Category Archives: Publications

Books, articles, reviews by members

Gorbachev: New Russia – historical lessons and perspective for 2016

Russia’s place in the world has relevance for  many challenges faced by the international community. Mikhail Gorbachev who provided a peaceful opening for world cooperation many years ago, has again shared his perspective in his recent book published May 23, … Continue reading

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Blue Grit: Humanitarian action stories by UNICEF former staff Ulf T. Kristoffersson 2015

Blue Grit: A Life on the Front Lines of Humanitarian Action with the United Nations, paperback – Feb 24, 2015 From Amazon: “A fascinating, funny and sometimes harrowing account of the global crises that have defined how the United Nations … Continue reading

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E-Pub Remembering Jim Grant: Champion for Children from “other News”

Over 50 former UNICEF staff and others contributed to these short stories and photos about life at NYHQ and in the field with the 3rd Executive Director James Grant. Download in English for free: http://www.other-news.info/mission/othernews-publications/ Presented by Other News publications … Continue reading

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Shanghai to UN: Intern’l Civil Servant’s Journey -by Jack Ling (former UNICEF ) Jan 2016

From Shanghai to The United Nations: An International Civil Servant’s Eventful Journey by Jack Chieh-Sheng Ling (Author) The Chinese version of this book was published by the Commercial Press of China last September.  The English version is now available at … Continue reading

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Nepal – Lost in Transition by Kul Gautam

Former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of Unicef  has written about the land of his birth: Nepal “Lost in Transition: Rebuilding Nepal from Maoist mayhem and mega earthquake” has entered the third impression within … Continue reading

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Mighty Purpose: Grant Sold World on Saving Children, 2015 by A.Fifield + former staff comment

A Mighty Purpose: How Jim Grant Sold the World on Saving Its Children Oct 13, 2015  by Adam Fifield The inspiring story of how the iconoclastic humanitarian Jim Grant succeeded in saving the lives of tens of millions of children … Continue reading

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Handy Guide on UN Coherence 2015 Jul

(No subject) The Public Partnerships Division (PPD) of UNICEF  is pleased to share the system-wide Handy Guide on UN Coherence. This is a joint product of UNICEF and the UN System Staff College “We encourage you to share this guide with … Continue reading

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Dag Hammarskjold a LIfe: Private thoughts and biographical history

Dag Hammarskjöld , the second secretary-General of the United nations has been an inspiration to continuing generations of UN and UNICEF staff. There was a presentation and book signing in the UN Correspondence Association room in the Secretariat Building in … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Human Dignity including in Education & impact on Children

The UN community was invited to a program focused on Gratitude and impact on individuals in difficult circumstances including Children in under-preforming and sometimes dangerous school systems: AGENDA OPENING CSVGC-NY Chairperson, Genie Kagawa MEDITATION  – Ms. Cathy Towle, CSVGC-NY Executive … Continue reading

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photos: “Thank you Madagascar” 28 apr & Ako Project Exhibition

There were two parts to the evening Events: The Ako Project and exhibition (6-7 pm) “Thank You Madagascar”  (7:30 – 9 pm) Photos and text to be added as available. The Ako Project is a series of books and posters … Continue reading

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