Transnational Bodies

  • Reding Calls for Global Investment Court

    March 18, 2015

    Member of the European Parliament Viviane Reding has called for the negotiations on a trade agreement between the EU and the U.S. to lead to the establishment of an International Investment Court to set rules on investment throughout the world.

  • OSCE Pushes Counter-terrorism Human Rights Training

    March 18, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights recently provided a training for national human rights trainers in order to create a curriculum for government officials to fight terrorism in a human rights-compliant fashion.

  • Commentators Consider "Crisis" in Global Governance

    March 04, 2015

    At a recent conference, Stewart Patrick of the Council on Foreign Relations and Professor Joseph Nye of Harvard University discussed whether the global order is in "crisis" and considered the proliferation of more flexible regional arrangements rather than top-down global governance.

  • India Organizes Global Renewable Energy Federation

    February 25, 2015

    Indian Union Minister Piyush Goyal has announced that his government will seek to form a federation of 50 "solar power-rich" countries that will cooperate with international organizations to pressure countries around the world to invest in solar energy.

  • CIGI Seeks Global Governance of Financial Institutions

    February 11, 2015

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation ("CIGI") has published a paper seeking the completion of the global governance regime proposed by the G20 to regulate international financial institutions in order to resolve the "too big to fail" problem at the global level.

  • OSCE Group Calls for Closure of Guantanamo Facility

    February 04, 2015

    A delegation from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's ("OSCE") Parliamentary Assembly has called on the U.S. to close its Guantanamo Bay detention center and criticized the lack of access of Guantanamo inmates to elements of a fair trial.

  • WEF Participants Call for Redistribution Measures

    January 28, 2015

    Participants on a recent World Economic Forum ("WEF") panel in Davos, Switzerland, including International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, called for energy subsidies and other government and business expenditures to be redirected to help reduce economic inequality.

  • Palestine Seeks ICC Investigation of Gaza Conflict

    January 07, 2015

    Gulf News reports that Palestinian authorities have applied for membership in the International Criminal Court ("ICC") and have filed documents recognizing the ICC's jurisdiction over alleged war crimes committed in Gaza during the recent conflict in the region involving Israel.

  • Post: ICC Struggles for Legitimacy

    December 31, 2014

    Finding that the International Criminal Court ("ICC") has failed to bring to justice perpetrators of mass atrocities in Africa, The Washington Post editorial board expresses concern that the ICC will make a "quixotic" attempt to gain momentum by prosecuting alleged crimes committed by the U.S. and Israel.

  • ICC Body Recognizes Palestine as "Observer State"

    December 17, 2014

    The International Criminal Court ("ICC") Member of State Parties has recognized the "state of Palestine" as an observer state for the first time, as the Palestinian Authority approaches the power to call on the ICC to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes in Palestinian territory.

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