GLOBAL AFFAIRS

How permanent will the fight against hunger and poverty be?

The foundation's mission is to create a world where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life. How far are you from achieving this goal? What drives our work in the countries we serve is the simple and compelling belief that all lives have...

Artificial intelligence and the future of work

How will artificial intelligence (AI) shape the future of work? What impact will it have on our workplace, our jobs and careers? Geneva Macro Labs recently raised these questions in a conference on the opportunities and risks of algorithms for employment, alternative...

Global youth – don’t write us off just yet

The world’s population is growing and getting younger – now more than half of humanity is under the age of 30 – constituting the largest young cohort in history. Current UN estimates suggest the world population will reach more than 10.8 billion by the year 2100, an...

Leaving no one behind in humanitarian action

Seven-year-old Samina is not able to walk or use her hands for tasks such as bathing, combing her hair, or holding objects. A few months before the pandemic, she had begun participating in organised activities and rehabilitation exercises, and this was making a real...

Neutrality: a changing concept?

Did you know that the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has declared an International Day of Neutrality? Introduced by Turkmenistan, Resolution 71/275 of 2017 declares 12 December the International Day of Neutrality – and invites all Member States to mark its observance....

Discrimination et esclavage, même combat !

En septembre 2001, la communauté internationale adoptait la Déclaration et le Plan d’action de Durban, un plan de bataille mondial contre le racisme, la discrimination raciale, la xénophobie et l’intolérance. Vingt ans après Durban, force est de constater que la...

“Go out there, be a photographer”

April 2016, I am sitting on a train gliding along the pretty lakes of central Switzerland and my life is about to take a decisive turn. In my hand is the job description for the position as Photo Editor of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The paper is entirely covered...

2050Today – Your climate action in Geneva as of now

Why it matters The planet has entered a state of emergency with an unprecedented risk of damage to humanity and the environment. Global warming and the collapse of biodiversity are having fatal consequences on an exponential scale. The increasing number of extreme...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

How permanent will the fight against hunger and poverty be?

The foundation's mission is to create a world where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life. How far are you from achieving this goal? What drives our work in the countries we serve is the simple and compelling belief that all lives have...

Artificial intelligence and the future of work

How will artificial intelligence (AI) shape the future of work? What impact will it have on our workplace, our jobs and careers? Geneva Macro Labs recently raised these questions in a conference on the opportunities and risks of algorithms for employment, alternative...

Global youth – don’t write us off just yet

The world’s population is growing and getting younger – now more than half of humanity is under the age of 30 – constituting the largest young cohort in history. Current UN estimates suggest the world population will reach more than 10.8 billion by the year 2100, an...

Leaving no one behind in humanitarian action

Seven-year-old Samina is not able to walk or use her hands for tasks such as bathing, combing her hair, or holding objects. A few months before the pandemic, she had begun participating in organised activities and rehabilitation exercises, and this was making a real...

Neutrality: a changing concept?

Did you know that the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has declared an International Day of Neutrality? Introduced by Turkmenistan, Resolution 71/275 of 2017 declares 12 December the International Day of Neutrality – and invites all Member States to mark its observance....

Discrimination et esclavage, même combat !

En septembre 2001, la communauté internationale adoptait la Déclaration et le Plan d’action de Durban, un plan de bataille mondial contre le racisme, la discrimination raciale, la xénophobie et l’intolérance. Vingt ans après Durban, force est de constater que la...

“Go out there, be a photographer”

April 2016, I am sitting on a train gliding along the pretty lakes of central Switzerland and my life is about to take a decisive turn. In my hand is the job description for the position as Photo Editor of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The paper is entirely covered...

2050Today – Your climate action in Geneva as of now

Why it matters The planet has entered a state of emergency with an unprecedented risk of damage to humanity and the environment. Global warming and the collapse of biodiversity are having fatal consequences on an exponential scale. The increasing number of extreme...

Packaging done right: open recycling data

A world with zero waste where all used packaging can easily be returned for recycling – this is the vision that stimulated a team of the Geneva impACTs initiative to develop a concept for supply and consumption chain transparency. Their idea is in sharp contrast with...

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