Crucial Syria Meeting in Geneva

Foreign Ministers, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are gathering in Geneva tomorrow for what is arguably a last chance effort to forge a political or diplomatic de-escalation of the Syria crisis.

UN Dispatch Interviews Ted Turner

I interviewed United Nations Foundation founder, media and restaurant entrepreneur Ted Turner at the RioPluSocial last week. We discussed how sustainable development has changed since the first Rio Summit in 1992; how the media can keep sustainable development in the forefront; what global issue keeps him up at night; and, of course....Captain Planet.

The OTHER Big Court Ruling Today

The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (where I worked for a spell as an intern 10 years ago) acquitted Bosnian-Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic of one count of Genocide, but upheld 11 other counts, including one other Genocide charge.