An Evening with Linda Fasulo
on the Changing U.N. Landscape
Author of “An Insider's Guide to the United Nations” and longtime independent reporter for NPR
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Reception 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Presentation 7:00 p.m.
The Levin Institute, 116 East 55th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues), New York, NY
Linda Fasulo is a longtime independent reporter for National Public Radio (NPR) and has also worked as United Nations correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC.›With a new US President, a nearly-new UN Secretary-General, numerous global crises and hotspots, Linda will discuss the new role of the United Nations in today's world.
Her just released, updated edition of her book “An Insider's Guide to the UN” provides a lively, comprehensive and authoritative guide to the United Nations and features candid insights from leading US and UN diplomats and officials.›The book meticulously illustrates the UN system while covering issues as diverse as terrorism, peacekeeping, human rights, climate change and UN reform. This new edition will be available for sale during the book signing after the program.
"No one knows the big picture and inner workings of the UN better than Linda Fasulo. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in international affairs." —Tom Brokaw, NBC News
"With fine journalistic clarity, the author leads readers through the complex organizational structure of the United Nations, shedding light on its mission, evolution, and controversies." —Christine C. Menefee, School Library Journal
"The indispensable source on the United Nations for everyone from students to diplomats. I keep it handy on my desk." —Joseph S. Nye, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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