• US-UN relations

    From Rice to Power at the United Nations

    by  • August 1, 2013 • Human Rights, Security Council, US-UN Relations, WORLDVIEWS • 

    Samantha Power

    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 seriouslyPresident Obama’s choice of Samantha Power to become the next United States ambassador to the United Nations and her...

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    America and the West Should Invest More in the UN, Not Less

    by  • July 27, 2013 • Development, UN Agencies, US-UN Relations • 

    PAHO antimalaria campaign, Paraguay

    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 seriouslyInstitutions of global governance are weak by design not default. As Singapore’s permanent representative in New York, I encountered...

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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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    Kofi Annan: Lessons in Futility

    by  • October 24, 2012 • BOOKS, Secretary-General, US-UN Relations • 4 Comments

    Kofi Annan

    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  Kofi Annan‘s existential crisis during his decade as United Nations secretary-general was without question related to the US-led...

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    Obama to Tell UN That Washington Values Engagement

    by  • September 21, 2012 • General Assembly, US-UN Relations • 

    President Barack Obama

    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 seriouslyPresident Barack Obama, criticized in an intense election campaign for not being tough enough with the rest of the...

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    The Human Rights Council Gets More Respect

    by  • September 14, 2012 • BOOKS

    Migrants locked up in a camp in Libya.

    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 visibility of human-rights violations by the Syrian government amid the current turmoil owes much to the United Nations,...

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    Tough Love Time for the UN

    by  • September 3, 2012 • Secretary-General, US-UN Relations • 2 Comments

    A woman wades through flood waters as she works to save her possessions from her flooded home. Tropical storm Isaac passed across Haiti overnight with high winds and heavy rains, flooding low lying areas of the capital Port au Prince and flattening camps for displaced people from the January 2010 earthquake. Photo Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH

    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 seriouslyEven though Ban Ki-moon just began his second five-year term this year as United Nations secretary-general, names are already...

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    The Unesco-US Relationship: It’s Complicated

    by  • August 20, 2012 • US-UN Relations, WORLDVIEWS • 3 Comments

    Prague's Vlata River.

    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 seriouslyWhen it comes to mysteries, the United States’ decision to rejoin Unesco in 2002 under a Republican administration and...

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    The US-UN Dance Recovers Its Balance

    by  • June 4, 2012 • US-UN Relations, WORLDVIEWS • 5 Comments

    Susan Rice

    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 seriouslyCANBERRA — The United Nations is located at the cross-section of Interdependence Avenue and Multilateral Cooperation Street in Manhattan....

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