GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Innovative and forward-looking…UNCTAD is 60

The message of “Forward together” at the Global Leaders Forum with the UN Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly and Heads of State in Geneva will signal that the organization has taken a proactive approach to addressing contemporary challenges, with...

Raising awareness about albinism around the world

Albinism is a genetic condition which is characterized by a partial to total lack of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and hair. Although it occurs throughout the world in all gender, ethnic and racial groups, the condition is rare. The exact number is unknown, but the...

Interpreting unlocked

Lucía Ruiz Rosendo’s main line of research is interpreting in conflict zones and the history of interpreting, with a particular focus on armed conflicts. She has recently co-edited Interpreting Conflict. A Comparative Framework (Palgrave 2021), Interpreter Training in...

Media dialogues: Shuyue Amber Yin

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. Shuyue Amber Yin, Founder & Media Producer from PunkMoon Ltd, spoke to UN Today about her life and...

An inevitable ‘too little, too late’ scenario for UNSC reform?

As global peace and security challenges worsen, alongside deepening geopolitical rifts and threats to the international multilateral system, calls for the reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC) have grown louder in recent years. However, the year-on-year progress...

A call for action to preserve press freedom worldwide

World Press Freedom Day serves as a reminder of the essential role journalism and journalists play in promoting transparency, accountability, and democracy. At Reporters Without Borders (RSF), we promote journalistic freedom, pluralism and independence and defend...

The emergence and implications of generative AI

For decades, the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) captivated the imagination of scientists, philosophers, and even storytellers. Early attempts in the 1950s, like the Turing Test, laid the groundwork, but progress was slow and riddled with setbacks. Many even...

Media dialogues: Surojit Gupta

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. Surojit Gupta, Associate Editor from The Times of India, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in media....

Navigating the moral compass

What are ethics besides their theoretical definition? Why do people generally talk a lot about ethics, but when it comes to applying them, there are plenty of examples where X should have been done but Y was actually applied. How do you integrate ethics in...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Innovative and forward-looking…UNCTAD is 60

The message of “Forward together” at the Global Leaders Forum with the UN Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly and Heads of State in Geneva will signal that the organization has taken a proactive approach to addressing contemporary challenges, with...

Raising awareness about albinism around the world

Albinism is a genetic condition which is characterized by a partial to total lack of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and hair. Although it occurs throughout the world in all gender, ethnic and racial groups, the condition is rare. The exact number is unknown, but the...

Interpreting unlocked

Lucía Ruiz Rosendo’s main line of research is interpreting in conflict zones and the history of interpreting, with a particular focus on armed conflicts. She has recently co-edited Interpreting Conflict. A Comparative Framework (Palgrave 2021), Interpreter Training in...

Media dialogues: Shuyue Amber Yin

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. Shuyue Amber Yin, Founder & Media Producer from PunkMoon Ltd, spoke to UN Today about her life and...

An inevitable ‘too little, too late’ scenario for UNSC reform?

As global peace and security challenges worsen, alongside deepening geopolitical rifts and threats to the international multilateral system, calls for the reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC) have grown louder in recent years. However, the year-on-year progress...

A call for action to preserve press freedom worldwide

World Press Freedom Day serves as a reminder of the essential role journalism and journalists play in promoting transparency, accountability, and democracy. At Reporters Without Borders (RSF), we promote journalistic freedom, pluralism and independence and defend...

The emergence and implications of generative AI

For decades, the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) captivated the imagination of scientists, philosophers, and even storytellers. Early attempts in the 1950s, like the Turing Test, laid the groundwork, but progress was slow and riddled with setbacks. Many even...

Media dialogues: Surojit Gupta

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. Surojit Gupta, Associate Editor from The Times of India, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in media....

Navigating the moral compass

What are ethics besides their theoretical definition? Why do people generally talk a lot about ethics, but when it comes to applying them, there are plenty of examples where X should have been done but Y was actually applied. How do you integrate ethics in...

UN B-Tech Project

Businesses are a major source of investment, innovation, and development, and have been a key driver of progress for the Sustainable Development Goals and positive human rights impact. Despite these benefits, business practices can also pose significant risks to human...

Whatsapp
Twitter
Instagram
LinkedIn
Share