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    Global Challenges and the United Nations

    Susana Malcorra, chief of staff to the United Nations secretary-general, talked about the U.N. role in responding to transnational challenges, including violent extremism, migration, border…

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    United Nations Agenda

    United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson gave an update on the United Nations current agenda and the upcoming work. Topics included the civil war in Syria and that country’s use…

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    Future of the United Nations

    Former United Nations ambassadors spoke about the operations of the UN, potential UN involvement in Iraq, and the role of the UN in addressing several global problems. Following their…

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    United Nations Reform

    A roundtable discussed the politics of reform at the United Nations with Jan Eliasson, president of the United Nations General Assembly. Among the topics addressed were the need for…

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    United Nations Reform

    Mr. Brown spoke at the Joseph J. Sisco Memorial Forum luncheon about United Nations reform. He discussed Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s plans for reforms. Following his remarks, Mr. Brown…

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    Iraqi Compliance with U.N. Resolutions

    The House committee heard testimony about Iraq’s compliance with United Nations resolutions concerning their ownership and production of weapons. Ambassador Pickering and Mr. Bolton testified on the efforts…

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    Post-War Role of the United Nations

    The subcommittee heard testimony from Ambassador Pickering and Mr. Bolton on the role the United Nations should play in the Middle East following the Persian Gulf war.

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    Cease-Fire Resolution

    The United Nations Security Council met to discuss S. 22430, a resolution concerning the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war. Amendments to the resolution under debate included Iraqi war…

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    Role of Diplomacy in Peace Negotiations

    Ambassador Thomsas Pickering said that during times when peace cannot be negotiated through diplomatic strategies, then “servicemen and women become the strong right arm of America’s foreign…

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    Israeli Occupied Territories

    The Security Council heard testimony from various interested parties and discussed Israeli occupied territories.

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    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.

    Ambassador Thomas Pickering explained his role as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and his perception of the role of the international organization in world policy.

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    United Nations Role in Persian Gulf

    House Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee examines how the United Nations is working recent events in the Persian Gulf. Witnesses noted that United States policies are in accord with…

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    Resolution to Use Force Against Iraq

    The Security Council met to debate a resolution that would authorize the United Nation members to use force to enforce the embargo on Iraq. The vote was 13-0 in favor of the resolution with…

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    Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait

    United Nations Security Council President Aurel Munteanu (Romania) led this emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. The council heard from Kuwait and Iraq. They also…

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    Multilateral Issues

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Thomas Pickering, gave a speech to the National Conference on the United States & the United Nations titled, “Major Issues to Which the…

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    Issues Before United Nations

    The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations discusses changes in attitude towards the U.N. because of recent success in regional peacekeeping efforts and internal reform. Amb. Pickering also…

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    Role of United States at United Nations

    Thomas Pickering US Rep to the united Nations. He addresses participants of A meeting held by the LA World Affairs council.

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    Swearing-In of U.N. Ambassador

    President George H.W. Bush hosted the swearing in of U.N. Ambassador Thomas Pickering.

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    U.S. Ambassador to UN Confirmation Hearing

    Thomas Pickering testified on his confirmation to be the Ambassador to the United Nations. Note: This program is incomplete due to technical problems.

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