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  • WEF Panel Pushes ASEAN Integration, Safety Nets

    August 07, 2017

    Speakers on a panel at a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Cambodia on the future of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called for a combination of regional economic integration and "social safety nets" to open up free trade while dealing with the negative impacts of globalization.

  • Paper: G20 Must Prepare for "Climate Refugee" Crisis

    August 07, 2017

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation has published a paper pushing leaders of the Group of 20 countries (G20) to pursue law and policy reforms within the global governance system to prepare for the resettlement of massive numbers of "climate refugees" who will be forced to leave their homes due to global warming.

  • NATO Official Warns of Climate as Security Threat

    August 03, 2017

    The Independent reports that, in the lead-up to US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the UN's Paris climate agreement, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) supreme allied commander for transformation General Denis Mercier warned that the US's departure from the deal would pose a "global security threat."

  • OSCE Supports "Human Rights Education" in Tajikistan

    August 03, 2017

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) recently supported a training course in Tajikistan in which "human rights trainers" from Belarus taught civil society activists how to teach school children about the global human rights agenda.

  • OSCE Supports "Environmental Awareness" Textbook

    August 03, 2017

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has demonstrated its continuing focus on promoting the global environmentalist movement by supporting the publication of a textbook in Kazakhstan seeking to enhance "environmental awareness" among students.

  • G20 Seeks Redistribution to Prevent Catastrophe

    August 01, 2017

    An article published by the World Economic Forum in the lead-up to its May meeting in South Africa highlights a launch by the Group of 20 countries (G20) of a "Compact with Africa" infrastructure program to try to reduce the "wealth gap" between Africa and other continents, an issue G20 leaders identify as a source of mass migration and terrorism.

  • IMF Highlights Support for SDG Implementation

    July 26, 2017

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a review explaining how its country-specific advice aligns with targets under the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on issues ranging from economic inequality to women's rights to combating climate change.

  • OECD Chief Pushes Redistributive Policies to Counter Globalization Impacts

    July 24, 2017

    In a recent speech, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Secretary-General Angel Gurría suggested that policies to reduce the potentially negative impacts of globalization include those that tackle "wealth concentration," enhance "robust social protection systems" and "progressive tax systems," and adhere to global standards issued by the OECD.

  • Academic Report Examines "Climate Refugees" Issue

    July 21, 2017

    The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University has assembled a report that examines current and future conflicts over, among other issues, the international legal status of migrants who resettle across borders to escape the purported effects of climate change.

  • US Agrees to Sign Insurance Agreement with EU

    July 19, 2017

    The Trump Administration has agreed to sign a bilateral agreement with the EU on the regulation of insurance and reinsurance while affirming that, under the deal, insurance companies “will only be subject to oversight by the regulators in their home jurisdiction.”

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