International Organizations

  • UNCTAD Warns of Potential Impacts of US-China Tariffs

    February 06, 2019

    The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has waded into the trade dispute between the US and China, warning the imposition of tariffs would not be beneficial to the domestic producers of either country.

  • UNESCO Trains Educators to Teach “Sustainability”

    February 06, 2019

    A press release from the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) describes the agency’s Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development, an initiative that seeks to train educators around the world to incorporate the global “sustainability” agenda in their curricula.

  • UNESCO Pushes “Sexuality” Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

    February 06, 2019

    A press release from the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) illustrates the agency’s expansive efforts to introduce comprehensive sexuality education into the curricula of schools in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • UNFCCC Hosts “Technical Dialogues” on Paris Climate Pledges

    February 06, 2019

    The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) shows how it will use “technical dialogues” with countries in 2019 and 2020 to persuade countries to comply with their pledges from the UN’s Paris climate accord and develop long-term strategies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

  • IMF Seeks More Tax Collection to Achieve SDGs

    February 06, 2019

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlights its recent staff study indicating that developing countries must increase their tax intake to help close the gap in financing needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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