The Key for Peace: The Indispensable Role of the United Nations

Once again, one of my articles, just published on Impakter, with a remarkable introduction from the Editor (he is a millennial, a man deeply concerned about the issues of our time, value-driven like his whole generation, and this too is reason for hope in a better future). This is the beginning, to read the rest,…

How the United Nations Foresees The Future

That is the title of an article I just wrote for Impakter. As I am doing research for my upcoming book about the United Nations (tentatively entitled “Soft Power“), I keep coming across interesting aspects of UN work that are little known to outsiders and I wanted to share these “choice bits” with you on…

A Pope, a Queen, a King, a Princess and Melinda Gates Meet at ICN2

Another one of my articles on Impakter magazine (published under my real name – I attended this Conference last week): ICN2: Where a Pope, a Queen, a King, a Princess and Melinda Gates Come Together Claude Forthomme on 24 November, 2014 at 09:30 ICN2 is not a new disease, it’s the bizarre acronym for the…

What’s Wrong with the UN Security Council

Here’s another article about the UN I wrote for the magazine Impakter under my real name: Claude Forthomme (published on 9 June, 2014) – after all, after 25 years of service in the United Nations, I believe I know a thing or two about it! Enjoy and let me know what you think!   What’s…