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Richard Gowan
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Richard Gowan 1h
As the husband of a very good PR person, I know the first lesson of PR is "don't answer back to a bad story gratuitously, it always makes the story worse." Cc.: .
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Sharon Wiharta 2h
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Viola Gienger 12h
ICYMI re the UNSC's irresolute resolution yesterday on sexual violence in conflict, interesting thread and responses here. See also this strong piece from just up :
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Richard Gowan 13h
The traditional multilateral day cocktail is made as follows: * Choose a drink of your choice; * Water it down to the point that it's tasteless; * Ask the P5 if you can drink it; * Discard.
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Sergey Utkin 14h
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Richard Gowan 14h
Replying to @JairvdLijn
I'm just waiting for day.
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Edward Swaine 14h
Or, as will now be the custom, "Merry A/RES/73/127 to all."
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Richard Gowan 14h
Replying to @RichardGowan1
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Richard Gowan 14h
To celebrate the first ever International Day of , here's my series on the the state of the multilateral system for last year. More from soon...
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Richard Gowan 14h
It's Day! Whoop!
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Elizabeth Dickinson Apr 23
Every day is a day to remember - and remind any policymakers we can - that colleague Michael Kovrig remains in detention.
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Iain Levine 18h
Good thread and the last point is crucial: the real losers here are civilians in conflict and survivors of SGBV. A shameful day for US “diplomacy”.
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christoph vogel 22h
Good thread on how backwards politics and ideologies can work hand in hand with an outdated institutional setup.
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Emma Beals 22h
Misogyny v realpolitik, a case study.
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Nina van Lanschot 24h
So threatened to veto 's resolution on sexual violence and rape as a weapon of war because it included reproductive health (actually taking care of women who are victimized by these crimes). Read the thread below...
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Guardian World Apr 23
Indian officials travel deep into jungle so lone holy man can vote
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Crisis Group Apr 23
It is now 135 days since China arbitrarily detained . Michael, a Canadian national, is being held at an unknown location in uncertain conditions. He has yet to see a lawyer or his family. Join our call to
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Rob Malley Apr 23
The "do not appear to grow directly from Sri Lanka’s previous complicated history of intercommunal tensions & political violence. Now, however, the attacks will likely become an essential part of Sri Lankan conflict dynamics"
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Bathsheba Crocker Apr 23
. thread breaks down how/why Germany ultimately had to bow to US pressure on sexual violence in conflict resolution. Read all the way to his “rather more importantly” because that’s why this matters.
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