Why What Happened at Open AI Doesn't Bode Well for the UN Global Digital Compact
From ham radio to tackling AI, the new ITU chief moves with technology
Waking Up to the World's Water Crisis
Quentin Grafton, Joyeeta Gupta, and Aromar Revi | The UN 2023 Water Conference in March – the first such gathering in almost a half-century – must mark a turning point in our relationship with water and the water cycle.
#124 The G|O Briefing, January 26, 2023
A certification for Geneva school Swiss UMEF | Is the pandemic over? | Data comes to the SDGs' aid| Europe transformed
UN puts a price on media access
“The UN is telling us that only money can allow coverage of UN and UN agencies activities,” one reporter observes. “This runs completely against the UN General Assembly’s resolutions.”
#119 The G|O Briefing, November 24, 2022
Human rights defenders cheer UN vote | Stop bothering us, UN tells the press | Alaa Abd El-Fattah is still in jail. His sister talks to The G|O |
Lingering challenges for UN Geneva’s H Building one year on
Amongst issues with the SHP project, The Geneva Observer revealed in early 2020 a severe litigation opposing Implenia, the company mandated for the new construction, and one of its subcontractors.
Responding to events or setting the agenda? Behind the scenes with the UN spokespeople
From human rights to disarmament and development, UNIS crystallizes many of the UN’s key messages in Geneva thanks to its privileged location and extended network of UN bodies.
#111 THE G|O Briefing, September 29, 2022
WESTERN RELIEF AFTER ITU VOTE | ANXIETY AT CONFERENCE ON DISARMAMENT |SPEAKING FOR THE UN | AUROCRACIES NEVER COLLAPSE NICELY | FIFA AND WTO! FOUL
The Bertelsmann 2022 SDGs Report
A global plan to finance the SDGs is needed.
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