Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa is a polarizing figure—he brought political stability to a country that had cycled through eight leaders in just ten years, but his record on free speech remains spotty at best, which has not endeared him to PrezBo. Bwog Daily Editor and resident expert on 21st century socialism, Jed Bush, reports on […]
An anonymous tipster sent us such a goofy and curt chronicle of yesterday’s scheduled event, we thought it was too good not to share… President of Haiti Michel Martelly did not arrive to speak at his scheduled WLF event. Around 3 pm, half hour after event [was] scheduled to start, introductions and comments by Jeff Sachs and […]
The World Leaders forum is held every year to coincide with the UN General Assembly. Bwog will hop in and out of the forum throughout the week. On Tuesday night, a former Bwogger and current Bwog Balkanization Fellow ventured to Low to hear Atifete Jahjaga, President of Kosovo. Atifete Jahjaga does not have an easy job, […]
The World Leaders forum is held every year to coincide with the UN General Assembly. Bwog will hop in and out of the forum throughout the week. On Monday night, Disease-free tag team Zach Kagan and Evelyn Warner hit up the Lance Armstrong opening event. Lance Armstrong looked a little out of place among the […]
Registration for the World Leaders Forum opens tomorrow morning at 10 am! When it comes to anything involving Sundial, “you snooze, you lose.” Or rather, “by the time the page refreshes, it’s already full.” But if you don’t play you can’t win. For the unknowing, the World Leaders Forum is a star-studded lecture series that […]
Registration for Columbia’s annual World Leaders Forum opened this morning at 9. Attending this year are Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, and President of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Doctor Ahmed Mohamed Ali. Spots are limited, register here.