The Dominican Republic’s Hope for April: Smooth Sailing

The Dominican Republic has the UNSC presidency this month and intends to preside over it “like a sailboat, we’ll go wherever the wind takes us.”

by Stéphanie Fillion. Read more on PassBlue.

José Singer Weisinger, the special envoy of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations, in the Security Council, Sept. 18, 2019, with members of his delegation. His country assumes the presidency in April, after a tumultuous month in which the Council suddenly switched to privately held meetings online amid the coronavirus pandemic. ARIANA LINDQUIST/UN PHOTO

With the incremental transformation the Security Council has gone through in March by transferring the bulk of its meetings online, the Dominican Republic’s…