Tagged in: United Nations


Tariffs exacerbate US-South Africa rift

Four years into a presidency rich in bilateral visits, US President Barack Obama and his entourage finally landed in South Africa in June 2013.

Cop21: Africa lays cards on table

Tucked away in Paris’s northern suburbs, the commune of Le Bourget is not usually associated with events of historical significance.

UN asks business to help drive development

For many of the United Nations’ sprawling agencies, an invitation to work closely with the private sector represents something of a culture shock. …

Negotiating change at the UN

The UN’s challenges include having effective peacekeeping operations within the African continent, confronting the growing challenge of terrorism in Mali, and the reform of the Security Council.…