International Organizations

  • UN Report Finds Disarray in Peacekeeping Record System

    September 24, 2014

    George Russell writes that an internal UN report has found substantial deficiencies in the UN's new financial record system for peacekeeping operations, called Umoja, as the system is overbudget and has resulted in uncertainty as to the actual expenditures of the UN's peacekeeping system.

  • UN Calls for Global Governance to Correct Economic Instability

    September 17, 2014

    The UN Conference on Trade and Development has published a report calling for increased global economic governance and regulation in order to deal with international financial instability and promote a "more equal income distribution."

  • OSCE Sends "Tolerance" Mission to Denmark

    September 17, 2014

    A mission from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ("OSCE") recently visited Denmark to investigate potential problems such as intolerance, xenophobia, and discrimination in the country.

  • UN Pushes Report on Massive Climate Change Response

    September 17, 2014

    On the eve of a major conference on global warming, the UN is touting a report from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate calling for massive economic infrastructure changes and financing shifts to reduce carbon emissions by up to 90 percent before the year 2030.

  • 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."

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