Bringing Sexy Back To Foreign Affairs

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This beauty has been doing the rounds at United Nations offices all over the world. Before you check out what goes viral at the UN, here’s a quick primer on the video’s subject, Norwegian peacekeeper Jan Egeland.

Egeland is
a total rock star in the world of international diplomacy. The former
outspoken head of the UN’s Office for the Coordination of
Humanitarian Affairs, was never shy about calling out leaders whenever
they failed to come to the aid of their citizens. He marshaled global
relief after the 2004 Asian Tsunmi, and has managed crises in Darfur, Lebanon, and Congo to name but a few. Time magazine even listed him as one of the top 100 people who shape our world.

Jan Egeland now works for Human Rights Watch, and while he hasn’t picked up a Nobel Peace Prize yet, this tribute is way cooler. 

 

Read more: http://upworthy.com/bringing-sexy-back-to-foreign-affairs

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