UN Policies

Did International Law Kill Charlie Gard?

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | August 3, 2017 NEW YORK, August 4 (C-Fam) Charlie Gard’s tiny body was deprived of life two weeks before his first birthday, his ventilator was switched off after his parents, Chris and Connie, put up a fierce fight against the UK National Health Service that... read more

UN Committee Excludes Unborn From Right to Life, Opens Door to Euthanasia

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D. | July 28, 2017 NEW YORK, July 28 (C-Fam) The Human Rights Committee, one of the oldest and better-known UN committees, is considering excluding the unborn child from the “right to life” in international law. The change under consideration says, “State parties... read more

‘Travel agents of death’

Italy is being swamped by African migrants sent on their way by criminal gangs By Vincenzina Santoro | Jul 24 2017 Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano recently called attention to the effects resulting from the thousands of desperate migrants crossing the central Mediterranean in... read more

The Pelvic Left Attacks an Innocent Woman

BY AUSTIN RUSE, JULY 7, 2017 Last Friday the leftwing blogosphere lost its mind over the appointment of a conservative Christian woman to a position in the Trump Administration, in this case, the US Agency for International Development (USAID).* This young woman is a mother who has stayed at... read more

The OAS 47th General Assembly: New Hope for Life and the Family in the Americas

By Marianna Orlandi, Ph.D. | June 22, 2017 CANCUN, June 23 (C-Fam) Latin American countries pushed back this week against further promotion of gender ideology in a resolution at the Organization of American States (OAS). On Wednesday, the forty-seventh General Assembly of the OAS adopted the... read more

Embattled LGBT Czar Calls for Hate Speech Laws and Web Censorship

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D.  | June 8, 2017 NEW YORK, June 9 (C-Fam) Appearing before the Human Rights Council for the first time, UN independent expert on LGBT issues Vitit Muntarbhorn refused to retrench even as he appeared embattled and emotional from criticism of his work. Homosexual and... read more

Editorial: UN LGBT Czar’s First Report Falsifies UN Record

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D.           | May 25, 2017 NEW YORK, May 26 (C-Fam) The first report issued by Vitit Muntarbhorn, the new UN independent expert on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues goes well beyond his new office’s mandate of merely preventing violence. The new... read more

Epidemic? Says WHO?

By Rebecca Oas, Ph.D.   | April 20, 2017 Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted a webinar to discuss its updated guidance on Depo Provera, issued in response to reports suggesting its users may be at increased risk for acquiring HIV.  As we reported in the Friday Fax,... read more

The New Black List

BY AUSTIN RUSE, APRIL 21, 2017 Not long ago I lectured to a class of seniors at Catholic University of America on the topic of the UN and the development of international law and human rights. Among the new efforts to develop human rights, I discussed “sexual orientation and gender identity”... read more

Changing Population Age Structures And Sustainable Development

By H. E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations                                    Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United... read more

Trump administration cuts off funding to UN Population Fund over concerns about abortion

By Our Foreign Staff, 4 APRIL 2017 • The Trump administration is cutting off US funding to the United Nations agency for reproductive health under an abortion-related provision in law that Democratic and Republican administrations have used as a cudgel in the global culture wars. The UN... read more