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16-Year-Old Basketball Player Is 7-Foot-7 And Aiming For The Top

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.26.2017 | Sports

Robert Bobroczky, a 7-foot-7-inch freshman, recently made his high school basketball debut for Spire Academy in Geneva, Ohio. While the towering athle...

Partnerships Pave the Way for our Collective Roadmap

Michael Møller | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Michael Møller

Showing remarkable consensus in a period of uncertainty and of questioning the multilateral system, last year our global leaders adopted the most ambi...

2016 : the Yin and the Yang year

Michael Møller | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact
Michael Møller

2016 was not all bad - despite what you may feel when you switch on the TV these days and aren't sure if you are watching "The Year in Review" or an o...

Geneva APPs for a Better World

Michael Møller | Posted 12.22.2016 | World
Michael Møller

As information technology is rapidly changing the landscape of international development, the UN, international organisations and NGOs in Geneva are h...

Over 4,000 Fighters Flee Aleppo Overnight; Thousands Of Syrians Still Await Evacuation

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.22.2016 | World

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 4,000 fighters were evacuated overnight from east Aleppo to opposition-held areas, under an agreement between the warring...

Why Forrest Gump Ran Across America; & Why I'll Run Across Switzerland In May 2017!

Izyaslav Koza | Posted 12.07.2016 | Travel
Izyaslav Koza

Unquestionably if a person runs long enough, he or she will hear a neighbor, friend, or passerby break out the customary Forrest Gump reference. Ind...

Basel Is the World's Least-Welcoming City for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.28.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

In Swiss cities, foreigners find it difficult to settle in, with Basel ranking last in the Ease of Settling In Index and Zurich being considered the m...

This Is What I Hear Every Time Hillary Speaks

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

If you can manage to ignore all the negative nonsense and partisan attacks and have followed Hillary's career knowing what she has accomplished over h...

Helping Women Cross The Digital Divide

James Moore | Posted 09.21.2016 | Women
James Moore

On the runway at San Francisco International Airport that day, the plane looked like another British Airways 777 rolling out on the tarmac for an international flight. The giant aircraft, however, was filled with a group of creative thinkers and accomplished business people taking part in what the airline called an "Ungrounded" flight.

Sanders Ends His Campaign With Grace And Begins Campaigning For Clinton

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Every voter should take the time to go beyond the Republican politically motivated attacks on Hillary Clinton. Read about her and learn the truth about Hillary. You will get to know the incredible person Senator Sanders knows and so many of us who have had the honor of meeting and/or working with her know.

Sanders Candidacy Devolving into an Arrogant Insufferable Self-serving Disaster

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Many including me have consistently given Bernie Sanders the credit for fighting for what he believes in and suggesting he should decide on his own wh...

One Hundred Champions, One Cause

Pamela Hamamoto | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Pamela Hamamoto

In the world of diplomacy, Geneva is a powerhouse. It's where international standards are set, humanitarian response is coordinated, trade disputes ar...

Global Environment Protector Mostafa Tolba R.I.P.

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Magda Abu-Fadil

The misuse of land, symptomatic of any Middle Eastern country with agricultural territory, as well as construction of roads, airports, housing, and prestige projects on arable stretches in several countries has been robbing terrain of valuable assets as foreseen by a very astute Egyptian scientist.

New Yorkers for Hillary -- Her Experience, Success, Passion, and Compassion, Make Us Proud

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

On April 19th New Yorkers' have the chance to make Hillary Rodham Clinton the nominee of the Democratic Party. All of us New Yorkers, no matter where we live, whose hearts will always belong to New York, know they will do this resoundingly.

Why Hasn't the U.S. Joined the International Trend of Privately Funded Refugee Resettlement

Matthew La Corte | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Matthew La Corte

With lives at stake, prohibiting the American private sector from helping with increased refugee resettlement abandons core American values of philanthropy and civil society. Hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable Syrians need resettlement.

UN Chief Urges Countries To Resettle Syrian Refugees, But Pledges Are Few

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.30.2016 | World

GENEVA, March 30 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on countries on Wednesday to re-settle nearly half a million Syrian refugees in...

Happy IWD from Geneva !

Caitlin Kraft Buchman | Posted 03.10.2016 | Good News
Caitlin Kraft Buchman

Happy IWD from Geneva! Where we are stepping it up and working towards #Planet 5050 seeking to make everyday a positive fight for gender parity throughout our Geneva Gender Champions initiative.

These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.03.2017 | HuffPost Home

Attention, Singaporeans: If your wallet feels lighter than it used to, there's a good reason for it. Through no fault of your own, you're spending way...

Hillary Clinton's Uplifting Vision for Our Future

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

On Saturday the voters of South Carolina gave Hillary Clinton a huge victory sending her into Super Tuesday with the wind at her back. Hillary earned victory because the people of South Carolina know her; they trust she will have their backs when she is President.

The 'Revolution' Fizzles; Hillary on the Road to the Nomination and the Presidency

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

The dream that in my lifetime there will be an incredibly prepared, brilliant and passionate woman as President of the United States of America is ali...

Tens Of Thousands Flee To Turkish Border As Aleppo Assault Intensifies

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 02.07.2016 | World

ONCUPINAR, Turkey/BEIRUT, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Russian and Syrian government forces on Saturday intensified an assault on rebel-held areas around the Syr...

Innovation for Development

Michael Møller | Posted 02.05.2017 | Business
Michael Møller

Innovation was the buzzword of the World Economic Forum. Not only was it used by political and business leaders alike. But, also pivotal leaders in the development sector as well.

Here's Why We Held The Story On The U.S.-Iranian Prisoner Exchange

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

In early fall, HuffPost foreign affairs reporter Jessica Schulberg landed a hell of a scoop: A State Department official was willing to talk on the re...

Cartoons, Terrorism, Sexism and Backlash

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.08.2017 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?

Agenda to Bring New Corporate Issues into the WTO is Defeated, But So Are Developing Countries' Demands for More Policy Space for Development

Deborah James | Posted 12.22.2016 | World
Deborah James

Nairobi, Kenya - At the first ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Africa, it was clear that the majority of members opposed f...