Dow Jones’ lawyers want the working group to use its mandate from the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva to investigate the reporter's highly politicized case.
Prodded by Vanuatu and other nations, the U.N. General Assembly will ask the ICJ based in The Hague for an unprecedented legal opinion on nations' legal obligations to fight global warming – and the consequences if they don't.
The U.N. human rights chief says that a quarter of all of humanity lives today in places that are affected by conflict, and unfortunately "it is civilians who suffer the most."
Since unleashing his invention on the world at CERN, Tim Berners-Lee has continued to wrestle with the implications.
Justices are deciding if the World Bank's financial lending arm has the same immunity as nations, which could alter the amount of protection — and independence from courts — that staff are given at organizations operating under U.S. laws.
Russians and Americans have a complicated history of election meddling abroad but they are not equivalent, international organizations and democracy proponents say.
International organizations are calling on governments and technology companies to adopt a human rights declaration for how they handle artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Three times a year, a little-known panel of human rights experts gathers in Geneva and New York with a monumental task: upholding people's civil and political rights.
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, complaining of bias against Israel, said it will reduce U.S. participation to observer status at the world's foremost human rights body.
The centerpiece of the European Union's new rules, and what makes them relevant for international organizations, is the policy of accountability, experts say. Data handlers must be able to demonstrate compliance and delete data if asked.