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Esther Brimmer

Blog Entries by Esther Brimmer

Quiet Progress on Human Rights in Geneva

Posted October 12, 2010 | 10:43:32 (EST)

Just over a year ago, the United States became a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Contrary to some expectations, the Obama Administration's decision to engage with the 46 other countries rather than sit on the sidelines has produced real results. We...

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Rebuilding Haiti: A Global Response to a Global Crisis

Posted April 7, 2010 | 14:38:49 (EST)

As a participant at the recent International Donors' Conference for Haiti, I was heartened to see the overwhelming show of support for the people of Haiti as they work to rebuild their nation.

Over 150 nations and institutions were present at the Donors' Conference, and all listened intently as...

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The Era of Engagement Takes Shape

Posted January 12, 2010 | 11:06:40 (EST)

President Obama came to office with a promise to renew America's global leadership. That leadership would be firmly rooted in our national interests but also guided by the President's vision of a common security bolstered by investments in our common humanity. Central to the President's promise was an active, responsible...

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