The Multilateralist

Morning multilateralism, June 21

Diplomats at the United Nations debate whether observers should stay in Syria. The Rio final text is a done deal; almost all observers underwhelmed. Plus, is the UN Environment Program Rio’s big winner? At Rio, development banks pledge $175 billion for cleaner transportation systems; plus, the World Bank will spend $600 million upgrading Nairobi’s infrastructure. ...

Diplomats at the United Nations debate whether observers should stay in Syria.

The Rio final text is a done deal; almost all observers underwhelmed. Plus, is the UN Environment Program Rio’s big winner?

At Rio, development banks pledge $175 billion for cleaner transportation systems; plus, the World Bank will spend $600 million upgrading Nairobi’s infrastructure.

Two weeks before ASEAN ministerial meeting, a sharp exchange between China and Vietnam.

Don’t expect the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to save Afghanistan.

Canada joins Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.

Report: New EU states have struggled to spend allocated infrastructure funds.

IAEA chief insists that access to the Parchin facility in Iran is a "matter of priority."

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