Sarah Zoubek grew up in the Philadelphia area, and received a BA in English from Yale in 2008. She is currently a Master of Environmental Management Candidate at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, and serves as the Alumni Representative for the Nicholas School Student Council.
As an intern at the UN we sometimes get opportunities to visit Member State Missions and meet with a representative. I had the odd opportunity of being able to visit both the Iranian Mission toContinue reading
A few weeks ago I attended the United Nations 10th Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, for a special presentation on “Africa: Looking to the future”. Typically, I check the United Nations Journal eachContinue reading
Vatican City, the “city-state” of 108.7 acres, is about the size of an 18-hole golf course in the words of Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan–so this home of the Roman Catholic Church and the Holy See isContinue reading
Sitting next to a delegate for the Holy See, waiting for the 11pm Preparatory Committee Plenary Briefing at Rio +20 to start….midnight negotiations, oh my! And what a long day IT has been. Negotiations ranContinue reading
Until about 5 minutes ago, I was accidentally a part of the Swedish delegation to the Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development. As I was waiting for the Opening Ceremonies to begin launching the RioContinue reading