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March 8, 2017

Japan
Japan: Women of Influence

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. This comes five days after Japan’s Hinamatsuri, or Girls’ Day, the day in which the nation celebrates the bright future of its young daughters. On this s…

October 14, 2016

Israel
Who Supported the Shameful UNESCO Vote on Jerusalem?

There is little to be added to the scorn rightfully shown in the United States and in Israel (which has cut all ties to UNESCO) toward the UNESCO vote this week that in essence wipes out Jewish and C…

October 13, 2016

International Organizations
The UN’s Ninth Secretary-General is António Guterres

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Today the UN General Assembly …

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October 7, 2016

Human Rights
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from October 2 to October 8, was compiled…

Former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres speaks during a debate in the United Nations General Assembly between candidates vying to be the next U.N. Secretary General at U.N. headquarters in New York

August 11, 2016

Human Rights
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from August 6 to August 12, was compiled …

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June 6, 2016

International Organizations
Let the Sunshine in: Increasing Transparency in UN Elections

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Sunlight is the best disinfect…

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April 7, 2016

International Organizations
The Race to Be UN Secretary-General: Five Questions for the Candidates

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Next week the United Nations G…

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon waves as he arrives at the donors Conference for Syria in London, Britain February 4, 2016.

February 19, 2016

Development
Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering February 11 to February 18, was compiled …

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January 25, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Making History in 2016: Women to Watch in the UN Secretary-General Race

While all eyes in the U.S. are turned to the presidential primaries, another election contest has seized the attention of diplomats across the globe: the United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) race,…

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December 17, 2015

International Organizations
The Other Election to Watch in 2016: Selecting the Next UN Secretary-General

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. As the scrum of U.S. president…

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the sixty-fifth session of the UNHCR's Executive Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 1, 2014.