International Organizations

  • UN Body Warns of "Irreversible Impacts" of Global Warming

    August 29, 2014

    In a draft report, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which some argue has engaged in speculation and alarmism on global warming, says that unless action is taken quickly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, worldwide impacts of climate change could be "irreversible."

  • Kurtz Describes "Transnationalist" Politicization of U.S. History

    August 27, 2014

    On National Review Online, Stanley Kurtz documents how transnational progressives are working to alter U.S. history education to emphasize the importance of "multilateralism" and to combat the idea of American exceptionalism.

  • UN Rights Commissioner Compares Protest Response in U.S. to Apartheid

    August 27, 2014

    Arguing that scenes of Missouri police responding to protesters remind her of those in apartheid South Africa, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has called for respect of the right to protest and for an investigation into the "root causes" of racial discrimination in the U.S.

  • Bylaw Proposal Threatens Internet Body's Independence

    August 27, 2014

    In a recent article, Paul Rosenzweig, Brett Schaefer, and James Gattuso warn that a proposed bylaw from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which has authority over the internet's naming function, would give authoritarian governments substantial power to steer internet governance.

  • NGOs Call for UN to Consider "Climate Change Refugee" Protection

    August 27, 2014

    A group of nongovernmental organizations ("NGOs") have complained that a recent UN conference for "small island developing states" did not issue a call to amend international treaties to require the legal protection of "refugees" who are fleeing their home countries due to global warming.

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