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Archive for September 21st, 2010

Uzbekistan’s Permanent Representative To The UN Speaks About Fashion While Secretary General Speaks About Terrorism

Posted by Info on 21/09/2010

Gulnara Karimova, the 38-year-old daughter of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, lives in Geneva, where she serves as Uzbekistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN. Bilan magazine, named her as one of Switzerland’s 10 richest women, estimating her fortune at around $600m in December 2009.

Human Rights groups accuse Uzbek authorities of systematic torture, forced labour in its cotton industry, and repression of political opposition. Most prominent groups, such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, have long been expelled from the country.

UN Representative Ms Karimova presented “Guli” line of Uzbek-inflected fashion last Friday at New York Fashion Week. Ms Karimova told fashion reporters. “We’ve been showing in Milan and we had a lot of interest in Europe.”
She launched her Guli jewellery line for Swiss jewellery maker Chopard last year, although the ensuing controversy caused Chopard to pull out of the launch event at the last minute.

But her father Mr. Karimov, Uzbek President and Mr Ban, Secretary-General during their talks today at UN Headquarters in New York, discussed wider issues affected Central Asian peace and security, particularly terrorism and the illegal drug trade.

Mr. Ban and Islam Karimov also discussed the humanitarian situation in Kyrgyzstan, which neighbours Uzbekistan. Many people were killed in the April clashes between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks, and United Nations aid agencies have since warned that without an injection of funding from donors, the humanitarian needs of people displaced by the unrest will go unmet.

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Belarusian regime was criticized at the UN

Posted by Info on 21/09/2010

The 15th session of the UN Human Rights Council: On the first day, September 13, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay blasted Belarus for the situation with the rights of non-governmental organizations. On September 17 criticism against our country continued. A representative of Belgium Alex Van Meeuwen on behalf of the EU noted:

“The EU hopes that the presidential election in Belarus will be held without violations of human rights, especially of the right for freedom of expression and public associations. The European Union also calls upon the Belarusian authorities to impose the moratorium on capital punishment.”

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В МВД Получить Протекцию Будет Значительно Легче

Posted by Info on 21/09/2010

В МВД Станет Невозможно Трудоустроиться Без Рекомендации= Получить Протекцию Будет Значительно Легче.

МВД разъяснило порядок поручительства при трудоустройстве в органы внутренних дел. Список вакансий, на которые понадобятся личные рекомендации, впечатляет — тут и водители, и секретари, и корреспонденты, и метеорологи, и даже заправщики. Однако получить протекцию будет значительно легче, чем предполагалось ранее.

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