Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Weinstein has been named chief of staff to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, marking a return to government service for the former National Security Council staffer.
“As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council [UNSC], the delegation of France formally requests that Israel join the [Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty],” the… Continue Reading »
Susan Rice ’86, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration for secretary of state in a letter to President Barack Obama.
Richard Falk, the United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, spoke Monday at Stanford Law School on the “fundamental” flaws in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. In the talk, titled, “Imagining Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Why International Law Matters,” Falk expressed his pessimism at the possibility of peace emerging from the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in its current form.
The State Department and the Graduate School of Business (GSB) jointly hosted the Rio+2.0 conference last week to discuss the use of technology and social media in advancing sustainable development solutions, according to the Stanford Center for Social Innovation.
U.S. President Barack Obama said student groups were key to putting the conflicts in Darfur and Sudan on the radar screen of policymakers, according to John Prendergast, a prominent human rights activist, author and former Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. Prendergast spoke Monday afternoon to a group of 40 Stanford students, staff and community members at the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons Study Room.