International Organizations

  • UN Organizes Symposium on Funding "Green Economy"

    July 11, 2014

    A recently held UN Environment Assembly focused on "Financing the Green Economy," seeking to find ways in which to push businesses and governments to provide financing for environmentally friendly energy and projects at the expense of projects that are "energy inefficient."

  • UN Uses Drones for DRC Peacekeeping Mission

    July 11, 2014

    A New York Times article details the UN's use of unmanned aerial surveillance drones to track the movements of rebels as part of its peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC").

  • Groves Warns of Risks to U.S. Sovereignty

    July 11, 2014

    Steven Groves of the Heritage Foundation writes that the Obama Administration has placed at risk the hard-won national sovereignty of the U.S. in pushing for ratification of international treaties that would subject U.S. citizens "to the whims of unelected foreign bureaucrats."

  • OECD Calls for Wealth Redistribution

    July 11, 2014

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") has published a report calling on countries to establish "effective redistributive policies" to restrict income inequality and promote future economic growth.

  • UN Maintains Nontransparent System of Spending on Staff

    July 11, 2014

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has produced a report finding that the UN system of compensation for its staff is not sufficiently tracked to permit the international organization and its member states to propose potential modifications and reforms.

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