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There is no alternative to Multilateralism in the 21st Century

Let us make no mistake: we are at an unprecedented defining moment in history which requests our utmost attention, whether we are citizens or leaders.We have all become forever interdependent First of all, the world population skyrocketed from 2.4 billion to over 7.8...

Nations Unies et Femmes : une lutte incessante

En 75 ans, la présence et le rôle des femmes au sein de l’ONU est toujours restée un thème central. Du combat de la première heure pour mentionner la différence de genre dans la Charte des Nations Unies, en passant par les années de promotion de la question, jusqu’à...

75 years of UNfair internships ?!

As the United Nations turns 75 years old in October, it is time for all of us to reflect on what the UN has and has not achieved over all those years. For many young people, the lack of payment of interns within the UN Secretariat is one of the failures that the UN...

Perspectives on Multilateralism and International Geneva

Celebrating UN75 amidst monumental challenges In October, the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations will reach their peak. A fitting moment to look back on the past months and reflect on what lies ahead.The multilateral system is being challenged...

Entretien avec Antonio Hodgers: Un engagement sur le fil de la vie

Avant de céder la présidence du gouvernement genevois, Antonio Hodgers a accepté de répondre aux questions d'UN Today à l'occasion des 75 ans de l'ONU, un événement très important pour le canton de Genève. Synthèse   Du statut de réfugié à l'engagement politique...

Bonjour and a warm welcome to Geneva

Welcome message Moving to a new duty station often comes with a mixture of feelings. Before arriving to your 'new home', the joy of excitement, adventure and the non-familiar as well as worries regarding different local realities and traditions can keep us busy with...

Acheter un bien en PPE – Accession à la propriété

En Suisse romande, la demande pour les logements en PPE est importante, soutenue par le faible niveau des taux hypothécaires. Quant à l’offre, elle s’est affaiblie, en lien avec une production de logements très orientée sur le marché locatif. Cette situation a généré,...

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The future of work in fashion

Investing in inclusive and sustainable supply chains  The future of work in the fashion industry looks increasingly uncertain: can we make it more sustainable and inclusive? Clothing is the ultimate expression of fashion. The garment industry and its supply...

The ABC for a conscious consumer

Being a conscious consumer isn’t easy. The fashion industry is not particularly praised for transparent practices, which is why we have curated for you the following tips and tricks on what to consider before you shop. Buy less, much less. Most of the time, you do not...

Fashion can build back better after COVID19

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, United Nations member States, supported by the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion, can build back better the global fashion industry, turning it from a social, economic and environmental concern to a driver for achieving...

Institut International de Lancy

Founded in 1903 as College Marie‑Thérèse, the Institut International de Lancy (IIL) is an international school welcoming student from 3 to 19 years old. With integrated digital learning and a uniformly French and English environment, IIL offers a choice between 3...

And how about putting your children into a Swiss public school ?

We spoke with Guylaine Antille, in charge of internal communication at Geneva’s education department, on what’s involved if you want to educate your child locally and save yourself a lot of money in the process. L’école primaire, le cycle d’orientation et le collège...

Institut Florimont

Florimont is a coeducational private school that offers a comprehensive educational program from Kindergarten through the end of secondary education. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way the school operates. How do you see the school after COVID? Above all...

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