Famed Non-Violence Sculpture at UN Headquarters
I express my solidarity with the people of Ukraine and call for an immediate cessation of hostilities. This escalating violence -- which is resulting in civilian deaths, including children – is totally unacceptable.

Risk is widely conceptualized as a factor of hazards, exposure and vulnerability. One critical component of the risk equation is geography. The physical location of people and assets very much defines the likelihood and impact of a specific hazard which