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UN Security Council acts on modern slavery in conflict
This article originally appeared in Huffington Post.
By Fiona David and Dr Eleanor Tighe
The failures of the UN Security Council remain a very real challenge for us today. In a world gone mad – children buried under rubble in Aleppo, war crimes being undertaken on all sides in the battle for Mosul – it is easy to lose hope, and particularly to lose faith in the key institution that was intended to ensure peace to the world, the UN Security Council. Is it any surprise that in Europe, one philanthropist has offered a $5 million prize to anyone who can come up with a new improved, system of global governance – a redesigned “UN 2.0”?