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UN/ONU A New Formula for Innovation: F4F = F²

A New Formula for Innovation: F4F = F² »

YANA TROFIMOVA, JOINT UNECE/FAO FORESTRY AND TIMBER SECTION   Usually our minds immediately leap to the world of latest technologies, drones, robots, space launch systems, 3-D printing, smartphones and other…

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UMOJA

A New Enterprise Resource Planning Software for the Global Secretariat »

Umoja   DANIELA WUERZ, UMOJA GENEVA SITE TEAM   Umoja, which means “unity” in Swahili, is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that includes software designed to facilitate and streamline…

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Nouvelles technologies pour une conduite saine et intelligente

Nouvelles technologies pour une conduite saine et intelligente »

EVELINA RIOUKHINA, UNOG   Les voitures au gaz naturel se conduisent comme n’importe quelle autre véhicule. La différence réside dans l’emploi du gaz naturel à la place de l’essence ou…

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The Global Impact of the Maternal and Child Health

The Global Impact of the Maternal and Child Health »

A Handbook   SHAFI U. BHUIYAN, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO AND RYERSON UNIVERSITY, CANADA   In 2000, the United Nations member states adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to set a…

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SOCIETE

Progrès technologique et humain »

Progrès technologique et humain

OLIVIER BORIE   Chaque jour, le champ des connaissances humaines s’élargit, engendrant son lot de nouvelles questions suivant l’adage «…

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At risk of being lost forever »

At risk of being lost forever

EVELINA RIOUKHINA, IN COLLABORATION WITH IAN RICHARDS   This article is meant to raise awareness and to encourage a serious…

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A spot of pristine India in Geneva »

A spot of pristine India in Geneva

The Indian Room   GAUTAM BASU, WHO   In this episode we bring you the story behind the story of…

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Flood of information versus information security »

Flood of information versus information security

URS KÜZI 1   Cloud computing and collaboration platforms are two current trends that are leading users toward end-to-end electronic…

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Editorial

Un partenariat solide pour un magazine fort »

GARRY ASLANYAN Rédacteur en chef par intérim / interim Editor-in-chief

Ce magazine est le fruit de partenariats solides. On imagine difficilement qu’il aurait pu survivre plus de 65 ans sans la bonne volonté et l’esprit des organisations qu’il représente : l’association du personnel de l’OMS et le conseil du personnel de l’ONUG. J’ai accepté d’en…

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Strong partnership. Strong magazine. »

GARRY ASLANYAN Rédacteur en chef par intérim / interim Editor-in-chief

This magazine is the result of very strong partnerships. It is hard to imagine that it would have survived for over 65 years had it not been for the good will and spirit of its owners – the Staff Association of WHO and UNOG’s Staff…

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UN & TECHNOLOGY

Une enquête pour Lisbeth Salander ? »

Une enquête pour Lisbeth Salander ?

Genre et technologie   SOLANGE BEHOTEGUY   Les stéréotypes à propos des femmes et de la technique pullulent : « mais vous ne ressemblez pas…

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Access to medicine initiatives »

Access to medicine initiatives

DANNY EDWARDS, SENIOR RESEARCHER, ACCESS TO MEDICINE FOUNDATION   How are pharmaceutical companies increasing access to medicine?   As the developers and manufacturers of life-saving…

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WHO The Global Impact of the Maternal and Child Health

The Global Impact of the Maternal and Child Health

A Handbook   SHAFI U. BHUIYAN, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO AND RYERSON UNIVERSITY, CANADA   In 2000, the United Nations member states adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to set a global agenda for human development.  …

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The Special Role of Technology in resilience and risk reduction

The Special Role of Technology in resilience and risk reduction

Reducing Risk   VALERIA DR. IGO, RESILIENCE AND RISK REDUCTION PROJECT, UNITAR   As clearly described in the publication prepared by ESA and CEOS, earth observation technologies play an important role in several aspects of DRR,…

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NEXT GENERATION Shadows and Lights

Shadows and Lights

EVELINA RIOUKHINA, UNOG “When you see my works you will notice that they gain reality through light. Their intensity can vary with the impinging light and varies too according to where the observer is located. These…

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Facebook or Facing the Issues?

Facebook or Facing the Issues?

Social Media OMAR BAWA, CMO OF GOODWALL The social media effect on the today’s world generation. Could this be for the Better or worse?   Today’s newest generation is said to be the generation of technology.…

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LOISIRS Niki de Saint Phalle et Le Jardin des Tarots

Niki de Saint Phalle et Le Jardin des Tarots

TOSCANE   TEXTE ET PHOTOS : CLAUDE MAILLARD   Lieu fantastique et surprenant, situé à l’extrême sud de la Toscane, près du village de Garavicchio, le Jardin des Tarots n’est pas sans rappeler le parc Guëll…

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An ephemeral theatre on the doorstep of the Palais des Nations

An ephemeral theatre on the doorstep of the Palais des Nations

Theatre Ephemere SARAH JORDAN, UNOG   You may have noticed some building work in the Park Rigot, next to the number 15-tram terminus. But what you may not know is that the wooden posts currently visible…

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UNSpecial Photography Competition “An international view of Geneva”

Photography Competition “An international view of Geneva”

UN SPECIAL EDITORIAL COMMITTEE “And you, all international colleagues working here – how do you see Geneva? Send your photo! Et que le/la meilleur (e) gagne!”   Mr. Michael Møller, Acting Director-General in collaboration with the…

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