International Organizations

  • OSCE Seeks to Advance UN Climate Agenda

    June 12, 2015

    Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") Chairman-in-Office Ivica Dacic recently called for countries to contribute to renewable energy and to cooperate in advancing "sustainability," arguing that environmental degradation produces conflict and endangers security.

  • UN Pushes for Internet Aspect of Development Goals

    June 11, 2015

    A forum recently held by UN agencies called for countries to include information and communication technology ("ICT") issues, such as access to internet technology, as part of the expansive UN Sustainable Development Goals to be agreed later this year.

  • OSCE Pushes Climate Agenda Through Aarhus Meeting

    June 11, 2015

    Seeking to link its security focus with the global climate agenda, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") recently held an annual meeting of Aarhus Centres, set up to advance an international treaty on access to information and justice on environmental issues, including climate change.

  • UN Human Rights Agents Predict Global Warming Disasters

    June 10, 2015

    Predicting catastrophic human rights impacts as a result of continuing global warming, UN human rights appointees have called on countries to negotiate a climate agreement that will protect economic, social, and cultural human rights from the effects of severe climate change.

  • OSCE and Ukraine Sign Human Rights Agreement

    June 10, 2015

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") and the Government of Ukraine have signed an agreement providing for cooperation between the OSCE and Ukraine on ensuring that the country's legislation and policies comply with international human rights standards.

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