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Joining Forces to Fight Hunger

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December 9, 2013
Debate continues over the role of public-private partnerships in providing development assistance. We spoke to World Food Programme Ass. Exec. Dir. Elisabeth Rasmusson about that agency's approach.
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Home Field Advantage at the UN

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September 25, 2013
Steve Saideman on why it's true the UN is only as good as its members, but that doesn't mean its structure doesn't shape how those members interact.
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Where R2P Goes From Here

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August 21, 2013
An interview with Jennifer Welsh, who was recently appointed Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the Responsibility to Protect, on the future of norm.
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Diplomatic Drought

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April 1, 2013
Steve Saideman on what possible reason the Harper government could have for pulling out of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.

Brundtland Revisited

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February 4, 2013
The lead author of the Brundtland Commission's landmark report on sustainable development reflects on the state of the world 25 years on.
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Trolling the Caspian

November 15, 2012
Sarah Logan and Madeline Carr on Internet freedom, the Internet Governance Forum, and Azerbaijan.