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).
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.
The senate holds a hearing on Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. She supports ratification. You should too!
The UN is warning that the anti-UN riots that have sprung up in a number of cities are undermining efforts to contain the cholera epidemic.
The Food and Agriculture Organization says food prices in 2011 are set to reach 2008 levels, or worse.
Given the controversy over Saudi Arabia’s election to the executive board of UN Women, I thought it would be interesting to see how the board—taken together—would rank in the gender inequality index.
What does NATO owe Afghanistan? This is a question that will be foremost on my mind as I attend the NATO summit in Lisbon, Portugal this week. Some thoughts on the upcoming summit.