the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation
would like to reiterate my call for an end to this harmful practice. We,
in Defend International, reite... Read More ...
Dr Akrawi Awarded For Bridging Gap Between Civilizations
Akrawi, President of Defend International, has been awarded by the National Organization
for Future Generations, based in Algeria, to thank her for being a passionate
advocate of bridgin... Read More ...
DI 2013: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
Defend International has joined over 5,000 NGOs from over 150 countries around the globe to mark the 16 Days of
Activisim Against Gender Based Violence, which starts on November 25 and ends
on Dece... Read More ...
DI Reiterates its Commitment Towards a Global Ban on Use of Cluster Munitions
Defend International marks the 5th anniversary of the Convention on Cluster Munitions Signing Conference in Oslo by having candle-lit vigils spilling "CCM 5" in Oslo and throughout the MENA region. C... Read More ...
DI Celebrated Norwegian Women's Suffrage Centenary
delegation of Defend International attended the International
Conference: Women, Power and Politics - The Road to Sustainable
Democracy at the Radisson Blue Scandinavia Hotel on ... Read More ...
DEFEND INTERNATIONAL (DI) is a non governmental organ devoted to defending human rights and to conducting medical research. It works to stop violations of human rights, especially in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It forms a
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subscribers in every part of the world.
Defend International is Devoted to Human Rights and Medical Research;
Defend International Promotes Peace and Democracy...
a new article our colleague Dr. Ian Kearns, co-founder and Director of
the European Leadership Network, which works to advance the idea
of a cooperative and cohesive Europe, presented an important analysis on the current
crisis in the Ukraine. As the debate on how to respond to the Russian
annexation of Crimea rages, Dr. Kearns argues that the West needs to get
beyond sanctions to a more nuanced policy aimed at bringing Putin to the
response to the current crisis means thinking beyond sanctions,"
said Dr. Kearns. "It means using a more nuanced mix of instruments to deny
Putin opportunities in Europe while pursuing a dialogue with him about
cooperation in the interests of all."
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