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École Moser

École Moser

École Moser was founded by Mr Henri Moser in 1961 and is now run by his son Alain Moser. It is one of the last family‑run private schools in French‑speaking Switzerland. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way the school operates. How do you see the school after...

ECOLINT – Ecole Internationale de Genève

ECOLINT – Ecole Internationale de Genève

Ecolint is the second largest international school in the world, and birthplace of the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Ecolint – short for Ecole Internationale de Genève - was founded in 1924 by local pedagogues keen to make learning more child-centric, and...

Editorial – June 2020

Editorial – June 2020

This edition is unique, as it marks the 800th monthly publication of our long history. As most of you know, we started in 1949 as UN Special right here, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. We are now called UN Today, but we have the same motivation of our founders:...

L’Ambassadeur Idriss Jazaïry nous a quittés

L’Ambassadeur Idriss Jazaïry nous a quittés

M. Idriss Jazaïry, diplomate algérien, s’est éteint le 27 février 2020, laissant derrière lui une longue et vaste expérience dans le domaine des relations internationales et des droits de l’Homme. Un parcours universitaire riche et varié M. Jazaïry était détenteur...

Editorial – May 2020

Editorial – May 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around theworld, and we continue to work from home, amidst a delugeof negative news and somber statistics. However, wehave also witnessed good news in the middle of this historiccrisis: the UN humanitarian efforts have been...

Beyond the Gender Binary

Beyond the Gender Binary

As the UN system looks to reform and make efforts for a more inclusive and diverse work force, what will this mean for the most unrepresented members of society in particular gender diverse persons? The buzz words these days in the UN HR corridors is the future of...

UN Internships in Times of COVID-19

UN Internships in Times of COVID-19

Two UNOG interns share their experience of working from home during these strange times of COVID-19 pandemic Valerii is an intern at the United Nations Office at Geneva who currently lives in Geneva Following my ideals and principles After living in Italy for the past...

UN Staff under COVID-19 quarantine

UN Staff under COVID-19 quarantine

Since 16 mars all UNOG staff have been requested to work from home. Here are their views and thoughts on full-time telecommute. A couple weeks ago our lives changed overnight. As Italy was experiencing ever-growing death toll our management decided it was safer for...

Non à l’inégalité salariale !

Non à l’inégalité salariale !

Face à l'injustice en matière salariale les fonctionnaires de l’ONUG ne baissent toujours pas les bras Février 2020 a marqué le deuxième anniversaire de l’introduction des coupes salariales pour les fonctionnaires de la catégorie professionnelle et au-delà basés à...

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