International Organizations

  • NGO Calls for International Drone Standards

    October 18, 2017

    The nongovernmental organization Amnesty International has called for the establishment of robust international standards for regulating the use of “armed or strike-enabled” drones with “strong implementation and verification mechanisms.”

  • OSCE Trains Teachers on Gender Mainstreaming

    October 17, 2017

    As part of the regional security organization's promotion of "gender mainstreaming" in areas such as education, journalism, and lawmaking, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) recently hosted a seminar in Moldova training teachers from vocational schools how to implement "gender-sensitive teaching techniques" to further women's rights.

  • UN, World Bank Push SDG-based Peace Initiative

    October 17, 2017

    The UN and the World Bank Group are collaborating on a Humanitarian-Development-Peace Initiative seeking to use the UN's comprehensive social and environmental targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to address conflicts in fragile countries such as Somalia and Yemen.

  • World Bank, ESA Use Satellites to Review SDG Progress

    October 17, 2017

    The World Bank Group is partnering with the European Space Agency (ESA) to use satellites to monitor countries' progress on a broad array of targets contained in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as part of the ESA's Earth Observation for Sustainable Development initiative.

  • UN Agency Publishes Global Tourist Guidelines

    October 16, 2017

    The UN World Tourism Organization recently launched a "Travel.Enjoy.Respect" campaign offering a global manual guiding "responsible travellers" visiting other countries on how to "respect nature, respect culture, and respect your host."

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