International Organizations

  • 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.

  • UN Agency Receives Support for Global Governance of Air Pollution

    July 11, 2014

    At its recent Environment Assembly, a group of countries pushed the UN Environment Programme to work further toward the reduction of air pollution by calling on governments to rigidly enforce laws designed to cut emissions.

  • UN Convenes Climate Meeting Seeking Redistribution of Wealth

    July 11, 2014

    The UN has organized a "Green Climate Fund" meeting in Oslo, Norway to pressure developed countries to contribute funds that would be transferred to developing countries for projects to counter global warming.

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