Transnational Bodies

  • Article: U.S. Made Correct Call on ICC

    December 17, 2014

    Brett Schaefer and Steven Groves of the Heritage Foundation write that the recent announcement by the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court ("ICC") that it will examine U.S. treatment of Afghanistan detainees demonstrates that the U.S. was correct in its refusal to bind itself to ICC decisions.

  • Article Calls for Global Governance to Counter Climate Change

    December 10, 2014

    In a recent article, Paul Laudicina has called for the creation of "global governance structures" to counter what he deems to be shortsighted policies at the national level in order to "avoid climate armageddon."

  • Article Lauds Advance of Global Governance "Architecture"

    December 03, 2014

    In a recent article, two proponents of global governance highlighted collaboration among countries in recent weeks and "progress in strengthening global institutional architecture."

  • Experts: U.S. Congress Should Ensure Private Internet

    November 26, 2014

    Brett Schaefer, Paul Rosenzweig, and James Gattuso write that the U.S. Congress should work with the White House to ensure that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") maintains minimum standards that will keep it free from control by oppressive governments.

  • UN Pressures OAS Countries on Sustainability Agenda

    November 26, 2014

    At a recent conference, the UN Environment Programme and the Organization of American States ("OAS") signed a Memorandum of Understanding that commits OAS to use programs on environmental law to contribute to the UN's agenda on "sustainable development" and a green economy.

  • G20 Appoints Global Monitors of Progress on Economy, Equality

    November 19, 2014

    The Group of 20 ("G20"), a forum for the countries with the 20 largest economies in the world, has tasked the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") and the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") to monitor its members' implementation of decisions on the economy and gender equality.

  • Facing Economic Malaise, G20 Seeks Climate Change Action

    November 19, 2014

    Despite pressure from Australia to focus on bolstering global economic growth at a recent summit, the Group of 20 ("G20"), a forum for the countries with the 20 largest economies in the world, issued a declaration calling for governments to take "strong and effective action" on global warming.

  • WEF Announces New Platform for Global Financial Cooperation

    November 19, 2014

    The World Economic Forum ("WEF") has announced a new initiative on global financial issues that will provide a platform for international organizations, governments, and others to promote greater international cooperation on and global governance of the world's financial system.

  • OSCE Expresses Concern over Money in U.S. Politics

    November 12, 2014

    Following its observation mission during the U.S. midterm elections on invitation from the U.S. Government, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Parliamentary Assembly has expressed concern over the amount of money spent in campaigns, as well as voter identification requirements.

  • CIGI Finds "Troubling" Decline in Global Economic Governance

    November 12, 2014

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation ("CIGI") has published a report expressing concerns over finding a decline in the willingness of countries to cooperate in global economic governance, including on such issues as sovereign debt and a binding agreement on greenhouse gases.

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