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INTERVIEWS Ready… Set… Write!

Ready… Set… Write! »

SARAH JORDAN, SDLS, UNOG   Universal Postal Union annual letter-writing competition urges youth to describe the world they want to grow up in.   When was the last time you…

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Key to a better tomorrow young coders

Key to a better tomorrow young coders »

RAYANIKA DUTTA1 PROPOSED BY OMAR BAWA, CMO OF GOODWALL   Young coders are  the next big thing, and it is important that women make up a fair half of them.…

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An entrepreneurial approach from the young generation

An entrepreneurial approach from the young generation »

Fairphone. How fair?   GIOVANNA DE MARCO   Have you ever wondered how a phone impacts the economy and the environment throughout its life cycle? Is it possible to identify…

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Ciudad Amiga de la Infancia

Ciudad Amiga de la Infancia »

Granada   Granada, una ciudad, histórica cultural y turística demuestra que se puede hacer más y que la inversión en la infancia rompe el círculo de la pobreza y la…

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How Youth engages with International Issues »

How Youth engages with International Issues

MONICA LISACEK AND CELINE TIFFAY   This year’s FerMUN conference gathered 600 students from 35 schools in Europe, Africa, the…

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Ending the use of children as soldiers, a mission (im)possible? »

Ending the use of children as soldiers, a mission (im)possible?

SVENJA VOLLMER, UNITAR PEACEKEEPING TRAINING PROGRAMME   2014 has been a year marked by waves of violence against children. At…

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Empowered children are the best health ambassadors »

World Health Day on Food Safety

World Health Day on Food Safety   FRANÇOISE FONTANNAZ-AUJOULAT     Children are tomorrow’s consumers – They need to know…

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Extraordinary Discovery in the Château d’Allaman »

Extraordinary Discovery in the Château d’Allaman

“Peace Column”   EVELINA RIOUKHINA   Lost engraved stone column found commemorating “La Société de la Paix”, the World’s First…

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Editorial

L’effet boomerang »

Laurence Vercammen

La jeune génération Récemment on m’a demandé si j’avais à formuler un seul message à la jeune génération, quel serait-il ? Les défi s auxquels la jeunesse doit faire face sont changeants et multiples. En fonction de la localisation, ils varient en taille et en…

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The boomerang effect »

Laurence Vercammen

The Young generation Recently I was asked: if I had a single message to give the young generation, what would it be? The challenges faced by youth are changing and multiple. Depending on location, challenges vary in size and nature, but one thing is certain:…

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NEXT GENERATION

Ready… Set… Write! »

Ready… Set… Write!

SARAH JORDAN, SDLS, UNOG   Universal Postal Union annual letter-writing competition urges youth to describe the world they want to grow up in.   When…

April, 2015 / Comments Off / Read More »

Key to a better tomorrow young coders »

Key to a better tomorrow young coders

RAYANIKA DUTTA1 PROPOSED BY OMAR BAWA, CMO OF GOODWALL   Young coders are  the next big thing, and it is important that women make up…

April, 2015 / Comments Off / Read More »
UNOG Extraordinary Discovery in the Château d’Allaman

Extraordinary Discovery in the Château d’Allaman

“Peace Column”   EVELINA RIOUKHINA   Lost engraved stone column found commemorating “La Société de la Paix”, the World’s First Peace Society, later succeeded by the League of Nations and the United Nations.   A commemorative…

April, 2015 / Read More »
Portraits croisés

Portraits croisés

A la rencontre de Pierre Fogli (ONU) et de Tomas Allen (OMS)   Ce mois-ci « Portraits croisés » part avec vous à la rencontre de Tomas Allen, bibliothécaire à l’OMS, et Pierre Fogli du Book…

April, 2015 / Read More »
WHO Portals to ‘health’

Portals to ‘health’

International cultural heritage at WHO   GAUTAM BASU, WHO   “Monsieur Fischer’s bronze reliefs sparkle like the spring… it is one of his most remarkable works that deserves admiration”, says a communiqué from the Swiss federal…

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Geraldine fights Ebola

Geraldine fights Ebola

WINNIE ROMERIL1   Geraldine is simply a remarkable young lady. You would never imagine what she has been through when you meet her.   One minute she acts silly and bubbly like any teenager, and then…

April, 2015 / Read More »
LOISIRS An amazing journey

An amazing journey

LYNNE FELLOWES   One Adventurous man, one Ancient Motorcycle and an Audacious Dream: proving nothing is impossible   While others his age were enjoying quiet retirement, Ron Fellowes set off on the challenge of a lifetime.…

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The world is your stage!

The world is your stage!

VERONICA RIEMER1   Taking drama classes at a young age can be extremely helpful in preparing young people for their future career. The capability to influence others through the art of personal communication will be an…

April, 2015 / Read More »
SOCIETE Les surdoués : drôles de zèbres ?

Les surdoués : drôles de zèbres ?

CLARISSE MEES   « Il n’y a pas de normes. Tous les hommes sont des exceptions à une règle qui n’existe pas » Fernando Pessoa   Les « smart people » font-ils leur coming out ?…

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Combattre un apartheid

Combattre un apartheid

Le droit des femmes   BENOIT DESCHODT   L’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes. Une idée qui semble progresser, lentement mais sûrement. Mais loin des idées préconçues et des impressions, la réalité du terrain le…

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