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The United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards of 1958—better, and more snappily, known as the New York Convention—is widely regarded as one of the most successful international treaties ever. This success has, to be … Continue reading

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The 18th Conference of Parties (COP18) to the UNFCCC, which drew to a close last week, was largely characterised by compromise. The process inched slowly towards the 2015 goal where governments hope to finalise a global framework to address climate … Continue reading

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In a speech earlier this month, the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, called on business to do more to help prevent and monitor the use of trafficked or forced labour in their supply chains. She … Continue reading

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