Stephen Lewis

Goodluck Jonathan, president of Nigeria

Nigeria Attracts Latest Criticism for Anti-Gay Laws

In an open letter to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Michel Sidibé, the executive director of UNAIDS, the organization called AIDS-Free World wants answers to questions about how the UN will deal with Nigeria after the adoption of a sweeping law broadening the criminalization of  homosexuality. Nigeria has the second-largest number of people globally …

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Master of Science in Humanitarian Studies at Fordham University
Garbage dump in Bamako, Mali

Where’s the Money? Funds for Millennium Development Goals Lag

With 827 days to go until the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals — the United Nations’ flagship agenda for global development — the buzzword at the General Assembly’s annual opening debate in New York this week was “acceleration.” A clear sense of urgency dominated many talks, particularly as the world body prepares to draw …

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