International Organizations

  • Bayefsky: UN Purveys Terrorist-Friendly Ideology

    October 22, 2014

    Anne Bayefsky writes that the UN has been a key platform for states that support terrorism, and groups like the Organisation of Islamic States ("OIC"), to divert the public's attention from horrific terrorist acts and toward their "root causes," which they generally identify as Islamophobia, Israel, and Western foreign policy.

  • U.S. Accuses UNDP of Mishandling Police Funds in Afghanistan

    October 22, 2014

    According to U.S. officials, the UN Development Fund ("UNDP") is seeking to avoid responsibility for failing to prevent the Afghanistan Government from allegedly siphoning off approximately $200 million from a trust fund UNDP administered to pay the country's police force.

  • Experts Call for Rejection of UN Internet Control

    October 22, 2014

    Brett Schaefer, Paul Rosenzweig, and James Gattuso write that the U.S. should reject the plan proposed by Russia and other countries to impose government control on the internet by placing it in the hands of the UN's International Telecommunications Union.

  • UN Sends Agents to Detroit to Investigate Alleged Violation of "Right to Water"

    October 15, 2014

    The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has announced that two rapporteurs appointed by the UN Human Rights Council will visit Detroit, Michigan to investigate the effect of city water shutoffs on the human rights of customers who did not pay their bills.

  • UN Rapporteur: Debt-Collecting Hedge Funds Violate Human Rights

    October 08, 2014

    The UN Special Rapporteur charged with investigating the effects of sovereign debt collection on human rights has concluded that hedge funds that attempt to collect sovereign debt from developing countries "directly or indirectly" violate economic, social, and cultural rights.

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