Transnational Bodies

  • OSCE Presses for Human Rights-Compliant Anti-Terrorism Efforts

    March 25, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights recently held a workshop in Warsaw training counter-terrorism experts to respond to foreign terrorist fighters in "a human rights-compliant and gender-sensitive manner."

  • Minister Calls for Expanded OSCE-CoE Cooperation

    March 20, 2015

    The Belgium Foreign Minister and current Chair of the Council of Europe's ("CoE") Committee of Ministers Didier Reynders has called on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") and the CoE to further cooperate to confront issues such as intolerance and rule of law threats throughout Europe.

  • IMF Calls for Redistribution Strategies in Japan Conference

    March 19, 2015

    At a recent conference in Tokyo, Japan, representatives of the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") called for Asian countries to adopt redistribution strategies to confront economic inequality and promote growth.

  • Commentators Praise OECD's Global Governance Strategy

    March 19, 2015

    Stewart Patrick and Naomi Egel of the Council on Foreign Relations have praised the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("OECD") for maintaining its relevance in the global governance of economic development in recent years by reaching out to emerging economies.

  • UN Supports Efficiency Alliance Among G7

    March 18, 2015

    Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme Achim Steiner has praised Germany's plan to create an alliance for resource efficiency among G7 countries - the countries with the seven largest economies - and pressure other governments around the world to adopt the UN's environmental agenda.

  • Reding Calls for Global Investment Court

    March 18, 2015

    Member of the European Parliament Viviane Reding has called for the negotiations on a trade agreement between the EU and the U.S. to lead to the establishment of an International Investment Court to set rules on investment throughout the world.

  • OSCE Pushes Counter-terrorism Human Rights Training

    March 18, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights recently provided a training for national human rights trainers in order to create a curriculum for government officials to fight terrorism in a human rights-compliant fashion.

  • Commentators Consider "Crisis" in Global Governance

    March 04, 2015

    At a recent conference, Stewart Patrick of the Council on Foreign Relations and Professor Joseph Nye of Harvard University discussed whether the global order is in "crisis" and considered the proliferation of more flexible regional arrangements rather than top-down global governance.

  • India Organizes Global Renewable Energy Federation

    February 25, 2015

    Indian Union Minister Piyush Goyal has announced that his government will seek to form a federation of 50 "solar power-rich" countries that will cooperate with international organizations to pressure countries around the world to invest in solar energy.

  • CIGI Seeks Global Governance of Financial Institutions

    February 11, 2015

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation ("CIGI") has published a paper seeking the completion of the global governance regime proposed by the G20 to regulate international financial institutions in order to resolve the "too big to fail" problem at the global level.

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