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  • UN Policy Still Fails to Protect Whistleblowers By Brett Schaefer | DailySignal.com Published May 15, 2017 UN Policy Still Fails to Protect Whistleblowers United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres wrote a letter to all of the permanent representatives to the U.N. in New York earlier this month, updating them on his management and reform agenda. A number of these initiatives are still in development and awaiting conclusions ... Read More
  • UN Agency Helps North Korea with Patent Application for Banned Nerve Gas Chemical By George Russell | FoxNews.com Published May 15, 2017 UN Agency Helps North Korea with Patent Application for Banned Nerve Gas Chemical EXCLUSIVE: For more than a year, a United Nations agency in Geneva has been helping North Korea prepare an international patent application for production of sodium cyanide — a chemical used to make the nerve gas ... Read More
  • The US Is Right to Insist on Lower UN Peacekeeping Dues By Brett Schaefer | DailySignal.com Published May 11, 2017 The US Is Right to Insist on Lower UN Peacekeeping Dues A consistent theme from the earliest days of the Trump administration was the intent to lower the amount that America pays for United Nations peacekeeping. During her confirmation hearing, Ambassador Nikki Haley repeatedly said that the U.S. contribution to the peacekeeping ... Read More
  • Time for Trump to Fulfill Promise and Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement By Nicolas Loris, Brett Schaefer | DailySignal.com Published May 09, 2017 Time for Trump to Fulfill Promise and Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement President Donald Trump has promised to make a “big decision” in the next two weeks on the Paris climate accord after promising to “cancel” the agreement during the campaign last year. Fundamentally, the Paris Agreement is ... Read More
  • US May Stay in Paris Climate Accord, With Caveats Newsmax Published April 27, 2017 US May Stay in Paris Climate Accord, With Caveats Signs are mounting that President Donald Trump’s administration may stay in the landmark Paris climate change accord of 2015, under pressure from big business and public support for the agreement. But experts say the final decision, expected next month, is anything but certain, and staying ... Read More
  • Tillerson Seeking 9% Cut to U.S. State Department Workforce, Sources Say By Nick Wadhams | Bloomberg Published April 27, 2017 Tillerson Seeking 9% Cut to U.S. State Department Workforce, Sources Say The State Department plans to cut 2,300 U.S. diplomats and civil servants — about 9 percent of the Americans in its workforce worldwide — as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presses ahead with his task of slashing the ... Read More