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Save the Danish National Chamber Orchestra

The Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DBC) has announced that it will shut down the Danish National Chamber Orchestra (DNCO) on January 1st 2015 due to budget cuts. The DNCO employs 42 musicians as well as the artistic team working with them. In Denmark, the DNCO is mostly known for its groundbreaking work in bridging the gap between classical and popular music. Under the direction of their world-famous chief conductor Adam Fischer the DNCO has, in the last 15 years, also gained international ac

40198 Created: 2014-09-08 Statistics

National Orchestra of Belgium

Petition to support the continued existence of the National Orchestra of Belgium   As the result of politics, our National Orchestra is threatened with extinction in the near future. In fact, a scheme from Minister Reynders cabinet aims at the absorption of the National Orchestra of Belgium by the Royal Opera Theatre “La Monnaie” to strengthen its programming.   We feel however, that backed by a long tradition of nearly eighty years, the NOB fulfils its cultural mission very well, both by the se

14788 Created: 2015-10-20 Statistics

GLOBAL ANTI-NAZI CHARTER / Всемирная Антинацистская Хартия

GLOBAL ANTI-NAZI CHARTER Section 1. Preamble. Global anti-Nazi charter – is an international declaration of fundamental principles of anti-Nazi activity, which is based on common objectives and principles of combating racism, xenophobia, radical nationalism, religious hatred and neo-Nazism.  Global anti-Nazi charter calls upon humankind to establish moral, political and legal barriers to the spread of the ideology of hatred, which is a fertile ground for the growth of neo-Nazi sentiments that c

177 Created: 2013-06-10 Statistics

Theatre Studies must be retained as a degree subject and its future as a scientific discipline secured

Dear Kaarle Hämeri (Chancellor), Sari Lindblom (Rector) and Paula Eerola (Vice-Rector), Dear Hanna Snellman (Vice-Rector), Tom Böhling (Vice-Rector) Dear Pirjo Hiidenmaa (Dean, Faculty of Arts) We the undersigned wish to express our deep concern at the plans put forward by the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Arts in respect of theatre studies and other smaller arts subjects. These proposals threaten the viability of theatre studies nationally. It would be difficult to overstate the importa

3399 Created: 2021-12-13 Statistics

Diving in Ojamo Mine

    The signatories of this petition represent a group of Finnish and international divers who want to establish a new open and transparent operating culture which supports diving in the Ojamo Mine. As the Lohja City decision making body, Vetovoimalautakunta, already stated in its meeting on 15th December 2020: “The Ojamo diving site is so exceptional on the scale of Finland that the management and coordination of the diving activities taking place there should be under the control of a sufficie

1407 Created: 2021-11-26 Statistics

SAVE STALIN PLAZA!

Petition for the preservation of the former Stalin monument area and its surroundings   Addressee:  Magistrát hlavního města Prahy, Mariánské náměstí 2/2, 110 01, Praha 1, CZ   Dear Sir/Madam, By means of this petition, we, the undersigned, request that the area around the former Stalin monument (also known as “Stalin Plaza”) and its surroundings in the Letenské Sady park in Prague 7, Czech Republic, retain their current purpose of use for free time activities, sports, music and cultural events

4968 Created: 2019-09-23 Statistics

The teaching of Classical Archaeology and Ancient Culture at the University of Helsinki must continue!

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki has announced that the long-standing lectureship in Classical Archaeology and Ancient Culture will not be filled when its current holder retires this year. Those of us who have signed this petition plead that a new lector should be chosen to fill the position and continue its vital academic mission. The lectureship is crucial to the academic integrity of the university, as the teaching of Graeco-Roman material culture not only support

25 Created: 2018-05-11 Statistics

Pro lingua Latina in Jyväskylä

Latinan kielen säilyttäminen Jyväskylän yliopistossa Jyväskylän yliopisto on lakkauttamassa latinan oppiaineen kokonaan. Jos näin todella tapahtuu, katkeaa perinne, jota on vaikea palauttaa enää myöhemmin, ja yliopisto ottaa askeleen pois sivistysyliopiston ihanteesta. Latinan kielestä hyötyvät monet tahot, ja vastaavasti näiden tahojen toiminta vaarantuu jos latina poistuu. Latinan tarvitsijoita löytyy filosofian opiskelijoista historian tutkijoihin ja kuoroista yliopiston viestintään, eikä ta

2628 Created: 2016-04-12 Statistics

Investigation and Prosecution of Those Individuals Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity

Investigation and Prosecution of Those Individuals Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity   29 September 2021     The International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Post Office Box 19519 2500 CM The Hague The Netherlands     And   Ms. Karen Mosoti, or official replacement for the office of Liaison Office of the International Criminal Court to the United Nations 866 United Nations Plaza Suite 476 New York, NY, 10017 USA 212-486-1346/47/62     Email: otp.informationdesk@icc-cpi.int   Dear

73129 Created: 2021-09-29 Statistics

Eritrea፡We believe the Pfdj regime is a threat to Eritrea and to the horn Africa region

We Eritreans after independence have thought that things would go well and Eritrea would march along the bright paths of development,construction, achievements,liberity,social justice and examplery administration .Unfortunately PFDJ centralized all decision making,jurisdiction, and took all power away from the hands of the people.Our country eventhough blessed with natural resources ,a hardworking people and a strategic position suitable for conducting business and tourism activities,it is not e

