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SOCIETE Embajador Luis Benigno Gallegos Chiriboga. Representante permanente del Ecuador ante la ONU en Ginebra.

La Colaboración entre las ONG, la Sociedad Civil y las Naciones Unidas »

EMBAJADOR LUIS BENIGNO GALLEGOS CHIRIBOGA. REPRESENTANTE PERMANENTE DEL ECUADOR ANTE LA ONU EN GINEBRA.   La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) se estableció como un espacio para facilitar la…

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Sportbuddies

Sportbuddies »

TEXTE ET PHOTO FLORIAN URFER   Passer des froides salles de sport helvétiques à la chaleur humide de la jungle thaïlandaise fut une expérience qui devait changer toute ma vie……

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Between the social and the private

Between the social and the private »

Philanthropy   MARIA-ANGELES MARTIN GIL The dichotomy between the private and social sectors is more than ever, under review.   Dissociating enterprises from their social impact and managing them strictly…

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ONG : entre idéalisme et pragmatisme

ONG : entre idéalisme et pragmatisme »

OLIVIER BORIE   Les organisations non gouvernementales (ONG) sont des organisations ou associations à but non-lucratif, généralement indépendantes de toute autorité politique, qui promeuvent une cause, un bien commun ou…

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Do foreigners drive more dangerously?

Do foreigners drive more dangerously? »

IAN RICHARDS, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, UNOG STAFF COORDINATING COUNCIL   If you are foreign and driving in Switzerland you could be paying up to 60% more for your car insurance.  …

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UN/ONU

NGOs participating in advancing WHO goals for health »

WHO goals for health

TAINA NAKARI, WHO LUDOVIC BOURBE, HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL1   Not only has the landscape for global health become more complex with…

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A strategic priority for OHCHR »

A strategic priority for OHCHR

Working with Civil Society   JUNE RAY   “Civil society organizations and individuals inject the life blood into human rights:…

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Ensemble pour de meilleures solutions »

Ensemble pour de meilleures solutions

Les ONG et l’ONU   CHARLOTTE WARAKAULLE   « La société civile est un élément central pour l’avancement des travaux…

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When internships turn into careers »

When internships turn into careers

GEMMA VESTAL   The World Health Organization (WHO) is building future leaders in public health through its internship programme at…

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Commemoration of the International Day of Peacekeepers in Geneva »

Commemoration of the International Day of Peacekeepers in Geneva

EVELINA RIOUKHINA AND SARAH JORDAN Inaugurated in 2003 on the initiative of UN Special magazine, the Memorial in Ariana Park…

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Editorial

L’accord parfait ? »

Laurence Vercammen

Société civile et Nations Unies   Ceux qui jouent au puzzle régulièrement appliquent une méthode bien rodée. Après avoir trié et rassemblé toutes les pièces de couleur identique, ils s’attaquent aux bords pour ensuite se rapprocher du centre. Lorsque deux pièces qu’ils croyaient complémentaires ne…

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The perfect match ? »

Laurence Vercammen

Civil society and the United Nations   Those who like solving puzzles regularly apply a well-tried method. After having sorted and collected all the pieces of the same colour, they start with the edges then get closer to the target. When two pieces that they…

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INTERVIEWS

In conversation with Jo Butler »

In conversation with Jo Butler

Her story   MILASOA CHÉREL-ROBSON1     Jo Butler2 is taking a slightly early retirement after more than 30 years at the UN. Her achievements…

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A Conversation Between Global Leaders and Young People on Social Good and the Future »

A Conversation Between Global Leaders and Young People on Social Good and the Future

ELLIE STEPHENS, DANIELE CHICCA AND OMAR BAWA On May 13, 2014 global leaders from around the world came together to discuss social good with young…

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SOCIETE Embajador Luis Benigno Gallegos Chiriboga. Representante permanente del Ecuador ante la ONU en Ginebra.

La Colaboración entre las ONG, la Sociedad Civil y las Naciones Unidas

EMBAJADOR LUIS BENIGNO GALLEGOS CHIRIBOGA. REPRESENTANTE PERMANENTE DEL ECUADOR ANTE LA ONU EN GINEBRA.   La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) se estableció como un espacio para facilitar la cooperación internacional de los Estados en…

July, 2014 / Read More »
Sportbuddies

Sportbuddies

TEXTE ET PHOTO FLORIAN URFER   Passer des froides salles de sport helvétiques à la chaleur humide de la jungle thaïlandaise fut une expérience qui devait changer toute ma vie…   Lors de mon premier voyage…

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LOISIRS Rodin: The art of chance

Rodin: The art of chance

TEXTE & PHOTOS NATASHA DE FRANCISCO   “… Do not ever hesitate to express what you feel, despite stepping in opposition to commonly accepted concepts, you may not be understood at first, but fear not being…

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Aleppo, an heritage for humanity

Aleppo, an heritage for humanity

DR. AHMED ZOUITEN   Aleppo or Halab in Arabic is the largest city in Syria and serves as the capital of Aleppo Governorate, the most populous Syrian governorate. It is located in north-western Syria 310 kilometres…

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NEXT GENERATION A Conversation Between Global Leaders and Young People on Social Good and the Future

A Conversation Between Global Leaders and Young People on Social Good and the Future

ELLIE STEPHENS, DANIELE CHICCA AND OMAR BAWA On May 13, 2014 global leaders from around the world came together to discuss social good with young people at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. The event featured panelists…

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Two Sisters Are Horses’ Last Hope

Two Sisters Are Horses’ Last Hope

Before Being Slaughtered   DANIELE CHICCA, OMAR BAWA Since the start of the economic crisis, the number of abandoned horses in Spain has been increasing, and those who are abandoned usually fail to gallop very far.…

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