International Organizations

  • OECD Recommends Greater Attention to Governance of Neurotechnology Abuses

    January 15, 2020

    Officially recognizing the risk posed by neurotechnological alternations that can be used to manipulate human behavior or attitudes, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has recommended that governments, companies, and researchers pay greater attention to the governance of the possible misuse of neurotechnology.

  • Lipton: IMF Plays Important Role in Promoting Global Strategy Relating to Cybersecurity Threats

    January 15, 2020

    Writing in the International Monetary Fund blog, David Lipton describes four areas where the international community should supplement national efforts to counter cybersecurity threats: greater understanding of the risks; improved collaboration; consistent regulation; and crisis preparation and response protocols.

  • Researchers Explain How Artificial Intelligence Can Promote Sustainable Development

    January 15, 2020

    An international team of scientists has published a study of how artificial intelligence (“AI”) can help and hinder sustainable development worldwide, with the researchers recommending “adequate policy and legislation frameworks” to help direct AI’s potential toward the greatest benefits.

  • UNESCO Aspires to Regain Prominence in Global Education Arena

    January 08, 2020

    After years of funding cuts, politicization, and growing competition from other education actors, such as the Global Education Forum, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization ("UNESCO") is pursuing a new strategy to step up its coordinating role for the global education community.

  • UN Official Takes Parting Shot at "Populist Authoritarian Nationalists"

    January 01, 2020

    As he departs his post, Andrew Gilmour, the outgoing United Nations assistant secretary-general for human rights, blames "populist authoritarian nationalists" in North America, South America, Europe and Asia for "a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and LGBT communities."

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