• About Vesna Jaksic Lowe

    Vesna Jaksic Lowe is a New York-based freelance writer and communications consultant. She was previously the deputy director of communications at Physicians for Human Rights, an international advocacy organization; before that, she was a media strategist at the American Civil Liberties Union. Prior to joining the human-rights field, Jaksic Lowe was a reporter at The National Law Journal, a New York-based weekly publication, and at The Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time newspapers in Connecticut. Her journalism has been honored with 12 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, an international fellowship and a Special Achievement Award for immigration coverage from the International Institute of Connecticut.

    Originally from Croatia, Jaksic Lowe has an M.S. in international affairs from The New School and a B.A. in communications from Hofstra University.

    Civil and Polite, Nations Participate in First-Ever UN Security Council Election Hearings

    by  • May 25, 2016 • General Assembly, Security Council • 1 Comment

    Thailand said it had no enemies, while Kazakhstan pointed out it had voluntarily given up the fourth-largest nuclear arsenal in the world more than two decades ago. Sweden emphasized it was militarily nonaligned. Italy, the only Mediterranean candidate, said it could ensure geographic balance because it sits at the crossroads of the east and...

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