The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
Twenty-five years ago, Loung Ung was a happy, outgoing five-year-old girl living with her family in Cambodia’s capital city. But everything changed when the brutal Khmer Rouge regime came to power. Her book tells the story of what happened to her family. Ms. Ung is also a spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World.
- Loung Ung author and spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine-Free World
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