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The move toward a global government received a big boost this summer by the introduction of a proposal for an International Criminal Court. Over U.S. objections, the United Nations Diplomatic Conference voted 120 to 7 in favor of establishing an international criminal court to try individuals accused of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the crime of aggression.
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EU Parliament December 10, 2013
Summit Storm 2012 September 25, 2012
Rio+20 A Bit Flat June 19, 2012
Vatican Calls For Global Economic Body October 25, 2011
Mexicans Getting Chipped August 23, 2011
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The New Face of Global Security by Mary Gehl
The Tentacles of the IMF by Mary Miller, Executive Analyst Koinonia Institute
Global Government: Democracy and the Final World Leader by Mary Miller, KI Executive Analyst
Creating a New World Order: The U.N. Millennium Forum: Reinvention of Global Government by John Loeffler
Quo Vadis America: Three Threats to Freedom by John Loeffler
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U.N. Conventional Arms Branch - Department for Disarmament
The United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World - U.S. Department of State - September, 1961
Millennium Summit Key Proposals -
The General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade (GATT) - Full Text of the Agreement
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) -
International Court of Justice -
Coalition for an ICC Home Page on the International Criminal Court -
Web site of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court -
Is there a Coming New World Order? - Many links to important Global Governance information from WorthyNews
Yahoo! United Nations Full Listing -
Un Proposal For Financial Watchdog: Put It On The Gravy Train - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has a very U.N.-style idea about how to help out a little-known financial watchdog at the world organization that is one of the few in-house lines of defense — by no means a strong one — against bloat, inefficiency and aimless spending. His nostrum: propose to make the watchdogs more like the rest of the U.N. bureaucracy.
UN Adopts Pact To Regulate Multibillion-Dollar Global Arms Trade - The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved the first U.N. treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar international arms trade. The resolution adopting the landmark treaty was approved by a vote of 154 to 3 with 23 abstentions. The 193-member world body voted after Iran, North Korea and Syria blocked its adoption by consensus at a negotiating conference last Thursday. The three countries voted “no” on the resolution.
World Leaders Agree to Fight Terrorism but Disagree on a Definition - More than 160 presidents, prime ministers and kings convened at the United Nations for a summit marking the organization's 60th anniversary. The meeting was initially intended to focus on economic development, but those issues became wrapped into the larger concern about terrorism. In the days leading up to the summit, however, the UN failed even to agree on a definition of terrorism.
Oil for Food is Just the Beginning - How widespread is the corruption at the United Nations? The multibillion-dollar Iraq Oil-for-Food scandal was just the beginning. Now the issue is becoming the scale of corruption in the U.N.'s normal operations " and which individuals and corporations are reaping the benefits of a network of bribery and conspiracy that investigators have just begun to uncover.
UN Signs Pact with New World Court Opposed by US - The pact that would encourage "greater cooperation and consultation" on administration and judicial matters was signed by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Judge Phillipe Kirsch of Canada, the court's president.
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