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Elifuraha Laltaika

Elifuraha Laltaika, of the United Republic of Tanzania, is the Executive Director of the Association for Law and Advocacy for Pastoralists who recently became an expert member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues for the continent of Africa. May 4, 2017

Joan Carling

Joan Carling, former Secretary-General of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, focuses on the Tebtebba group in the Philippines and other indigenous peoples contributions to achieve sustainable development. May 4, 2017

Dessima Williams

Her Excellency Dessima Williams, Grenada's former Ambassador to the UN and the current UN Special Adviser on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, highlights how the 17 goals, such as eliminating poverty and combatting climate change are being implemented. May 4, 2017

David Donoghue

His Excellency David Donoghue, Ireland's Permanent Representative to the who UN, co-authored "Negotiating The Sustainable Development Goals: A Transformational Agenda for an Insecure World," highlights how the plan is to eliminate poverty and hunger, promote gender equity, and achieve 14 other laudable goals by 2030. 4 April 2017

Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson, head of the UN Development Program's Water & Ocean Governance Program, elaborates about a major oceanic conference at the UN in June to confront challenges such as overfishing, plastic islands of debris, reef deterioration and water pollution. 4 April 2017

Rick Dubose

Rick Dubose, a Bowling Green, Kentucky businessman, focuses on how his city and Western Kentucky University confront challenges of globalization and international trade, while participating in UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program at Mammoth Cave National Park. 17 April 2017

Rick Smyre

Rick Smyre, an internationally recognized Futurist specializing in "community transformation," co-authored a ground-breaking book titled: "Preparing for a World That Doesn't Exist---YET: Framing a Second Enlightenment to Create Communities of the Future." 17 April 2017

H.E. Ambassador Peter Thomson

H. E. Ambassador Peter Thomson, President of the 71st UN General Assembly and Fiji's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, explains the role of the General Assembly and what it is doing to deal promoting sustainable development and preserving the oceans. March 1, 2017

Dr. Pamela Falk

Dr. Pamela Falk, CBS News Correspondent at the U.N. in New York, discusses how the UN has evolved over the past 71 years and deals with far more difficult and dangerous problems. January 5, 2017

Steve Schlesinger

Steve Schlesinger author of "Act of Creation: Founding of the United Nations" highlights the critical role of the UN in combating problems such as civil strife, climate change and major diseases. February 27, 2017

H.E. Douglas George

H.E. Douglas George, Consul General of Canada in Detroit, focuses on why international trade is important to all countries and states, especially trade between Canada and the US state of Kentucky. February 15, 2017

Zana Coursen-Neff

Zana Coursen-Neff, Executive Director of the Children's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, highlights the importance of protecting children's rights, especially in war zones. February 27, 2017

Xiangang Guo

Dr. Xiangang GUO, Chairman & President of the World Development Foundation, discusses what the Foundation is doing to reduce poverty and environmental degradation. February 27, 2017

Sanjay Wijesekera

Sanjay Wijesekera, Chief of UNICEFs Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program (WASH), discusses the efforts to achieve potable water and reduce open defecation for millions of people worldwide. 5 January 2017

Amrita Sietaram

Amrita Sietaram, Senior Workers Specialist at the ILO's Bureau for Worker's Activities, focuses on programs to work on Gender and Equality, HIV and AIDS and violence in the workplace. 4 January 2017

Dr. Simon Adams

Dr. Simon Adams, Executive Director of the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, defines Genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing, and identifies what can be done to assist people in danger. 6 January 2017

Linda Fasulo

Linda Fasulo, an independent reporter who covers the UN for National Public Radio, focuses on her book "An Insider's Guide to the UN: Third Edition," and how the UN deals with major problems such as war and peace, human rights and economic and social development. 6 January 2017

Kevin Cassidy

Kevin Cassidy, Senior Communications and External Relations Office of the UN’s International Labor Organization, discusses how the ILO works with employers, governments and workers to promote decent work and quality employment for people. 3 February 2017

Zainab Hawa Bangura

Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, details  how prevalent sexual violence is in areas where conflicts are raging and what is the UN is doing to help prevent these attacks?  31 January 2017