Marie Mainil

At a youth summit that paralleled the recent NATO summit in Lisbon, Portugal, Marie Mainil interviewed fellow attendee Victor Ochen. Drawing on life experiences (he spent 20 of his 28 years living in war-torn Uganda), Ochen brought ideas for peace, security, reconciliation, and progress to NATO leaders. The interview is an inspiration for the next generation of global leadership. Video.

Marie Mainil Laura Thies

On November 23, Marie Mainil sat with veteran diplomat Søren Jessen-Petersen in Washington, DC, to gain his insights as to what the next generation of diplomats can learn from diplomacy today, and what they can bring to the table tomorrow. In this exclusive interview, Jessen-Petersen speaks of the need for honesty, integrity and respect in the diplomatic craft, the definition of "success," and the need to ensure that diplomacy serves human security. Video.