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Global Commission On Drug Policy
The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP) is a panel of world leaders and intellectuals, with a Secretariat based in Geneva, Switzerland.[1] In June 2011, the commission said: "The global war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world."[2] The emphasis in drug policy on harsh law enforcement over four decades has not accomplished its goal of banishing drugs and has in fact spawned wide, dramatic eruptions of violence, the report continued. By way of alternative, the GCDP report "advocates decriminalizing drug use by those who do no harm to others."[3] The commission was formed to "bring to the international level an informed, science-based discussion about humane and effective ways to reduce the harm caused by drugs to people and societies
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Chairman Of The Federal Reserve
The Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Federal Reserve System
is the head of the central banking system of the United States. The position is known colloquially as "Chair of the Fed" or "Fed Chair". The chair is the "active executive officer"[2] of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The chair is chosen by the President of the United States
President of the United States
from among the members of the Board of Governors; and serves for four-year-terms after appointment. A chair may be appointed for several consecutive terms
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Prime Minister Of Greece
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic
Hellenic Republic
(Greek: Πρωθυπουργός της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Greece
Greece
(Greek: Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elládas), is the head of government of the Hellenic Republic
Hellenic Republic
and the leader of the Greek cabinet. The incumbent prime minister is Alexis Tsipras, who took office on 21 September 2015. The prime minister's official seat (but not residence) is the Maximos Mansion in the centre of Athens. The office is described in the Constitution either as Prime Minister or President of the Government (Πρόεδρος της Κυβερνήσεως)
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Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
and Malaria
Malaria
(or simply The Global Fund) is an international financing organization that aims to "[a]ttract and disburse additional resources to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria."[1] A public–private partnership, the organization has its secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.[2] The organization began operations in January 2002.[3] Microsoft
Microsoft
founder Bill Gates
Bill Gates
was one of the first private foundations among many bilateral donors to provide seed money for the project.[4] The Global Fund is the world's largest financier of anti-AIDS, TB and malaria programs. As of July 2016, the organization had disbursed $30 billion to countries and communities in need
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Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Aleksander Kwaśniewski (Polish pronunciation: [alɛˈksandɛr kfaɕˈɲɛfskʲi] ( listen); born 15 November 1954) is a Polish politician and journalist. He served as the President of Poland from 1995 to 2005. He was born in Białogard, and during communist rule he was active in the Socialist Union of Polish Students and was the Minister for Sport in the communist government in the 1980s. After the fall of communism he became a leader of the left-wing Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland, successor to the former ruling Polish United Workers' Party, and a co-founder of the Democratic Left Alliance. Kwaśniewski was democratically elected president in 1995, defeating the incumbent, Lech Wałęsa. He was re-elected to a second and final term as president in 2000 in a decisive first-round victory
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President Of Poland
The President of the Republic of Poland
Poland
(Polish: Prezydent Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, shorter form: Prezydent RP) is the head of state of Poland. His or her rights and obligations are determined in the Constitution of Poland. The president heads the executive branch. In addition the president has a right to dissolve the parliament in certain cases[1] and represents Poland
Poland
in the international arena.Contents1 History 2 Election 3 Powers 4 Presidential residencies and properties 5 Acting President of Poland 6 Former Presidents 7 Living former Presidents 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksHistory[edit] The first president of Poland, Gabriel Narutowicz, was sworn in as president of the Second Republic on 11 December 1922. He was elected by the National Assembly (the Sejm
Sejm
and the Senate) under the terms of the 1921 Constitution of Poland
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Ricardo Lagos
Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo fɾoiˈlanˈlaɣos eskoˈβaɾ]; born 2 March 1938) is a Chilean lawyer, economist and social democrat politician who served as President of Chile
President of Chile
from 2000 to 2006. He won the 1999-2000 presidential election by a narrow margin in a runoff over Independent Democrat Union
Independent Democrat Union
(UDI) candidate Joaquín Lavín. Lagos was the third president from the center-left Coalition of Parties for Democracy to have ruled Chile
Chile
since 1990
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President Of Chile
The President of the Republic of Chile
Chile
(Spanish: Presidente de la República de Chile) is the head of state and the head of government of the Republic of Chile. The President is responsible for both the Chilean government and state administration.[1] Although its role and significance has changed over the history of Chile, as well as its position and relations with other actors in the national political organization, it is one of the most prominent political figures. It is also considered as one of the institutions that make up the "Historic Constitution of Chile", and is essential to the country's political stability.[2] Under the current Constitution (adopted in 1980), the President serves a four-year term, with immediate re-election being prohibited. The shorter period (previously the term was six years) allows for parliamentary and presidential elections to be synchronized
