Goodwill ambassadors can both help and hurt the United Nation’s core peace-building mission.
Some of the world’s more intractable conflicts demand a legal rather than a political solution.
The COP24 agreement is being hyped as a win, but the Paris process remains woefully unfit for task in tackling global warming.
Criminals and terrorists are evolving new ways to launder money and finance themselves. It’s time for the European Union evolve along with them.
Vietnam’s commitment to global institutions and poverty alleviation make it a good candidate for a rotating seat at the UN Security Council.
A vigorous debate has been raging in political circles about the restructuring of the Security Council (UNSC) and bringing about some important and much-needed reforms at the United Nations (UN). The hotly debated questions are: What will be the future shape of the organization, and how will it impact international diplomacy?
Track II and Track III diplomatic approaches may not be perfect, but they still have an place in today’s complex international society.
Geopoliticalmonitor.com’s Geneva-based Director Benjamin Syme Van Ameringen reports from the launch of the UNOSAT Global Report on Maritime Piracy (1995-2013).