FORA.tv Speaker - Ramesh Thakur
Ramesh Thakur, Professor of International Relations, Australian National University, was Vice Rector and Senior Vice Rector of the United Nations University (and UN Assistant Secretary-General) from 1998 to 2007, an ICISS Commissioner, and Principal Writer of Secretary-General Kofi Annan's second reform report. He has held full-time teaching appointments in New Zealand, Canada, and Australia; is the author/editor of more than 40 books and 400 articles and book chapters; and writes regularly for various print media. He serves on the international advisory boards of institutes in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. His books include The United Nations, Peace and Security: From Collective Security to the Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and The People vs. the State: Reflections on UN Authority, US Power and the Responsibility to Protect (UN University Press, 2011).
01.18.12 | 01:41:21 min
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