The Multilateralist

Morning Multilateralism, August 6

France agrees with the International Monetary Fund’s call for less austerity, more growth. Joshua Kucera keeps an eye on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s military exercises. A look at what the World Bank’s personnel shakeup means for its operations. China says it’s in no rush to sign a maritime code of conduct with ASEAN. Samantha Power ...

France agrees with the International Monetary Fund’s call for less austerity, more growth.

Joshua Kucera keeps an eye on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s military exercises.

A look at what the World Bank’s personnel shakeup means for its operations.

China says it’s in no rush to sign a maritime code of conduct with ASEAN.

Samantha Power presents her credentials as UN envoy to Ban Ki-moon.

Botswana parts ways from other African Union members on Zimbabwe’s elections.

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court believes that the militant group Boko Haram has committed crimes against humanity in Nigeria.

The International Francophonie Organisation has decided not to suspend Egypt’s membership.

France agrees with the International Monetary Fund’s call for less austerity, more growth.

Joshua Kucera keeps an eye on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s military exercises.

A look at what the World Bank’s personnel shakeup means for its operations.

China says it’s in no rush to sign a maritime code of conduct with ASEAN.

Samantha Power presents her credentials as UN envoy to Ban Ki-moon.

Botswana parts ways from other African Union members on Zimbabwe’s elections.

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court believes that the militant group Boko Haram has committed crimes against humanity in Nigeria.

The International Francophonie Organisation has decided not to suspend Egypt’s membership.

David Bosco is an associate professor at Indiana University's School of Global and International Studies. He is the author of books on the U.N. Security Council and the International Criminal Court, and is at work on a new book about governance of the oceans. Twitter: @multilateralist

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