International Organizations

  • UN Agents Criticize London Development Project

    September 22, 2017

    A group of UN human rights mandate holders has warned that UK authorities are threatening the "economic, social, and cultural rights" of residents and shop owners in the area of an indoor market in London by proceeding with plans for a development project that requires their displacement.

  • NGO: Brazilian Reforms Violate Global Rights Agenda

    September 22, 2017

    Highlighting the nontraditional human rights agenda pushed by global nongovernmental organizations in developing countries, Amnesty International has asserted it will "fight back" against Brazilian legal reforms it views as violating human rights, including banning abortion, loosening gun restrictions, and restricting teaching on "sexual and reproductive health rights."

  • NGO Seeks G20-Led Global Governance of Oceans

    September 22, 2017

    The nongovernmental organization Centre for International Governance Innovation has published a paper calling for the Group of 20 (G20) countries to initiate a "global ocean governance process" aimed at multilateral cooperation pushing for the "sustainability" of the world's oceans.

  • Asia Meeting Adopts Recommendations on Education SDGs

    September 22, 2017

    Representatives of governments, nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, and international organizations concluded the 3rd Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 by adopting a set of "regional recommendations" on education reforms in the Asia-Pacific region to help fulfill wide-ranging education targets under the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Red Cross Urges Adoption of Nuclear Ban Treaty

    September 21, 2017

    The International Committee of the Red Cross President Peter Maurer urged diplomats at the UN General Assembly to support and carry out the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as a way to “delegitimize” nuclear weapons and deter proliferation.

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