International Organizations

  • UN Group: Climate Policies Must Focus on Child Rights

    June 15, 2017

    Illuminating the UN's expanding agenda to develop a legal category for people who flee the forces of global warming as "climate refugees," UNICEF United Kingdom has published a report calling on governments to consider child rights in developing climate change mitigation strategies and migration policies.

  • UN Body Monitors Education Systems on SDG Progress

    June 14, 2017

    UNESCO's Global Alliance to Monitor Learning recently met in Mexico City to decide on a "roadmap" toward building "national strategies for learning assessment" and pushing for international reporting on the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to education.

  • Official Seeks EU-China Cooperation on Global Governance

    June 06, 2017

    In a recent speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini called for continued collaboration between the EU and China on building a "rules-based global governance" system to promote "progress and peace" in an age of globalization.

  • UN Laments US Withdrawal from Climate Deal

    June 02, 2017

    Responding to President Donald Trump's announcement that the US will withdraw from the UN's 2015 Paris deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, UN officials called the decision a "major disappointment" that could contribute to global crises ranging from rising sea levels to terrorism to refugee flows.

  • Doran: US Must Demand UNHRC Members Uphold Rights

    June 02, 2017

    Andrew Doran writes that, in order to address the harm the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is inflicting on the civil and political rights agenda around the world, the US must condition its future involvement in the UNHRC on the compliance by members with the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, particularly with regard to religious freedom.

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