Did you miss our Google+ Hangout today on the relationship between the U.S. and the UN with Acting Assistant Secretary Dean Pittman; John Prendergast of the Enough Project; Mark Leon Goldberg, a reporter with UN Dispatch; and our very own U.S. Youth Observer Tiffany Taylor? Watch a replay here!
Join us tomorrow, September 18 at 1:00 PM ET for a Google+ Hangout on the relationship between the U.S. and the UN and why youth, in particular, should care about multilateralism.
Watch the Hangout live at http://goo.gl/M1JmnY and be a part of the conversation by posting your questions on Google+ and Twitter using #UNMatters.
Watch Ambassador Power’s remarks on the report of the UN Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria. Read the full UN report here.
The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with the United Nations Association of the USA, is pleased to announce the selection of this year’s U.S. Youth Observer to the 68th UN General Assembly. The Observer, Ms. Tiffany Taylor, was selected from among more than 700 applicants nationwide. Ms. Taylor graduated from the University of Chicago and is currently pursuing joint Masters Degrees from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the School of Public Health at Columbia University. She originally hails from Mississippi.
For the sake of our national security and the basic dignity of every human being, we need to respond to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons on the Syrian people: http://at.wh.gov/oE5mS
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U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power discusses the conflict in Syria, focusing on the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons against Syrian citizens and the Obama administration’s case for targeted military strikes. The Center for American Progress hosts this event.
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Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr’s landmark “I Have a Dream” speech, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that MLK’s “great goals and the global mission of the United Nations are one and the same.” Video recorded for the The Dream at 50 project.
Join us in congratulating Liberia as it celebrated 10 years of peace this week!
“Guns in the hands of young people have been replaced by pens and school books. Refugees have returned home with hope for the future, and schools are opening their doors across the nation, to educate future generations of leaders.”
Find out more: http://bit.ly/14Dh0fo
Image credit: United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)