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  • OECD Calls for Economic Alignment with UN Climate Agenda

    July 10, 2015

    In recent remarks, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") Secretary-General Angel Gurría argued that, in light of the UN agenda on climate change, and continued efforts toward an international agreement on greenhouse gas emissions, countries must reconsider their investment in coal-based energy.

  • Four BRICS Governments Call for Climate Finance

    July 09, 2015

    Four governments from the global BRICS group - Brazil, India, China, and South Africa - have criticized "developed countries" for failing to produce a clear plan to provide $100 billion per year by the year 2020 to poorer countries to help them counter and adapt to global warming.

  • OSCE Official Weighs in on EU Migrant Quota Debate

    July 09, 2015

    Isabel Santos of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Parliamentary Assembly has praised an EU proposal of a quota system for the resettlement of a wave of migrants in Southern Europe and criticized countries for "protecting their own interests" in denying the entry of migrants.

  • BRICS Nations Develop Global Governance Priorities

    July 08, 2015

    Sergey Kulik of the Council on Foreign Relations reports that Russia and its fellow countries in the BRICS Group (Brazil, India, China, and South Africa) are seeking to determine their future priorities, particularly in political and economic cooperation, in order to broaden their influence over global governance.

  • OECD: Regulate Finance to Reduce Income Inequality

    July 07, 2015

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") has published a report calling on countries to increase regulation of financial institutions in order to prevent worsening income inequality it says comes from "too much finance."

  • OSCE Seeks to Advance UN Climate Agenda

    June 12, 2015

    Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Chairman-in-Office Ivica Dacic recently called for countries to contribute to renewable energy and to cooperate in advancing "sustainability," arguing that environmental degradation produces conflict and endangers security.

  • OSCE Pushes Climate Agenda Through Aarhus Meeting

    June 11, 2015

    Seeking to link its security focus with the global climate agenda, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") recently held an annual meeting of Aarhus Centres, set up to advance an international treaty on access to information and justice on environmental issues, including climate change.

  • OSCE and Ukraine Sign Human Rights Agreement

    June 10, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") and the Government of Ukraine have signed an agreement providing for cooperation between the OSCE and Ukraine on ensuring that the country's legislation and policies comply with international human rights standards.

  • Countries Sign on to OECD Financial Information Regime

    June 10, 2015

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") has announced that seven new countries, including Australia, Canada, and India, have signed on to an international agreement to exchange financial information in order to strengthen global governance of the prevention of tax evasion.

  • NGOs Express Mixed Reaction to G7 Climate Pledge

    June 10, 2015

    The Guardian reports that some nongovernmental organizations ("NGOs") are not satisfied with the pledge by leaders of the G7 group of countries at a recent summit to phase out carbon use by the end of the century, with some calling for an immediate limitation on long-term fossil fuel projects.

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