International Organizations

  • 100 Civil Society Groups Call for a UN Parliamentary Assembly

    April 28, 2021

    A group of 100 civil society organisations issued a joint statement calling on the UN and its member states to implement proposals "to strengthen the inclusive and democratic character" of the organization including the creation of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA).

  • Beijing Goes after HK Foreign Correspondents’ Club

    April 28, 2021

    Hong Kong Free Press reports that Beijing has responded to remarks by Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club over shrinking press freedoms in the city, accusing the Club of being an external force interfering with China’s internal affairs, undermining the rule of law.

  • $200M School Choice Proposal Heads to Florida Gov. DeSantis

    April 27, 2021

    The Florida State Senate passed a $200 million school-choice proposal, now on it’s way to Governor DeSantis, that would significantly expand the state’s school choice voucher programs that help families pay for private schooling.

  • Russia Orders Suspension of Alexei Navalny’s Organization

    April 26, 2021

    In a move that comes before a court ruling that could label Alexei Navalny’s political organization « extremist », Russian prosecutors suspend the activities of the group including publishing online content, gatherings and participation in elections.

  • WHO Panel Against Requiring Vaccination Proof for Travel

    April 21, 2021

    A World Health Organization (WHO) panel has come out against any requirements that travelers show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination in order to enter certain countries, citing the limited evidence about the performance of the vaccines and concern over aggravating inequities.

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