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Margot Wallström is a former Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister of Sweden and diplomat, who until recently held the post of United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict. Prior to this, she served for ten years as European Commissioner: 1999-2004 as Environment Commissioner, and 2004-2010 as Vice President and Commissioner for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy in the Barroso Commission. She is currently the chairman of Lund University in Sweden.

ThinkProgress: Four Questions The Kenyan Government Must Answer About The Mall Attack

Civilians walking out of Westgate mall, Nairobi.

I live less than a mile and half away from Nairobi’s Westgate Mall. The four-day siege on the shopping center rocked our community.  Read More »

Foreign Policy Op-ed: Persona Non Grata

Bashir attends the African Union Summit in Nigeria, July 2013

For the first time ever, attendees at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this week may include a sitting head of state who is the subject of an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant for genocide and crimes against humanity.  Read More »

#UNMatters: U.S. State Department Google Hangout on US-UN Relations Recap

On Wednesday, September 18, the U.S.Department of State hosted a Google+ Hangout, The U.S. and the United Nations: The Case for Multilateralism.  Read More »

ThinkProgress: Why The Central African Republic Is The Worst Crisis You’ve Never Heard Of

Seleka rebels patrol the streets of Bangui in March (Credit: Reuters)

Central African Republic — or CAR — baring an improbably simple name and lacking much in the way of resources and population. The country is not only real, it’s in the middle of a spate of lawlessness that has left the population terrorized and the government nearly non-existent.  Read More »

ThinkProgress: What The Deadly Attack On A Kenya Mall Was Really About

A rescue worker helps a child outside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya

The bloody Shabaab attack on Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall on September 21 was an act of desperation by a jihadi group beset by internal power struggles and plummeting support.  Read More »

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

AllAfrica Op-ed: Bringing Peace to the Congo - a Blueprint for Special Envoy Feingold

The clashes in the eastern Congo over the past week have once again brought into sharp focus the enduring conflict between the M23 rebels and the Congolese military as well as the role of the recently-deployed United Nations intervention brigade.  Read More »

Breaking News: Live Coverage from Eastern Congo

On July 14, 2013, Fighting resumed between M23 rebels and the Democratic Republic of Congo's army. This is the first fight after two months of peace. Enough Project field researcher Timo Mueller has been reporting live from the ground in Goma since Sunday, July 14, 2013.  Read More »

RealClearWorld Op-ed: How to Crumble Kony's Rebel Group From Within

Recent escapees from the Lord's Resistance Army, a deadly rebel group in central Africa led by Joseph Kony, are testifying that the group is having difficulty preventing defections and maintaining discipline.  Read More »

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday.   Read More »

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