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

Dr. Abraham Joseph

Dr. Abraham Joseph, Author/Scholar and former DESA employee, highlights his role as a team member of the University of Oklahoma's Public Service Institute Consortium focus in the area of ICT to link health, education, disaster risk management and Smart Cities issues with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. January 28, 2018

Stephane Dujarric

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres provides an update of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Iranian Nuclear Deal and the challenges on the Korean Peninsula. February 1, 2018

Ian Williams

Ian Williams, Author/Journalist, focuses on his recent book, "UNtold: The Real Story of the United Nations in Peace and War. January 29, 2018

Brenden Varma

Brenden Varma, Spokesperson for the President of the 72nd UN General Assembly, highlights the role of the 193-member General Assembly and what PGA Miroslav Lajcakis is doing to bring the UN closer to the world's citizens. February 1, 2018

Dr. William Vendley

Dr. William Vendley, Secretary General of Religions for Peace, discusses the role of religions to reduce conflicts and to combat poverty, climate change and nuclear proliferation. February 2, 2018

Janet Salazar

Janet Salazar, CEO of Impact Leadership 21, details programs to train future female leaders, as well as develop conversations with men regarding leadership, equality and partnership. January 31, 2018

Felix Dodds

Felix Dodds a Senior Fellow at the Global Research Institute, discusses the 2018 Nexus Conference on Water, Food, Energy and Climate, as well as how to finance programs to combat climate change. December 19, 2017

Steve Schlesinger

Steve Schlesinger, renowned author and international relations expert, identifies how the UN is working to deal with challenges such as North Korea, Iranian nuclear program and climate change. December 19, 2017

Matts Ingemanson

Matts Ingemanson, Chair and Founding Member Rotary Grassroots Peacemaking and Rotary International Past District Governor, elaborates on how promoting peace is a win-win situation. December 20, 2017

Munira Khalif

Munira Khalif, a Somali-American and the 2017-18 U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations, discusses how to mobilize young people to confront poverty, illiteracy and climate change. December 22, 2017

Dr. Daniel Gay

Dr. Daniel Gay, DESA Adviser on Least Developed Countries (LDCs), explains how and why some countries are developing economically and moving off of the LDC list. December 21, 2017