February 26, 2020
According to The Guardian, Greenpeace faces a heavy fine after admitting that its climate activists boarded a North Sea oil rig in defiance of a court order in 2019.
February 05, 2020
Andrew Gilmour, former UN Asst. Sec. General for Human Rights, calls for climate and human rights activists to join forces in fighting climate change, which "will threaten the rights to food, water, housing, livelihood and health for hundreds of millions of people, exponentially increasing the number of refugees."
January 29, 2020
The World Economic Forum has created an international consortium to design a governance framework for cryptocurrencies, including stablecoins.
January 22, 2020
According to Andreas Bummell of Democracy Without Borders, the establishment of a UN Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) would create new momentum for reform, help revitalize the General Assembly, and strengthen the UN as the world’s central pillar of multilateralism.
January 17, 2020
Hundreds of civil society organizations worldwide have denounced the World Economic Forum’s takeover of the United Nations.
January 15, 2020
An international team of scientists has published a study of how artificial intelligence (“AI”) can help and hinder sustainable development worldwide, with the researchers recommending “adequate policy and legislation frameworks” to help direct AI’s potential toward the greatest benefits.
December 23, 2019
Boris Johnson has banned ministers from attending the World Economic Forum at Davos in January next year.
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.
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.
November 12, 2019
NISSEM, a group of international academics and practitioners who have joined forces to promote the integration of Sustainable Development Goal Target 4.7 themes and related social and emotional skills into textbooks and other education materials, particularly in low- and middle-income countries ("LMICs"), are producing global briefs promoting a relatively narrow, selective strategy focused on educational materials.