Aleppo Crisis

Aleppo Crisis

Aleppo Under Siege: Syria’s Latest Tragedy Unfolds – Security Council Arria-Formula Open Meeting (8 August 2016) 00:00: Ambassador Samantha Power opens the Session and helps set the context of the siege of Aleppo that is happening now, where 300,000 people...
The Secret Language of UN Resolutions

The Secret Language of UN Resolutions

Understanding the role of UN resolutions and their “secret language” is one of the numerous skills NGO diplomats need realize they need to impact global policy. While the language is not really secret, when you do not understand the role resolutions play...

DPI / NGO Briefings 2016

The UN’s Department of Public Information (DPI) conducts (almost) weekly briefings for NGOs. These take place at the UN and are often (but not always) video-taped so those unable to attend can review the materials. The briefings cover a variety of topics and...
Jargon Jamboree

Jargon Jamboree

In This Series Getting Your Voice Heard Step into their shoes. Jargon Jamboree Jump in, often. Watch Their Eyes & Feet Notice the specifics and the surroundings. Ride the Waves Windows of opportunity open… and close. Collect, Collate & Sweeten Speak to...