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SOCIETE Il n’y a pas de plan(ète) B

Il n’y a pas de plan(ète) B »

OLIVIER BORIE   Alors que l’échéance des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement des Nations unies approche, et que l’on prépare l’agenda post-2015, le WWF, l’une des principales ONG internationales…

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What now with the Sustainable Development Goals?

What now with the Sustainable Development Goals? »

EDWARD GIRARDET1   The creation of a new and more realistic post-2015 agenda to replace the Millennium Development Goals is already happening; with Geneva in the forefront. But how will…

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Tracer une nouvelle voie pour la nutrition

Tracer une nouvelle voie pour la nutrition »

MARC VAN AMERINGEN, DIRECTEUR EXECUTIF GAIN   Les 19 et 21 novembre la deuxième Conférence Internationale sur la Nutrition (CIN2) réunira hauts fonctionnaires et parties prenantes afin d’identifier les politiques…

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Discover 5 young visionaries…

Discover 5 young visionaries… »

MÄRTHA MUNCH   The Rolex Awards for Enterprise support inspiring individuals who carry out innovative projects that advance human knowledge or well-being   The 2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise Ceremony…

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Précautions d’emploi

Précautions d’emploi »

Opinion internationale   OLIVIER BORIE   Les acteurs internationaux, qu’ils représentent des gouvernements, des organisations internationales, des ONG, des médias ou autres, se réfèrent régulièrement à la communauté internationale.  …

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UN/ONU

500 Days of Action to Build a Better World »

500 Days of Action to Build a Better World

From the message of Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General   “There are many fires raging around the world today…

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A global commitment to stop the Ebola virus »

A global commitment to stop the Ebola virus

VERONICA RIEMER COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER FOR THE WHO STAFF ASSOCIATION   During a short visit to Geneva in early October, the…

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Personal Journey: from Rio to ‘Post-2015’ »

Personal Journey: from Rio to ‘Post-2015’

Interview with Mr. Vasilyev, UNECE Deputy Executive Secretary   EVELINA RIOUKHINA WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF CRISTIAN OLAREAN AND MATTHEW FONSECA…

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Ebola now hits large cities and slums »

Ebola now hits large cities and slums

A fast-moving epidemic full of tragic surprises   WHO DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS   The Ebola epidemic that is ravaging parts…

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What does it mean to WHO and UN staff? »

What does it mean to WHO and UN staff?

Health and Post-2015 Development Agenda   GARRY ASLANYAN, WHO   It’s official! We have less than a year before the…

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Editorial

Un scenario pour demain »

Laurence Vercammen

Les objectifs du développement durable   La pauvreté frappe toutes les parties du globe. Son impact varie selon les régions, mais elle n’en demeure pas moins cruelle. Même dans les pays à haut revenu elle frappe chaque jour de nouveaux citoyens qui basculent sous le…

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A scenario for tomorrow »

Laurence Vercammen

The sustainable development goals   Poverty affects all parts of the globe. Its impact varies across regions; however, it is no less cruel to any region. Even in high-income countries, poverty impacts new citizens every day who fall under the poverty line, which comes with…

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NEXT GENERATION

Reaching out to a ‘connected’ youth »

Reaching out to a ‘connected’ youth

PRIYA BURCI (BRISTOL) AND SIGNE KOSSMANN (CAMBRIDGE), 19. BOTH STUDY IN POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. EDITED BY OMAR BAWA. In a world where one in…

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Ella, a teenage girl activist »

Ella, a teenage girl activist

DANIELE CHICCA AND OMAR BAWA   Answering the question “what would you like to do when you grow old?” she would reply “the activist.” Ella…

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WHO A global commitment to stop the Ebola virus

A global commitment to stop the Ebola virus

VERONICA RIEMER COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER FOR THE WHO STAFF ASSOCIATION   During a short visit to Geneva in early October, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took time out of his busy schedule to visit WHO for an…

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Ebola now hits large cities and slums

Ebola now hits large cities and slums

A fast-moving epidemic full of tragic surprises   WHO DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS   The Ebola epidemic that is ravaging parts of West Africa is a fast-moving event with many unprecedented dimensions. This is the largest, most…

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INTERVIEWS Personal Journey: from Rio to ‘Post-2015’

Personal Journey: from Rio to ‘Post-2015’

Interview with Mr. Vasilyev, UNECE Deputy Executive Secretary   EVELINA RIOUKHINA WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF CRISTIAN OLAREAN AND MATTHEW FONSECA   UN Special invited Mr. Vasilyev, Deputy Executive Secretary of the UNECE1, to answer the questions…

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The Monk, the Teenager and the Engineer

The Monk, the Teenager and the Engineer

CHANTAL STREIJFFERT GARON, WHO   “Youngsters for Zanskar” is an NGO created by Thalia Johner y Cruz, a 16 year old student at the International School of Geneva, born in New York City to a Swiss…

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LOISIRS Museomix : le musée à la carte !

Museomix : le musée à la carte !

NATASHA DE FRANCISCO   N’avez-vous jamais imaginé pouvoir « remixer » un musée ? Changer l’agencement de vieilles salles, présenter les sculptures classiques sous un format novateur, ou passer une nuit au musée en créant des…

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Sur le chemin de Stevenson

Sur le chemin de Stevenson

France (1er partie, 2e partie) TEXTE & PHOTOS CLAUDE MAILLARD   Après avoir traversé la région du Velay depuis le Puy-en-Velay (voir le numéro précédent du UN Special), le Chemin de Stevenson va nous permettre de…

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