GLOBAL AFFAIRS

International day of awareness of food loss and waste

Over-consumption, ravaging of natural resources, mindless materialism….and waste. Even if you don’t agree with me that our society – at least in the developed world – is characterized by the first three scourges on this list, you’ll probably concur that waste is just...

Celebrating thriving deaf communities to sign for Human Rights

The International Week of Deaf People (IWDP) is an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), an international NGO with members in 130 countries. Launched in 1958, IWDP is hosted by deaf communities around the globe in the last full week of September....

The world’s most travelled document

In his novel “The World of Yesterday”, the Austrian author Stefan Zweig, described the freedom of movement that prevailed during the “Belle Epoque” (1871-1914). Back then, travelers could roam the world unhindered, provided they had sufficient means to support...

Sustainable talks for sustainable actions

What does Geneva Macro Labs do exactly? Geneva Macro Labs aspires at making sustainability a reality. Convinced that now is the time to bring our combined knowledge and understanding to tackle global challenges, we offer a new, innovative way of leveraging the...

UN reforms threaten public service

The notions behind public service, as we know it today, appeared with the creation and evolution of nation states in Europe, although it went to develop across the world. In France, for instance, it went from the concept of the common good to common utility and...

Genève, ville de guerres

« (…) il n’y a plus de quartier, c’est une boucherie, un combat de bêtes féroces, furieuses et ivres de sang ; les blessés même se défendent jusqu’à la dernière extrémité, celui qui n’a plus d’armes saisit à la gorge son adversaire qu’il déchire avec les dents. »...

How education can help us out of corruption

M. Seth (*), what are the most effective tools to fight corruption? On the largest level, there is the creation of effective institutions, such as independent and specialized anti-corruption agencies and audit institutions on the national and international scales;...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Celebrating thriving deaf communities to sign for Human Rights

The International Week of Deaf People (IWDP) is an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), an international NGO with members in 130 countries. Launched in 1958, IWDP is hosted by deaf communities around the globe in the last full week of September....

The world’s most travelled document

In his novel “The World of Yesterday”, the Austrian author Stefan Zweig, described the freedom of movement that prevailed during the “Belle Epoque” (1871-1914). Back then, travelers could roam the world unhindered, provided they had sufficient means to support...

Sustainable talks for sustainable actions

What does Geneva Macro Labs do exactly? Geneva Macro Labs aspires at making sustainability a reality. Convinced that now is the time to bring our combined knowledge and understanding to tackle global challenges, we offer a new, innovative way of leveraging the...

UN reforms threaten public service

The notions behind public service, as we know it today, appeared with the creation and evolution of nation states in Europe, although it went to develop across the world. In France, for instance, it went from the concept of the common good to common utility and...

Genève, ville de guerres

« (…) il n’y a plus de quartier, c’est une boucherie, un combat de bêtes féroces, furieuses et ivres de sang ; les blessés même se défendent jusqu’à la dernière extrémité, celui qui n’a plus d’armes saisit à la gorge son adversaire qu’il déchire avec les dents. »...

How education can help us out of corruption

M. Seth (*), what are the most effective tools to fight corruption? On the largest level, there is the creation of effective institutions, such as independent and specialized anti-corruption agencies and audit institutions on the national and international scales;...

How I ran The Washington Post during a turbulent decade

One of the principles of the International Press Freedom Day is based on the independence of the media. A media company would have internal conflicts if a journalist wants to publish a report that goes against one of its main advertisers. What is your view on this? I...

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