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PRESIDENT. An officer of a company who is to direct the manner in which business is to be transacted. From the decision of the president there is an appeal to the body over which he presides.

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"The thing is that we had elections in November, and the new president of the assembly is a very young man with little experience.
Secretary General Kofi Annan and Didier Opertti, president of the assembly's 53rd annual session, the top government spokesman said at a news conference.
Today we call the priest the "presider at liturgy," or the "president of the assembly." Give me a break.
BRUSSELS, March 18 (KUNA) -- President of the Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC), O-Gon Kwon, expressed regret on Monday regarding the withdrawal of the Philippines, effective March 17th, from the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of ICC.
We appeal to the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the President of the State, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the President of the Assembly to act and take the necessary measures not to let such a provocation pass, without revealing the role of the official of the Serbian Embassy in the Assembly of the 27 April, where the worst experience had the leader of AA, Ziadin Sela, and Zoran Zaev.
Tunisia relies on its friends, particularly the European Union, to foster co-development based on neighbourhood and the free movement of people and goods, the President of the Assembly underlined.
From Tuesday through October 1, the debate will provide an opportunity for high-level political officials to discuss what John Ashe, the president of the assembly's 68th session, called "pivotal" talks on identifying the parameters of the post-2015 sustainability agenda, which will succeed the Millennium Development Goals-the eight anti-poverty targets agreed upon in 2000.
Mironov said that PACE's approach to Russia changed positively after election of the Turkish lawmaker as the president of the assembly.
Premysl Sobotka, President of the Senate of the Czech Republic, visited Skopje on 19 and 20 May, at the invitation of Trajko Veljanoski, President of the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia.
The participants included Michel Delebarre, president of the Committee of the Regions, Geert Bourgeois, president of the Conference of European Regions with Legislative Power (REGLEG), Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, president of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE), Claudio Martini, president of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR), Lambert Van Nistelrooij, president of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), Riccardo Illy, president of the Assembly of European Regions (AER), Anders Knape, first vice-president of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and Richard Leese, member of the Executive Committee of Eurocities.
Secondly, under the Residential schools section, we reported that George Erasmus, past president of the Assembly of First Nations, had received a $350,000 grant from the Federal government to help rehabilitate victims of abuse in residential schools.

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