International Organizations

  • World Bank Seeks $700 Billion Yearly Climate Change Investment

    September 10, 2014

    The UN's World Bank has called for the U.S. and other countries to increase public financing in developing countries and to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions in order to promote funding of over $700 billion per year in what it says are needed investments in combating climate change.

  • UN Committee Questions Morocco on Privatization of Schools

    September 10, 2014

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child recently questioned delegates from Morocco on the effect of the country's privatization of schools, with the goal of promoting competition, on the right to education, which is described as a "public good" in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • UN Committee Criticizes U.S. for Wide-Ranging "Racial Bias"

    September 03, 2014

    While the legal process continues in Ferguson, Missouri, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has weighed in, bashing U.S. law enforcement, legal, and education practices.

  • Report Finds Disorganized UN Climate Apparatus

    September 03, 2014

    George Russell writes that a report from the UN's Joint Inspection Unit indicates duplication, inefficiency, and absence of oversight within the UN's various initiatives to fight global warming and promote the concept of "sustainability."

  • Schaefer and Kim: U.S. Should Link Foreign Aid to UN Voting

    September 03, 2014

    Brett Schaefer and Anthony Kim of the Heritage Foundation have called for the U.S. Congress to require the linkage of U.S. foreign aid to countries' UN voting records in order to encourage support for U.S. priorities at the global body.

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