International Organizations

  • Vatican Counters UN Committee Comments on Child Rights

    October 08, 2014

    The Holy See's official response to the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, upon the Committee's recent review of the Vatican's report, asserts that the Committee has manifested "a lack of respect for the text" of the treaty upon which it is based.

  • CIGI Report Claims IMF Overreach in Funding for Ukraine

    October 08, 2014

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation ("CIGI") has released a report arguing that the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") stretched its own standards in providing funding for the Ukrainian Government and "is not fully equipped to deal effectively" with the problems of this country.

  • Report Calls for Global Governance of Dual Citizenship

    October 08, 2014

    A report from the Centre for International Governance Innovation has called on the UN to take control of an international framework on dual citizenship and to enshrine principles identifying dual citizenship as a human right.

  • HRC Seeks Global Governance of Sovereign Debt

    October 01, 2014

    The UN Human Rights Council ("HRC") has adopted a resolution calling for governments to develop an international framework for the restructuring of sovereign debt and blaming financial companies seeking repayment of such debt for tampering with "economic, social, and cultural rights" in developing countries.

  • Netanyahu Condemns "Militant Islam" Influence on UN

    October 01, 2014

    In an address to the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the UN Human Rights Council for its "biased" investigation of alleged human rights violations by Israel in the recent Gaza conflict and warned that Iran could "bamboozle" the UN in attempts to secure nuclear weapons.

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