International Organizations

  • UN Expert Calls for Government Shift from Military Spending

    September 17, 2014

    UN Independent Expert Alfred de Zayas has called for governments to "disarm for development" by reducing their military spending in order to provide for other projects, such as health care and "the creation of employment in peaceful industries."

  • Development Banks Pledge Increased Funding on Global Warming

    September 17, 2014

    The world's international development banks have announced a future expansion of their efforts to redistribute funding to developing nations, which argue they need the extra finance in order to combat global warming.

  • 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.

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