The UN’s climate change chief puts politics first
Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is a non-stop train wreck.
American generosity, second to none
September 5 marks the first International Day of Charity. Which country gives the most?
Sadly, the International Day of Happiness is over
The United Nations is considering an international happiness index to replace Gross Domestic Product as a measure of successful nations. Good luck!
Human dignity, justice and the rule of law
The Vatican’s contribution to a high-level UN meeting stressed that laws must be derived from principles of justice that recognise the transcendent value of the human person.
Why the UN should oppose the death penalty for everyone
United Nations bureaucrats are passionate about “the right to life” – but only for criminals. How about people who are completely innocent?
Let’s make the UN Secretary-General keep his word
The United Nations must be the "defender of the defenceless", says Ban Ki-moon. Why not begin with the unborn?
How many people is too many?
The latest projections from the United Nations show that there could be 10 billion people on the planet by 2100.
Why can’t the UN be consistent?
If the world is moving towards abolition of the death penalty, why not abolition of abortion?
12 things your MP never told you about the family…
... but ought to, before consulting you about same-sex marriage.
People are the wealth of nations
But women are yet to be valued properly, even by the UN.
Promoting compulsory sexual education at the UN
A recent report to the United Nations sought to impose a 'right to sexual education'
Population and philanthropy
The 2010 United Nations Population Award goes to Bill and Melinda Gates.
From family to families at the UN
The United Nations loves families. It just can't decide which model it likes best.
The UN should relocate to Haiti
The United Nations plans to spend US$1.9 billion to refurbish its Manhattan HQ. Why not relocate to Port-au-Prince instead?
Copenhagen: a deal of sorts
The push for a global, legally binding deal could not overcome national self-interest
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