Permanent Observer

One-One-One With H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces

I’ll be honest, I’m uncertain how much optimism can truly serve in realizing the daunting ideal of creating a better world. But in the world of politics and international relations, when the landscape is seemingly always bleak, I suppose that most appreciate a little...

UN Events and Campaigns

Events at United Nations Headquarters 'Opportunities and challenges for the prevention of genocide - the next 70 years' Panel to mark the 70th anniversary of the Genocide Convention Friday, 7 December 2018, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Trusteeship Council Chamber, United...

Alan Metzler visits the School of Diplomacy

In October, Alan Metzler visited the School of Diplomacy and International Relations to talk to the Diplomacy students about his long career serving the country. Mohamad Mirghahari, an aluminum of Master’s in Communication of 2004 and the first Abd el-Kader Fellow was...

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The Global Leadership Dinner 2018

From left to right: Rev. Brian Muzas, Ph.D., Kendra Brock, Research Assistant, Cristian Ramos, Permanent Egyptian ambassador to the UN, Mohamed Edrees, and Professor Hugh Dugan, Ph.D. On October 10, 2018, the School of Diplomacy had the privileged to attend once again...

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Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia

After nearly five decades of violent conflict caused by the guerrilla and paramilitary organizations, the rural population in Colombia has strongly been affected by the atrocities committed by these groups. Today, Colombia has 7.7 million Internally Displaced Person...

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UN Events and Campaigns

iDIASPORA iDIASPORA is a global engagement and knowledge exchange hub for diaspora communities and those looking to engage with them. It provides comprehensive, regularly updated data and analysis relevant to diaspora communities, policy makers, NGO actors, and...

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Lessons to be learned of the 21st Century Refugee Crisis

The first theme is Freedom. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ preamble alludes to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedom Speech, which declared a world in which human beings shall enjoy the freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from...

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Delivering Aid in Yemen

  The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is getting worse due to famine and the increasing displacement of people. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other agencies have issued urgent calls to rescue Yemenis who are facing multiple crises,...

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UN Events and Campaigns

UN Events “UN2020 Information, Organization and Strategy Meeting – Responsing to Multilateralism in Crisis." Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Church Centre, 2nd Floor (777 United Nations Plaza, 44th Street & 1 Ave), NY RSVP to Jeffrey Huffines...

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UN Events and Campaigns

Upcoming Events World Space Week: "Space Unites the World" October 4-10 World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition. Schedule of events Africa Dialogue Series: OSAA at 15:...

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In Praise of Information

In Praise of Information Clear, Concise, and Easily Accessible Information is Essential for People-Centered Multilateralism The UN General Assembly is a forum for recognizing the global challenges that we face, and for catalyzing broad action to confront them. As...

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