UNScripted: Vietnam — Bridge Builder at the United Nations?

UN-scripted, PassBlue’s podcast takes you inside the United Nations — beyond the carefully written policy speeches to where the real work is being done.

by Stephanie Fillion and Kacie Candela.

Vietnam assumes the United Nations Security Council presidency this month as well as the chairmanship of the Association of SouthEast Asian Nations (ASEAN)for 2020, as the Security Council faces rising tensions between the United States and Iran in the Middle East. This week’s show features two experts about how Vietnam may navigate the global crisis alongside its own priorities:

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Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy of Vietnam, speaking to media on Jan. 2, 2020, as his country assumes the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council in its first month as an elected member.

— Noeleen Heyzer, a distinguished fellow at the University of Singapore and former diplomat and high-level UN official,

— and Dr. Prashanth Parameswaran, a senior editor at @TheDiplomat and a fellow at The Carter Center

Available on Apple Podcasts, Patreon, Spotify, SoundCloud, Stitcher, TuneIn or Google Play.

https://soundcloud.com/user-93…/ep-12-vietnam-bridge-builder

Independent Coverage the United Nations. A project of The New School’s Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs, supported by the Carnegie Corporation.

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