All in 2016-2

Professor Ricardo Sunga, Assistant Professor at the De La Salle University College of Law in the Philippines, and Chair- Rapporteur of the UN's Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent traces various forms of discrimination in the US and Canada against people of African descent. November 1, 2016

Ambassador Hardeep Puri, former Permanent Representative of India to the UN and author of "Perilous Interventions-The Security Council & the Politics of Chaos," highlights how the UN has used the Security Council to deal with major problems in Iraq, Syria and Libya, with varying levels of success. November 11, 2016

Jan Arnow, an internationally recognized authority on multicultural education, focuses on her latest book "In the Line of Fire: Raising Kids in a Violent World." May 24, 2016

Dr. Michael Cairo, Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Transylvania University,updates the situations in Syria, Israel and Palestine and the Iranian nuclear deal. August 25, 2016.

Nicholas Rees, UNICEF Policy Specialist on Climate and Economic analysis discusses his recent report "Clear the Air for Children and how air pollution contributes to the deaths of around 600,000 children under five every year. November 2, 2016

Ms. Leila Zerrougui, former Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed, focuses on efforts to extricate children, such as child soldiers, who are trapped in armed conflict. November 2, 2016

Raphael Crowe-ILO Deputy Director of the Gender, Equality, Diversity Branch shares what is being done to help eliminate discrimination against women and others in the workplace. October 31, 2016.

Steve Schlesinger, author of "Act of Creation: Founding of the United Nations," highlights how the UN has evolved over the past 71 years to develop programs to eliminate the scourge of war, promote economic and social development and encourage human rights that impact people in the US and worldwide.

His Excellency Peter Wilson, Deputy Permanent Representative of the UK at the UN, highlights the role of the United Kingdom at the UN as a Permanent Member of the Security Council, as well as its efforts to support peacekeeping missions and combat climate change.

Mavic Cabrera-Balleza, International Director of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders, discusses the international coalition of women's groups from over 30 countries and what they are doing to promote peace negotiations in areas of civil conflict.

James Wurst, a journalist specializing in international affairs and author of "The UN Association-USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action," details how UNA helps inform Americans about the major programs of the UN to eliminate the scourge of war, promote economic and social development and enhance human rights.

His Excellency Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark, President of 70th session of the UN General Assembly, discusses what the 193 GA members are doing to confront climate change, glacial melting, rising sea levels and desertification, as well as to deal with poverty, health and education issues.

Philip Spoerri, Permanent Observer of the International Committee of the Red Cross at the UN, highlights how the ICRC provides assistance to people in devastated areas from natural disasters or civil wars.

H.E. Oscar de Rojas, Ambassador for the Sovereign Order of Malta to the UN, identifies various humanitarian assistance programs to help refugees and disaster victims, as well as combating diseases and epidemics. 7 July 2016

Kevin Cassidy, Spokesperson for the UN's International Labor Organization, discusses the role of ILO in combating forced labor, child slavery and unsafe working conditions. 5 July 2016