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Channeling Brussels: NATO Fights to Close the Gender Gap

Our guest this week for a special Women’s Day episode of Channeling Brussels is Ambassador Marriet Schuurman, NATO’s special representative for “Women, Peace and Security”, tasked with helping implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325. The measure obligates UN member governments to elevate the concerns and well-being of women and children, to work to prevent violations of women’s rights and gender-based violence, to increase the involvement of women in peace negotiations and post-conflict reconstruction.

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Ambassador Samantha Power on Russia

Samantha Power gave her final speech as US Ambassador to the United Nations at the Atlantic Council on January 17, outlining the threat that Russia poses to the rules-based international order and what must be done to address that threat.