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Online Journal : UNO, You Know?

Swiss Courts Prosecute International Crimes

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.

The Challenges of Global Governance in a Changing World

Camille Dufresne ; translated into English by Claudia Bragman

On Thursday 25 October Mr Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the Director General of the United Nations Office in Geneva, made a speech as part of the various programmes led by the University of Geneva to celebrate Switzerland’s 10-year membership to the UN. Mr Tokayev initially defined the current major upheavals; he then went on to discuss their repercussions on the UN.

Youth Perspectives 3rd edition / 29 Nov - 2 Dec 2012

Marie-Ambrym Thivoyon ; translated into English by Claudia Bragman

Switzerland’s Commitments as a Neutral State within the United Nations

Jacqueline Douniama ; translatetd into English by Claudia Bragman

The UN is the most well-known organisation across the globe. It has a strong presence in the media, where it is mentioned almost daily. It strives to maintain peace and guarantee international security. It is interesting to try and understand how Switzerland contributes to UN projects. The Swiss Foreign Policy Forum (« Foraus ») organised an conference on 17 October 2012 and this provided us with more information on the topic.

Switzerland's 10 Year Membership to the UN

Joachim Leger; translated into English by Claudia Bragman

Language Services at the United Nations

Orphée Mouthuy; translated into English by Claudia Bragman

32nd World Food Day

Charlotte Ruiz; translated into English by Claudia Bragman