New York - The Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, should revise a draft constitution that will be submitted to voters on May 20, , to ensure that it gives full protections to all against unequal treatment, and the British government should ensure that this happens, Human Rights Watch said today in letters to the Cayman governor, Stuart Jack, and the British foreign secretary, David Miliband. The draft constitution is being revised by the Cayman Islands government and will eliminate a free-standing guarantee of equality before the law and limit anti-discrimination protections only to rights expressly included in the constitution. This means that large and critically important areas of daily life would not be covered, including access to jobs, housing, and medical treatment. Reportedly, the government succumbed to pressure from religious groups, and the action was apparently intended to deny protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Dittrich, advocacy director of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights program at Human Rights Watch.
David Miliband, former Foreign Secretary to the UK, joins MIT Center for International Studies
David Miliband: People pity Britain because of Brexit
These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. In , he made a much-publicized bid for leadership—but was beaten for the job by his brother, Ed. Among them were educators, historians, theologians and human rights leaders. In the decades since, the organization often known simply as Rescue has provided emergency aid and longer-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by political or natural disaster in around 40 countries the world over. In the six years since Miliband took the position, the organization has seldom had more work to do. The European migrant crisis is as daunting and unsolvable as ever; in the meantime, Ebola, the Syrian civil war, and conflicts the world over have required careful diplomacy and action.
David Miliband accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being the 'midwife of hard Brexit'
Subscriber Account active since. Free subscriber-exclusive audiobook! LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn is acting as a "midwife of hard Brexit," former Labour leadership candidate David Miliband has claimed, adding that he is "baffled" by the Labour leader's opposition to staying in the single market. The former Labour foreign secretary told Business Insider that Corbyn should support amendments to the Brexit bill which seek to keep Britain in the single market. Last week, 83 Labour peers voted for the House of Lords amendment, which would instruct Theresa May's government to pursue a "Norway-style" Brexit.
Wilhelm Fellow in Residence from April 11—April 15, He also will meet with faculty and students across the institute who share his interest in international affairs and global environmental issues. In addition, he will visit undergraduate classes in political science, participate in workshops with doctoral students, and meet individually with post-graduate students to learn more about their work. At 29, Miliband became Tony Blair's Head of Policy and was a major contributor to the Labour's manifesto that brought the party to power in Blair appointed him head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit from to