Romuald Sciora
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Romuald Sciora

Romuald Sciora is a research associate at the IRIS. He is an author, essayist and a documentary filmmaker born in Paris, who specializes on the topics of the United Nations and of international affairs.


As a writer, he has published four books on the UN and an essay on the UN General Assembly. As a filmmaker, he has produced more than a dozen political documentaries, including a TV series devoted to the United Nations, broadcast in more than 20 countries.


All of the UN Secretaries-General, from Kurt Waldheim to Ban Ki-Moon, have participated in his work.


Contributor for Le Monde diplomatique, he lives in the US where, from 2011 to 2016, he served as President of the French-American Global Forum, a non profit organization based in Washington DC.


He is currently a Visiting scholar at New York University and also works as a consultant for different institutions, NGOs, and not-for-profits.


His new book, co-written with Anne-Cécile Robert, Who wants to kill the U.N.?, was published by Eyrolles in fall 2018. In the meantime, the complete collection of his interviews with U.N. Secretaries-General was published in a special issue of The International Politics Reviews.


Romuald Sciora received the award of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) in 2010.