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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

6348 Created: 2015-10-26 Statistics

World Cup 2018

Boycot the 2018 World Cup! If we can get attention we can make it happen! Blatter and the FIFA are corrupt and have gone too far!

724 Created: 2015-05-29 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

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

Stop bird slaughter in Cyprus now!

The new EU member state Cyprus has become a death trap for the birds which migrate across the Eastern Mediterranean. Countless trappers set up their nets, and above all lime sticks, in almond and olive groves, in gardens and in the macchia in order to trap migrant song birds resting on passage. The main victims of the lime sticks are warblers and thrushes; but cuckoos, owls and other protected birds are also caught. The trapped birds are destined for the pot, not infrequently in restaurants, whe

1328 Created: 2010-08-30 Statistics

The Future of University College Roosevelt: A Response to the Reorientation Plan

If you are in support of the thoughts and sentiments expressed in the document, “The Future of University College Roosevelt: A Response to the Reorientation Plan”, please sign the petition and (if you wish) leave your comment and credentials as a sign of solidarity. https://drive.google.com/file/d/19ZP0e8QUMiSSoMoQX37E-ZwCuPOlvQrw/view?usp=sharing

175 Created: 2019-05-03 Statistics

Wolfcon 4

The confactory has been organizing "wolfcon" for three years in a row already.This year should have been the last one, but we, as the fans, are not ready to leave it behind just yet. We would love to have one last Wolfcon, a saying goodbye edition So if you enjoyed wolfcon just as much as we all did, please sign this petition to show the organization that we want it, one last time!Only sign when you actually want to come

131 Created: 2017-08-01 Statistics

In defence of professional wind orchestras in Estonia

On 17 May, Estonian Music Council, together with other prominent institutions in the field of music, appealed to the Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Minister of Defence Kalle Laanet and Minister of Culture Anneli Ott to express concern pertaining to the proposed plan to liquidate the Orchestra of the Estonian Defence Forces. On 18 May, the dissolution of the Police and Border Guard Orchestra was made public within the planned budget cuts in the Ministry of the Interior. From the point of continuity,

2606 Created: 2021-05-20 Statistics

Protect your country and Europe against immigration

Sign, if you fear the massive immigration into your country and Europe.Sign, if you believe there should be military permission to protect Europe's external and internal borders Sign, if you think we can help more refugees for less money, if we help in the neighboring areas. Sign if you belive that Europe must have an exemption from UN conventions and Shcengen Agreement.    

969 Created: 2015-08-14 Statistics

UAEM-Amsterdam support letter

We already have 204 PHYSICAL SIGNATURES from researchers, medical doctors, students and many other people working and studying at the UvA, VU or related hospitals. Please help us during this final sprint by signing this online petition to INCREASE GLOBAL ACCESS TO MEDICINES before we present the combined signatures to the board of Amsterdam UMC in the spring of 2020.    To whom it may concern: I hereby express my full support to Universities Allied for Essential Medicines – Amsterdam (UAEM

101 Created: 2016-11-30 Statistics

Please give a legit explanation why team Thailand lost two points and does not allow substitutions s

Another one petition website, pls sign it too! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/please-give-a-legit-explanation-why-team-thailand On behalf of Thailand Volleyball fan,We just watched volleyball game between Thailand-Japan. That's very fantastic match during game I appreciate their agility & willful that made it's a good match until come along to final set(5sets). THE REFEREE gave 2 yellows cards while ......1. Thailand lead 12-6 , Thai's coach tried to put the button for substitution his p

174181 Created: 2016-05-18 Statistics

Reinstate Elvis' name on the "USS Arizona"

The goal of this petition is to reinstate Elvis' name on the "USS Arizona Memorial" in Pearl Harbour - Hawaii... Elvis' name was removed from the memorial because of his alleged abuse of prescibed medication! This removal is an insult to the memory and legacy of Elvis Presley! Elvis helped to raise the funds to finish the construction of the memorial by doing a benefit concert in 1961. Elvis should be aknowledged and his name should be reinstated!!!!!

