Transnational Bodies

  • Jamestown Foundation: OSCE May "Democratize" Russia's Occupation in Eastern Ukraine

    October 15, 2019

    According to the Jamestown Foundation's Eurasia Daily Monitor, Ukraine and Russia have agreed to hold local elections in Russian-controlled territory in Eastern Ukraine and accept the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's ("OSCE") monitoring and assessment of the democratic validity of the elections.

  • UNCTAD to Facilitate Redistribution of Digital Economy's Gains

    September 06, 2019

    Reflecting global efforts to re-distribute the rapidly expanding digital economy's gains, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released its first-ever Digital Economy Report 2019 that maps the flow, data, and funds in the world's digital economy.

  • IMF Spurs Discussion of Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

    September 06, 2019

    To spur discussion of climate change mitigation strategies, the International Monetary Fund is suggesting fiscal tools, complemented by financial policy tools, such as financial regulation and financial governance, and policies to enhance financial infrastructure and markets, and by monetary policy.

  • OSCE Observer from Russia Who “Wished Death On Ukrainians” Leaves Ukraine

    August 20, 2019

    According to a UNIAN article, military experts believe many Russians who participate in the work of international organizations perform tasks for Russian special services.

  • OSCE Body Links SDGs, Climate with Security

    July 26, 2019

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has adopted a Luxembourg Declaration that recommends countries advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions as part of their efforts to promote regional security.

  • OECD Seeks Social, Environmental Reforms in Luxembourg

    July 25, 2019

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has issued a report calling on Luxembourg to “foster the transition to a low-carbon economy,” especially through forcing financial institutions to report on climate risks, and to make the housing market more equitable and “inclusive.”

  • OECD Chief Criticizes Leaders for Climate Inaction

    July 25, 2019

    A speech by Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Angel Gurría warning world leaders they will be punished at the ballot box for failing to take action on climate change highlights the strong embrace by multilateral institutions of the wide-ranging climate agenda.

  • Economist Calls for Creation of World Carbon Bank

    July 24, 2019

    Harvard economics professor Kenneth Rogoff calls for the creation of a World Carbon Bank that would transfer funding and energy technology from rich countries to developing countries to help limit the growth of greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change.

  • OSCE Dialogue Focuses on Environmental Cooperation

    July 23, 2019

    Demonstrating the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) increasing embrace of an environmental element in security policy, the OSCE recently hosted a discussion among governments on how economic and environmental cooperation can be a key driver in conflict prevention.

  • 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.

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