International Organizations

  • Western Nations Urge Opposition to Russian-led Resolution Regarding Internet

    November 20, 2019

    The U.S. and its Western allies are urging opposition to a Russian-led resolution at the United Nations that they warn is a thinly veiled effort to create global norms that endorse state control of the internet.

  • Gomez: A Human Rights Technocracy Is Failing to Adequately Respond to Populism

    November 20, 2019

    Krizna Gomez of The Fund for Global Human Rights has opined that efforts by progressive human rights advocates to oppose populism fail because they rely on technocratic methods that are detached from communities, speak in language only experts can understand, and promote policies that are often decided in spaces in which most impacted people cannot enter.

  • UNCTAD Considers How Creative Economy Can Power Development

    November 12, 2019

    At the first ad hoc meeting on the creative economy and sustainable development held by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development ("UNCTAD"), among other issues, the 120 global experts considered emerging trade asymmetries, such as "creative economy extraction" resulting from developing country artists moving to places such as Europe and the United States.

  • ICJ Recognizes Jurisdiction in Case of Russia's Malign Activities

    November 12, 2019

    The International Court of Justice has released the judgment on recognizing its jurisdiction in the case over Russia's violation of International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination relating to its various malign activities in Ukraine.

  • NISSEM Promotes SEL in Low and Middle Income Countries

    November 12, 2019

    NISSEM, a group of international academics and practitioners who have joined forces to promote the integration of Sustainable Development Goal Target 4.7 themes and related social and emotional skills into textbooks and other education materials, particularly in low- and middle-income countries ("LMICs"), are producing global briefs promoting a relatively narrow, selective strategy focused on educational materials.

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