Haiti Cholera Facts and Figures

How bad is the cholera epidemic in Haiti?  According to official figures, since the outbreak three weeks ago, 1250 people have died from contracting cholera.  An additional 52,715 are being treated, and 20,867 people hospitalized.   Meanwhile, an international plan to fight cholera is less than 10% funded.

New Head of UNFPA

Secretary General Ban Ki Moon appointed Babatunde Osotimehin, a former health minister of Nigeria,  as the new head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Live Blogging the NATO Summit

General Petraeus, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Prime Minister of Greece will all be on hand.  Plus, I am moderating a panel discussion this afternoon with NATO's Senior Civilian Representative Mark Sedwill, the top UN official in Afghanistan Steffan de Mistura and Ashraf Ghani, a former Afghan presidential candidate, now affiliated with the Institute for State Effectiveness.

CEDAW in the Senate

The senate holds a hearing on Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. She supports ratification. You should too!