Articles by author: Prisca Chaoui

Articles by author:

Prisca Chaoui

Editorial – May 2021

Who is going to assume leadership of the UN when the term of Antonio Guterres expires in December 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...

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?...

Merci d’avoir égayé nos journées pendant tant d’années…

Notre lieu de travail est l’endroit où se tissent des relations professionnelles, mais il n’est pas que cela. Nous y construisons des relations humaines avec les personnes que nous côtoyons, et ces personnes finissent par faire partie de notre quotidien. Un sourire...

Editorial – March 2021

The theme chosen by UN Women for this year is “Women’s Leadership for an Equal Future in the World of Covid-19.” The focus, however, is on committed women from very different backgrounds and perspectives, who share a strong determination to...

Editorial – February 2021

This is my first issue as Editor-in-chief. My aim is to continue the thrilling adventure of UN Today, which took over from UN Special a year ago with my predecessor Alex Mejia whom I would like to sincerely thank for having successfully guided the magazine during 5...