a result, many skills and experiences have been accumulated over the long years of farming practice, and unique local dry farming cultures have been formed, including farming proverbs, food cultures and seasonal customs. Traditionally, different crops are interplant with rotations combining arable crops and soil improving crops, such as the rotation planting of broomcorn millets--potatoes--grains--beans--broomcorn millets. (...) Knowledge systems and adapted technologies Traditionally, different crops are interplant with rotations in the Aohan Dryland Farming system.
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