Dr. Stefan Peterson

Dr. Stefan Peterson, Chief of the Health Section for UNICEF based in New York, focuses on UNICEF's strategy for health to achieve two main goals: end preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths and promote the health and development of all children. July 14, 2018

Shabari Nair

Mr. Shabari Nair, who is a Technical Specialist on Migration and other Multilateral issues with the International Labor Organization, is ILO's focal person for the Global Compact on Migration. July 14, 2018

Peter Mulrean

Mr. Peter Mulrean, Director of the Representative Office of UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) New York., discusses the current financial situation with UNRWA, given the US has reduced its funding by over 80%. July 14, 2018

Brian Keane

Brian Keane, who is co-founder of the international organization Land is Life, is the Rapporteur for the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 2018 session. July 13, 2018

Diana Ayton-Shenker

Diana Ayton-Shenker, who is the Global Catalyst Senior Fellow at The New School and founding CEO of Global Momenta, discusses her recent book, "A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, & Pathways of the International Community." July 13, 2018

Cynthia English

Cynthia English, CEO and Founder of GLOBAL SCRIBES: Youth Uniting Nations, explains how this is an organization for all youth of the world, ages 8 - 25, to promote self-empowerment and encourage youth to confront major international/local problems. July 13, 2018

Alice Slater

Alice Slater, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's New York representative, details how nuclear weapons actually make the world less safe and more dangerous. May 1, 2018

Riaz Siddiqi

Mr. Riaz Siddiqi, Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Pakistan Foundation, highlights how the foundation works to develop stronger ties between the people of the US and Pakistan. May 1, 2018

Niki Armacost

Niki Armacost, Managing Director of Arc Finance, identifies how Arc attracts key stakeholders to develop solutions for access to finance for clean energy and water in several developing countries. May 2, 2018

Ninette Kelley

Ms. Ninette Kelley, Director of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), focuses on UNHCR's initiatives to assist over 65 million refugees worldwide. May 2, 2018

Sarah duPont

Sarah duPont, President and Founder of the Amazon Aid Foundation, discusses her groundbreaking “River of Gold” documentary that highlights the importance of preserving the Amazon Rainforest and River Basin. May 3, 2018.

Lise Kingo

Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, describes how the compact works with over 10,000 businesses in the US and worldwide to combat corruption, poverty and climate change? May 3, 2018

James Wurst

James Wurst, a journalist specializing in international affairs and an author of "The UN Association-USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action," unveils his latest book which is a sci-fi thriller Three Degrees, a story set in the future where climate change has become a reality. February 13, 2018

Isabel Ortiz

Ms. Isabel Ortiz, Director of Social Protection of the UN International Labor Organization, explains the new report: "World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals." February 18, 2018

Yasmine Sherif

Yasmine Sherif, Director of the Education Cannot Wait Program, mentions the importance of education, especially for the hundreds of millions of the most vulnerable young people. February 15, 2018

Ambassador Jurg Lauber

Ambassador Jurg Lauber, Swiss Permanent Representative to the UN, details Switzerland's role at the UN, importance of the 15 UN peacekeeping missions and efforts to combat climate change and assist refugees. January 29, 2018

Annika Savill

Annika Savill, Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund, discusses "The Global State of Democracy: Exploring Democracy's Resilience." January 30, 2018

Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier

Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of the NYC UN Conference on Trade and Development Office, highlights three recent reports on Least Developed Countries, Commodities and Development, and Digitization, Trade, and Development. February 23, 2018

Lisa Doughten

Lisa Doughten, Chief of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund, explains how the Fund extends a helping hand to people by providing food, medicine and other necessities during a major disaster. February 4, 2018

Susan C. Beer

Susan C. Beer, private sector businessperson, author, and philanthropist, hones in on the Global Scribes Program that connects youth virtually to build cultural understanding and worldwide community. January 31, 2018