International Organizations

  • U.S. Congress Calls for Caution on UN Climate Deal

    April 01, 2015

    Following the Obama Administration's release of its plan for UN climate change negotiations at the end of 2015, the leadership in the U.S. Congress has warned that other countries should be cautious before pursuing any such "binding, unattainable deal" with the Administration that could, in the future, be undone.

  • UN Seeks Roadmap to "Write off" Sovereign Debt

    April 01, 2015

    The Guardian reports that the UN Conference on Trade and Development ("UNCTAD") is seeking to create a "roadmap" to an international sovereign debt relief mechanism, which could result in a "once-and-for-all write-off" of the debt of struggling countries with unsustainable fiscal and budgetary policies.

  • NGO Criticizes UN for Ebola Response

    April 01, 2015

    George Russell writes that the nongovernmental organization Doctors Without Borders has criticized the UN's World Health Organization for its response to the recent ebola outbreak in West Africa, accusing the UN of failing to recognize the danger of the situation and downplaying the spread of the disease.

  • UN Admits to Working with Rights Abusers in DRC

    April 01, 2015

    Voice of America reports that the UN mission to the ongoing civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") has confirmed that it has worked with Congolese army officers who are suspected of having committed human rights abuses.

  • Commentators Urge U.S. to Shield Israel from UN Bias

    April 01, 2015

    As the Obama Administration reportedly considers endorsing a UN Security Council resolution pushing a two-state resolution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, Brett Schaefer and James Phillips of the Heritage Foundation write that the U.S. should instead continue to protect Israel against "biased" UN resolutions.

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