Cynthia English

Cynthia English, CEO and Founder of GLOBAL SCRIBES: Youth Uniting Nations, explains how this is an organization for all youth of the world, ages 8 - 25, to promote self-empowerment and encourage youth to confront major international/local problems. July 13, 2018

Alice Slater

Alice Slater, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's New York representative, details how nuclear weapons actually make the world less safe and more dangerous. May 1, 2018

Riaz Siddiqi

Mr. Riaz Siddiqi, Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Pakistan Foundation, highlights how the foundation works to develop stronger ties between the people of the US and Pakistan. May 1, 2018

Niki Armacost

Niki Armacost, Managing Director of Arc Finance, identifies how Arc attracts key stakeholders to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water in several developing countries. May 2, 2018

Ninette Kelley

Ms. Ninette Kelley, Director of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), focuses on UNHCR's initiatives to assist over 65 million refugees worldwide. May 2, 2018

Sarah duPont

Sarah duPont, President and Founder of the Amazon Aid Foundation, discusses her groundbreaking “River of Gold” documentary that highlights the importance of preserving the Amazon Rainforest and River Basin. May 3, 2018.

Lise Kingo

Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, describes how the compact works with over 10,000 businesses in the US and worldwide to combat corruption, poverty and climate change? May 3, 2018

James Wurst

James Wurst, a journalist specializing in international affairs and an author of "The UN Association-USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action," unveils his latest book which is a sci-fi thriller Three Degrees, a story set in the future where climate change has become a reality. February 13, 2018

Isabel Ortiz

Ms. Isabel Ortiz, Director of Social Protection of the UN International Labor Organization, explains the new report: "World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals." February 18, 2018

Yasmine Sherif

Yasmine Sherif, Director of the Education Cannot Wait Program, mentions the importance of education, especially for the hundreds of millions of the most vulnerable young people. February 15, 2018

Ambassador Jurg Lauber

Ambassador Jurg Lauber, Swiss Permanent Representative to the UN, details Switzerland's role at the UN, importance of the 15 UN peacekeeping missions and efforts to combat climate change and assist refugees. January 29, 2018

Annika Savill

Annika Savill, Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund, discusses "The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience." January 30, 2018

Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier

Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of the NYC UN Conference on Trade and Development Office, highlights three recent reports on Least Developed Countries, Commodities and Development, and Digitization, Trade, and Development. February 23, 2018

Lisa Doughten

Lisa Doughten, Chief of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund, explains how the Fund extends a helping hand to people by providing food, medicine and other necessities during a major disaster. February 4, 2018

Susan C. Beer

Susan C. Beer, private sector businessperson, author, and philanthropist, hones in on the Global Scribes Program that connects youth virtually to build cultural understanding and worldwide community. January 31, 2018

Dr. Abraham Joseph

Dr. Abraham Joseph, Author/Scholar and former DESA employee, highlights his role as a team member of the University of Oklahoma's Public Service Institute Consortium focus in the area of ICT to link health, education, disaster risk management and Smart Cities issues with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. January 28, 2018

Stephane Dujarric

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres provides an update of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Iranian Nuclear Deal and the challenges on the Korean Peninsula. February 1, 2018

Ian Williams

Ian Williams, Author/Journalist, focuses on his recent book, "UNtold: The Real Story of the United Nations in Peace and War. January 29, 2018

Brenden Varma

Brenden Varma, Spokesperson for the President of the 72nd UN General Assembly, highlights the role of the 193-member General Assembly and what PGA Miroslav Lajcakis is doing to bring the UN closer to the world's citizens. February 1, 2018