World Environment Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (5 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Mediation Board – COVID-19/Central America – Security Council/Sahel – Peacekeeping – Human Rights/Democratic Republic of the Congo – COVID-19/Panama – COVID-19/Afghanistan – World Environment Day – International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing MEDIATION BOARD The Secretary-General this morning spoke … Read more World Environment Day & other topics – Daily Briefing (5 June 2020)

China’s progress in researching COVID-19 vaccine

Many COVID-19 questions were answered at the recent International Webinar on Global Science and Technology Development and Governance under the COVID-19 Epidemic. CGTN reporter Wang Hui sat down with the director of the Global Public Health Center of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. He talked about China’s progress and challenges in developing … Read more China’s progress in researching COVID-19 vaccine

The Specification of Rules of Differentiation in the NDCs to the Paris Agreement

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 3: Climate Change and Public International Law—Overcoming Challenges in Governance, Cooperation and Implementation, by Dr. iur. Ulrike Will (M.A.), Researcher, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK). The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the … Read more The Specification of Rules of Differentiation in the NDCs to the Paris Agreement

Towards a Structural Analysis of Individual and Public Interests in Orbital Space Law

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 11: International Air and Space Law—Issues on the Horizon, by Ward Munters, Ph.D. Candidate, Institute for International Law & Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, KU Leuven (Belgium). Full title: “Potentially Harmful Physical Interference: Towards a Structural Analysis of … Read more Towards a Structural Analysis of Individual and Public Interests in Orbital Space Law

Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis Climate Change

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 3: Climate Change and Public International Law—Overcoming Challenges in Governance, Cooperation and Implementation, by Violetta Ritz, Ph.D. Researcher in International Climate Change Law & Policy, Global Challenges Doctoral Centre, University of Kent. Full title: “Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis … Read more Evaluating States’ Risk Management vis-à-vis Climate Change

Situationality of Global Risks: The Role of International Organizations in Climate Governance

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 3: Climate Change and Public International Law—Overcoming Challenges in Governance, Cooperation and Implementation, by Gabriela Argüello (J.D.), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Law, Centre for Collective Action Research (CeCAR), University of Gothenburg. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual … Read more Situationality of Global Risks: The Role of International Organizations in Climate Governance

Live: Global science and technology development during COVID-19

China celebrates its fourth annual National Science and Technology Workers’ Day on May 30. What is the impact of COVID-19 on global scientific and technological innovation and governance? Join CGTN to hear opinions from international experts at the “International Webinar on Global Science and Technology Development and Governance under the COVID-19 Epidemic” which is held … Read more Live: Global science and technology development during COVID-19

Leaders call for solidarity to confront COVID-19

At the 73rd World Health Assembly in May 2020 global health and political leaders called for unity and solidarity to confront the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the World Health Organization and the World Health Assembly: https://www.who.int/about/governance/world-health-assembly/seventy-third-world-health-assembly/the-who-and-the-wha-an-explainer

Top tips for diversity work

What do you need to remember when planning diversity work? Where should you focus your efforts? What are the pitfalls and problems? This video outlines top tips for working on diversity, especially in biomedical and health sciences. Narrated and drawn by Melanie Etherton, based off a talk she gave for the Association of Medical Research … Read more Top tips for diversity work

Russian FM: HK’s governance is China’s internal affairs

Russia took China’s side with its Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, saying Hong Kong’s governance is a domestic issue for China. The comment comes after U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brian threatened sanctions on China if it moves ahead with the proposed security law. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more Russian FM: HK’s governance is China’s internal affairs

Wang Yang: Chinese-style democracy plays an important role in national governance

The third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) held its closing meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday afternoon. Chairman of the CPPCC National Committee Wang Yang made his final remarks at the annual gathering. In his speech, Wang stressed that Chinese-style … Read more Wang Yang: Chinese-style democracy plays an important role in national governance

Russian FM: HKSAR governance is China’s internal affairs

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Hong Kong’s governance is a domestic issue for China. He said this after U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brian threatened sanctions on China, if it moves ahead with the national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Russian FM: HKSAR governance is China’s internal affairs

Pimco: U.S. Still ‘Save Heaven’; Asia Credit ‘Reasonably Attractive’

May.27 — Kimberley Stafford, head of Asia-Pacific at Pacific Investment Management Co., discusses market liquidity and her views on U.S. and Asian bonds. She also discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting interest in environmental, social and governance investing. She speaks with Yvonne Man and Tom Mackenzie on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.”

Post-pandemic global order: Greater unity or greater division?

As people struggle with a pandemic that has turned the world upside down, its consequences for individuals, nations and the world are already being considered. The post-pandemic era will pose undeniable difficulties and challenges, particularly to foreign policy and international relations. Where do notions of global governance and multilateral cooperation now stand? How badly has … Read more Post-pandemic global order: Greater unity or greater division?