UNITED NATIONS DAY 2017

Speech by Mr. Karel Frielink – Dean of the Consular Corps of Curaçao

United Nations Day – 24 October 2017

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Your Excellency, the Acting Governor of Curaçao, Mrs. Nolda Römer-Kenepa

The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Mr. Eugene Rhuggenaath

The Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Curaçao, Mrs. Marilyn Alcalá-Wallé

The Minister of Social Development, Mr. Hensley Koeiman

The Deputy President of our Parliament, Mrs. Giselle Mc William

The Secretary General to UNESCO, Mrs. Marva Browne

Commander of the Armed Forces on Curacao, Brigadier General De Vin, and the Commanders of the MNCCC

Fellow members of the Consular …
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Oct 2017
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WILL 2012 BE A BETTER YEAR?

It depends on us!

What do you and I have in common? That we probably, just like all other people on earth, are descended from a people that lived in Africa in a far past. Thus considered we are all brothers and sisters. One big family, one big community, but not as closely and not as strongly connected as many of us would like it to be.

In the course of history differences have increased. Differences, for example, in appearance, in color, in language, in religion, in culture, in education, in prosperity etc. And with these differences, contradictions arose: between …
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UNITED NATIONS BASIC PRINCIPLES ON THE ROLE OF LAWYERS

The Basic Principles are considered to be a “soft-law” instrument

The Basic Priciples on the role of lawyers were adopted by the Eighth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Havana, Cuba, 27 August to 7 September 1990.

According to the preambule professional associations of lawyers have a vital role to play in upholding professional standards and ethics, protecting their members from persecution and improper restrictions and infringements, providing legal services to all in need of them, and cooperating with governmental and other institutions in furthering the ends of justice and public interest, The …
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10
Nov 2011
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