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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...

École Moser

École Moser was founded by Mr Henri Moser in 1961 and is now run by his son Alain Moser. It is one of the last family‑run private schools in French‑speaking Switzerland. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way the school operates. How do you see the school after...

ECOLINT – Ecole Internationale de Genève

Ecolint is the second largest international school in the world, and birthplace of the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Ecolint – short for Ecole Internationale de Genève - was founded in 1924 by local pedagogues keen to make learning more child-centric, and...

Capturing the human stories behind humanitarian assistance

For as long as I can remember, I had a passion for visual creativity. As a kid, I struggled with painting or drawing but I always enjoyed being able to show others the things that I see.The coolest job at the organisation My name is Muse Mohammed and I am the...

Rencontre avec un homme au service des plus vulnérables

Onzième Haut-Commissaire en charge des réfugiés, Filippo Grandi a eu la lourde tâche de succéder à l’actuel Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Antonio Guterres. Depuis le début de son mandat le diplomate italien doit non seulement gérer des situations relatives à...

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Rencontre avec un homme au service des plus vulnérables

Onzième Haut-Commissaire en charge des réfugiés, Filippo Grandi a eu la lourde tâche de succéder à l’actuel Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Antonio Guterres. Depuis le début de son mandat le diplomate italien doit non seulement gérer des situations relatives à...

A New Paradigm: Living in Geneva in Pandemic Times

Because of the Coronavirus global health crisis, we now behave differently. Coping with all these changes can be stressful. Still, we continue to deliver under this new paradigm. Every night at 9:00 pm my wife and I go out to the balcony...

Hommes et femmes différemment touchés par le COVID-19

Alors que le coronavirus poursuit sa rapide propagation à travers le monde, professionnels de la santé et experts ne peuvent que constater l’importance du genre, déterminant la façon dont les personnes sont touchées. D’une part, les hommes sont plus enclins à être...

UN Internships in Times of COVID-19

Two UNOG interns share their experience of working from home during these strange times of COVID-19 pandemic Valerii is an intern at the United Nations Office at Geneva who currently lives in Geneva Following my ideals and principles After living in Italy for the past...

UN Staff under COVID-19 quarantine

Since 16 mars all UNOG staff have been requested to work from home. Here are their views and thoughts on full-time telecommute. A couple weeks ago our lives changed overnight. As Italy was experiencing ever-growing death toll our management decided it was safer for...

Exploring the implications of automation for jobs and places

It is a hot topic in most societies. This reflects existing issues such as unemployment, inequality and – in Europe and US – stagnant living standards It is also a response to the emergence of new business models often based on platforms such as Uber or Upwork. Beyond...

On ne badine pas avec la qualité

À l’ONU, l’automatisation et la fièvre productiviste menacent la qualité des traductions. Il existe aujourd’hui sur Internet d'excellents traducteurs automatiques gratuits, qui produisent à grand renfort d'«intelligence artificielle» des phrases très structurées et...

Views from Young UN on the future of work

What does the Next UN look like and how do we get there? The article shares findings of a study by Young UN on how we can navigate from Today’s UN – where too often bureaucracy impedes the UN’s ability to deliver on its purpose – to Next UN, an empowered organization...

The future of work

There are growing concerns that robots and artificial intelligence will soon replace humans, hence the role of businesses and governments become crucial to avoid job losses and higher inequality. Recent progress in artificial intelligence has been stunning: machines...

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