self-determination


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self-determination

the right of a nation or people to determine its own form of government without influence from outside
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He recalled that the OIC foreign ministers had also reaffirmed their support to the right to self-determination of Kashmiris in their previous meeting.
NLTS2 included questions from an assessment of student self-determination, The Arc's Self-Determination Scale (SDS; Wehmeyer & Kelchner, 1995), which provides an opportunity to explore the relative self-determination of students across the 12 disability categories in IDEA.
The best proof to this is that the major countries stood by France when they realized that the right to self-determination will be used to separate them from their traditional power centers.
The Kurds of Syria have no other option than self-determination and geographic federalism or independence.
Given the fact that all peoples in the world are entitled to the right of self-determination, no double standard should be applied when dealing with the Saharawi people.
We sought to develop and share a practical guide for parents on fostering self-determination that reflected the priorities and innovative practices of families across our state.
During the past century, the right to self-determination has figured prominently in the law concerning independence movements and the emergence of new states.
It added that the Assembly would "urge all states, as well as the specialized agencies and organizations of the United Nations system, to continue to support and assist the Palestinian people in the early realization of their right to self-determination.
defines self-determination as the "free choice of one's own acts or states without external compulsion" ("Self-Determination," 2004, p.
Self-determination theory has been utilized with a variety of health behaviors, including tobacco abstinence, physical activity, weight loss, medication adherence, diabetes management, and cholesterol reduction (Fortier, Williams, Sweet, & Patrick, 2009).
We have the right to practice our right for self-determination on our land, and to have our independent state, similar to others, being a normal constitutional right; and as long as Iraq keeps its constitutional principles, we shall remain to be part of Iraq, which we have chosen to become part of its Federal State," Karkuki said in an interview with al-Sharq al-Awsat Newspaper.
Self-Determination is an international law principle that has evolved over time to signify the intrinsic right of groups of people to govern themselves.