Melissa Fleming is Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications at the United Nations. Ms. Fleming previously served 10 years at the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) as its Head of Global Communications, and before that worked in senior communications roles for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. She is the author of the book, A Hope More Powerful than the Sea, and host of the award-winning UN podcast, Awake at Night.