• About Roger Nokes

    Roger Nokes is the membership coordinator for the United Nations Association of the USA, leading relations between UNA-USA's 125 chapters and the national headquarters. Nokes has a master of arts in international relations and diplomacy from the Whitehead School of Diplomacy at Seton Hall University, where he was an associate editor for the Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations. Nokes has a B.A. in history and political science from Kean University in Union, N.J.

    Shaping a Tentative Peace in Yemen

    by  • January 8, 2012 • Middle East • 1 Comment

    Secretary-General Ban speaks to the press about the Yemeni president's agreement to cede power in November 2011.  JC McILWAINE/UN PHOTO

    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 seriouslyMultiple conflicts have raged for years in Yemen, one of the poorest and most neglected countries in the Arab...

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    Congo Elections, Hardly a ‘Hinge Moment’

    by  • November 26, 2011 • Africa, Human Rights • 2 Comments

    UN peacekeepers perform on UN Day in Kinshasa, the capital of Congo.  MYRIAM ASMANI/MONUSCO

    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 seriouslyOne of Africa’s largest, poorest and most violent countries will have its second election – presidential and parliamentary –...

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    Sticking With a Story After the Media Forget

    by  • November 7, 2011 • Africa, International Justice, WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    A peacekeeping soldier in the Congo mission, which has been criticized for not preventing mass attacks on villagers in the eastern part of the country.    CODJO HOUEGNIGLO/UN PHOTO

    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 seriouslyDo you want know what happens to news reports in parts of the world after they seemingly drop from...

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