International Organizations

  • Opinion: Global Governance Can Implement “Universal” SDGs

    September 14, 2017

    Emilie Poisson of the nongovernmental organization Convergences has argued that the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a “universal agenda” around which partnership-based global governance can develop in furtherance of an idealized global future.

  • UN Official Criticizes Trump over Press Comments

    September 14, 2017

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has claimed that the freedom of the press is “under attack” in the US because of President Donald Trump’s assertions that particular media companies are “fake news.”

  • UN Official: Foster Peace Through SDGs

    September 14, 2017

    UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has argued that the UN should view peacekeeping missions more comprehensively by pursuing the international organization's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a way to foster an environment of “sustainable peace.”

  • UNESCO Pressures Vienna on Development Project

    September 14, 2017

    The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has added Vienna's historic center to its "List of World Heritage in Danger" due to a planned development project that the Committee says threatens the "outstanding universal value of the site."

  • UNESCO Hunts for Education Data for SDGs

    September 14, 2017

    The UNESCO Institute for Statistics has published an article pushing countries around the world to gather comprehensive data from their education systems and send it to UN agencies in support of the international organization's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to education on and promotion of sustainable development.

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