Pope Francis has said that same-sex couples should be protected by civil union laws in the clearest language he has used on the rights of gay people, prompting praise from liberals and calls for urgent clarification from conservatives.
Opinion: Covid has exposed the 'missing middle' between Wellington and the front line.
Helen Clark#NZ Health Minister's portfolio accounts for 15% of all government spending & supports 80% of all health transactions. @PeterByardDavis of @Akld_DHB makes proposals in @nzherald on how to maximise effectiveness & efficiency of that large public investment
There is just one day left for New Zealanders to vote on whether the recreational use of cannabis should become legal, based on the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill. Although results are not expected to be announced for a few weeks,...
With the world teetering on the brink of historic reversals of hard-won progress on reducing extreme poverty and malnutrition, combating child mortality, and extending educational opportunity, we need a trading system that works for the poor. And...
Helen ClarkFully agree that @NOIweala "is uniquely well placed to lead @wto into critical new era; has skills/experience 2 engage govts & other stakeholders. All countries....gain from effectively managed trading system that puts shared interests 1st". @davidparkermp
On 24 September 2020, the Friends of the Task Force met in the margins of the high-level segment of the 75thsession of the United Nations General Assembly. Participants included Member States, UN agencies and non-State actors.