15 May 2013

  • Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's visit to Russia will provide the opportunity to find out what was really agreed on Syria during U.S. Secretary of State's visit to Moscow.

  • A meeting in Geneva over Syria end-May will clarify to what extent the U.S. and Russia can pressure their original allies to toe the line.

  • The outcome of meetings on the Congo are highly anticipated by Mary Robinson, the newly appointed envoy to the Great Lakes.