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Charles Malik
Charles Habib Malik (sometimes spelled Charles Habib Malek;[1][2][3] 1906 - 28 December 1987; Arabic: شارل مالك‎) was a Lebanese academic, diplomat, and philosopher. He served as the Lebanese representative to the United Nations, the President of the Commission on Human Rights and the United Nations
United Nations
General Assembly, a member of the Lebanese Cabinet, a national minister of Education and the Arts, and of Foreign Affairs and Emigration, and theologian. He was responsible for the drafting and adoption of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.Contents1 Birth and education 2 In the United Nations 3 Roles in Lebanon 4 Academic career 5 Death 6 Further reading 7 Famous quotes 8 Sources 9 External linksBirth and education[edit] Born in mexicano (Btourram), Lebanon, Malik was the son of Dr. Habib Malik and Zarifa Karam. Malik was the great-nephew of the renowned author Farah Antun
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Arabic Language
Arabic
Arabic
(Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة‎) al-ʻarabiyyah [ʔalʕaraˈbijːah] ( listen) or (Arabic: عَرَبِيّ‎) ʻarabī [ˈʕarabiː] ( listen) or [ʕaraˈbij]) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.[4] It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
in the east to the Anti- Lebanon
Lebanon
mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. Arabic
Arabic
is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form (Modern Standard Arabic) [5]. The modern written language (Modern Standard Arabic) is derived from Classical Arabic
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Maronite Christianity In Lebanon
Maronite Christians in Lebanon
Lebanon
(Arabic: المسيحية المارونية في لبنان) refers to adherents of the Maronite Church
Maronite Church
in Lebanon, which is the largest Christian denomination in the country. The Lebanese Maronite Christians are believed to constitute about 22%[2] of the total population of Lebanon
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Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°50′N 35°50′E / 33.833°N 35.833°E / 33.833; 35.833Lebanese Republic الجمهورية اللبنانية (Arabic) al-Jumhūrīyah al-LubnānīyahFlagCoat of armsAnthem: كلّنا للوطن Kulluna lil-watan All Of Us, For the Country!Capital and largest city Beirut 33°54′N 35°32′E / 33.900°N 35.533°E / 33.900; 35.533Official languages Arabic[nb 1]Recognised languages FrenchDemonym LebaneseGovernment Unitary parliamentary multi-confessionalist republic[1]• PresidentMichel Aoun[2]• Prime MinisterSaad Hariri• Speaker of the ParliamentNabih BerriLegislature ParliamentEstablishment• Greater Lebanon1 September 1920• Constitution23 May 1926• Independence declared22 November 1943• Independence (Joined U
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United Nations Economic And Social Council
President of the ECOSOC As of 29 July 2017[update]: Marie Chatardová[2]Website www.un.org/en/ecosocThe United Nations
United Nations
Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC; French: Conseil économique et social des Nations unies, CESNU) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social, and related work of 15 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions. The ECOSOC
ECOSOC
has 54 members
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Delegate
A delegate is someone who attends or communicates the ideas of or acts on behalf of an organization at a meeting or conference between organizations, which may be at the same level or involved in a common field of work or interest. Contents1 Organizations 2 Legislative 3 Party politics3.1 United States3.1.1 Presidential conventions3.1.1.1 Democratic Party 3.1.1.2 Republican Party4 Religion 5 See also 6 ReferencesOrganizations[edit] Organizations may hold conventions where the membership from different parts of the organization is assembled.[1] Delegates attend the convention to represent their part of the organization. For example, an organization may be national in scope and consist of many local member clubs
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Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: [sɐˈvʲɛt͡skʲɪj sɐˈjus] ( listen)), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics,[a] its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
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Cabinet Of Lebanon
Cabinet or The Cabinet may refer to:Contents1 Furniture 2 Government 3 Equipment 4 Media 5 Other 6 See alsoFurniture[edit]Cabinet, a box-shaped piece of furniture with doors and/or drawers Filing cabinet, a piece of office furniture used to file folders Video game arcade cabinet, a type of furniture which houses arcade gamesGovernment[edit] Cabinet (government), a council of high-ranking members of government
