• About Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She reports mostly on UN headquarters news when she is not working abroad. In the last several years, she has reported from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Nepal and Thailand. Lieberman is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. For more information, go to www.amydlieberman.com

    New York City and the UN: Cool but Useful Partners

    by  • September 5, 2013 • General Assembly, UN-NY Relations, US-UN Relations • 

    UN entryway

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyAs most people know, the United Nations headquarters rests on a prime slice of New York City real estate...

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    The Lethal Effects of Arms on Women

    by  • March 25, 2013 • Gender-Based Violence, Peace and Security, Women's Issues • 2 Comments

    Stop rape in conflict event Colombia

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously­ The $100- to $120-billion international arms trade in 2012 intensified the internal conflicts in Colombia and the Democratic...

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    The Masterminds Behind Security Council Resolutions

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council, US-UN Relations • 8 Comments

    Security Council Meeting on the situation in Cyprus

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThe United Nations Security Council bases its resolutions on agenda items as varied as the renewal of a peacekeeping...

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    Gender Parity in Upper-Level UN Jobs Remains Elusive

    by  • December 14, 2012 • General Assembly, Secretary-General, Women's Issues • 4 Comments

    Ban Ki-moon of the UN

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyThis year, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has so far appointed 55 people to high-level positions. Twelve of the...

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    The New Normal? Severe Weather Battering Cities

    by  • November 14, 2012 • Climate and Environment • 2 Comments

    Flood in Congotown, Liberia

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  Latin America and the Caribbean have always faced the threat of hurricane intensely, but with new weather extremes...

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    The UN General Assembly Takes Up a Once-Taboo Topic

    by  • October 12, 2012 • Africa, General Assembly, Women's Issues • 3 Comments

    Nepali woman dancing

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  A growing movement within the United Nations to ban female genital mutilation globally has led to the first...

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    A Former Child Soldier Grows Up in Colombia

    by  • August 7, 2012 • Child Soldiers, Security Council • 2 Comments

    Jesus Martinez, former child soldier in Bogota

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously  BOGOTÁ – Jesús Martínez has money on his mind: his monthly budget of $250, his $75 rent and...

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    UN Security Council to Study Child Soldier Use in Colombia

    by  • June 28, 2012 • Child Soldiers, Human Rights, Security Council • 7 Comments

    Farc

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyBOGOTÁ — Two longstanding Colombian armed groups are cited in the United Nations secretary-general’s annual “list of shame” released...

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