International Organizations

  • NGO Seeks "Sexual and Reproductive" Rights in UN Development Goals

    August 27, 2014

    Françoise Girard of the nongovernmental organization ("NGO") the International Women's Health Coalition writes that the UN must take into account "sexual and reproductive health rights" - often used to include abortion rights - in its upcoming "sustainable development goals" agenda.

  • Report Indicates Lack of Oversight in UN Somali Operations

    August 27, 2014

    An audit of the UN Development Programme's operations in Somalia indicates that the agency failed to oversee the spending of millions of dollars in aid money to ensure that it was used for its intended purposes.

  • Waters: UN Is Growing Threat to Human Rights

    August 27, 2014

    Anne Marie Waters writes that in light of the UN's acceptance of a relative, society-specific approach to human rights and its "relentless pursuit" of Israel, the global body cannot advance human rights protection and in fact represents a threat to civil and political rights around the world.

  • ECLJ Seeks Explanation from UN on Hamas Rocket Storage

    August 27, 2014

    The European Centre for Law and Justice ("ECLJ") has sent a letter to the UN concerning possible violations of international law by the UN involved in the storage of rockets at its facilities in Gaza, as well as the return of these rockets to Hamas.

  • Report Reveals Lack of Funding Oversight in Gaza

    August 27, 2014

    George Russell has published an article highlighting a UN Development Programme internal audit revealing the possible misuse of development aid funds in Gaza.

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