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Editorial – March 2021

Editorial – March 2021

International Women's Day was established by the UN in 1977 and is celebrated on 8 March. It was inspired in 1910 by Clara Zetkin, a German journalist, politician, teacher and activist. 111 years later, there is still a longway to go, given the inequalities...

From Jamaica to the world

From Jamaica to the world

Last autumn Pamela Coke-Hamilton took over as ITC’s Executive Director. She sat down with UN Today to talk about growing up in Jamaica, her different jobs, how Geneva has and hasn’t changed, and her still-far-off retirement plans .....................................

Une femme qui fait la différence

Une femme qui fait la différence

Sacrée « Woman who makes a difference » par l’International Women Forum, un puissant réseau international féminin .......................................... Frédérique Bedos ne fait rien de convenu. Fondatrice du « Projet Imagine », elle ambitionne d’activer en chacun...

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Are you settling in Geneva?

Are you settling in Geneva?

We talked to three régies ..........................   It’s hard to find a place to live in Geneva so it pays to prepare yourself before you arrive. Three property management firms, known locally as régies, told us more.The first approach was with Valentine...

February 2021

February 2021

This is my first issue as Editor-in-chief. My aim is to continue the thrilling adventure of UN Today, which took over from UN Special a year ago with my predecessor Alex Mejia whom I would like to sincerely thank for having successfully guided the magazine during 5...

Interpreting the interpreter

Interpreting the interpreter

A journey through the interesting life of Guillermo Tóth. The portfolio of adjectives becomes immense when referring to talented individuals – and sometimes you just cannot find the right one. This is what happened when I had the opportunity to talk to Vilmos. Sorry,...

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