Articles by A.D.McKenzie

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‘Arms Easier to Trade than Bananas’
A.D.McKenzie – Inter Press Service-IPS, 13 Feb 2012

The lack of international regulation in the trade of conventional arms is a “scandal” that must be brought to an end, said a coalition of non-governmental organisations as they heightened their campaign this week for a comprehensive United Nations treaty.

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Palestinian Flag Flies at UN Agency
A.D.McKenzie – Inter Press Service-IPS, 19 Dec 2011

Amidst a sudden downpour of rain here, the Palestinian flag was raised at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Tuesday [13 Dec 2011], marking Palestine’s admission to the specialised agency. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, stood solemnly with members of his delegation and other officials as the flag was hoisted alongside the UNESCO banner, while the Palestinian national anthem played.

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Palestine: UNESCO Becomes a New Battleground
A.D.McKenzie – Inter Press Service-IPS, 31 Oct 2011

Palestine’s bid to become a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has created a tense atmosphere here, as the United States threatens to cut financing if the application is approved.

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