Head of the Geneva-based Global Humanitarian Forum, Kofi Annan is part of a media campaign aimed at putting pressure on world leaders to reach an agreement on tackling climate change at a UN-sponsored conference in Copenhagen in December.
Freed in September 2008 after 19 years in the prisons of the Burmese junta, U Win Tin, aged 80, is a veteran of the struggle for democracy and above all a political mentor to d'Aung San Suu Kyi. Interview.
On October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong came to power, founding the People’s Republic of China. Jean-Luc Domenach uses the 60th anniversary of the event to look back at a Third World country on its way to becoming one of the world’s most powerful nations.
Fareed Zakaria is a well-known political commentator in the United States and author of the best-seller "The Post-American World". An Obama supporter, he defends the new multilateral approach of the United States.