Dr. Abraham Joseph

Dr. Abraham Joseph, Author/Scholar and former DESA employee, highlights his role as a team member of the University of Oklahoma's Public Service Institute Consortium focus in the area of ICT to link health, education, disaster risk management and Smart Cities issues with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. January 28, 2018

Stephane Dujarric

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres provides an update of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Iranian Nuclear Deal and the challenges on the Korean Peninsula. February 1, 2018

Ian Williams

Ian Williams, Author/Journalist, focuses on his recent book, "UNtold: The Real Story of the United Nations in Peace and War. January 29, 2018

Brenden Varma

Brenden Varma, Spokesperson for the President of the 72nd UN General Assembly, highlights the role of the 193-member General Assembly and what PGA Miroslav Lajcakis is doing to bring the UN closer to the world's citizens. February 1, 2018

Dr. William Vendley

Dr. William Vendley, Secretary General of Religions for Peace, discusses the role of religions to reduce conflicts and to combat poverty, climate change and nuclear proliferation. February 2, 2018

Janet Salazar

Janet Salazar, CEO of Impact Leadership 21, details programs to train future female leaders, as well as develop conversations with men regarding leadership, equality and partnership. January 31, 2018

Felix Dodds

Felix Dodds a Senior Fellow at the Global Research Institute, discusses the 2018 Nexus Conference on Water, Food, Energy and Climate, as well as how to finance programs to combat climate change. December 19, 2017

Steve Schlesinger

Steve Schlesinger, renowned author and international relations expert, identifies how the UN is working to deal with challenges such as North Korea, Iranian nuclear program and climate change. December 19, 2017

Matts Ingemanson

Matts Ingemanson, Chair and Founding Member Rotary Grassroots Peacemaking and Rotary International Past District Governor, elaborates on how promoting peace is a win-win situation. December 20, 2017

Munira Khalif

Munira Khalif, a Somali-American and the 2017-18 U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations, discusses how to mobilize young people to confront poverty, illiteracy and climate change. December 22, 2017

Dr. Daniel Gay

Dr. Daniel Gay, DESA Adviser on Least Developed Countries (LDCs), explains how and why some countries are developing economically and moving off of the LDC list. December 21, 2017

Gary Fowlie

Gary Fowlie, Former Head of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Liaison Office explains how ITU allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits and strives to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide. December 22, 2017

Vinicius Pinheiro

Mr. Vinícius Pinheiro, Director of the UN's International Labor Organization Office in New York, delineates how the world of work is undergoing a major change due to the rapid state of technology, artificial intelligence, globalization and climate change. December 22, 2017

Kevin Cassidy

Kevin Cassidy, Senior Communications and External Relations Office of the UN's International Labor Organization, discusses how the ILO works with employers, governments and workers to promote workers' rights, combat human trafficking and deal with the challenge of Artificial Intelligence. September 30, 2017

Gordon Tapper

Gordon Tapper, founder of a not-for-profit organization called Give Them a Hand Foundation (GTAH), explains its humanitarian relief work in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. September 30, 2017

Ms. Penny Abeywardena

Ms. Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office for International Affairs, details the positive economic impact the UN has on the "International Capital of the World." September 26, 2017

H.E. Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu

H.E. Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu, USG and High Representative for the United Nations Office for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, updates what LDCs are doing to combat poverty and climate change. September 30, 2017

Alistair Edgar

Dr. Alistair Edgar, Executive Director, of Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS), highlights the crucial role played by the UN in helping to eliminate wars, enhance economic and social development and promote human rights. September 30, 2017