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  • China Launches Global Governance School

    May 24, 2017

    Signaling China's goal of expanding its reach within institutions of global governance since the election of US President Donald Trump, China's state news agency Xinhua reports that the Beijing Foreign Studies University has inaugurated a new School of Global Governance.

  • OSCE Official Decries Trump Moves on Emissions

    May 11, 2017

    The OSCE security organization has reported that its Parliamentary Assembly’s economic and environment committee Chair Nilza Sena recently criticized the US for a White House executive order easing restrictions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris climate change deal agreed in 2015.

  • OSCE Prioritizes Climate Change in Eastern Europe

    May 09, 2017

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), an entity established to advance security across Europe, recently demonstrated the broad commitment of global organizations to promoting the UN's climate agenda by organizing a working group meeting on "climate change adaptation" in Moldova and Ukraine's Dniester River Basin.

  • Paper Calls for Negotiation of Stronger NAFTA

    May 03, 2017

    A paper published by the Canadian nongovernmental organization Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) calls for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to add provisions including "compulsory" regulatory cooperation among the parties and provisions guaranteeing "gender equality."

  • G20 Creates Group to Monitor Global Financial Governance

    April 26, 2017

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble and President of Bundesbank Jens Wiedmann have announced the creation of a group of financial experts within the G20 (Group of 20 forum) designed to “review issues relating to global financial governance” in institutions like the World Bank.

  • Think Tank Calls for G20 Ban on Financial Data Manipulation

    April 12, 2017

    The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has called on the Group of 20 (G20) forum to adopt an agreement prohibiting financial data manipulation by governments and holding states responsible for addressing such activity “passing through or emanating from its territory or perpetrated by its citizens.”

  • G7 Women’s Forum Promotes “Women’s Empowerment”

    April 12, 2017

    The 2017 G7 (Group of 7 countries) meetings recently held in Italy featured a forum designed to address “women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work” by promoting the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles.

  • G20 Declaration Calls for Universal Internet Access by 2025

    April 12, 2017

    G20 (Group of 20 countries) IT ministers approved a declaration calling for universal Internet access within their respective countries by 2025 as part of the drive to promote human rights like freedom of expression found in the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Report Seeks Urgent Action on Global Energy Goals

    April 05, 2017

    The World Bank and the International Energy Agency’s latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report on the progress of “sustainable energy” access calls on governments to devote more resources to meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for access to electricity, renewable energy, and efficiency.

  • WEF Pushes Big Economies on "Sustainable" Energy

    March 30, 2017

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released a publication warning that large economies around the world are lagging in the adoption of "environmentally sustainable" energy systems and calling on large energy consumers, including the US, Russia, China, India, and Japan, to do more to encourage this energy "transition."

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