Council of Europe (CoE) - European Human Rights Court - founding fathers (1949)

Council of Europe (CoE) - European Human Rights Court - founding fathers (1949)
French National Assembly head Edouard Herriot and British Foreign minister Ernest Bevin surrounded by Italian, Luxembourg and other delegates at the first meeting of Council of Europe's Consultative Assembly in Strasbourg, August 1949 (AFP Photo)

EU founding fathers signed 'blank' Treaty of Rome (1957)

EU founding fathers signed 'blank' Treaty of Rome (1957)
The Treaty of Rome was signed in the Palazzo dei Conservatori, one of the Renaissance palaces that line the Michelangelo-designed Capitoline Square in the Italian capital

Shuttered: EU ditches summit 'family photo'

Shuttered: EU ditches summit 'family photo'
EU leaders pose for a family photo during the European Summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on June 28, 2016 (AFP Photo/JOHN THYS)

Merkel says fall of Wall proves 'dreams can come true'


“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013. They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."
"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)


"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Cameron takes on tax avoiders in Davos keynote speech

Prime minister strongly attacks companies that avoid paying their fair share of tax as he lays out a trade-focused agenda for the G8 summit in June

guardian.co.uk, Larry Elliott and Heather Stewart in Davos, Thursday 24 January 2013


Prime Minister David Cameron at Davos 2013. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/
AFP/Getty Images

David Cameron on Thursday said trade, tax and transparency would be the three themes of Britain's presidency of the G8 this year.

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the prime minister strongly attacked companies that avoid paying their fair share of tax and which indulge in corrupt business practices in poor countries.

Cameron said aggressive tax avoidance meant fewer resources for public services and delivered a sideswipe at the coffee giant Starbucks, which has been under attack since revealing it pays little corporation tax in the UK.

"Companies need to wake up and smell the coffee, because the customers who buy from them have had enough", the prime minister said.

Cameron used his speech to lay out his agenda for the G8 summit, which will be held in Northern Ireland in June. The leading western nations needed to work together to tackle the threat of extremism and terrorist violence.

Following last week's attack in Algeria, Cameron said: "We are in the midst of a long struggle against murderous terrorists and the poisonous ideology that supports them."

Winning the battle would require the leaders of the developed world to be "tough, intelligent and patient". Military action would sometimes be needed, but the West also had to deal with the underlying grievances that caused terrorism.

Britain last held the G8 in 2005, when Tony Blair put aid, trade and debt relief high on the agenda at the Gleneagles summit.

Cameron said there was still unfinished business on trade and called for the completion of a free trade deal between the European Union and the US which he said could add £50bn to Europe's economy.

Seeking to reassure the business leaders gathered in Davos that his focus on tax did not mean he was anti-capitalist. "I'm as pro business a leader as you can find." But he said it was not just NGOs that had been lobbying him on the issue, but the upper echelons of the City as well.

"It's a world where some companies navigate their way around legitimate tax systems – and even low tax rates – with an army of clever accountants. We can be the generation that eradicates extreme poverty in ou world, but we need to tackle the causes, not just the symptoms. We need to lay down the rules of the game, and we need to be prepared to enforce them. Proper companies, proper taxes, proper rules."

Cameron said he was proud that Britain was living up to its pledge to spend 0.7% of national income on development assistance, but that greater transparency was needed to make sure the aid was well spent.

The prime minister said: "Corrupt government officials in some countries and some corporations run rings around the letter and spirit of the law to rip off hard-working people and plunder their natural resources.

"There's a long and tragic history of some African countries being stripped of their minerals behind a veil of secrecy.

"We can see the results: the government cronies get rich – some beyond their wildest dreams of avarice – while the people stay poor."

Cameron said that unleashing the natural resources from developing countries would dwarf anything aid could do – and transparency was vital to that.

Pledging to shine a light on the issue, the prime minister added:

"So we're going to push for more transparency on who owns companies, on who's buying up land and for what purpose, on how governments spend their money, on how gas, oil and mining companies operate, on who is hiding stolen assets and how we recover and return them."

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