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In a surprise move for many observers of United Nations top appointments, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka of South Africa has been named the executive director of UN Women, the lead agency for promoting gender equality and women’s rights worldwide. She replaces…
 
Sellstrom and Ban Ki-moon
The United States will be increasing the “scope and scale” of its help to the main opposition group fighting in Syria against the country’s regime, based on recent assessments that the Syrian government used chemical weapons on several occasions…
 
Susan Rice, US ambassador to the UN
Susan E. Rice, the United States ambassador to the United Nations and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, will become the country’s national security adviser, replacing Tom Donilon, 58, who has resigned, as expected. Rice’s new position will not…
 
USAID Kenya
A new bimonthly newsletter, called The Latest, has made its debut from the Stanley Foundation, the nonprofit group based in Muscatine, Iowa, that works on peace and security issues through the promotion of good governance and justice worldwide. Keith…
 
Michelle Bachelet, the head of the United Nations agency promoting the rights of women and gender equality, has told Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that she is stepping down after two years in the job. Bachelet, a former Chilean president, is likely to…
 
Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda who was killed by United States Navy Seal forces on May 2, 2011, in Pakistan, was at last officially removed from the international sanctions list by the United Nations last month. What…
 
Melanne Verveer
Melanne Verveer, most recently the United States ambassador at large for global women’s issues, is the new executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, which officially opened Feb. 21. Verveer had been appointed to the…
 
Mohammad Masood Khan
Pakistan has lodged a formal complaint on the “repeated, unacceptable and unprovoked attacks” on Pakistani soldiers by the Indian army, said a statement released on Jan. 11 from the foreign secretary, Jalil Abbas Jilani. He has summoned the high…
 
Wooden decorative dolls from Austria at the UN Gift Center.
The United Nations Gift Center is relocating, along with the UN post office and bookstore, to the Dag Hammarskjold Library building by April or May for the continuing renovation of the UN, including the lower lobby area. The gift…
 
Susan Rice, US ambassador to the UN
President Obama announced that Susan Rice, US ambassador to the United Nations, has asked to have her name removed from consideration for US secretary of state. Hillary Clinton, who holds the position now, said she was leaving the post…
 
Even though Ban Ki-moon just began his second five-year term this year as United Nations secretary-general, names are already surfacing as to his possible replacement when his term is up. Technically, Ban could be appointed a third term, but…
 
Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank
Jim Yong Kim, an American doctor who was born in Korea, began his new job as World Bank president in July. In this World Bank video, he answers a sundry of the 1,000 questions his office has received worldwide…
 
Susan Rice, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, announced to the UN press corps on July 20 that Mark Kornblau, her spokesman and the spokesman for the US mission since 2009, is leaving and will be succeeded…
 
Adama Dieng, the registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, has been named the United Nations secretary-general’s special adviser on the prevention of genocide. Dieng, a Senegalese, replaces Francis Deng of Sudan, who has been in the post…
 
Melinda Taylor, ICC lawyer
Libyan authorities have released the four International Criminal Court staff members who have been held in Zintan after their visit on June 7, 2012, to Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, the son of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, to notify him of his…
 
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