The editors-in-chief

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Alice D’Eramo

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Alice D’Eramo

After a course in Political Science, I am currently undertaking a Masters in management at the University of Geneva. Defending fundamental human rights, humanitarian action and engaged art are the areas that particularly interest me. It’s very important to me to discuss these subjects, in order to raise awareness and inspire people to act.

Contact: alice.deramo@gimun.org / blog@gimun.org

 

Marie-Ambrym Thivoyon

Marie-Ambrym Thivoyon: A soon-to-be graduate in translation, I have always been passionate about traveling and discovering different languages and cultures. My studies, my work experience and my wanderlust have all given me the opportunity to travel to a large number of countries, from Denmark to Vanuatu, to Costa Rica, Wales and Tanzania. I am particularly interested in multicultural environments, and this is exactly what GIMUN offers. After having been a translator at the Annual Conference in 2014, coordinator of translation on the blog and Editor-in-Chief of the GIMUN Chronicles during the annual Conference in 2015, it is with great pleasure that I now take up the reins of “UNO, You Know?!”
Marie-Ambrym Thivoyon

A soon-to-be graduate in translation, I have always been passionate about traveling and discovering different languages and cultures. My studies, my work experience and my wanderlust have all given me the opportunity to travel to a large number of countries, from Denmark to Vanuatu, to Costa Rica, Wales and Tanzania. I am particularly interested in multicultural environments, and this is exactly what GIMUN offers. After having been a translator at the Annual Conference in 2014, coordinator of translation on the blog and Editor-in-Chief of the GIMUN Chronicles during the annual Conference in 2015, it is with great pleasure that I now take up the reins of “UNO, You Know?!”

Contact: marieambrym.thivoyon@gimun.org / blog@gimun.org

Our translators

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Team archive

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These journalists, translators and editors worked with us in the past but are no longer active.

Social protection and food security: Two sides of the same coin?

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by Alexandra Ilic

On the 19th of March, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development held a conference at the Palais Nations to discuss social protection and food security issues. The speaker for the event, Stephen Devereux, is a development economist, working on food security and social protection, in particular in Africa. He works at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Susex. For more informations, please visit: http://www.unrisd.org/80256B3C005BD6AB/(httpEvents)/4EB3064CBBFF69C8C1257B1D0034F133?OpenDocument

This conference was largely based on the report by the high level panel of experts on food security and nutrition (June 2012). Stephen Devereux was a team leader for this report. The report, written by the Committee of World Food Security, was an attempt to put food security and social protection together. Read the rest of this entry »

International Women’s Day 2013

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by Jacqueline Douniama; translation by Claudia Bragman

On 7 March 2013, the “International Women’s Day; Protection & Promoting Women’s Rights” conference was held in the Palais des Nations. This was a taster session before the International Women’s Day taking place the next day. If anyone thought that this event only catered for radical feminists, they were wrong. On the contrary, the conference was led by a variety of key figures (although, one must admit that men were in the minority). These individuals came from various regions and most of them were lecturers, directors or representatives of international organisations that aim to develop women’s rights in specific contexts. Read the rest of this entry »

Reforming the Working Methods of the UN Security Council

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by Lena Becker

On October 31st, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva organized a conference on “Reforming the working methods of the United Nations Security Council”. It assembled a group of high-profile academics and practitioners working  on UN issues, including the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations in Geneva and Ambassador of Switzerland to the United Nations. The occasion was a reform proposal by Small Five (Switzerland, Costa Rica, Liechtensctein, Jordan, Singapore) from April 2012. (For more information, please see : http://graduateinstitute.ch/corporate/resources/events_types/calendarofevents_en.html?evenementId=148008.) Read the rest of this entry »

Swiss Courts Prosecute International Crimes

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by Alexandra Ilic; translated into English by Claudia Bragman

(Conference-debate on Thursday 15 November 2012)

This debate was organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) together with the Academy of Humanitarian Law. Participants included Dr. Sévane Garibian, doctor of law, Professor Marco Sassoli, also a former delegate of the ICRC, Maître Philip Grant, lawyer and TRIAL director, and Maitre Philippe Currat, lawyer and doctor of law.

As Maitre Philip Grant underlined, such an event could never have taken place or, at least, never have brought together so many people 20 years ago. Therefore, the very existence of this conference does indeed prove that a new culture, fighting against impunity, is emerging. Read the rest of this entry »