International Organizations

  • UNESCO Project Builds Education Around Climate Change

    August 01, 2019

    The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released a video highlighting its global pilot project encouraging schools “to make climate change a priority in every part of school life.”

  • UN Agent Demands More Oversight for South Korean Surveillance

    August 01, 2019

    UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy Joseph Cannataci has labeled safeguards against the abuse of surveillance technology in South Korea “seriously inadequate” and has called for the country to create an independent body to perform “spot-checks” of intelligence operations.

  • US Envoy: UNSC Is Avoiding Real Debate on Mideast Peace

    July 31, 2019

    In remarks to the UN Security Council, the US President's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt criticized the Council’s history of “heavily negotiated, purposely ambiguously worded resolutions” as a way for the body “to avoid substantive debate” about a realistic resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

  • UN Body Targets Israel as “Obstacle” to Women’s Rights

    July 29, 2019

    The Times of Israel reports that members of the UN Economic and Social Council - including Saudi Arabia and Iran - have targeted Israel and no other country over alleged violations of women’s rights, adopting a resolution citing the “Israeli occupation” as a “major obstacle” to the fulfillment of the rights of Palestinian women.

  • Podesta Calls for New Legal Regime for “Climate Migrants”

    July 26, 2019

    John Podesta of the Center for American Progress argues that global governance institutions must develop an adequate legal framework to account for hundreds of millions of “climate migrants” displaced by extreme weather events brought on by global warming in the near future.

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