GLOBAL AFFAIRS

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...

We are under attack and the victim is freedom

If we all went to a confinement, politics and repression were never in a lockdown. Nowhere. Soon, we discovered that the pandemic was being used and misused to crack down on journalism and silence criticism. Presenting his report on freedom of expression to the Human...

Les abeilles du Palais

Si je dis “abeilles”, c’est probablement le mot “miel” qui vous vient à l’esprit. Le miel n’est pourtant pas le seul bienfait de ce petit insecte. L’abeille travaille sans relâche, dans nos jardins, nos champs et nos prairies, à la reproduction des plantes. Comme tous...

A world body rich in anecdotes: the good, the bad & the not-so-ugly

The book, published by Amazon, is filled with scores of anecdotes– from the serious to the mostly hilarious.  An award-winning journalist, Deen shared the first prize, two prestigious gold medals for excellence in development reporting in 2012 and 2013, at the annual...

Humans locked down, nature unlocked

We are witnessing a loss of biodiversity and natural habitats on an unprecedented scale, which in turn affects every sphere of our lives: from the air we breathe, water we drink, soil that grows our food, and climate. Entire ecosystems are disappearing; and the...

Know your impact on the climate and take action

International Mother Earth Day is a single day in the year when the whole world puts the issue on the agenda. It is one day out of 365. It represents 0.27% of the whole year. This is nothing for something so important, but at least it is something - far better than...

The gold medal in Olympic history

April kicks off. Just six days later, a unique celebration begins, not only linked to sport, but also to the capacity of this activity to promote social change, community development, peace and understanding. It is obtuse that someone who exercises is able to...

Let women grow and they will grow the forests

Foresters, like doctors of medicine, are men - that is a common perception March seems a perfect timing to shed some more light on this misconception. It is the time of the year when we celebrate the beginning of spring, when we feel the first rays of sun on our face...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

We are under attack and the victim is freedom

If we all went to a confinement, politics and repression were never in a lockdown. Nowhere. Soon, we discovered that the pandemic was being used and misused to crack down on journalism and silence criticism. Presenting his report on freedom of expression to the Human...

Les abeilles du Palais

Si je dis “abeilles”, c’est probablement le mot “miel” qui vous vient à l’esprit. Le miel n’est pourtant pas le seul bienfait de ce petit insecte. L’abeille travaille sans relâche, dans nos jardins, nos champs et nos prairies, à la reproduction des plantes. Comme tous...

A world body rich in anecdotes: the good, the bad & the not-so-ugly

The book, published by Amazon, is filled with scores of anecdotes– from the serious to the mostly hilarious.  An award-winning journalist, Deen shared the first prize, two prestigious gold medals for excellence in development reporting in 2012 and 2013, at the annual...

Humans locked down, nature unlocked

We are witnessing a loss of biodiversity and natural habitats on an unprecedented scale, which in turn affects every sphere of our lives: from the air we breathe, water we drink, soil that grows our food, and climate. Entire ecosystems are disappearing; and the...

Know your impact on the climate and take action

International Mother Earth Day is a single day in the year when the whole world puts the issue on the agenda. It is one day out of 365. It represents 0.27% of the whole year. This is nothing for something so important, but at least it is something - far better than...

The gold medal in Olympic history

April kicks off. Just six days later, a unique celebration begins, not only linked to sport, but also to the capacity of this activity to promote social change, community development, peace and understanding. It is obtuse that someone who exercises is able to...

Let women grow and they will grow the forests

Foresters, like doctors of medicine, are men - that is a common perception March seems a perfect timing to shed some more light on this misconception. It is the time of the year when we celebrate the beginning of spring, when we feel the first rays of sun on our face...

World Meteorological Day

The view of a forecaster from Geneva My job as an operational weather forecaster – at the western regional forecasting office of MeteoSwiss in Geneva –, entails analyzing the atmospheric conditions to formulate forecasts for the next 7 days for the French-speaking...

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