The Increasing Need for Multilateral Organisations
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Meeting
Jan Eliasson, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, discusses the most recent UN General Assembly session.
Western leaders' ejection of Russia from the Group of Eight eliminates a "longstanding irritant" for the G7, but it will not likely influence Putin's strategic calculations, says CFR's Stewart M. Patrick.
Valerie Amos, undersecretary-general and emergency relief coordinator at the United Nations, joins Columbia University's George Rupp, to discuss the realities and challenges of humanitarian work around the world today.