International Organizations

  • OECD Seeks End to "Under-taxing" Company Cars, Diesel

    October 08, 2014

    A study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") calls for governments to cease "under-taxing" company cars and diesel fuel, pinning problems ranging from climate change to car accidents on tax policies for vehicles and fuel.

  • Experts Oppose International Jurisdiction over Corruption

    October 08, 2014

    Brett Schaefer, Steven Groves, and James Roberts of the Heritage Foundation write that the U.S. should oppose calls to make corruption a "crime against humanity" and to grant jurisdiction over corruption issues to the International Criminal Court or to a new international court established to deal with such claims.

  • OSCE Uses Drones to Monitor Ukraine Cease-fire

    October 08, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has announced that unmanned aerial drones it plans to operate in Eastern Ukraine to monitor the cease-fire between the Ukrainian Government and separatist rebels have arrived in Kiev. 

  • UN Calls for Social Protection to Promote Gender Equality

    October 08, 2014

    UN Women has released a report calling on governments to implement expansive social protection measures, financial regulation, and a financial transaction tax to reduce the burdens of the recent economic crisis on women.

  • Medical Journal Calls for WHO Action on Climate Change

    October 08, 2014

    Asserting that the "mayhem" caused by climate change is potentially greater than that caused by the ebola outbreak, a journal owned by the British Medical Association has called for the World Health Organization ("WHO") to declare global warming a public health emergency.

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