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Olusegun Obasanjo
Nigerian Civil War
Nigerian Civil War
(6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970) Congo Crisis
Congo Crisis
(5 July 1960 – 25 November 1965)Chief Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR, Ph.D.[3] (/oʊˈbɑːsəndʒoʊ/; Yoruba: Olúṣẹ́gun Ọbásanjọ́ [olúʃɛ̙́ɡũ ɒ̙básandʒɒ̙́];[4] born 5 March 1937) is a former Nigerian Army
Nigerian Army
general who was President of Nigeria
President of Nigeria
from 1999 to 2007. Obasanjo was a career soldier before serving twice as his nation's head of state. He served as a military ruler from 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979, and as a democratically elected president from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007
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President Of Nigeria
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Nigeria
is the head of state and head of the national executive of Nigeria. The President of Nigeria
Nigeria
is also the commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The President is elected in national elections which take place every four years. The first President of Nigeria
Nigeria
was Nnamdi Azikiwe, who took office on 1 October 1963. The current President, Muhammadu Buhari, took office on 29 May 2015 as the 15th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.Contents1 History 2 Functions of the President of Nigeria 3 Eligibility 4 Oath of office 5 See also 6 ReferencesHistory[edit] On October 1, 1960, Nigeria
Nigeria
gained independence from Britain. An all-Nigerian Executive Council was headed by a Prime Minister, Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. On November 16, 1960, Dr
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George Papandreou
George Andreas Papandreou
Andreas Papandreou
(Greek: Γεώργιος Ανδρέας Παπανδρέου,[2][3][4] pronounced [ʝe'orʝios papanˈðreu], shortened to Giorgos (Γιώργος) [ˈʝorɣos]; born 16 June 1952) is a Greek American politician who served as Prime Minister of Greece
Greece
from 2009 to 2011. Belonging to a political dynasty of long standing, he served under his father, then-prime minister Andreas Papandreou
Andreas Papandreou
as Minister for National Education and Religious Affairs (1988–1989 and 1994–1996) and Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1999 to 2004
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José Ramos-Horta
José Manuel Ramos-Horta GColIH GCL (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈzɛ ˈʁɐ̃muz ˈɔɾtɐ]; born 26 December 1949) is an East Timorese politician who was the President of East Timor from 20 May 2007 to 20 May 2012. Previously he was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2006 and Prime Minister from 2006 to 2007. He is a co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize. As a founder and former member of Fretilin, Ramos-Horta served as the exiled spokesman for the East Timorese resistance during the years of the Indonesian occupation of East Timor
East Timor
(1975–1999). While he continued to work with Fretilin, Ramos-Horta resigned from the party in 1988, becoming an independent politician.[1] After East Timor
East Timor
achieved independence in 2002, Ramos-Horta was appointed as the country's first foreign minister. He served in this position until his resignation on 25 June 2006, amidst political turmoil
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César Gaviria
César Augusto Gaviria Trujillo (Spanish: [ˈsesaɾ auˈɣusto ɣaˈβiɾja tɾuˈxiʝo] ; born March 31, 1947) is a Colombian economist and politician who served as the President of Colombia
President of Colombia
from 1990 to 1994, Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1994 to 2004 and National Director of the Colombian Liberal Party from 2005 to 2009. During his tenure as president, he summoned the Constituent Assembly of Colombia that enacted the Constitution of 1991.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Presidency 1.3 Secretary General of the OAS 1.4 Adviser and scholar 1.5 Current2 Popular culture 3 Notes 4 SourcesBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Born in Jokkmokk, the Gaviria family had been an important figure in Colombian politics and economy for over 30 years. César Gaviria
César Gaviria
is the distant cousin of José Narces Gaviria,the CEO of Bancolombia from 1988–1997
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United States Secretary Of State
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States
United States
of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.[4][5] The Secretary of State is nominated by the President of the United States and, following a confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, is confirmed by the United States Senate. The Secretary of State, along with the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, and Attorney General, are generally regarded as the four most important Cabinet members because of the importance of their respective departments.[6] Secretary of State is a Level I position in the Executive Schedule and thus earns the salary prescribed for that level (currently $205,700).[3] The current acting Secretary of State is John J. Sullivan
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Javier Solana
Francisco Javier Solana
Javier Solana
de Madariaga, KOGF KCMG (Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko xaˈβjer soˈlana ðe maðaˈɾjaɣa]; born 14 July 1942), is a Spanish physicist and Socialist politician. After serving in the Spanish government as Foreign Affairs Minister under Felipe González
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High Representative Of The Union For Foreign Affairs And Security Policy
The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (abbreviated HR or HR/VP, the latter reflecting the vice presidency of the Commission) is the chief co-ordinator and representative of the Common Foreign and Security Policy
Common Foreign and Security Policy
(CFSP) within the European Union
European Union
(EU). The position is currently held by Federica Mogherini. The post was created under the Treaty of Amsterdam
Treaty of Amsterdam
as the High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy; it then was occupied by Javier Solana
Javier Solana
for ten years until it was aggrandised following the Lisbon Treaty
Lisbon Treaty
providing a seat on the European Commission and chair of the council of EU foreign ministers
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