Vladimir Putin Submits Open Skies Treaty Exit Bill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted a bill that would withdraw their country from the Open Skies treaty. The Open Skies Treaty establishes a regime of unarmed aerial observation flights over the entire territory of its 34 signatories including Russia …

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World Leaders Propose International Pandemic Treaty Idea for Future Emergencies

Leaders from 23 countries and the World Health Organization have proposed on March 30 an idea for a new international treaty to prepare nations for future pandemics. In a joint opinion article published in major newspapers across the world, the …

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Turkey Withdraws From International Treaty Aimed at Protecting Women From Violence

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a presidential decree last March 20 to withdraw Turkey from an international treaty aimed at protecting women from violence, sparking criticisms from women’s rights advocates and European leaders. Turkey has quit the landmark Istanbul Convention, …

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