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The newest UN agency, once hailed as the best hope for action on women’s rights, fell short of money and power this year.
China usually manages to quash UN calls for action on its human rights violations. Not this time.
The crisis was caused by weak governance, excessive speculation and lax regulation. Austerity will only make the disease worse.
Returning to Athens after three months away, I found the state close to dissolution and people in despair.
As the renewal date for the UN mission in Haiti nears, WikiLeaks cables reveal a litany of MINUSTAH’s failures.
While the US funds democratic reform projects in the post-Mubarak age, Egyptians are mistrustful of American meddling in their domestic affairs.
Christian Parenti joins BBC to explain the debate at the UN over the relationship between political violence and global climate change.
Her name was Global South. His name was Washington Consensus. But his winning streak was running out and her star was rising.
The first female president of Brazil will likely build on her predecessor's legacy.
Obama was just beginning to repair US-UN relations. Now that Republicans have taken back the House, resurgent cold warriors and neo-isolationists could make 2011 a risky year for internationalism.
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