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GPF Exclusive Video Interview: Carne Ross on the Politics of Exclusion at the UN

After serving in the British diplomatic corps for fifteen years, Carne Ross founded Independent Diplomat, a non-profit organization that aims to provide consultation and assistance to disadvantaged or marginalized governments and political groups, enabling them to increase their diplomatic capacity and efficacy. Carne discusses the need for greater access and transparency in international diplomacy. Drawing from diverse experiences in the UN Security Council chambers, he described the structure of the world organization as serving to disempower certain state and non-state actors, even when they represent those most affected by a dispute on its agenda.



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