décembre 2008

La diplomatie – un domaine bientôt féminin ?

J’ai été pas mal étonné quand on s'est retrouvés tous seuls, Serge et moi, autour de la table de la rédaction avec dix journalistes féminines. C'était le 29 mars, premier jour du GIMUN. en lire plus …


January 13, 2008

South African Aids Policy: It's Never Too Late To Be Ambitious

The South African government is showing ambition in its 2006 National Strategic Plan on HIV/Aids. The Plan, issued by the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), aims to reduce the rate of new HIV infections by 50% and to expand access to treatment, care and support to 80% of all HIV-positive people by 2011. For a five-year period, CHF 6.5 to 7.3 billion are to be allocated for prevention and treatment of HIV/Aids. read more …

October 8, 2008

No Peace to Be Kept

$7.2 billion are budgeted for United Nations peacekeeping operations in the 2008-2009 fiscal year, a rise of one third on the previous year. Chances are that this amount will still be exceeded once more. read more …

August 6, 2008

Chairpersons – Masters of Time

Oscar Solera, Human Rights Officer at the United Nations, shared yesterday some of his UN experiences with the chairpersons of EurasiaMUN. Contrary to what many conceive the roll of a chairperson to be, Solera assured that a chair will always influence the outcome of a committee session. read more …

October 21, 2008


Not much is to be expected when a score of self-interested countries, reaching from democracies to rogue states, meet at the UN to discuss controversial topics of international concern. Yesterday morning's session of the Economic and Social Council on the current food crisis was a case study for this. read more …

April 6, 2008

A Bottom-up Approach Against Aids

"Today we have the science, technology, medicine and wealth: what we now need is the unity and strength of purpose to employ the ingenuity and resources we have - and to employ them well - to help those who need it." read more …

August 8, 2008

La Genève internationale – a brief history

Not less than 22 international organizations, including eight UN agencies, have their headquarters in Geneva. Several tens of thousands of jobs are directly or indirectly created by the presence of these organizations and the representations of 162 different states in Geneva. read more …

January 2009

GIMUN: 10 Years of Understanding IR Through Experience

In 1999, students from the HEI had the idea to organize a Model United Nations conference in Geneva, the European capital of multilateralism. Geneva International Model United Nations, GIMUN was born. read more …