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Dr. Karen Mingst

Dr. Karen Mingst, Lockwood Chair Professor in the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky and author of The United Nations in the 21st Century, discusses UN Peacekeeping and the Development Agenda for 2030, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of the UN.

Ambassador Hardeep Puri

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

Professor Ricardo Sunga

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

Jan Arnow

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

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.

John R. MacArthur

John R. (Rick) MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper's Magazine, explains how the media often propagandizes wars and what types of international trade agreements can be beneficial. November 4, 2016

Nicholas Rees

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

Robert Zuber

Dr. Robert Zuber, Director of Global Action to Prevent War identifies how both conventional and nuclear weapons are a major threat to people worldwide? November 3, 2016

Leila Zerrougui

Ms. Leila Zerrougui, formerSpecial 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

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.

Stephane Dujarric

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General, elaborates on the Sustainable Development Goals, UN Peacekeeping and challenges in the 21st Century. November 3, 2016

Steve Schlesinger

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.

Peter Wilson

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

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.

Philip Spoerri

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.

Mogens Lykketoft

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.

James Wurst

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.