U.N.’s Top Posts Remain a Boy’s Club

By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 8 2013 (IPS) – Despite adopting scores of pious resolutions on gender empowerment over the last 67 years, the 193-member General Assembly has failed to practice in its own backyard what it has vigourously preached to the outside world. So far, the U.N’s …

Videos: Speakers at UN Leaders’ Summit 2013 Apply Lessons to a Hopeful Future

20 Sep 2013 02:23:25 (Part 1) Plenary meeting – Global Leaders Summit 2013 (English)   20 Sep 2013 00:17:12 Ban Ki-moon, Global Leaders Summit 2013 (English) Opening remarks by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Global Compact Leaders Summit: “Architects of a Better World”.