International Organizations

  • UNESCO and UNODC Publish Guide to Promote Rule of Law Through Education

    November 22, 2019

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ("UNESCO") and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ("UNODC"), working in partnership, have developed a guide to assist policy-makers in developing policies and programs that promote the rule of law through education. 

  • Democracy Without Borders Calls for Global Citizen Initiatives

    November 22, 2019

    Democracy Without Borders is using the occasion of the United Nations' 75th anniversary to call for the creation of a World Citizens’ Initiative that will enable global citizens to submit proposals to the General Assembly or the Security Council if they manage to collect sufficient support from fellow citizens across the world within a specified time.

  • Western Nations Urge Opposition to Russian-led Resolution Regarding Internet

    November 20, 2019

    The U.S. and its Western allies are urging opposition to a Russian-led resolution at the United Nations that they warn is a thinly veiled effort to create global norms that endorse state control of the internet.

  • Gomez: A Human Rights Technocracy Is Failing to Adequately Respond to Populism

    November 20, 2019

    Krizna Gomez of The Fund for Global Human Rights has opined that efforts by progressive human rights advocates to oppose populism fail because they rely on technocratic methods that are detached from communities, speak in language only experts can understand, and promote policies that are often decided in spaces in which most impacted people cannot enter.

  • UNCTAD Considers How Creative Economy Can Power Development

    November 12, 2019

    At the first ad hoc meeting on the creative economy and sustainable development held by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development ("UNCTAD"), among other issues, the 120 global experts considered emerging trade asymmetries, such as "creative economy extraction" resulting from developing country artists moving to places such as Europe and the United States.

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