International Organizations

  • Wikileaks Releases Global Finance Agreement Draft

    July 14, 2014

    Wikileaks has published language from a global agreement that would deregulate the financial services sector and promote cross-border flow of personal and other data, and whose text would remain secret five years after its adoption.

  • HRC Adopts Resolution on "Protection of the Family"

    July 14, 2014

    The UN Human Rights Council ("HRC") has adopted a resolution seeking a report and calling for a panel discussion on the "protection of the family," after the HRC rejected an amendment stating that "various forms of the family exist."

  • UN Promotes Global Governance of Environmental Law

    July 11, 2014

    At the Global Symposium on Environmental Rule of Law, hosted by the UN Environment Programme, panelists called for countries to enforce environmental laws with the aim of economic equality, with one panelist seeking an "international court for the environment."

  • Bromund: UN Concludes "Pointless" Session on Guns

    July 11, 2014

    Ted Bromund writes at NRO that the recently concluded meeting of the UN's Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons demonstrates the UN's inability to promote the actual implementation of the program on illegal trade in firearms and its desire instead to promote expanded gun control.

  • ICANN Meeting Stokes Concerns over Global Internet Governance

    July 11, 2014

    Brett Schaefer and Paul Rosenzweig write that controversies erupting at the public meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") raise concerns that the U.S. turnover of ICANN governance to the international community could result in a lack of transparency and accountability.

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