International Organizations

  • Former UN Chief Launches Climate Adaptation Commission

    December 05, 2018

    AP News reports that, in October, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon worked with 18 countries to create a Global Commission on Adaptation that will push global actors to develop measures to help the world adapt to the impacts of climate change in such areas as food, water, and energy.

  • G20 Report Seeks Global Focus in Financial Governance

    December 05, 2018

    In October, the G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance published a report calling for the end of a “fragmented” system of multilateral financial institutions through mechanisms that would lead to global collaboration and complementarity of the international financial system.

  • Experts Call for US Aid Allocation on Basis of UN Voting Records

    December 04, 2018

    Brett Schaefer and Anthony Kim of the Heritage Foundation call on the US Congress to pass legislation requiring the US government to consider whether countries are voting with or against the US in the UN General Assembly as a key factor in allocating foreign aid.

  • UN Climate Report Indicates Strict Deadlines for Carbon Neutrality

    December 04, 2018

    The UN Inter-governmental Panel for Climate Change published a report in September indicating that, in order to achieve the targets set out in the UN’s Paris climate accord, the world must become carbon neutral by the year 2050, with a peak in carbon emissions in 2020.

  • UNESCO Launches Global Exhibition on Sexuality Education

    December 04, 2018

    In September, the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched a new campaign promoting “comprehensive sexuality education” for children across the globe, including a Foundation for Life and Love exhibition seeking to show how children must learn about “sexual and reproductive health issues” in an educational setting.

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