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[RED DEMOCRATICA] Eliasson: UN aims to work toward "what the world should be"


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Eliasson: UN aims to work toward "what the world should be"

The United Nations "is a reflection, a mirror, of the world as it is," says Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, but his job is to slowly move toward "what the world should be." He also emphasizes the need for cooperation at the UN, between nations and with civil society. "[W]e should realize that in today's world the good international solution -- let's say climate, migration -- the good international solution is, or at least should be seen as, a national interest," he says. The Nation/Katrina vanden Heuvel blog (2/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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