The UN at 75: Redundant or still relevant?

The UN at 75: Redundant or still relevant?

By Stephen Hoadley “It is clear to me that the world in the 21st century will be better off with the United Nations as its premier international institution than without it.” The United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco on 26 June 1945 and came...
Do climate refugees need special protection? 🔊

Do climate refugees need special protection? 🔊

Last week, the man who would have become the first official climate change refugee, Ioane Teitiota, lost his case to avoid deportation at the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Teitiota claimed refugee status saying climate change had affected his right to life...
What will be Kofi Annan’s legacy?

What will be Kofi Annan’s legacy?

By Danny Bradlow Kofi Annan (80) was an important historical figure who played a critical role in many key events of the 1990s and 2000s. His death is therefore an opportunity to both celebrate his life and to begin honestly assessing his contributions to the world....