New legislation has just been adopted by the International Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work.
Obama’s failure to close Guantanamo is yet another instance where the rhetoric of democratic and constitutional rights proved not useful for his international relations, relations which are always pursued in ways that continue to link and fortify securitarian power with the opening of new markets.
The opportunities that Gorbachev created for international relations have also been missed, perhaps even lost – here, however, primarily because of the United States.
As international support for Obama’s decision to attack Syria has collapsed, along with the credibility of government claims, the administration has fallen back on a standard pretext for war crimes when all else fails: the credibility of the threats of the self-designated policeman of the world.
Those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before Iran don’t have a moral right to place a red light before Israel.
Israel’s security policy is determined by our needs. I strongly reject all the unfounded publicity suggesting that Israel is prevented from taking action because of international pressure.
When diamonds’ role in fuelling violent conflict in Africa gained worldwide attention, the diamond industry established the Kimberley process in order to keep “blood diamonds” out of international trade.
I seek to lead a democratic Pakistan which is free from the yoke of military dictatorship and that will cease to be a haven, the very petri dish of international terrorism.
We started Kotter International to improve leaders’ ability to deal with big, important transformations in organizations – and in their lives.
Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the needs of the various countries for raw materials.