Category Archives: Celebration and Remembrance of Lives

Celebration of lives and remembrance of colleagues who have served UNICEF…doesn’t have to be limited to those who have passed ..can also include mention of colleagues milestones or appreciation of continuing work or inspiring examples…It is “ok to praise the living” …

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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Sec-General report – New Investigation: Dag Hammarskjold tragic death, released 2015 Jul 02

UN Document: GA: A/70/132   02 Jul 2015; Summary: Reports the progress made on the investigation into the conditions and circumstances resulting in the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him. Author / Contributors: … Continue reading

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Martin Mogwanja, joins “unicef former staff” catagory after 37 years, 2015 – June

Deputy Executive Director, Martin Mogwanja, retires from UNICEF after 37 memorable years. originally posted in UNICEF ICOn site, re posted here for ease of access by UNICEF former staff By Aparna Rau​, ICON NEW YORK, 24 June 2015 – After … Continue reading

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J.F. Kennedy’s “Strategy of Peace”: American University, 10 Jun 1963

The UN in 2015 and UNICEF in 2016 celebrate 70 years of existence.  Those who  contributed to the ongoing work have been encouraged to reflect on their personal reasons for coming over the decades and staying on. As example see: … Continue reading

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A.Chowdhury: 20 yrs Culture of Peace 21 may 2015

The Observance of a Benchmark of the Culture of Peace was celebrated with recognition of Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury’s 20 years of work for the culture of peace at the U.N. He has inspired and encouraged many in the UN, … Continue reading

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Jack Ling an early UNICEF staff at 07 May 2015 event

Some current and former staff were inspired and encouraged  in their current efforts, when it seemed that one of the original staff appointed by the first Executive Director Maurice Pate would be attending the programme on 07 May 2015 in … Continue reading

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Dr Francois Remy of UNICEF and his work for Children

UNICEF colleagues remember the work of Dr. Francois Remy: Draft under construction    –   Notes to be added see examples from UNICEF documents below: Vietnam: Excerpt from .”THE CHILDREN AND THE NATIONS” .. http://www.cf-hst.net/unicef-temp/child-nation/child-nation-m-black-ch16-p378-407-crisis-kampucea.pdf The final victory of the Communist forces … Continue reading

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