International Relations


Assyria – Resolution


Natural Recourses – item 6 – July 24-28, 2000

SubCommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection Of Minorities Working Group on Indigenous Populations Eighteenth session 24-28 July 2000 Intervention for Agenda Item 6: Standard-setting activities including a review of indigenous peoples' relationship with natural resource, energy and mining companies Mr. Chairman I am attending this working group as a representative of the Assyrian people. Presently an estimated half of our population lives outside our indigenous land of Iraq. This converts into about 2 million people who still live in Iraq. However ...

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TREATY OF PEACE WITH TURKEY SIGNED AT Switzerland- LAUSANNE – JULY 24 , 1923

THE CONVENTION RESPECTING THE REGIME OF THE STRAITS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS SIGNED AT LAUSANNE THE BRITISH EMPIRE, FRANCE, ITALY, JAPAN, GREECE, ROUMANIA and the SERB-CROAT-SLOVENE STATE, of the one part, and TURKEY, of the other part; Being united in the desire to bring to a final close the state of war which has existed in the East since 1914, Being anxious to re-establish the relations of friendship and commerce which are essential to the mutual well-being of their respective peoples, And considering that these relations must be based on respect for the independence ...

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AUA letter to the member of the Australian Parliament for the support

The Hon. Charlie Lynn MLC Member of Parliament Parliament House Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000 Sub: Parliament Support Needed to Prevent Mass Exodus of Christians from Iraq Dear Hon. Charlie Lynn: On behalf of the Assyrian Australian Community and the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) we thank you for presenting this petition to the State Parliament of New South Wales and both houses of the Federal Parliament on behalf of the over 40,000 Assyrians of Australia who are concerned about the future of the Christian Assyrians and their plight in Iraq. The ...

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AUA – Ms. Jennifer Babaie’s speech delivered at the UN Forum on Minority Issues – Geneva – Dec 12, 2010

Statement on the Meaningful and Effective Participation in Economic and Development Policy-Making Ms. Jennifer Babaie, AUA Committee on International Relations: On October 31st of this year, the Our Lady of Salvation Cathedral was holding its usual Sunday evening mass. Armed men carrying explosives and weapons forcefully entered the church and killed 2 priests and at least 50 of the worshippers. It took more than four hours and four dead security guards before the remaining hostages were freed. Good morning everyone. My task today is to explain centuries of entrenc...

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UN Refugee Chief in Middle East to strengthen with gulf states and Muslim world – April 2, 2007

UN REFUGEE CHIEF IN MIDDLE EAST TO STRENGTHEN TIES WITH GULF STATES AND MUSLIM WORLD New York, Apr 2 2007 2:00PM After wrapping up a weekend trip to Baghdad to find ways to bolster humanitarian support for the millions uprooted by the conflict in Iraq, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR is in Bahrain today, as part of a mission to the Middle East to strengthen the agency’s partnerships with Gulf nations and the Muslim world in general. In Baghdad, Mr. Guterres held talks with top officials, stressing that the Iraqi Government must take control of ...

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UN Refugee Chief in Middle East to strengthen with gulf states and Muslim world – April 2, 2007

UN REFUGEE CHIEF IN MIDDLE EAST TO STRENGTHEN TIES WITH GULF STATES AND MUSLIM WORLD New York, Apr 2 2007 2:00PM After wrapping up a weekend trip to Baghdad to find ways to bolster humanitarian support for the millions uprooted by the conflict in Iraq, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR is in Bahrain today, as part of a mission to the Middle East to strengthen the agency’s partnerships with Gulf nations and the Muslim world in general. In Baghdad, Mr. Guterres held talks with top officials, stressing that the Iraqi Government must take control ...

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UNHRC 4th Session Statement – March 29, 2007

Human Rights Council 4th Session 12-30 March 2007 Item 2: Implementation of General Assembly resolution 60/251 of 15 March 2006 entitled “Human Rights Council” Other Issues March 29, 2007 Statement by the International Federation for the Protection of the Rights of Ethnic, Religious, Linguistic and Other Minorities (IFPRERLM) Delivered by Damianos SEREFIDIS (Main Representative, Geneva) Mr. President, The International Federation for the Protection of the Rights of Ethnic, Religious, Linguistic and Other Minorities (IFPRERLM), is glad to participate in the ...

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