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William Powers

Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute

December 7th, 2010, Civil Society, Development, English, German, Latin America and the Caribbean, New York, North America, North America, Spanish, Subsaharan Africa, Think tank/Research center, USA

William Powers

William Powers hails from Long Island, NY and has worked for over a decade in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa, Washington, D.C., and Native North America. He is currently based in New York City, and is freelance writer, speaker, and senior fellow at the the World Policy Institute.

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Ruthie Ackerman

Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute

July 14th, 2010, English, Journalist/Commentator, Media, New York, Non-Governmental, North America, Spanish, Subsaharan Africa, Think tank/Research center, USA, War and Conflict, Women's Rights, Youth Issues

Ruthie Ackerman

Ruthie Ackerman is an award-winning journalist focusing on Africa, women and politics. She has special expertise on refugee issues, post-conflict environments, and security, and is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute. She is the founder of the non-profit organization Ceasefire Liberia.

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Jordan Ryan

Director of the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, UNDP

June 30th, 2010, Asia, China, Development, English, Europe, Law, New York, North America, North America, Subsaharan Africa, United Nations, USA, War and Conflict

Jordan Ryan

Jordan Ryan was appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General as Assistant Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Director of the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery in February 2009.

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Alan Doss

Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

April 23rd, 2010, Africa, Civil Society, Defense and Security, Democratic Republic of Congo, English, French, International Relations, Kinshasa, Law and Human Rights, Media, Migration and Integration, Minority Rights, North America, Subsaharan Africa, Terrorism, United Nations, War and Conflict, Women's Rights

Alan Doss

Alan Doss is currently the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the UN peace keeping mission (MONUC) with the rank of Under Secretary General. MONUC is the UN’s largest peace operation.

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