International Organizations

  • Former Ambassador Dismisses UN Reform Efforts

    October 19, 2017

    Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton has dismissed the US-sponsored draft declaration in support of UN reform efforts recently presented by President Trump, saying the draft is “just the usual rhetoric” and is unlikely to produce meaningful change.

  • UN Agent: Military Readiness Violates Rights

    October 18, 2017

    The UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order Alfred de Zayas has called on countries around the world to "disarm for development" and to "convert war economies into peace economies" to fund the fulfillment of economic, social, and cultural rights.

  • EU Establishes Fund to Achieve SDGs

    October 18, 2017

    The Council of the EU has approved a new EU regulation establishing a European fund for sustainable development that will invest in projects in external countries near the EU that aim to fulfill the UN's comprehensive social and environmental targets set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Summit Explores Climate Financing for Non-state Actors

    October 18, 2017

    Leaders from non-state actors such as cities, regions, and civil society gathered at the Climate Chance Summit to discuss how to align public and private financing systems with the global climate agenda as set forth in the Paris agreement on climate change.

  • OHCHR Develops Measurement Tools for Human Rights SDGs

    October 18, 2017

    The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) held a consultation meeting with selected statistical institutes and human rights organizations to formulate ways to measure progress toward human rights targets under the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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