Susan Rice is heading to Twitter headquarters in California today where she will host a live, online video chat. You can ask @ambassadorrice questions using the Twitter hashtag #AskAmbRice and follow the event here.
One of the biggest global stories of the past two weeks is a rare display of public anti-government protests in Tunisia. Al Jazeera has a smart discussion of the roots of the protest movement, which was sparked by a huge un-employment crisis.
The earthquake in Haiti, flooding in Pakistan, a food crisis in Niger and the evolving situation in Sudan are featured in this year-end video about the United Nations' work in 2010. See what else is included in the UN's year in review.
I appeared on the The Alyona Show on Russia Today to discuss how the Wikileaks disclosures are reverberating around the United Nations. Alyona seems surprised by my contention that revelations of intelligence gathering at the United Nations are not, exactly...shocking.
Climate change in Columbia is causing severe water shortages. As often happens, the poorest and most vulnerable people are the most affected. Check out this video from the UN about how the indigenous Wayuu people are struggling to maintain their livelihoods amidst ecological and political challenges.