(Political dynasties are also well represented 60 percent of the senators have family members in politics. And 13 percent of the senators are unelected, that is, filling the seat of an elected senator who has left his or her duties. BBC Brazil notes that family members or major campaign donors often step in to fill a departing senator’s seat.).

You were probably drawn in by my sleek coat, my bodacious bod or my exotic eyes, but did you also know that I am awesome at Frisbee? I’ve also mastered my ladylike manners with Leave It, Come, Sit, Down and Wait. I’m an athlete, that’s for sure, as balls, Frisbees and sticks are some of my favorite things in the whole world, but once inside I am a calm, quiet snuggler. And my foster brother and my many friends in Prospect Park will confirm that I am a peach when it comes to other dogs.

“The Newsweek story yesterday is very, very powerful in laying out a number of areas where it could at a minimum be a significant conflict of attention as he’s watching these money making endeavors that produce income for him and his family,” Kaine asserted. Interest first? I mean, we are talking about an individual who got up at a microphone and publicly encouraged Russia to engage in cyber espionage and find material and give it to him so he could help win the election that way. Now later he said, oh, I was just trying to be funny, but that’s just not funny.”.

Life’ Requires Member States to Use It Effectively, Keep it RelevantFollowing are UN Asha Rose Migiro’s closing remarks to the informal meeting of the General Assembly on the launch of the Integrated Implementation Framework, in New York, 6 June:My task is fairly easy, and this is to thank you so very much for having taken part in this briefing and also having made such valuable comments.We are at the beginning of a continuous and complex task. The Integrated Implementation Framework (IIF) has great potential, as has already been said, but we can only realize it if all of you, as well as other stakeholders, make effective use of it. This tool should help us to make good on our pledges and identify the gaps to retool our efforts.As the Secretary General said, we will also need your feedback to keep the Framework relevant and up to date.

I travel, a lot, and I can reveal, unsurprisingly, that the planet, very often, doesn’t look half as good as it’s portrayed on Instagram. We conveniently leave out all the pollution, poverty and degradation because it doesn’t fit in with our finely tweaked idea of instaperfect. This is incredibly unhealthy, not only for our collective psyche, but for the wellbeing and future survival of our planet home.