New York Braces Itself for Tense UN Security Council Elections
#83, The G|O Briefing, January 27, 2022
Sanctions on Putin could cripple International Geneva - A new European push to move forward on a IP waiver for Covid-19 vaccines - The ECOSOC decoded!
Johann Aeschlimann, on the UN Economic and Social Council
A delegate spends four years in New York on average; there is not a lot of time to get accustomed to the institution. If we can make life easier for these ECOSOC delegates, we can help them spend less time and effort finding their way and more time working on substance.
Sarah Brooks, on China at the UN
“China’s development agenda has increasingly appeared in stark contrast with a human rights-based approach, undercutting the interdependence of the UN’s development and human rights pillars.”
#62 The G|O Briefing, July 22, 2021
China and the UN: ‘ undue influence?’ asks a new report. Plus, might IP rights on Covid-19 finally be temporarily waived? Don't bet on it.
China and the UN Economic and Social Council
This briefing note is intended to provide background on the role China has carved out for itself in the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and its subsidiary bodies and agencies.
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