International Organizations

  • UN Expands Partnership for Promotion of Green Technology

    August 07, 2019

    The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has signed an agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency to expand their partnership in seeking to promote renewable-energy technology around the world to supplant fossil-fuel energy and help achieve the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord.

  • UN’s Palestinian Agency Faces Range of Employee Allegations

    August 07, 2019

    Fox News reports that the UN has launched an investigation into the leadership of the UN Relief and Works Agency, charged with supporting Palestinian refugees and from which the Trump Administration cut off funding last year, based on credible allegations of nepotism, retaliation, discrimination, and sexual misconduct.

  • UN Agent Says Man’s Deportation from Israel Would Be “War Crime”

    August 07, 2019

    The UN Special Rapporteur charged with pointing out alleged human rights violations committed by Israel, Michael Lynk, has accused Israel of attempting to commit a war crime by trying to deport a photojournalist born in Algeria to Jordan using secret evidence related to national security considerations.

  • NGO Criticizes UN for Failing to Put US, Israel on Watchlist

    August 07, 2019

    The nongovernmental organization Human Rights Watch has accused the UN Secretary-General of “shortchanging” children by not including countries including Israel and the US among serious violators of children’s human rights in armed conflict.

  • Posner: Conservatives Seek to Redefine Human Rights

    August 01, 2019

    University of Chicago Law Professor Eric Posner writes that the US State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights signals the rise of a conservative movement that will challenge the predominant conception of the global human rights agenda by redefining it in terms of a Christian worldview.

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