September 14, 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) have joined more than 1,000 health professionals and 175 health organizations calling for an urgent “fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty” by sending a letter demanding that governments lay out a legally binding global plan to end the use of fossil fuel.
September 07, 2022
A report has been published by the United Nations asserting that the Chinese government has committed abuses that may amount to crimes against humanity targeting Uyghurs and other Turkic communities in the Xinjiang region.
August 17, 2022
UN Secretary General António Guterres has announced that Grenada's former Climate Resilience Minister Simon Stiell, who has often called for wealthier countries to set more ambitious climate goals, will become the new United Nations climate chief.
July 13, 2022
The World Health Organization's updated manual, The Gender Mainstreaming for Health Managers: A Practical Approach, maintains that gender identity exists on a continuum and that sex is not limited to male or female.
U.S. Lawmakers Propose State Department Cooperate with Cities and States to Advance UN Global Governance Ambitions
July 12, 2022
U.S. Reps. Ted Lieu, Gregory Meeks and Joe Wilson and U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and John Cornyn introduced legislation to establish a permanent Office of City and State Diplomacy within the State Department creating ties between the State Department and mayors and governors engaged internationally that would advance the UN’s global governance ambitions.
June 29, 2022
A major UN-backed global climate action campaign called Race to Zero whose goal is to achieve net zero by 2050 has announced a revised set of criteria, strengthening the requirements for companies, financial institutions, municipalities and other organizations to meet in order to join and maintain membership.
June 28, 2022
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield released a statement on the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, publicly criticising the decision as “cruel, dark, and dangerous”
June 22, 2022
A United Nations (UN) summit on biodiversity will be held in Canada instead of China making it a second major international event being moved out of China due to its controversial strict zero-covid policy.
June 15, 2022
Following what many human rights groups consider a failed trip to China, The United Nations human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, has announced that she will not seek a second term.
June 07, 2022
Aaron Rhodes writing in the Hill asks what lessons are to be learned by the human rights community from the recent mission of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet’s to China that failed to investigate Uyghur concentration camps in Xinjiang and celebrated China’s human rights practices.