International Organizations

  • Article Seeks Global Governance of Drones

    November 05, 2014

    In an article published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Melisa Foster and Virgil Haden-Pawlowski argue for the partial surrender of national control of security to a UN international convention to control and prohibit certain types of drone and automatic weapons technology.

  • Schaefer: U.S. Should Remain Outside UNIDO

    November 05, 2014

    Calling it "an ineffective organization without a clear, distinct mission," Brett Schaefer of the Heritage Foundation writes that the U.S. should not consider rejoining the UN Industrial Development Organization ("UNIDO").

  • UN Committee Criticizes Israel Rights Record

    November 05, 2014

    The flow of accusations of Israeli human rights violations from the UN continues as the organization's Human Rights Committee has criticized the country for alleged transgressions in the recent conflict in and continuing blockade of the Gaza Strip.

  • UN Agent Condemns U.K. Search and Rescue Policy

    November 05, 2014

    UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants François Crépeau has called for a reversal of what he called the "appalling" policy of the U.K. to cease support for search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea out of concern that such missions encourage unsafe sea crossing attempts.

  • UN Report Predicts "Irreversible" Global Warming Impacts

    November 05, 2014

    A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts" on the planet if governments do not begin transitioning to an economy of zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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