The United Nations Foundation has drawn high-profile advocates from around the world–ranging from former presidents and business leaders to media professionals and A-list celebrities. All these celebrities gather at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City, where Diplomatic Courier caught up with Amina J. Mohammed, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning; Radha Muthiah, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; and Robert Orr, UN Assistant Secretary General for Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning.
Leith Greenslade, Co-Chair of Child Health at the MDG Health Alliance, is at the forefront of some of the most ambitious global health projects aimed at helping the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations.
Will President Obama’s decision to apologize personally for its failings arrest the narrative that healthcare.gov is a national laughingstock? Country music stars Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley captured the mood at the Country Music Awards: “Obamacare by morning / Why is this taking so long? / I'm going to wind up with hemorrhoids / If I sit here 'til dawn. / We'll have cataracts and dementia / Oh this is getting on my last nerve. / Obamacare by morning / Over six people served."
Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni sits down with the Diplomatic Courier's Monica Gray to discuss the recent tourism boom in Greece and its positive impact on country's reputation, politics, and economy.
A child dies from diarrhea or pneumonia every 15 seconds. Hand washing alone could reduce diarrhea by 45 percent and pneumonia by 23 percent. Yet to many in the developing world, the link between hand washing and these life-threatening conditions is simply not known.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark shares her experience using social media to spur positive social change worldwide.
Interview conducted by Diplomatic Courier Video Correspondent Monica Gray at the Social Good Summit in New York City. The Social Good Summit, sponsored by the United Nations Foundation and Mashable, is held every September at the start of UN week.
Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, reveals which world leader he wishes could be eligible to run for high office in the U.S.
Why are we facing such a dearth of global leadership today? Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, shares his view on the issue in this video.
What actions should President Obama take in Syria and Iran? Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group, gives his take on the matter in this video.
President Obama is "risk-averse" and has little experience in foreign policy, says Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group. Therefore he needs a solid foreign policy leadership team, which he had in his first term but lacks in his second. Hear more of Bremmer's take in this video.
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