Tag Archives: United Nations

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

The UNCITRAL comprises of 60 legal experts elected by the Assembly to represent all governments, drawing on both common law and civil law traditions.

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Wanted: A New Debt Deal for the World

Beyond just Argentina, it’s time to find a solution for how unpayable sovereign debts are fixed.

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The World Bank: The Data Gatherer That Did Not Gather Data

The World Bank subtly dodges debate about income inequality in rich countries.

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Chinese Peacekeepers in Africa?

Will China step up in South Sudan’s crisis?

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Why the UN Security Council Still Matters

Putin’s Russia now takes the United Nations Security Council far more seriously than the U.S. government does.

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Global Cooperation Buckling Under Past Successes

In finance and beyond, how is global cooperation failing from its own prior wins?

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Syria: A Potent Alternative to Military Action

How can the United States police crimes against humanity but ignore the ICC?

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Will a UN Fact-Finding Mission Ever Make It to Syria?

Will the world consider intervening even if they don’t have all the facts?

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Do We Need New Global Institutions?

What is the world to do when national governments retreat from global commitments?

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Korea as a Global Environmental Leader

How can the environment and the financial sector be aligned optimally for low-cost, low-carbon finance?

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