SIDA and UNDP Create $40 Million Partnership to Promote National Capacities to Address Environmental and Climate Change Challenges
December 12, 2019
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency ("SIDA") and the United Nations Development Programme ("UNDP") have entered a US $40 million partnership to help national capacities "to better manage ecosystems and biodiversity, improve water and ocean governance, and scale up climate action."
December 11, 2019
The United Nations International Court of Justice (“ICJ”) is considering a claim filed by Gambia on behalf of Muslim Rohingya alleging that Myanmar committed atrocities during a 2017 army crackdown, with Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi appearing in defense of Myanmar.
December 04, 2019
Following a judgment by the United Nations International Court of Justice, Iran's top judiciary has ordered the United States to pay up $130 billion in damages about a year after the United Nation's top court ruled that President Donald Trump's administration should ease sanctions against Tehran to ensure the continued flow of humanitarian goods.
November 25, 2019
In a video posted to openDemocracy, Harris Gleckman, Senior Fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability and the author of Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy: A Global Challenge, speaks about "the growing corporate influence over our global governance system – and what can be done to stop it."
November 22, 2019
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ("UNESCO") and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ("UNODC"), working in partnership, have developed a guide to assist policy-makers in developing policies and programs that promote the rule of law through education.