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Jordan's Prince Zeid al-Hussein Tapped as Next UN Human Rights Chief

Jordan's ambassador to the United Nations is set to replace Navi Pillay as the next U.N. high commissioner for human rights. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon informed the General Assembly Friday of his intent to nominate Prince Zeid al-Hussein. The Jordanian has served previously as his nation's ambassador to the United Nations. He is also a former ambassador to the United States. The prince holds a bachelor's degree from The Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. from...

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