International Organizations

  • Philippines Withdraws from ICC

    April 04, 2019

    The Philippines recently withdrew from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the midst of a preliminary ICC investigation regarding extrajudicial killings in the Southeast Asian country.

  • UN Presents Climate Action, SDGs as Comprehensive Agenda

    April 03, 2019

    The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change recently hosted a conference in Copenhagen to brainstorm ways in which governments can combine policies advancing the UN’s Paris climate goals and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of a single, global, social and environmental agenda.

  • UN Body Finds Italy Breached Woman’s Reproductive Rights

    April 03, 2019

    The UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights has concluded that Italy violated the rights to “sexual and reproductive health” and to gender equality of a woman required under law to accept the transfer into her uterus, as part of a fertility treatment, an embryo with a low chance of viability.

  • WTO Panel Rules Boeing Tax Breaks Violate Trade Rules

    April 03, 2019

    The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body has ruled that the US ignored previous WTO rulings by allowing Washington state to continue to apply a business and occupancy tax rate reduction for airplane manufacturing giant Boeing in violation of international trade law.

  • UK Opposes UNHRC Agenda Item Targeting Israel

    March 27, 2019

    UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that the UK government will vote against the targeting of Israel under the standing “item 7” of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) agenda, warning such anti-Israel bias “obstructs the quest for peace in the Middle East” and “undermines the credibility” of the UNHRC.

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