The official magazine of international civil servants since 1949

La revue officielle des fonctionnaires internationaux depuis 1949

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The official magazine of international civil servants since 1949
La revue officielle des fonctionnaires internationaux depuis 1949

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A world body rich in anecdotes: the good, the bad & the not-so-ugly

A world body rich in anecdotes: the good, the bad & the not-so-ugly

In a robustly entertaining – and thoroughly informative – book on the lighter side of the United Nations, Thalif Deen, a former UN Bureau Chief and Regional Director for Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency, has just published a book titled “No Comment – and Don’t Quote me on That” reflecting over 40 years of reporting from the United Nations.

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

A world body rich in anecdotes: the good, the bad & the not-so-ugly

A world body rich in anecdotes: the good, the bad & the not-so-ugly

In a robustly entertaining – and thoroughly informative – book on the lighter side of the United Nations, Thalif Deen, a former UN Bureau Chief and Regional Director for Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency, has just published a book titled “No Comment – and Don’t Quote me on That” reflecting over 40 years of reporting from the United Nations.

INSIDE VIEW

INSIDE VIEW

3 QUESTIONS

3 QUESTIONS

Anuradha Gupta: The global Covid vaccinator

Anuradha Gupta: The global Covid vaccinator

We talked to Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) She is a global development leader with a proven track record for transformational impact at both the...

DIPLOMACY

DIPLOMACY

Socorro Flores Liera of Mexico

Socorro Flores Liera of Mexico

She shares with us her personal story and her career path Please tell us briefly about your career, especially why you joined the diplomatic service and how you were appointed to your current...

Gennady Gatilov of the Russian Federation

Gennady Gatilov of the Russian Federation

UN Today has decided to include an interview with a Geneva-based ambassador every month. This month we had the pleasure to interview His Excellency Gennady Gatilov. Please tell us briefly about your...

UN MEMORIES

Working globally… living locally

Working globally… living locally

A retired “frontalier” recalls how living in France and working in Geneva illustrates what the United Nations is all about I first came to Geneva almost 50 years ago on mission from New York. The...

Chronicle of an unforeseen international career

Chronicle of an unforeseen international career

From a small town in Colombia to advising the world on how to handle quality issues in international trade.  My UN Experience: It is never too late or is it? I joined the International Trade Centre...

LEISURE

LEISURE

Will we enjoy opera and ballet in 2021?

Will we enjoy opera and ballet in 2021?

A conversation with Aviel Cahn, General Director of the Grand Théâtre de Genève It is an uncertain exercise, but definitely worth it. Do you have an idea how the pandemic has affected the theatre?...

HEALTH

LIFESTYLE

LIFESTYLE

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