International Organizations

  • Report to UN Seeks "Deep Decarbonization" to Avoid Climate Change

    August 06, 2014

    A report from a group of nongovernmental organizations to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the eve of a major climate summit in September calls for countries to pursue "major changes" in their industries and to address "socio-economic development needs" in order to fight climate change.

  • AI Seeks Prosecutions for Israeli "War Crimes"

    August 06, 2014

    Amnesty International ("AI") has published a piece calling for the UN Human Rights Council to investigate alleged Israel missile strikes hitting schools and a power plant as "war crimes" and for the Council to ensure that those responsible are "brought to justice" for violating international law.

  • Article Calls for Global Governance of Healthy Lifestyles

    July 30, 2014

    Associate Dean of Georgetown Law Center Lawrence Gostin writes that a stronger regime of global governance is needed to "spur national action" and hold countries “accountable" for promoting healthy living and regulating food and other industries to prevent non-communicable diseases.

  • HRC Launches "War Crimes" Investigation into Gaza Conflict

    July 30, 2014

    The UN Human Rights Council ("HRC") has adopted a resolution condemning Israel for failing to end its presence in Palestinian territories and sending a team to Gaza to investigate alleged "war crimes" and "crimes against humanity" committed by parties to the conflict.

  • OSCE Equips Ukraine Observers with Drones

    July 30, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has supplied its monitoring mission in Ukraine with unmanned aerial vehicles in the southeast region of the country and along its border with Russia.

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