Articles by author: Prisca Chaoui

Articles by author:

Prisca Chaoui

Life beyond paralysis: walking for climate & inclusion

Could you tell us about your journey ‘My Global Citizenship Leadership Walks for a Better Tomorrow’? Due to a jet ski accident when I was six, 75% of my body is paralysed from the chest down. However, contrary to the laws of medicine, I achieved mobility! As typical...

Editorial – December 2021

On 3 December 1992, the United Nations established the International Day of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in order to focus the world’s attention on the rights and needs of this group. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was born in...

Editorial – November 2021

It is difficult, if not impossible, to talk about the concept of “sustainability” today without associating it with the UN. It all began in 1987 with the publication of the Brundtland Report by the UN World Commission on Environment and Development, chaired by...

Editorial – October 2021

Conflicts are part of life, including in the workplace: collision between different opinions, analyses, needs or interests… If they are sometimes difficult to resolve, they become a real challenge when they occur in a multicultural organisation such as the UN. Indeed,...

Securing management and administrative efficiency

There is a perception that the recommendations issued by the JIU are very often left unimplemented, which is weakening the important role that JIU could play. What are your views on this matter? The Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) is the only independent external...

Editorial – September 2021

”Progression”, “development”, and “evolution” are all popular terms in the world of work. It is natural for employees to want clear benchmarks, that everyone can agree to, for what facilitates or obstructs career advancement. But is it really possible to reach a...

Meet ambassador of Uzbekistan: Ulugbek Lapasov

Please tell us briefly about your career, why you joined the diplomatic service and how you were appointed to your current position as Permanent representative of your country to the UN in GVA? Born in Samarkand, whose history goes back several millennia, a city of...

Editorial – July/August 2021

The acceleration of vaccination campaigns in Western countries has raised hopes of a return to normality and a recovery in tourism in the coming months. However, this will not be a reality until the issue of unequal vaccination coverage is resolved. Many countries are...

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