GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Helping societies to manage conflicts peacefully

Itonde Kakoma began his role at Interpeace headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland having spent two years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as Permanent Representative of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to the African Union and...

The role of International Geneva 2.0

Those who believe in the need for a stronger and more efficient UN are becoming increasingly concerned about its future.  In fact, the entirety of humanity should be concerned. On the horizon, we can see the attitudes of selfish nationalism becoming more common...

Establishing an AI governance roadmap in the Global South

Regional blocs in the Global South are realizing the importance of working together beyond just trade. They understand the potential benefits of using AI and other emerging technologies for positive economic outcomes. However, the challenge lies in the diverse and...

Media dialogues: Mohamed Merghani

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Mohamed Merghani, News Anchor and Reporter from Sudan TV, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in...

Media dialogues: Oljana Maloku

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Oljana Maloku, from TV Klan News, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. What is your...

Tropical cyclone naming: making warnings easier to remember

Tropical cyclones can last for a week or more, and more than one can occur at the same time. Cyclones generate numerous destructive life-threatening hazards: extreme winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge and flooding. Every year, millions of people are directly affected...

Teaching peace

The recent 2023 Global Peace Index (GPI) reveals a disturbing trend of declining peace worldwide, prompting the need for a systemic overhaul in how we address conflict, especially within our schools and universities. This article delves into the multifaceted concept...

Media dialogues: Helena Humphrey

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Helena Humphrey, from BBC NEWS, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. How did you get into...

Media dialogues: Mohammad Ryad

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Mohammad Ryad, from Altaghier TV and Hayat FM, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in media. What is...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Helping societies to manage conflicts peacefully

Itonde Kakoma began his role at Interpeace headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland having spent two years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as Permanent Representative of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to the African Union and...

The role of International Geneva 2.0

Those who believe in the need for a stronger and more efficient UN are becoming increasingly concerned about its future.  In fact, the entirety of humanity should be concerned. On the horizon, we can see the attitudes of selfish nationalism becoming more common...

Establishing an AI governance roadmap in the Global South

Regional blocs in the Global South are realizing the importance of working together beyond just trade. They understand the potential benefits of using AI and other emerging technologies for positive economic outcomes. However, the challenge lies in the diverse and...

Media dialogues: Mohamed Merghani

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Mohamed Merghani, News Anchor and Reporter from Sudan TV, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in...

Media dialogues: Oljana Maloku

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Oljana Maloku, from TV Klan News, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. What is your...

Tropical cyclone naming: making warnings easier to remember

Tropical cyclones can last for a week or more, and more than one can occur at the same time. Cyclones generate numerous destructive life-threatening hazards: extreme winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge and flooding. Every year, millions of people are directly affected...

Teaching peace

The recent 2023 Global Peace Index (GPI) reveals a disturbing trend of declining peace worldwide, prompting the need for a systemic overhaul in how we address conflict, especially within our schools and universities. This article delves into the multifaceted concept...

Media dialogues: Helena Humphrey

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Helena Humphrey, from BBC NEWS, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. How did you get into...

Media dialogues: Mohammad Ryad

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Mohammad Ryad, from Altaghier TV and Hayat FM, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in media. What is...

A mandatory and humanitarian stop when visiting Geneva

Through your exhibitions and as a museum as a whole, what are the messages you aim to deliver to your visitors? Through all our activities, we ask a key question: how does humanitarian action concern us all, here and now? Reflecting on humanitarian action from our own...

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