Professor Ibrahim Gambari (Co-Chair of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance) delivered the John Holmes Memorial Lecture on “Security & Justice at a Crossroads: The Future of Global Governance,” on June 17 at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS), in New York, available here.

For the Synthesis Report of the June 16 Experts Dialogue on Coping with Violent Conflict & State Fragility held at the United Nations and co-sponsored by the Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy, and Development, the UAE Mission to the U.N., the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, and the Stimson Center, please click here.

For the Media Advisory from the June 16 Experts Dialogue, please click here.

In addition, Professor Gambari and William Durch made presentations at the June 15 conference U.N. Security Council 2020 and 2050. At the ACUNS Annual Meeting  (June 16-18), Bill Durch also chaired a panel on “U.N. Security Council Reform: Bottlenecks, Blunders, and (potential) Breakthroughs”, with paper presentations by Richard Ponzio, Professor Vesselin Popovksi, and Professor Joseph Schwartzberg. In another session on “The U.N. Secretary-General and UN Reform: Looking to the Future of UN Leadership”, Ponzio also co-presented a paper with Professor Michael Schroeder.