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America First At The United Nations

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Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 24, 2017 The stage for this year’s UN General Assembly was still being set up as late as two and a ... Read More

Goodbye Ban Ki-Moon

2 years ago / 0 comments

While the presidential elections take the limelight, the race for the next United Nations Secretary-General trundles along in the background, as Ban Ki-Moon made his final address to the General Assembly last month. A Secretary-General rarely receives a resounding applause upon completing their terms of office, but the general consensus … Read More

Emma Watson vs. The Sun

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Since rising to fame as a child actress in one of the world’s biggest movie franchises, Emma Watson has used her status to fight for gender equality. She first moved us with her speech at the UN HeForShe conference back in 2014, in which she explained feminism, her personal experience … Read More

In The Spotlight: Model United Nations

3 years ago / 0 comments

This Week, The Gryphon interviews MUN secretary, Thomas Love, to learn more about what the society has to offer. Model United Nations (MUN) is a society where you debate current affairs, but instead of defending your own point of view, you represent the opinions of a country within the United … Read More

Reaching the Summit: United in Combating Climate Change?

4 years ago / 0 comments

As Leonardo DiCaprio took centre stage at last week’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York, you could be forgiven for envisaging him as one of the many characters he has portrayed. This was not, however, Leonardo DiCaprio the actor, but Leonardo DiCaprio the Climate Change activist. ‘This body, perhaps … Read More