International Organizations

  • Amnesty International Urges Schools to Excuse Children for Climate Change Strikes

    September 13, 2019

    In a letter sent to Australian, Canadian, Hungarian, Spanish, New Zealand and UK education authorities, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, has written a personal plea to more than 30,000 schools around the world urging them to allow children to take part in the unprecedented wave of global climate strikes planned for 20 and 27 September.

  • UNCTAD Encourages Commodity-Dependent Countries to Diversity Economies

    September 13, 2019

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has asked the countries dependent on commodities to diversify their economies to survive the climate crisis, including to adopt policies such as strengthening human capital through investments in education and health, and targeted measures to promote individual sectors.

  • UN Expert Scientist Report to Facilitate UNGA Review of SDG Progress

    September 13, 2019

    An independent group of scientists appointed has produced the Global Sustainability Report, the first-of-its-kind report to inform the quadrennial Sustainable Development Goal review deliberations at the UN General Assembly, consisting of surveys on scientific findings from ocean livelihoods, to sustainable consumption, production, and disaster risk management, among other issues.

  • Amnesty International Calls Out Arms Companies

    September 10, 2019

    A new report by Amnesty International claims that major industry players are not undertaking adequate human rights due diligence, which could prevent their products from being used in potential human rights violations and war crimes.

  • UNCTAD to Facilitate Redistribution of Digital Economy's Gains

    September 06, 2019

    Reflecting global efforts to re-distribute the rapidly expanding digital economy's gains, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has released its first-ever Digital Economy Report 2019 that maps the flow, data, and funds in the world's digital economy.

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