International Organizations

  • China Expands Influence at UN

    July 17, 2019

    Fox News reports that US diplomats and other observers are warning of China’s growing influence within the UN system to promote its “self-serving interests and authoritarian model,” as demonstrated most recently with the election of a Chinese official as the next head of the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  • Governments Agree to UN Initiative on Climate Education

    July 10, 2019

    Governments meeting at a recent UN climate conference agreed to a draft document supporting an Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) initiative, which aims to increase public awareness of climate change and to encourage lessons on global warming in schools around the world.

  • UN Rights Chief Opines on US Detention of Migrant Children

    July 10, 2019

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has criticized the US government for its detention of migrant children and has signaled the view of her UN human rights apparatus that detaining children and separating them from their families violates international human rights law.

  • World Bank Funds “Climate Resilience” in India

    July 10, 2019

    Highlighting the global development institution’s expanding focus on protecting developing countries from the impacts of climate change, the World Bank has agreed to a $250-million loan to provide for “climate resilience” programs in the Indian state of Kerala.

  • WHO Report Weighs in on Abortion-Inducing Drugs

    July 10, 2019

    The Center for Family and Human Rights (C-FAM) spotlights portions of a report from the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) endorsing, in some circumstances, the sidelining of doctors in women’s decisions to induce abortion through pills in the first trimester of their pregnancy.

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