Renewed Concern for Democracy and Human Rights: Special Bicentennial Program, Washington, 1976 : Report on the Tenth Meeting of Members of Congress and of the European Parliament, September 1976, Pursuant to H. Res. 315 Authorizing the Committee on International Relations to Conduct Thorough Studies and Investigations of All Matters Coming Within the Jurisdiction of the Committee

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 - 72 pagini

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Pagina 32 - All Members pledge themselves to take joint and separate action in cooperation with the Organization for the achievement of the purposes set forth in Article 55.
Pagina 15 - Member countries is to encourage the positive contributions which multinational enterprises can make to economic and social progress and to minimize and resolve the difficulties to which their various operations may give rise.
Pagina 30 - All this means that the people of any country have the right and should have the power by constitutional action, by free, unfettered elections, with secret ballot, to choose or change the character or form of government under which they dwell, that freedom of speech and thought should reign, that courts of Justice independent of the Executive, unbiased by any party, should administer laws which have received the broad assent of large majorities or are concentrated by time and custom. Here are the...
Pagina 66 - Collins, chairman of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection, expressed concern over the possibility of the repatriation of legislation. He argued that environmental policy had been misreported and that the Community had been misrepresented as interfering in member states...
Pagina 28 - ... Western Europe without gaining any durable benefit from the Soviet Union. The collapse of the Soviet-American trade agreement makes it seem even less likely that the United States can use detente as a means to extract important concessions from the USSR Other critics contend that whatever the merits of detente policy, the political costs it imposes cannot ultimately be borne. Congress and the American public can understand and support a policy which clearly discriminates friend from foe. They...
Pagina 55 - In one aspect, cultural relations can do very little. They certainly cannot overcome or deflect major historical events or eliminate acute power conflicts. But, they are the chief means to shape the future of men and nations, to change their directions through creative mutual borrowing and to strengthen an awareness of shared values.
Pagina 30 - ... the executive, unbiased by any party, should administer laws which have received the broad assent of large majorities or are consecrated by time and custom. Here are the title deeds of freedom, which should lie in every cottage home. Here is the message of the British and American peoples to mankind. Let us preach what we practise, let us practise what we preach.
Pagina 52 - The fact is that most Third World countries do not have a democratic tradition, and there are very few John Lockes or Rousseaus or Magna Cartas in the Third World legacy. Indeed the historic tradition in most Third World countries is based on social institutions that are mostly authoritarian, such as tribes, religious institutions, and the extended family.
Pagina 34 - The great human rights must be recognized, respected, and given reality In the affairs of nations. The earliest UN declarations and the recent Helsinki conference leave no doubt that these are matters of international concern. The United States will support these principles. Throughout the world, in...

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