• About Chris Gelardi

    Chris Gelardi has a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in humanities from Villanova University. He was a reporting fellow in the Global Migration Project at the Columbia journalism school.

    Is the New UN Envoy for Yemen Destined for Failure?

    by  • March 5, 2018 • Geopolitics, Middle East, UN Special Envoys • 1 Comment

    Martin Griffiths, the new United Nations special envoy for Yemen and a British international mediator, will begin work this month on a war that is called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Griffiths is highly praised in the arena of private conflict mediation, having founded his own firm in 1999 that has brokered resolutions to...

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    Michelle Bachelet, Outgoing President of Chile, Gets a WHO Post

    by  • January 19, 2018 • Health and Population, Women • 

    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has agreed to chair the board of the World Health Organization’s Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health after she finishes her government role on March 11. The announcement came after a Jan. 10 meeting at the presidential palace in Santiago, during which the WHO leadership offered Bachelet the position....

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