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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the part of the property of a Scottish burgh, in the form of land or funds, that is at the disposal of the community
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Noun1.common good - the good of a community
good - benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
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Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, Yao Jing on Tuesday while terming Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) a platform to enhance regional and strategic cooperation among the member states, called for joint efforts to ensure collective good of the people of the entire region and tackle the challenges like poverty, instability and terrorism firmly.
QUETTA -- Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that the entire nation is together for restoring peace and stability to the province, assuring that the resources available will be used for the collective good.
We will continue to uphold values of democracy, equal opportunity and non-discrimination for as long as it takes, but we will not be complicit in any exercise that places narrow self-serving interests of a few over the collective good of the larger UN membership.
Pakistan Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi at an interactive session of the deadlocked InterGovernmental Negotiations said 'we will continue to uphold values of democracy, equal opportunity and non-discrimination , but we will not be complicit in any exercise that places narrow self-serving interests of a few over the collective good of the larger UN membership'.
Since it is not a secret that at the School and staff want to finish strong and to make KSG great, we encourage the staff, as we do all Kenyans, to unleash the power of positive thinking for our individual and collective good.
The group's mission statement includes, "a belief that every human life has equal worth, that the purpose of our society is to allow all its members to live meaningful and fulfilling lives, and that there is a collective good beyond our individual interests.
According to him, anything that has to do with the collective good of Ijaw people is bigger than any political office, stressing that the IYC would not fold its hands and allow operators of private filling stations continue to make abnormal gain while Ijaw people and the public has been impoverished.
MartinAEs book depicts the battle between those committed to transforming the West for the collective good and others certain that space--open, undisturbed, and wild--was something our technology could never recreate; thus, we should never entirely destroy it.
In Beirut, production collective Good People has hired SABine FArAh as executive producer, replacing Michel Abuzeid.
For her part, the Defender before the Appeals Chamber in Administrative and Tax Litigation, Mariana Pucciarello stressed that "it is important to preserve the heritage understood as a collective good.
Consider a simple case in which government produces a pure collective good (defense) and a pure private good (transfer payments) under a simple majority decision rule.
Addressing an Iftar dinner hosted by Sundas Foundation (SF) here, the minister said many institutions utilized these donations for the collective good of society, but unfortunately a number of others used the same in a way which created unrest, enmity, extremism and intolerance.

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