UN: Colo., Wash. Legal Pot Violates Drug Treaties

March 5, 2013 21

A United Nations-based drug agency urged the United States government on Tuesday to challenge the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington, saying the state laws violate international drug treaties. The International […]


U.N. Wants to Use Drones for Peacekeeping Missions

January 8, 2013 0

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations, looking to modernize its peacekeeping operations, is planning for the first time to deploy a fleet of its own surveillance drones in missions in Central and West Africa. The […]


UN to Hold Arms Trade Treaty Conference in March

December 29, 2012 0

The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly late Monday to hold a conference in March to try to reach agreement on a U.N. treaty to regulate the multibillion-dollar global arms trade. A resolution approved by a […]


The UN Asks For Control Over the World’s Internet

December 6, 2012 0

(AP Photo) Members of the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) have agreed to work towards implementing a standard for the Internet that would allow for eavesdropping on a worldwide scale. At a conference in […]

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