CALD NEWS YOU CAN USE Week of 1 – 13 of February 2017

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CALD NEWS YOU CAN USE

Week of 1 – 13 of February 2017

CALD Youth Political Academy 2017

After a long and rigorous process, the CALD Secretariat is proud to present the successful applicants who will join the representatives from the CALD Member Parties to #CYPA2017 in Hong Kong this coming 23-27 March 2017.

Thank you! Always remember that #YOUthCanLead

“Imagine. Inspire. Innovate.”

#CYPA2017 #CALD

CALD Women’s Caucus Chair Jayanthi Devi Balaguru celebrates International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NUyepe59Ew

Liberals from around the world have commemorated International Women’s Day (8 March) by highlighting some of the most pressing challenges women continue to face because of their gender.
http://www.liberal-international.org/
site/Liberals_Commemorate_
International_Womens_Day.html
The Liberal Party is standing against the reinstatement of death penalty, the party said in a statement today as House of Representatives gears for the third and final reading for the return of death penalty on illegal drug related cases. “The Liberal Party stands pat on its opposition to the death penalty bill despite threats of marginalization wielded by the House leadership,” the party said.
http://www.update.ph/2017/03/liberal-party-stands-against-death-penalty/15334
The exiled former head of Cambodia’s opposition party on Friday urged the international community to help ensure free and fair elections in his country, saying Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government is seeking to eliminate its competition ahead of polls later this year.
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/polls-03032017164502.html
CALD NEWS YOU CAN USE
Week  of 1 – 13 of February 2017BURMAThe Murder of an Honorable Lawyer in Myanmar
March 7 2017
http://www.newyorker.com
/news/news-desk/the-murder
-of-an-honorable-lawyer-in-myanmar
MALAYSIA
Malaysia ranks top in best countries to invest in
March 12 2017
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/
nation/2017/03/13/malaysia-tops-in
-best-countries-to-invest-in/

Malaysia to send new peacekeepers to Mindanao
March 13 2017
http://www.philstar.com/nation/
2017/03/13/1680674/malaysia-
send-new-peacekeepers-mindanao

PHILIPPINES
House approves death penalty bill on final reading
March 7 2017
http://news.abs-cbn.com/news
/03/07/17/house-approves-
death-penalty-bill-on-final-reading

LIBERAL INTERNATIONAL
70th Anniversary Congress
March 9 2017
http://www.liberal-international.org/
site/70th_Anniversary_Congress.html

Liberal leader Verhofstadt spells out risks to Europe’s future in LI lecture
March 2 2017
http://www.liberal-international.org/
site/Liberal_leader_Verhofstadt_
spells_out_risks_to_Europes_future
_in_LI_lecture.html

 

 

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