Non Resident Fellow Richard Gowan argues that the next American ambassador to the United Nations should have at least a passing interest in Africa, as roughly half of the Security Council's resolutions and statements focus on African issues, and 80 percent of UN peacekeepers are deployed on the continent.
Senior Fellow Barnett Rubin is interviewed by the Washington Post about journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing since October 2, 2018. He was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Non-Resident Fellow Richard Gowan provides an assessment of US ambassador Nikki Haley's performance in her time at the United Nations. In many ways, the ambassaor handled a tough assignment surprisingly well.
The Center on International Cooperation has joined dozens of international and domestic peacebuilding organizations to release a statement for International Day of Peace, September 21. In time for the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, the statement calls on states and the broader international community to fully embrace the commitments to peace in the 2030 Agenda; reaffirm a commitment to human rights; foster social resilience by strengthening inclusion and addressing inequality; recommit to multilateralism as a safeguard for the most vulnerable; and protect and support civil society in fostering sustainable peace.