Articles by author: Prisca Chaoui

Articles by author:

Prisca Chaoui

Editorial – June 2022

Conferences of all kinds are at the heart of the multilateralism extolled by the United Nations and its specialized institutions.  They are generally held in the four “headquarters” cities. The United Nations Office at Geneva remains one of the main conference...

What will conferences look like after Covid?

The last years have witnessed a shift in the conference management pattern. What are in your views the main changes that have occurred? It is important to distinguish between pre-COVID-19 and the time since the outbreak of the pandemic. Before COVID the...

Editorial – May 2022

It is becoming increasingly difficult to combine work and a life balance due to the increasing demands of many employers. The situation becomes even more complicated when children are born. Children are nowadays no longer born into the same type of traditional family...

Editorial – April 2022

Continuous training is in the ascendant. Is it an indispensable condition for the United Nations to be able to deliver its mandates effectively? Is it essential for career development? Is it a driver of excellence? Is it one of many ways to motivate staff whose...

Editorial – March 2022

To mark International Women’s Day on 8th March, we have decided to shine the spotlight on women who are game changers in their fields of expertise. Some of them work behind the scenes, such as the four UN staffers who have spoken to us about their daily activities....

Judgement call

What does your job involve? To put it simply, as a UNDT judge I deal with applications from staff members contesting administrative decisions and/or disciplinary sanctions held against them by the organization, acting in its capacity as an employer. My main role is to...

Editorial – February 2022

Is teleworking a golden opportunity or a curse? This question is giving rise to an ongoing debate. On the one hand, some welcome the possibility of spending more time with the family and less time commuting; on the other hand, some have doubts about the effectiveness...

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...

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