The problem with the Copenhagen Accord: nature does not award points for trying.
It's dumb machines, not the smart ones of Terminator 2, that could do us in.
Fundamental new global realities have been obscured by the frenzy to declare winners and losers.
Globalization advocates must realize that they're dealing with a new world.
A decade after Seattle, there is no WTO expansion. But there is also no WTO turnaround.
"Mainstreaming" a focus on women into all of the United Nations' work never happened. So will an agency for women ever get off the ground?
Navi Pillay is the first UN human rights commissioner to take on caste discrimination.
Barely a week after Barack Obama plunged into the UN for three unprecedented days, our reconciliation with the organization is already showing fault lines.
This week's UN General Assembly session will be memorable not so much for what is said by the lineup of world leaders as for the sustained involvement of one of them: Barack Obama.
In a surprise victory, Bulgarian diplomat Irina Bokova becomes the first female and first Eastern European head of Unesco.