On October 5th members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), in an exceptionally rare moment of consensus, agreed on who would become the ninth secretary general of the world body by a vote of thirteen in favour and two abstentions.
António Guterres’s election as the new UN Secretary-General is a stark illustration of how male-dominated decision-making means that female leadership is not just rare, but virtually inconceivable.
Indonesia is a democratic archipelago nation that consists of 255 million people, 13,000 islands, separated into 34 different provinces. It is a resource-rich country with a demographic dividend and a growing economy. As a nation, Indonesia still relies heavily on fossil fuels as a primary component in both its energy and power mix.
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About halfway through NYU’s Center for Global Affairs orientation, Professor Thomas Hill had me hooked.