3564 Created: 2016-01-04 Statistics

Stop the annual dolphin slaughter in Taiji

Every year between September and March, hundreds of dolphins are captured and killed in the most horrible way in Taiji, Japan. Twelve boats sail to the open sea almost every day to search for wild dolphins. A few kilometers from the coast, the dolphin hunters spread out to continue their search. This search sometimes take a few hours before dolphins are found. When a dolphin family is found, dolphin hunters take their position. The hunters start striking with a hammer on a metal pole that is at

444 Created: 2019-03-30 Statistics

COMPENSATION FOR THE VICTIMS OF FORCED STERILIZATION

APPEAL TO THE CZECH GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT THE CONCLUSIONS OF THE CALL OF THE UN COMMITTEE FOR THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN, CONCERNING COERCIVE OR NON-CONSENSUAL STERILIZATION OF CZECH CITIZENS, ESPECIALLY ROMANI WOMEN We challenge the Czech government to urgently meet the call of the aforementioned UN Committee from March 7, 2016 The UN Committee for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women has released its concluding observations on the Czech R

115 Created: 2016-05-20 Statistics

Code rood is vrij voor leerlingen voortgezet onderwijs

Sneeuwvrij voor scholieren bij code rood. wanneer het knmi adviseert niet de weg op te gaan geldt dat ook voor scholieren.

96 Created: 2017-12-10 Statistics

Let Lion Gray go to Stichting Leeuw

Ussuriysk, Far East of Russia, 2015, a flooded zoo, animals are trapped in their cages, crying for help, unable to flee the rising floodwater. Rescuers have evacuated exhausted and starving animals who became trapped for days. Two bears were drowned. At the zoo,...a lion,...in a tiny cage, standing in water up to his neck for three days. Lion Gray was rescued, airlifted to safety and brought to the Rehab Center where he arrived in bad condition. Gray had lived under terrible conditions and had n

137 Created: 2016-11-27 Statistics

Stop social dumping

STOP DE SOCIALE DUMPING IN DE TRANSPORTSECTOR STOP LE DUMPING SOCIAL DANS LE SECTEUR DU TRANSPORT De transportsector in België wordt de laatste jaren geteisterd door sociale dumping-praktijken. Hierdoor verdwenen op enkele jaren bijna 4.000 jobs! En toch rijden er niet minder vrachtwagens op onze autosnelwegen, integendeel. Ces dernières années, le secteur du transport en Belgique est de plus en plus touché par des pratiques de dumping social. En quelques années, celles-ci ont fait perdre p

5609 Created: 2013-12-04 Statistics

Give Norwegian equal treatment as other airlines in distributing Covid19 aid

We now see time and time again how the Nordic countries governments either change or set stricter terms for Norwegian in relation to other airlines. Norwegian has the same right to aid as the others. Now the various authorities in Sweden, Denmark and Norway are changing the rules of the game with a pretext that Norwegian has put itself in its own crisis. The Corona crisis is extraordinary and no companies are exempt from this crisis. Norway is the leading company with focus on environmentally fr

1681 Created: 2020-03-28 Statistics

Petition for the protection of the Vltavska metro station concrete cascades spot

We, members of the Foreign parkour community, supporting the Czech parkour community, based on the official organization of the Czech Association of Parkour, z. s. (ČAPk), as well as other public, demand that the concrete cascades at the Vltavská metro station be preserved during the new planning of the Vltavská Philharmonic and surrounding buildings, or that changes be consulted with representatives of the Czech parkour community, ie ČAPk. The Vltavská concrete cascades are an integral part of

2871 Created: 2021-06-06 Statistics

Save our 85 dogs and 20 puppies in Serbia!

Dear animal friends and Animal welfare activists!Unfortunately, this time we have no good news for you. Very sad news reached us from Serbia. The communal politicians of the municipality of Bac (Serbia) have decided to vacate our shelter or kill the rescued dogs!All documents that we have submitted (which were requested by the community), have "disappeared". We thought that if we do everything the legislator requires from us, we should be safe. We were proud of our performance and the home we bu

2409 Created: 2015-07-27 Statistics