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Right to use sign language in educational programmes

  World Federation of the Deaf is calling individuals to sign this petition, New Era Document, which rejects the resolutions of the 1880 Milan Congress that banned the use of sign language from educational programmes for deaf children. This is a call upon all nations and people of the world to remember history and ensure that educational programmes accept and respect all languages, including sign languages, and all forms of communication. The New Era Document was first presented and signed by hu

Created: 2010-09-17

Time period All countries Switzerland
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PETITION FOR ANIMAL AND NATURE POLICE CREATION

Petition for Animal and Nature Police establishment  Thank you for your allowing to really know yourself and really create a new life for Romania”s animals and nature! We live in a hostile , chaotic and hectic environment. Fortunately, we have laws that either prevent disastrous events, or save us from the clutches of danger. It's not just us, but pets and nature need laws to protect them, too. Please accept my choice to write as schematically as possible, I felt it so much easier you'll memoriz

Created: 2015-12-31

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 31947 45
All time 31944 45

EUROPEAN WRITERS' OPEN LETTER

EUROPEAN WRITERS' OPEN LETTER TO THE EU AUTHORITIES (October, 22nd 2015)    Copyright spells authors' rights       Let us speak plainly: we writers do not understand the EU’s insistence on “reforming” copyright/authors’ rights in Europe.   The European Commission has chosen the wrong target in attacking authors’ rights in order to encourage the emergence of a “Digital Single Market”, when it is precisely authors’ rights that are the essential condition for creating works of literature. Undermin

Created: 2015-10-26

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 6347 45
All time 6347 45

Stop Talvivaara/Terrafame mining disaster

For the rivers and lakes - Stop TalvivaaraFinland is a land of tens of thousands of lakes and rivers.The Talvivaara polymetallic and uranium mine in Sotkamo was granted a license to mine nickel in 2006. Talvivaara has since proven itself to be a hazard for water systems on both sides of the watershed.Talvivaara mine has exceeded both estimated and permitted levels of emissions by multiple amounts.Severe damage has been caused to precious wilderness lakes and rivers as far as over one hundred kil

Created: 2012-03-29

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 65745 43
All time 65744 43

Save the Norwegian Institute at Athens!

(English version - scroll down for Norwegian) Petition: Save the Norwegian Institute at Athens! The Norwegian Institute at Athens has for the past three decades been of great importance for the teaching, research, publishing, and dissemination of the culture, history, archaeology, and languages of the Eastern Mediterranean. Now, the Norwegian Institute is facing the danger of becoming terminally shut down, or critically underfunded, due to the severance of its financial support from two of the p

Created: 2018-10-28

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 3701 42
All time 3701 42

Save Esbjerg Ensemble

The management of the municipality of Esbjerg has proposed to cut its funding of Esbjerg Ensemble completely when the present contract expires in December 2017. Without the support of the municipality, the ensemble will also lose its governmental support, and thus with the stroke of a pen nothing will remain but a legend. There are many ensembles in the world, but only one Esbjerg Ensemble. Throughout the last 50 years, we have acted as a role model for Scandinavian ensembles. In january 2018 we

Created: 2015-09-03

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 2992 42
All time 2992 42

Petition for the inclusion of hammer throw in the Diamond League

The hammer throw is an event in athletics with great, more than hundred-year-old, Olympic tradition. In 2000 the women’s competition was incorporated into the Olympic Programme and since then has shown steady growth both in number of participants, and number of World Records. Nevertheless, this development is thwarted by the continual exclusion of the event from stadiums and the non-integration in the competition programme of the Diamond League. In order to keep up with the ever-growing particip

Created: 2013-09-09

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 1849 41
All time 1849 41

Réflexions on your strike

  ***English*** (find French below) Thoughts about the strike A lot of energy, efforts and passion are spent each day worldwide by the 102 012 Air France and KLM employees to ensure a healthy and harmonious growth of our Family.Pricing, network, commercial departments, line maintenance, operations, crews, etc., each of us is an important part of a chain. Without any of these parts, the chain breaks.  We cannot function without each other. During the last few days, a part of the chain has been mi

Created: 2012-02-07

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 292 40
All time 292 40

UNITED FOR HOUSING - OPEN LETTER FROM TENANTS WORLDWIDE

United For Housing Facebook Twitter                 19.03.2020 Open letter from tenants to landlords worldwide asking for a rent reduction in times of crisis The coronavirus is taking the world by storm. We all feel uneasy, a sense of insecurity and nobody really knows what will happen in the coming weeks and months. But even though we do not really know what will happen in the time that lies ahead of us, governmental measures have already had an impact on many of our lives. Bars are being shut

Created: 2020-03-19

Time period All countries Switzerland
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All time 406 39

The abolition of cantons in FBiH

The abolition of cantons in FBiH and their responsibilities transfer to the municipalities and partly in the Federation BiH. This will  generate hundreds of millions savings and improve functionality of institutions. A  number of ministers, advisors, cantonal assemblies, services would not be consumers of budget which citizens full.

Created: 2013-06-01

Time period All countries Switzerland
All time 13065 39
All time 13064 39



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