Ethics & Globalization Conference_ Session IV_ Reconciling Global Governance & Local Accountability

The Peterson Institute held a significant and path-breaking all-day conference on "Ethics and Globalization_ The Tradeoffs Underlying Our Policy Choices" on ...

Iranian official will not get visa for U.N. ambassadorship - White House

Apr 12, 2014    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States denied a visa to Iran's proposed U.N. ambassador on Friday, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 Iranian hostage crisis, in a rare step that raises questions over how much influence the White House can wield over the world body.President Barack Obama had come under strong pressure not to allow Hamid Abutalebi into the country to take up his position in New York. White House spokesman Jay Carney said the United Nations and Iran had been told "that we will not issue a visa to Mr. Abutalebi." He gave no further explanation.U.S. law allows th...

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