International Organizations

  • Paper Proposes Regionalism-Based Global Governance Model

    September 19, 2018

    The World Economic Forum has published an article by a Eurasian Development Bank official and a NGO leader calling for a new global governance model to be grounded in a G20-led mechanism coordinating the activities of regional development institutions to promote economic cooperation and resolve transnational crises.

  • US Official Threatens ICC with Sanctions

    September 11, 2018

    US National Security Adviser John Bolton has threatened the International Criminal Court (ICC) with sanctions over the announced plans of its prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes committed by US forces in Afghanistan and by Israeli forces against Palestinians as attacks on national sovereignty.

  • US Ends Funding for UNRWA

    September 05, 2018

    The Washington Post reports that the US government has halted funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), established to fund institutions and programs supporting Palestinian refugees, to place pressure on other countries to fund UNRWA and reduce the number of people the agency recognizes as refugees.

  • UN Official Pushes Europe-wide Approach to Migrant Treatment

    September 05, 2018

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has called for the EU to develop “a collaborative and reliable European approach” toward the treatment of migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea who are attempting to reach the continent from Africa.

  • US Cuts Funding for UN Human Rights Office

    September 05, 2018

    AP reports that, following the US’s withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council, US National Security Adviser John Bolton has announced that the US will cut funding for the UN’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, signaling continued US pressure on the UN human-rights apparatus to reform and implement US priorities.

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