3 QUESTIONS

Progress on eliminating discrimination against women

The Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is over 40 years old. How do you assess its overall impact on women’s rights? With 189 member states, the CEDAW has clearly had a global impact, above all for the women in each State Party. This...

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...

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...

Les organisations internationales font partie de l’ADN de Genève

Qu’est-ce que la présence des organisations internationales apporte à Genève ? Elle apporte beaucoup. Pour commencer, elle confère une responsabilité hors du commun, celle de faciliter le travail de centaines d’acteurs œuvrant à la construction d’un monde plus sûr,...

Tourism beyond the pandemic

How has UNWTO supported the ravaged tourism sector during the Covid-19 pandemic? From the start of the crisis, UNWTO recognized that every part of the tourism sector – destinations, businesses, and employees in the tourist industry – would need support. We also...

The UN’s social peacemaker

As President of the UN’s Staff Management Committee, do you think management is really consulting staff representatives on conditions of service and welfare as it should? The rules on staff-management consultations are over a decade old. It is a result of much give...

In the name of the Secretary-General

How has your communication style had to adapt as a Spokesperson for three different Secretaries-General coming from different cultural backgrounds? What has completely evolved is the landscape and the pressure on the Organization to communicate much more quickly with...

3 QUESTIONS

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...

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...

Les organisations internationales font partie de l’ADN de Genève

Qu’est-ce que la présence des organisations internationales apporte à Genève ? Elle apporte beaucoup. Pour commencer, elle confère une responsabilité hors du commun, celle de faciliter le travail de centaines d’acteurs œuvrant à la construction d’un monde plus sûr,...

Tourism beyond the pandemic

How has UNWTO supported the ravaged tourism sector during the Covid-19 pandemic? From the start of the crisis, UNWTO recognized that every part of the tourism sector – destinations, businesses, and employees in the tourist industry – would need support. We also...

The UN’s social peacemaker

As President of the UN’s Staff Management Committee, do you think management is really consulting staff representatives on conditions of service and welfare as it should? The rules on staff-management consultations are over a decade old. It is a result of much give...

In the name of the Secretary-General

How has your communication style had to adapt as a Spokesperson for three different Secretaries-General coming from different cultural backgrounds? What has completely evolved is the landscape and the pressure on the Organization to communicate much more quickly with...

Anuradha Gupta: The global Covid vaccinator

She is a global development leader with a proven track record for transformational impact at both the country and global level. Worked for the Indian Administration Service for over 30 years in a wide range of leadership positions, from health to urban development,...

Larbi Djacta, ICSC Chair: I am making the ICSC more transparent

UN Today recently met with Larbi Djacta, the Chair of the International Civil Service Commission, the body that recommends our salaries and conditions of service.You were elected chair of the ICSC, two years ago, at a time when the credibility of the Commission and...

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