September 14, 2020United Nations General Assembly
Despite limitations, the UN will still sponsor a few notable events and initiatives at this year’s General Assembly, but do not expect any breakthroughs.
August 24, 2020Climate Change
California is setting the pace for climate change disasters. Its plight is a direct consequence of the human addiction to fossil fuels.
August 17, 2020Global Governance
U.S. unilateralism, geopolitical rivalries, and COVID-19 are humbling UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s ambitions for the UN75 agenda.
August 3, 2020Energy and Environment
Environmental stewardship pays economic and other dividends. Fortunately, many are acknowledging that natural capital is just as important for human prosperity and security as financial, physical, an…
July 27, 2020Human Rights
The draft report of the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights provides a gift to despotic regimes and reveals the Trump administration’s hypocritical human rights policy.
June 29, 2020Public Health Threats and Pandemics
New thinking, enlightened leadership, and a favorable distribution of power are necessary for a more cooperative world to emerge in the aftermath of the pandemic.
June 8, 2020Global Governance
Russia's inclusion in an expanded G7 would run contrary to the group's aims and interests.
June 22, 2020Global Governance
Seventy-five years ago this week, delegates from fifty nations signed the UN Charter.