International Organizations

  • 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.

  • Groves: Joining UNCLOS Would Not Advance U.S. Arctic Interests

    July 11, 2014

    Steven Groves of the Heritage Foundation writes that ratification of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea ("UNCLOS") would not advance U.S. interests in the Arctic and would instead hinder U.S. interests through, among other things, its mandatory dispute resolution mechanism.

  • OSCE Expresses Concerns on Canadian Copyright Ruling

    July 11, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has voiced its concern that a Canadian court ruling ordering Google to take down links worldwide to the website of a company found liable for copyright and trademark infringement could chill free expression.

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