International Organizations

  • Oxfam Promotes UN Development Goals on Equality, Climate

    July 14, 2014

    The nongovernmental organization Oxfam has called for the UN to include among its post-2015 "sustainable development goals" the elimination of economic inequality and the countering of global warming.

  • UN Calls for Use of "Space Tools" to Promote Sustainability

    July 14, 2014

    The UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space has opened its most recent session by calling for the use of space tools and information derived from space objects to be used to address climate change and promote the UN's post-2015 development agenda.

  • OSCE: U.S. Net Neutrality Rules Restrict Media Freedom

    July 14, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has warned the U.S. that its net neutrality rules, which allow telecommunications providers to discriminate on the basis of content, violate its OSCE commitments on free expression and the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Nowak: West Should Strengthen Global Economic Governance

    July 14, 2014

    Bartlomiej Nowak has published an article calling for international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund to adapt to cover new issues in global economic governance and for Western countries to relinquish some of their authority in such institutions to allow developing countries to increase their role.

  • UN: Redistribution Is "Key" to Global Climate Change Treaty

    July 14, 2014

    The head of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Christiana Figueres and others have called for developed countries like the U.S. to contribute more to the UN Green Climate Fund, which would send funding to developing countries, to advance negotiations on a global climate treaty.

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