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Ministry Of Education And Higher Education (Lebanon)
The Republic of Lebanon
Lebanon
Ministry of Education & Higher Education (Arabic: الجمهورية اللبنانية وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي‎) (en français: Ministère de l'éducation et l'éducation supérieure) is a government agency of Lebanon
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National Assembly Of Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°53′48.39″N 35°30′13.69″E / 33.8967750°N 35.5038028°E / 33.8967750; 35.5038028Lebanese Parliament مجلس النواب Chambre des députésTypeTypeUnicameralLeadershipSpeakerNabih Berri, Amal Movement Since October 20, 1992Deputy SpeakerFarid Makari, Future Movement Since June 25, 2009StructureSeats 128Political groups     March 8 Alliance
March 8 Alliance
(53)     FPM (18)      Am
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Lebanese Civil War
Lebanese Front Army of Free Lebanon
Lebanon
(until 1977) SLA (from 1976)   Israel
Israel
(from 1978)
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Kataeb Party (Lebanon)
The Lebanese Phalanges Party (Arabic: حزب الكتائب اللبنانية‎ Ḥizb al-Katā’ib al-Lubnānīya), better known in English as the Phalange (Arabic: الكتائب‎ al-Katā’ib), is a Christian
Christian
Democratic political party in Lebanon. In spite of it being officially secular, it is supported mainly by Maronite Catholics. The party played a major role in the Lebanese Civil War (1975–90). In decline in the late 1980s and 1990s, the party slowly re-emerged since the early 2000s
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Dag Hammarskjöld
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (Swedish: [dɑːɡ ²hamarˌɧœld] ( listen); 29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, economist, and author who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations
Secretary-General of the United Nations
from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. At the age of 47 years upon his appointment, Hammarskjöld was the youngest to have held the post. Additionally, he is one of only four people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize[1] and was the only United Nations Secretary-General to die while in office. He was killed in a DC-6 airplane crash en route to cease-fire negotiations during the Congo Crisis. Hammarskjöld has been referred to as one of the two best secretaries-general of the United Nations,[2] and his appointment has been mentioned as the most notable success for the UN.[3] United States President John F
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List Of Presidents Of Lebanon
This is a list of Presidents of Lebanon
Lebanon
since the creation of the office in 1926. Constitutionally (de jure), the president's post carries significant responsibilities and influence. In practice, the president is largely a ceremonial and symbolic post due to external pressure (such as Syrian influence) or the formation of "consensus" cabinets, forcing the president to compromise. In theory, however, the president is responsible for appointing the entire government, therefore the ministers should work to his pleasure
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National Liberal Party (Lebanon)
The National Liberal Party (NLP, Arabic: حزب الوطنيين الأحرار‎, literally Ḥizb Al-Waṭaniyyīn Al-Aḥrār) is a center-right[citation needed] political party in Lebanon, established by President Camille Chamoun
Camille Chamoun
in 1958. It is now under the leadership of Dory Chamoun, his son.Contents1 Policies 2 History2.1 List of presidents of the National Liberal Party3 References 4 External linksPolicies[edit] The party has adopted a hard line in regard to the preservation of Lebanese independence, and to the safeguard of the distinctive liberal practices in Lebanon
Lebanon
with respect to freedom of expression and opinion and religious freedoms
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Camille Chamoun
Camille Nimr Chamoun (Arabic: كميل نمر شمعون, Arabic pronunciation: [kamiːl ʃamʕ'uːn] Kamīl Sham'ūn) (3 April 1900 – 7 August 1987) was President of Lebanon
President of Lebanon
from 1952 to 1958,[1] and one of the country's main Christian
Christian
leaders during most of the Lebanese Civil War
Lebanese Civil War
(1975–1990).Contents1 Early years and education 2 Revolt
Revolt
of 1958 3 Founding the NLP 4 Civil War 5 Death 6 References 7 See alsoEarly years and education[edit] Camille Nimr Chamoun was born at Deir el-Qamar on 3 April 1900 into a prominent Maronite family.[2][3] He received a law degree from St. Joseph University.[3] He was first elected to the Lebanese parliament in 1934, and was reelected in 1937 and 1943
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