International Organizations

  • UN Seeks Development Based on Income Equality, Reproductive Rights

    September 24, 2014

    In a recent speech, the Director of the UN Population Fund called on governments to focus on accomplishing the UN's "sustainable development" agenda by ensuring sexual and reproductive health rights, often interpreted to include abortion, and reduction of income inequality.

  • Paper Calls for New Structure of Global Financial Governance

    September 24, 2014

    Malcolm Knight calls for reform of the global governance of finance by creating a structure that includes a board of executives implementing international financial policy and a "universal" international financial institution that makes policy recommendations to member governments.

  • UN Summit Pressures Countries to Act on Global Warming

    September 24, 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has lauded the success of the recent UN climate change summit in New York in pressuring governments and businesses to commit to varying levels of greenhouse gas emission reduction and financing "green" initiatives.

  • UN Report Finds Disarray in Peacekeeping Record System

    September 24, 2014

    George Russell writes that an internal UN report has found substantial deficiencies in the UN's new financial record system for peacekeeping operations, called Umoja, as the system is overbudget and has resulted in uncertainty as to the actual expenditures of the UN's peacekeeping system.

  • UN Calls for Global Governance to Correct Economic Instability

    September 17, 2014

    The UN Conference on Trade and Development has published a report calling for increased global economic governance and regulation in order to deal with international financial instability and promote a "more equal income distribution."

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