Monday May 25, 2015

Gallopp Portal is an online publication portal which provides access to government publications (federal, provincial/territorial) and select legislative materials found in Canadian legislative and parliamentary libraries.

Learn more.

(Source: The Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada)

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Friday May 22, 2015

African Union Commission consultation with African Union member states of transitional justice is a 2011 report, published by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

From Executive Summary:

This report is a reflection of a 2 day expert consultation on Transitional Justice with African Union Member States organized by the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), which took place from September 12-13, 2011, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The consultation comprised representatives of the following: AU Member States - Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and South Sudan; the Legal Counsel of the AUC, the Secretariat of the Panel of the Wise; UN Women ; Independent experts on transitional justice; and representatives from civil society.

(Source: African Union)

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Today (May 22, 2015), Ireland could become the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. Polls are now open (source: BBC)

The Economist produced this feature, which includes a map of Europe showing gay and transgender rights by country and whether there is full equality.

(Source: The Economist)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday May 22, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share

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