Newsmakers: Conversations with people making UN news


The Security Council – despite nuances of perception, nuances that are legitimate – was able to maintain its unity.07 June 2011

In this sense publicity can sometimes help to keep attention going and that’s why I come every now and then to the Security Council and say "Hey, don’t forget Iraq!"08 April 2011

It is possible with education to change the way people behave and it is possible with treatment to change the behaviour of people who have drug dependence.28 March 2011

Afghans also know they need a foreign presence in order to not go back to the bad experience of the past. The challenge is finding the balance between respect for their sovereignty and a presence to help them22 March 2011

The beauty of the Earth creates enormous emotion, and through that emotion, you can transmit knowledge and raise consciousness.07 February 2011

Instead of talking about our differences, we should talk much more about the things we have in common22 December 2010

Sexual violence in conflict is a global scourge.11 November 2010

We have to put it on top of the global agenda. There's nothing more basic than hunger. It is the most severe face of poverty.20 September 2010

The response is never perfect. Disasters are by definition chaotic, disorderly events on which we are trying to impose a degree of order.31 August 2010

If UNESCO did not exist today, this would be the time to create it29 July 2010

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