Transnational Bodies

  • Publication Continues UN Push for "Global Citizenship Education"

    November 30, 2015

    The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization ("UNESCO") and other international organizations have released a publication calling for countries to include "global citizenship" and human-rights education in children's curricula in order to achieve "peaceful, sustainable and inclusive societies."

  • Green Climate Fund Supports Climate Change "Adaptation" Measures

    November 18, 2015

    An articles from the Thomson Reuters Foundation highlights how the international Green Climate Fund is seeking to redistribute billions of dollars from developed to developing nations in the coming years to help poor countries take measures to adapt to the coming effects of climate change.

  • IMF Promotes Activist Economic Equality Agenda

    November 18, 2015

    In recent remarks to Oxfam America, International Monetary Fund ("IMF") Managing Director Christine Lagarde called for the reduction of income inequality and the "empowerment" of women as ways for countries to grow their economies.

  • WEF Summit Pushes Global Governance Reform

    November 11, 2015

    The World Economic Forum's ("WEF") recent Summit on the Global Agenda 2015 focused on how current institutions of global governance are "ill-equipped" to handle modern challenges and called for redesigning governance systems to usher in a "Fourth Industrial Revolution."

  • OSCE Awards Prizes for Visual Designs on Climate Change

    October 29, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has announced the winners of a contest in which it challenged participants to create visual designs depicting the dangers of climate change to global security.

  • IMF, World Bank Push Carbon Pricing with Panel

    October 29, 2015

    A panel convened by the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") and the World Bank Group that includes national and other officials has called for countries to impose taxes on corporate carbon emissions.

  • OECD: Countries Are Not Living up to Climate Standards

    October 28, 2015

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") has published a report examining the climate policies of OECD members and non-members and calling on these countries to do more to meet climate-change standards and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • NGOs, Academia Support More Powerful OSCE

    October 09, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") reports that the group's Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions has called for a strengthened role of the OSCE in foreign policy agendas of countries that participate in the organization.

  • WEF Calls for Measures Against Income Inequality

    September 09, 2015

    Citing its "negative economic and social impact," the World Economic Forum ("WEF") has produced a report calling for countries to reduce inequality of income using such measures as fiscal transfers and social protection schemes.

  • OSCE Pushes Judicial Education on ECHR

    September 09, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") recently held a seminar in Western Ukraine on developing education courses for judges on applying the European Convention on Human Rights ("ECHR") and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights.

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