A Peacemaker Revolts; Gaza in Ashes; the UN Security Council Moves Back Home

 A Peacemaker Revolts; Gaza in Ashes; the UN Security Council Moves Back Home
In Kigali Arena, President Emmanuel Macron of France and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda attending a quarterfinals’ game in the inaugural season of the Basketball Africa League, May 27, 2021. Macron went to Rwanda to seek forgiveness for France’s role in the Rwandan genocide in 1994.

Grass-roots activists know peace-building best; Gaza reconstruction goals begin; the UN Security Council returns home.

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Scoop from Stéphanie Fillion: A new candidate, Patrick U. Petit, an international mediator living in Germany, has announced his intention to run for UN secretary-general despite the selection process about to be sealed by the Security Council, as it will soon recommend António Guterres of Portugal to another term. Nevertheless, the new nominee…

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