Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders
The second edition of this important biographical reference presents over 300 succinct narrative biographies of some of the most important, influential and powerful people in the world. Covering some 200 countries and territories it profiles every serving head of state and head of government and explains both, the role of the head of state, head of government and the legislature as well as each country's type of government.
Containing biographical profiles of close to 350 world leaders, this book will be essential for anyone needing information on those in power. Entries for each country or territory include:
This new edition is going to be a great asset to reference libraries, as well as governmental and political organizations world-wide.
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In June 1995 , in the country's first multiparty legislative elections , Conte's Party
of Unity and Progress ( Parti de l'Unité et du Progrès — PUP ) won 71 out of 114
seats , although opposition parties again alleged electoral fraud . The same ...
In particular he stressed the need for more early childhood education
opportunities , and that children should be taught in their native language — a
major challenge to the government of a country with over 800 different dialects .
Thailand : Thaksin Shinawatra country's financial sector in 1998. The ' million
baht village ' scheme was launched in 2001 , aiming to boost the rural economy
by granting one million baht ( US $ 22,000 ) to each of the country's estimated ...