Building Blocks for a Climate Agreement

The former Prime Minister of Norway Gro Brundtland and the former Prime Minister of Chile Ricardo Lagos team up in an op-ed that distills the concrete ways that the international community can make the climate conference in Cancun a success.

Goodbye, Meningitis

Starting Monday, Burkina Faso became the first county along the "Meningitis Belt" to begin a nation-wide vaccination campaign. And if it works, it will represent a brand new model for fighting neglected diseases.

Disaster Relief 2.0

A new partnership between the Harvard Humanitarian Project, the UN Foundation, the Vodafone Foundation and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is formed to investigate the role that grassroots technology groups played in the Haiti earthquake response.

Wikileaks at the UN (Video)

I appeared on the The Alyona Show on Russia Today to discuss how the Wikileaks disclosures are reverberating around the United Nations.  Alyona seems surprised by my contention that revelations of intelligence gathering at the United Nations are not, exactly...shocking.