International Organizations

  • World Bank Approves Grant for "Green Energy" in China

    March 24, 2017

    As part of the organization's drive to advance the UN's climate agenda, the World Bank has approved a grant from the Global Environment Facility designed to push the Chinese government toward increased energy efficiency, a reduction of the country’s dependence on coal, and better reporting on national progress toward implementing environmental goals.

  • UN Chief Eyes Mandatory Dues to Remedy Cholera Outbreak

    March 23, 2017

    The New York Times reports that the UN's inability to raise the necessary funds from member states to combat a continuing cholera outbreak in Haiti, caused six years ago through the conduct of UN peacekeepers, has led Secretary-General António Guterres to consider a mandatory dues assessment to plug the funding gap.

  • Schaefer: US Must Lead by Leaving UN Climate Deal

    March 23, 2017

    Brett Schaefer of the Heritage Foundation has called on the Trump Administration to "demonstrate US leadership," fidelity to constitutional principles, and friendship for Israel by withdrawing from the UN's Paris climate deal and quitting the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  • EIB, WEF Call for "Social Inclusion" in EU Growth

    March 23, 2017

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have produced a report calling on EU policymakers to place "social inclusion" at the center of national and supranational policies promoting economic growth.

  • OECD: Target "Inclusiveness" in Economic Policy

    March 23, 2017

    A recent report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) supports the global agenda against economic inequality by calling for governments to pursue growth through policies that "simultaneously target economic and social objectives" and establish a priority of "inclusiveness" in economic expansion.

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