International Organizations

  • OECD Proposes Global Tax Rules

    September 17, 2014

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") has released a set of recommendations calling for a global set of tax rules that would seek to prevent businesses from using separate tax regimes to retain a greater proportion of their earnings.

  • Bolton Reviews UN at 70 Years

    September 10, 2014

    As the 70th anniversary of the UN approaches in 2015, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Bolton writes that large portions of the UN apparatus have "gone far astray" and that its political institutions are "broken."

  • Goldin Calls for "Top-Down" Global Governance

    September 10, 2014

    Ian Goldin of Oxford University argues that in light of risks generated by globalization, the world needs a "top-down" structure of international cooperation and supranational governance to combat a variety of ills, from financial system failure to climate change.

  • UNFPA Advocates for Development Agenda Based on Human Rights

    September 10, 2014

    The Director of the UN Population Fund ("UNFPA") is the latest UN official to press for the idea that "sustainable development" should be based on the concept of economic, social, and cultural human rights, including "sexual and reproductive health" rights.

  • UN Pressures Countries to Commit to Climate Measures

    September 10, 2014

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced that ahead of a 2015 climate summit in Paris, aimed at producing a new global pact on climate change, the UN will hold an event in New York this month seeking to push countries to commit to concrete actions on climate change.

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