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global variable

[¦glō·bəl ′ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(computer science)
A variable which can be accessed (used or changed) throughout a computer program and is not confined to a single block.

global variable

In programming, a variable that can be used by all modules and functions in the program. The common practice is to keep global variables to a minimum, because they can be manipulated by any routine in the program at any time. Contrast with local variable.
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The Global Declaration for Parkinson's disease estimates 6.
Issuing the decree of Great Charter in England (1215), declaration of America's independence (1776), declaration of human rights and French citizens (1789), global declaration of human rights after the second world war, the drawing-up and ratification of international treaty of political and civil rights (1948), international treaty of social, economical and cultural rights (1966), in line with human rights which came into effect, and finally, Islamic declaration of human rights ratified on August, 5th, 1990 in Ciro, all are the steps taken to recognize human rights and to provide and guarantee them.
One of the six commitments under the Global Declaration aims to enhance opportunities to recover plastic products for recycling and energy recovery.
The conference adopted the Jeddah Declaration on mass gathering health, the first regional and global declaration emphasizing the importance of providing holistic and health care services to beneficiaries, said Al-Memish.
The company also signed last June the UN Global Declaration and engaged to implement its ten points on human rights, work standards, environment and combating corruption.
He said that this campaign is in essence a global declaration of war on road crashes and fatalities as it calls for nations to implement strategies to stabilize and then halve road fatalities by 2020.
Summary: The General People's Committee for Foreign Liaison and International Cooperation (GPCFLIC) has criticized the recent two-day Nuclear Security Summit organized by US President Barack Obama in Washington, saying it would have been better if it had been held within the framework of the UN and had resulted in a global declaration to abandon weapons of mass destruction.
Together, they shape a global declaration and a global action plan to fight racism in the 21st century.
Today, 60 plastics associations in 34 countries have signed on to the Global Declaration, and since 2011, 185 projects have been completed or are in progress in various parts of the world (see 2014 progress report).
Initiated in 2012 by the Melbourne-based Law Enforcement And HIV Network (LEAHN), and with signatories from countries as varied as Thailand, Australia, India, Kyrgyzstan, and the United States, the statement is the first global declaration on HIV prevention supported exclusively by active and former law enforcement officers who say that draconian approaches to policing drug users and sex workers need to be revised in light of the AIDS epidemic.
To combat this rising trend, 41 countries gathered in Rio de Janeiro to signed a Global Declaration to raise awareness, empower patients, promote cost-effective prevention and treatment, advance understanding through research, promulgate education and training of health professionals, and to facilitate cooperation amongst government, non-government, academic, corporate and media institutions.
These regional declarations will allow for new and more global declarations of church communion.

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