Articles by author: Prisca Chaoui

Articles by author:

Prisca Chaoui

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...

Editorial – June 2021

It took only a short amount of time for the COVID-19 pandemic to disrupt the world of work, as working from home became widespread. This reopened the debate on the mental health and well-being of employees, including those at the UN. This begs the question as to...

Meet Tatiana Molcean, Moldova’s multi-tasking ambassador

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 Geneva. I joined the diplomatic service of the Republic of Moldova about 17...

Editorial – May 2021

The Secretary-General announced in January of this year that he was available for a second five-year term. Eight out of nine Secretaries-General have been extended for a second term of office since the UN was set up in 1945. All of them were men. The die would seem to...

Interview with San Marino’s Ambassador Marcello Beccari

Why has a small community like San Marino attracted so much attention throughout history? I believe it is because San Marino, in its 1720 years of uninterrupted independence and autonomy, has continuously preserved its freedom. Freedom from other larger powers, that...

Editorial – April 2021

This month’s issue of the magazine guides us through the ins and outs of the formal internal justice system of the UN. Its aim is to inform our readers on the manner in which justice is administered inside this venerable institution. When we speak of the internal...

The best photos of the 75th anniversary contest

The UN Today Editorial board selected these three photos that were deemed to be the best. Each photo is accompanied by comments from the Editorial Board, the author of the photo and the professional photographer, Geraldo Pestalozzi. Thanks to all participants for...

Nazhat Shameem Khan of Fiji

You were the first permanent representative of Fiji to the United Nations Office in Geneva when your country decided to open a Mission in 2014. Could you let us know what motivated you to join the diplomatic service after a long career as a prosecutor in your country?...

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