Transnational Bodies

  • China Builds Institutions of Global Governance

    September 24, 2014

    An article in The Economist observes that Chinese attempts to build multigovernmental institutions based on regional security and economic cooperation is an attempt to challenge the West by building "a new world order." 

  • Paper Calls for New Structure of Global Financial Governance

    September 24, 2014

    Malcolm Knight calls for reform of the global governance of finance by creating a structure that includes a board of executives implementing international financial policy and a "universal" international financial institution that makes policy recommendations to member governments.

  • OSCE Sends "Tolerance" Mission to Denmark

    September 17, 2014

    A mission from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ("OSCE") recently visited Denmark to investigate potential problems such as intolerance, xenophobia, and discrimination in the country.

  • Development Banks Pledge Increased Funding on Global Warming

    September 17, 2014

    The world's international development banks have announced a future expansion of their efforts to redistribute funding to developing nations, which argue they need the extra finance in order to combat global warming.

  • OECD Proposes Global Tax Rules

    September 17, 2014

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") has released a set of recommendations calling for a global set of tax rules that would seek to prevent businesses from using separate tax regimes to retain a greater proportion of their earnings.

  • Goldin Calls for "Top-Down" Global Governance

    September 10, 2014

    Ian Goldin of Oxford University argues that in light of risks generated by globalization, the world needs a "top-down" structure of international cooperation and supranational governance to combat a variety of ills, from financial system failure to climate change.

  • OSCE Pushes Ukrainian Judges to Apply ECHR Case Law

    September 03, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") held two summer schools for Ukrainian judges for the purposes of educating them on implementing the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights and the holdings of the European Court of Human Rights ("ECHR").

  • Bylaw Proposal Threatens Internet Body's Independence

    August 27, 2014

    In a recent article, Paul Rosenzweig, Brett Schaefer, and James Gattuso warn that a proposed bylaw from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which has authority over the internet's naming function, would give authoritarian governments substantial power to steer internet governance.

  • OSCE Criticizes Missouri Police for Journalist Arrests

    August 27, 2014

    Following the arrest of journalists during protests in Ferguson, Missouri over the recent shooting of teenager Michael Brown, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") media freedom representative Dunja Mijatovic has called on Missouri police to respect the right to freedom of the media.

  • "BRICS Bank" Challenges Western Global Economic Governance

    August 13, 2014

    Matthew Goodman writes that Western countries should strengthen their global development institutions in response to the creation of a new development bank created by the so-called "BRICS" countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.

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