International Responses to Sexual Violence in Situations of Armed Conflict

Jane Galvão, PhD This commentary describes efforts to address sexual violence, especially in situations of armed conflict, and bringing attention to this issue in connection with the Post-2015 United Nations (UN) Development Agenda.1 Analysis on sexual violence during...
The UN Calls on the International Community to Take Action as a Deadly Year for Migrants Ends

The UN Calls on the International Community to Take Action as a Deadly Year for Migrants Ends

By Tara Ornstein, Independent Global Health Researcher Although on December 18, 2013, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) confirmed the deaths of 2,360 migrants in 2013, they indicated that the actual number was much higher. IOM Director General William...
The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: The Evolution of Global Health Diplomacy

The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: The Evolution of Global Health Diplomacy

The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel: The Evolution of Global Health Diplomacy  Allyn L. Taylor and Ibadat S. Dhillon The May 2010 adoption of the World Health Organization Global Code of Practice on the International...

The Global Governance of Bioethics: Negotiating UNESCO’s Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (2005)

The Global Governance of Bioethics: Negotiating UNESCO’s Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (2005) Adèle Langlois UNESCO’s Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights (2005) was drawn up by an independent panel of experts (the International...