Dr Lisa Dellmuth gave a key note speech at the practitioner conference The Essential World Organisation Reinvigorating the UN at 75 on “public perceptions of the UN over the decades – what to learn from popular legitimacy?”, Sept 4-5, 2019. The keynote is entitled "The legitimacy of the United Nations in a changing geopolitical landscape" and deals with common (mis-)perceptions of the popularity of the UN.