Picture the ceiling swirling, dense with grand ideas expressed that day. Sorrowful, urgent, and ambitious: the words that delivered the first permanent International Criminal Court were a mural of life under universal law…
Frances Harrison, who was a BBC correspondent in Sri Lanka from 2000-2004, reflects on the horrors experienced by Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority during the final, brutal months of the war, and comments on the UN’s recent inquiry report.
Former White House Drug Chief Robert DuPont argues that recreational drug use is not a human right.
Blaming the UN for the lack of progress in Syria is like blaming a veterinarian for failing to deliver a child during a complicated birth.
For Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Somalia’s success in defeating the Al Shabab and the promise of a new constitution mean the country can finally move towards a lasting peace.
Ten years after the Sierre Leone Civil War, the former president of Liberia is brought to justice.
The situation in Syria may be too intractable – even for the world’s super negotiator.
Syrian government claims to be withdrawing troops in line with the plan; opposition says they are lying.
That ought to give you something to think about this payday.
… although we’ll only believe it when his tanks are off the streets.