Articles by author: Laura Johnson

Articles by author:

Laura Johnson

Connections beyond hierarchies

Mira Perrier, one of the co-creators of the award-winning global conecta project, joined the United Nations in 2008 at the age of 23 and currently works for the Centre for Learning and Multilingualism (CLM). When she saw the call for ideas for the Dragon’s Den...

What do you know about the UN’s mental health strategy?

The workplace mental health and well-being strategy, which was formally launched by the Secretary-General in October 2018 and applies to all United Nations entities, is designed to make the system more effective by optimizing the psychological health of staff,...

The UN is a beacon for translators around the world

Translators can be strange people. Usually they are happy to stay in the background, quietly working the magic that can transform an incomprehensible mess into a serviceable working document. However, if you make an ill-advised comment showing that you have not...