International Organizations

  • Legrain: Coronavirus Outbreak Bolsters Nationalist and Protectionist Policies

    March 16, 2020

    Writing in Foreign Policy, Philippe Legrain opines that the coronavirus outbreak has "been a gift" to nativist nationalists and protectionists and is likely to have a long-term impact on the free movement of people and goods.

  • Runde: Trump Administration Wins Big with WIPO Election

    March 16, 2020

    According to Daniel Runde writing in The Hill, working with other countries and interested business and intellectual property ("IP") protection advocates, the Trump Administration played a leading role in securing the election of Singapore's Daren Tang as the new Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO"), preventing the election of a candidate from China, whose IP practices experts believe contravene international standards.

  • UNESCO Appoints International Expert Group to Draft Global Recommendation on the Ethics of AI

    March 11, 2020

    UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has appointed 24 of the world’s leading experts on the social, economic and cultural challenges of artificial intelligence to draft internationally applicable recommendations on ethical issues raised by the development and use of AI.

  • WHO Gives Advice on Handling Mental Health Toll from the Coronavirus

    March 11, 2020

    Acknowledging that the coronavirus is causing stress in the global population, the World Heath Organization (“WHO”) has published mental health tips that include specific advice for health-care workers, caretakers of children or older adults, and people in isolation.

  • IMF Urges Policymakers to Introduce Measures to Counter Outbreak

    March 11, 2020

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged policymakers across the globe to introduce targeted fiscal, monetary, and financial market measures aimed at helping businesses and households survive the coronavirus outbreak.

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