The UN is 70 years old. There are many views on the way the UN functions. A significant view is that the United Nations is both “flawed” and “indispensable.” That is the point of view of the Obama administration. The world sees two different UNs. One is the global institution itself. This “UN” is composed of departments, programs and agencies that deliver many essential services like peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance. I asked the editor of Himal…"UN is 70. How Relevant is UN?"
Augustine Veliath is a professional with 42 years’ experience as communication strategist, social mobilizer, writer, publisher and communication trainer. Augustine is also South Asia’s leading voice on fifth quintile listening and harvesting conversations. He has also great track record in mobilizing and working with young people. He has served UNICEF for 23 years as a Communication Specialist, working in the most challenging states of India. He has also served as Media Advisor to the Government of…"Augustine: Are You Curious about me? Let us know each other"