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A look at the United Nations for 2016

In 2016, the United Nations (UN) is expected to undergo some big changes. It will elect a new Secretary-General and try to implement the Climate Change agreement from Paris, among other things. In a recent article in The Nation, Barbara Crossette writes about some challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the international body. She joins us to talk about what kinds of changes she believes are needed to “rejuvenate” the 70 year-old UN, highlighted in her article, “In 2016, the UN Will Be Transformed. Will That Be Enough to Bring it Back to Life?” PHOTO: Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Cuba will submit to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday its annual draft resolution calling for an end to the U.S.-led five-decade embargo against the Caribbean nation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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