By B. Turner
Now in its 149th variation, The Statesman's Yearbook remains to be the reference paintings of selection for exact and trustworthy info on each state on this planet. masking political, monetary, social and cultural elements, the Yearbook is additionally on hand on-line for subscribing associations: www.statesmansyearbook.com .
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Decisions on procedural questions are made by an affirmative vote of at least nine members. On all other matters, the affirmative vote of nine members must include the concurring votes of all permanent members (subject to the provision that when the Council is considering methods for the peaceful settlement of a dispute, parties to the dispute abstain from voting). Consequently, a negative vote from a permanent member has the power of veto. If a permanent member does not support a decision but does not wish to veto it, it may abstain.
Article 22. Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of the State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his personality. Article 23. (1) Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
In Slovenia, Zoran Janković was designated prime minister. His appointment was rejected by parliament and two weeks later Janez Janša, a former prime minister, was nominated. He was endorsed by parliament with 51 votes to 39. Following Uhuru Kenyatta’s resignation, Njeru Githae was appointed Kenya’s acting finance minister. Week beginning 8 January 2012 Following the death of Malam Bacai Sanhá, Raimundo Pereira became acting president of Guinea-Bissau. After all six rounds of parliamentary elections in Egypt, the Democratic Alliance of Egypt won 235 of 498 elected seats (including 213 for the Freedom and Justice Party), taking 37·5% of the vote; the Islamist Bloc 123 seats (including 107 for the AlNour Party), taking 27·8%; the New Wafd Party 38 (9·2%); and the Egyptian Bloc 34 (8·9%).