Ban’s U.N. Legacy and the Challenges Facing Guterres

Ban’s U.N. Legacy and the Challenges Facing Guterres
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with Antonio Guterres, New York, Dec. 21, 2015 (U.N. photo by Eskinder Debebe).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the cost of U.S. inaction in Aleppo, the attack on humanitarian aid workers in South Sudan, and Germany’s struggle to integrate more than one million refugees. For the Report, Richard Gowan joins us to talk about U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s legacy and the challenges facing the next secretary-general, Antonio Guterres.


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Relevant Articles on WPR:

Can the U.S. Afford the Cost of Inaction in Aleppo?

Attack on Aid Workers in South Sudan Was an Attack on Humanitarianism Itself
Germany’s Asylum-Seekers Are Caught Between Isolation and Integration
The Race for Secretary-General Is Over. What’s Next for Guterres and the U.N.?

Trend Lines is produced, edited and hosted by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

Additional Audio Credits:

AFP News Agency: Security Council Unanimously Backs Guterres to Be Next U.N. Chief
SABC Digital News: Ban Ki-Moon Deeply Concerned Over the State of the World

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