BOOKS

The UN Security Council, Functioning Amid Disasters

There is no easy way to describe a book about the United Nations that is nearly 1,000 pages long, with dozens of authors, all experts in their fields. “The UN Security Council in the 21st Century” is that book, a collection of situation reports, analyses and prophesies published as the 70th anniversary year of the UN ended … Read more

GOINGS-ON

A New Rector for UN University and Maybe a New Look

David Malone, the new head of United Nations University in Tokyo

David Malone, a Canadian diplomat, prolific writer and most recently head of Canada’s leading think tank on development, has been named the next rector of the United Nations University. It is an institution little heard about in the international academic world. That could change with the appointment of Malone. The university, based in Tokyo, was … Read more

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