Wiley Narron

Migration and the Threat of Xenophobia

The migration issue in the Middle East, Europe and the rest of the world has become a moral issue camouflaged by nationalism and xenophobia. In the words of United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration, Peter Sutherland,  “…this is not just a European issue, we’ve seen this […]

Colombian Government and FARC on the Eve of Peace

  This week the United Nations Security Council decided to proceed with a mission to Colombia to monitor disarmament in the event the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) reach an agreement to end their armed conflict. The clash between these two forces is Latin America’s […]

Eastern Ukraine Still Making Difficult Choices

Torn by conflict, Eastern Ukraine continues to face a harsh environment and difficult choices. Some 700,000 farmers have become very vulnerable because of the absence of financial, physical, social and human resources. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) warned of “food insecurity among those families due to ‘skyrocketing’ […]