Roque alleged that the Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International are some "lobby groups
" and the Open Society Institute (OSI) founded by business magnate George Soros as alleged funder of human rights groups.
(15.) Findlay and Wellisz (1982, 1983) develop a model where the action of two opposing lobby groups
determine commercial policy, but the free rider problem is assumed away.
There have been one or two private member's bills in 18 months in the UK," says Conor Ward, a partner in London-based law firm Lovell White Durrant, "but they were all no-hopers." The influence of lobby groups
has been critical, Ward argues.
Ceteris paribus, when output contracts in the polluting sector following trade liberalization, both lobby groups
reduce their lobbying on the tax issue in the new equilibrium because the marginal return to a change in the tax decreases.(3) Thus, this paper contributes to the literature on "ecological dumping," which discusses the government's incentive to set environmental regulations such that marginal abatement costs deviate from the marginal damage from pollution.
Some lobby groups
such as Canadians for Gun Control, for example, said the new rules could be used by politicians who favour the gun lobby.
More than 40 lobby groups
under the National Human Rights Institutions have resolved to support investigative agencies in the war on graft in African nations.
Roque named the Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International as some lobby groups
and the Open Society Institute (OSI) funding human rights groups.
Renowned civil society activists are blackmailing the Mombasa County government with the latest Auditor-General's report on usage of funds, officials claimed on Monday.County communication director Richard Chacha said some lobby groups
in Mombasa and Nairobi were soliciting for bribes from the county following the report in which the administration has been cited over inaccuracies in financial records.
The company is under pressure to explain how it reached its decision amid concerns from lobby groups
about the influence of a father-and-son partnership at its helm.
I also wonder if the bishops will see the need to reconsider and take seriously parents' anguished criticisms of the Canadian Catechism, which has left Canadian Catholics under 40 years of age completely bereft of any Catholic formation, and thus easy prey for politicians and lobby groups
who wish to assail the traditional Christian family.
The EU's main agricultural lobby groups
have launched a defence of Italian traditional food producers in the current European debate on registered designations of origin.
Mr Frost said he did not believe British businesses had 'three too many' lobby groups