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Sunday, May 18, 2003

Mary Robinson the former President of Ireland (1990 -1997) and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has now become the Director of The Ethical Globalization Initiative.

This initiative aims "to develop multi-disciplinary thought + action aimed at integrating human rights standards into specific recommendations for governance and policy-making at the global level and through dialogue and specific activities at the local and national level" and "to support civil society, local and national governments, and sub-regional and regional networks committed to developing human rights capacities through the broad framework of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).