Thirty years ago the Manila Declaration on the peaceful settlement of international disputes was adopted by the UN. Still, with all the conflict in the world today, the Philippine Ambassador says it remains relevant.
Actress and Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd came to the UN to discuss her life and her book “All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir”. In it she opens up about emotional and sexual abuse she endured as a child and what led to her work as a humanitarian activist fighting human trafficking.
The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) could play a significant role within the global governance structure according to Konstantin Huber, an Executive Director at the World Bank and a Member of its B
Margot WallströmRape and other forms of sexual violence have been used as a weapon of war in conflicts such as the Balkan wars of the 1990s to the current unrest in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
woman counting coinsThere must be more thought to the role women play in the economy, according to Celine Paramunda, one of the representatives from civil society speaking at a special high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (