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  • WHO: "Stop Using Lockdown as Primary Control Method" to Stop Covid

    October 13, 2020

    Dr David Nabarro, The World Health Organization's (WHO) Special Envoy on Covid-19, urges world leaders to "stop using lockdown as your primary control method" citing its negative consequences including devastating tourism industries and increased hunger and poverty.

  • China Pursues Leadership Roles in UN Organizations

    October 05, 2020

    According to National Review, China's pursuit of leadership roles in United Nations' and other international organizations concerns Western democratic leaders, who are concerned about the contradiction between the mission of those organizations and China's authoritarian practices, especially in relation to human rights.

  • Developed Nations Share U.S. Concern about WHO

    October 05, 2020

    According to Politico, once the emergency situation relating to the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, nations other than the United States, including Germany, France, and Chile, may seek major changes to the manner in which the World Health Organization ("WHO") operates.

     

  • The Dispatch: Opinion: It’s Beyond Time to Reform the U.N. Human Rights Council

    October 01, 2020

    Danielle Pletka, of the American Enterprise Institute and Brett D. Schaefer of the Heritage Foundation write in the Dispatch that the United Nations Human Rights Council is in dire need of reform due to the fact that some of the world's most repressive regimes hold positions on the Council.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Urges Focus on UDHR

    September 30, 2020

    Expressing concern about the proliferation of international human rights, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging UN members to focus on the core human rights contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

  • Pompeo: Cuba Seeking Seat on UN Human Rights Council is "Outrageous"

    September 07, 2020

    As Cuba seeks a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council for the 2021-2023 term, U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, other foreign officials, and NGOs are expressing concern about the potential election to the Council of a country that, according to published research, fails to hold free or fair elections, conducts arbitrary arrests, and threatens individuals involved in non-Communist political activities.

  • U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Calls for a New Global Order

    July 27, 2020

    In a recent statement, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a new global governance to "make the New Social Contract possible, to ensure that power, wealth, and opportunities are shared more broadly and fairly at the international level,” and to fight future viruses.

  • Trump Administration Begins Process of Withdrawal from WHO

    July 08, 2020

    Multiple Trump Administration officials have confirmed that it has given the U.S. Congress official notice of the U.S. withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • WHO Admits China Never Reported the Existence of Coronavirus Outbreak

    July 07, 2020

    Following a report from the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee finding evidence that China covered up the coronavirus's spread, muzzled whistleblowers, intimidated doctors, misled the WHO, and blocked outside health experts, the World Health Organization (WHO) backtracked on its assertion that the Chinese government alerted the United Nations agency about the coronavirus outbreak

  • U.N. Chief Guterres Calls for Global Governance

    July 01, 2020

    In a speech marking the 75th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Charter U.N. Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, called for greater global governance in the form of “a networked multilateralism, bringing together the UN system, regional organizations, international financial institutions and others.“

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