15371 Created: 2016-06-22 Statistics

Save the Solstice Sunrise - Army Basing Plan for Larkhill

The Ministry of Defence has proposed a number of housing development sites in Larkhill, Wiltshire for personnel returning from Germany. Two of these sites lie across the Summer Solstice Sunrise alignment as seen from Stonehenge, directly in the "Sun Gap".We call upon the MoD to abandon plans to build on these two particular sites. Note: As well as signing this petition, please submit your objection to the MoD's consultation process by emailing DIO-ArmyBasing@mod.uk before 31st March 2014. Thanks

3617 Created: 2014-03-25 Statistics

Save Newmarket Stables, Durban

20th July 2015: Ethekweni Municipality served 1 months notice to Management, Committee members and family of Newmarket Stables, to vacate the premises by the 30th August 2015. Newmarket Stables, the last Equestrian club in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, has been given notice to vacate the premises it has occupied for more than a century, to make way for a new soccer academy. Equestrian world and people of Durban, we have only one chance to save this historical site. We have only one chance to retain th

5567 Created: 2015-07-21 Statistics

Student Financial Aid 2015

We the people who have signed this adress wish to make it clear that we oppose the decision by parliament to limit the student financial aid to only one degree.   This week the parliament is about to accept the new stricter student Financial aid (FA) distribution rules.I see many problems with this, and I would like to share a few with you: What this actually means is that a student may only get FA for their first degree, but not for any other degree of the same level afterwards. For example: If

11225 Created: 2015-03-10 Statistics

Statement of the Network of University Teachers against banning the Gender Studies Program

In the middle of the summer university break, the Hungarian Rectors' Conference was presented a draft decree from the Ministry of Human Resources and the Ministry of Justice.  This proposal called for the abolition of the masters program on Gender Studies. Such curricula are currently offered by the ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences and the Central European University (CEU).  The draft decree allowed students enrolled this year to complete their studies, but terminated this degree for future years

5123 Created: 2018-08-14 Statistics

Reinstate ANNIKA ULLTVEIT- MOE

One of Europe's Great Dog Women has been permanently suspended by the Swedish Kennel Club to judge because she inadvertently accepted multiple invitations on the same date. While this is an unacceptable act for a judge we the undersigned feel that it is a shame and terrible loss to the dog world to lose such a knowledgeable judge who has dedicated her whole life to the fancy. Annika has had a rich life in dogs spanning nearly a half a century. She has successfully bred and shown world famous Lha

1428 Created: 2016-09-28 Statistics

Dog Dragged to Death

On Friday April 20, a dog was tied to the back of a car and dragged to death on the Gyeongbuk expressway in Seoul, South Korea. A police investigation is underway to find the person(s) responsible for this malicious crime. Eyewitnesses have provided video footage and the license plate number to Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE) (www.fromcare.org). CARE has handed this evidence to the Seocho police station, filed an official police report, and is doing everything possible to support t

17346 Created: 2012-04-23 Statistics

Allowing again kitesurfing in Greek waters (by KiteMag.gr)

Hellenic Coast Guard recently made a decision establishing some rules in Greece for the recreation activity of kitesurf in Greek waters along with procedures and restrictions that have to be followed by the clubs renting kitesurf equipment for safety purposes. According to the above decision, kitesurf as a recreation activity is only allowed in beaches that have been rented by private persons or companies (clubs) for kitesurf purposes only. As a result, kitesurf has been declared as an illegal r

1642 Created: 2011-06-02 Statistics

Horse welfare: No. 1 Priority

We want the welfare of horses to be No. 1 priority in equestrian sports. We kindly ask FEI (International Federation of Equestrian Sports) to: Create a system that makes it easier and more efficient to inform about horse abuse. We ask that FEI could educate us more on how to efficiently inform the right authorities in case we witness animal cruelty. The created system should protect the witness appropriately.   Start spreading more information about ethical training and equine welfare in equestr

546 Created: 2021-04-22 Statistics

Social movement of Iranians کمپین مردمی ایرانیان برای جلوگیری از برداشت غیر قانونی اموال ملت ایران

     کمپین مردمی جلوگیری از برداشت غیر قانونی اموال ملت ایران در امریکا جناب آقای بان کی مون دبیر کل محترم سازمان ملل متحد ما امضاکنندگان این بیانیه به‌عنوان جمعی از ملت ایران درخواست داریم که به نامه اعتراضی دولتمان به جنابعالی در مورد حکم دادگاه‌های امریکا درباره برداشت غیرقانونی دو میلیارد دلار از اموالمان در این کشور کاملا توجه کرده و از این امر که خلاف رویه بین‌المللی است به‌شدت و قاطعانه جلوگیری فرمایید    الحملة الشعبیة لمنع الولایاتالمتحدة عن سحب غیر المشروع من الممتلکات الشعب الإیرانی

89192 Created: 2016-05-16 Statistics

Protest Against Closing Down the Lukács Archive

  We, the undersigned, wish to express our deepest worries about the resolution of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to close down the Lukács Archives in Budapest. Görgy Lukács was one the significant philosophers of the 20th century, an author of modernity outstanding not only in philosophy but also in the fields of political mindedness, theory of literature, sociology and ethics An author of international renown, Lukács represented one of the intellectual peaks in Hungary's history of civilisa

11064 Created: 2016-03-08 Statistics