It’s convenient to discuss social utilities like Facebook, Twitter and You Tube in the context of nations seeking to propagate policy and push back the contending views of other governments.
But business elites and NGOs interrupted the diplomatic conversation before former U.S. secretary of state and current 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton gifted her misspelled reset button to Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov in 2012.
In this context, one of the things that helped change...
- 31.01.2014 03:43:00
... means turning the conversation into action. A decade ago there was talk dans les couloirs that Sergio Viera de Mello, the charismatic Brazilian who had served as High Commissioner for Human Rights, was the man for the top job. When Secretary General Kofi Annan needed someone to take on tough trouble shooting assignments, particularly in the areas of human rights and refugee affairs, he always turned to his friend Sergio Viera de Mello. Charismatic, courageous and pragmatic, he was known to many as ...
- 22.07.2013 13:42:00