Categories
Uncategorized

16 april 2021

The United Nations Association of the United States of America profiles its Sacramento, California, chapter on its website, writing that in March, the UNA Sacramento Chapter “co-hosted a virtual conversation on the intersections of human rights and United States foreign policy with a focus on the termination of militarism. Partnered with several prominent organizations including (but not limited to) NorCal […]

Categories
Uncategorized

15 april 2021

Brian Son writes on the Democracy Without Borders website, “A UN conference for Yemen on 1 March 2021 was a pivotal moment for governments to commit voluntary funds in support of the Yemeni people, who have already suffered through six years of a man-made catastrophe. With five million people currently teetering on the edge of starvation and […]

Categories
Uncategorized

14 april 2021

The Mondialist writes, “Last year, the Mayors for Peace ‘Vision 2020’ Campaign to abolish all nuclear weapons ended without having achieved its intended goal. Unfortunately, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which has since come into force, did little to change this.” Mayors for Peace, “which now has more than 8,000 cities and towns as members, […]

Categories
Uncategorized

13 april 2021

At StarTrek.com, Sean Kelly profiles “Star Trek Communist” Will Nguyen, a fam who hopes to bring the world of Star Trek’s United Federation of Planets into reality. Nguyen said, “In the earth of the future, [we] eliminate poverty, hunger, homelessness, all the stuff that’s hard to still talk about; it’s paradise on earth. How do you actually achieve a […]

Categories
Uncategorized

12 april 2021

Keith Best of the World Federalist Movement/Institute for Global Policy announced on April 7, “It is with deep regret that we announce WFM/IGP’s Executive Committee has taken the necessary decision to stop operations of the WFM/IGP Secretariat on current programs and projects that are running out of sufficient funding over the next months. I should like to reassure […]

Categories
Uncategorized

9 april 2021

Parliamentarians for Global Action, commenting favorably on the abolition of capital punishment in the U.S. state of Virginia, says “parliamentarians have a crucial role to play in the movement to restrict the use of the death penalty and ultimately abolish it through drafting legislation; deliberating on national policies; and enlightening public opinion. To date, PGA […]

Categories
Uncategorized

8 april 2021

The Mondialist has an update on the World Citizens’ Initiative, writing that the UN75 report “specifically mentions the World Citizens’ Initiative as one of the possibilities for reform and is currently on UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ desk. The timing couldn’t be better, because right now he is preparing his report ‘Our Common Agenda’ that contain […]

Categories
Uncategorized

7 april 2021

Stefan Pedersen of the University of Leeds, in an academic essay titled “Neoliberalism Against World Government? the Neglected World Order Dimension in Ideologies,” writes, “The idea that adherents of neoliberalism desire world government is an old misunderstanding. In recent years this mistaken notion has been promoted by populists such as former President Donald Trump who […]

Categories
Uncategorized

6 april 2021

Victoria K. Holt of the Stimson Center and Hardin Lang of Refugees International, writing in the U.S. political publication The Hill, say the United States “needs to pay its peacekeeping bill” to the United Nations because “peacekeeping works,” helps to “reduce suffering by preventing greater population displacement,” helps “limit the spread of global instability and […]

Categories
Uncategorized

5 april 2021

Lawrence Wittner writes on the Citizens for Global Solutions website about steps to be taken to overcome opposition to the abolition of nuclear weapons, stating that “developing a stronger international security system would provide a useful way to foster this shift in attitudes.” If the United Nations had the authority and resources to provide nations […]