Category Archives: UN Community

News from the wider UN community, for example other UN agencies and organizations, NGOs and partners at various locations

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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Conversation with thought leader: Dr. Paul Root Wolpe: Mon, 16 May 2016 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Unicef former staff and friends are invited to Conversation with thought Leader: Dr. Paul Root Wolpe Monday 16 May 2016 12:30 – 1:30 pm; Unicef Danny Kaye Visitors Center, 3 un plaza , NY Manipulating the Human Genome: Child Well-Being … 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: Presented by Other News publications … Continue reading

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“Transforming World: 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development.” – States informally agree; EXD comments

re-posted here for ease of access by former UNICEF staff Dear Colleagues:  On Sunday, 2 August, Member States informally agreed on the Post-2015 Outcome document, “Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” The Agenda will be formally adopted … Continue reading

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Join : “Update on Know Violence Initiative”:Wed, 22 Juy 2015; 5:00 to 6:00 PM

Dear Colleagues,    Please join us for this event: “Update on Know Violence Initiative” Date and Time: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Venue: Danny Kaye Visitors’ Centre, UNICEF House   (Global Broadcast Message: Reposted here for ease of … 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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Innovation by Design at UNICEF: Thursday, 16 July 12:30-2pm 2015

  Winning approaches and emerging organizational practices in innovation.  Date/Time: Thursday, 16 July 12:30-2pm Loc: Danny Kaye Visitors Centre Reproduced here from ICON for ease of Access by former UNICEF staff  Dr. Mariana Amatullo, Scholar-in-Residence, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western … Continue reading

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Conversations with Thought Leaders: Kevin Rudd, Future of Multilateralism, 10 Jul 2015

With Kevin Rudd Chair of the Independent Commission on Multilateralism and Former Prime Minister Australia Executive Director of UNICEF Mr. Tony Lake  introduced Kevin Rudd: and at the end of the days programme Tony summed up one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Fouad Kronfol recomends PP Water presentation: dangers face & worthwhile advocacy tool

This  is an excellent Power-Point presentation of the dangers humans face if they do not figure out what to do about water. UNICEF work in this field has been trail blazing and we should be proud of our accomplishments. But … Continue reading

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