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Episode 4: Conversation - Innovation in International Organizations with Tina Ambos & Corinne Momal-Vanian

Episode 4: Conversation - Innovation in International Organizations with Tina Ambos & Corinne Momal-Vanian

June 25, 2019

Innovation is applied and seen in many fields, but what does it mean and how can international organizations leverage innovation to meet their missions? In this episode, part of our Conversation series, Natalie Alexander speaks with Tina Ambos, Director of the Institute of Management and Academic Director of the International Organizations MBA at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), and Corinne Momal-Vanian, the Director of the Division of Conference Management at UN Geneva, about their work and insights on innovating in international organisations, and what this means for multilateralism. 

To learn more about the work of Tina Ambos and UNIGE on innovation, head to the i2i Hub: for Innovation and Intrapreneurship, and read their 2 reports: Initiatives with Impact & Seed, Scale, Structure: How International Organizations Shape Innovation

For more information on innovation in the UN system, visit the UN Innovation Network website.

Content:

Speakers: Tina Ambos & Corinne Momal-Vanian.

Host: Natalie Alexander.

Editor & Sound Editor: Natalie Alexander.

Image: i2i Hub, UNIGE.

Recorded and produced at the UN Library Geneva.

 

Episode 3: Conversation -  Michael Møller, Director-General at UN Geneva

Episode 3: Conversation - Michael Møller, Director-General at UN Geneva

June 25, 2019

Welcome to our Conversation series, where we sit down with various leaders, experts and contributors to learn from their experiences and insights. In this episode, the Director of the Library, Francesco Pisano, speaks with the current Director-General at UN Geneva, Michael Møller, who completes his term at the end of June 2019. The Director-General shares his thoughts on his time leading UN Geneva, his 40 years of service at the UN, and his view on the role of multilateralism today. 

Content: 

Speakers: Michael Møller (Director-General at UN Geneva) & Francesco Pisano (Director of the UN Library Geneva).

Host: Natalie Alexander.

Editor & Sound Editor: Natalie Alexander.

Image: UN Photos/Iryna Turtaieva.

Recorded and produced at the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Episode 2: Multilateralism101 - what it is and why we’re celebrating its Centenary

Episode 2: Multilateralism101 - what it is and why we’re celebrating its Centenary

June 25, 2019

Welcome to our #Multilateralism100 series, where we'll share conversations and event recordings on the Centenary of Multilateralism in Geneva, and explore the issues and the people that have shaped multilateralism since the creation of the League of Nations to its transition to the United Nations.

In this episode, Natalie Alexander speaks with Library colleagues Stefan Vukotic and Pierre-Etienne Bourneuf to find out the 101 on the Centenary and the development of multilateralism over the past century.

Learn more at the Centenary of Multilateralism in Geneva website: https://multilateralism100.unog.ch/

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Content: 

Speakers: Stefan Vukotic (Chief of the Archives Management Unit) & Pierre-Etienne Bourneuf (Scientific Advisor).

Host: Natalie Alexander

Editor & Sound Editor: Natalie Alexander. 

Image: Alyni Lima. 

Recorded and produced at the UN Library Geneva.

 

 

Episode 1: Library Talk - Africa in Transformation with Carlos Lopes

Episode 1: Library Talk - Africa in Transformation with Carlos Lopes

June 25, 2019

Welcome to our Library Talk series, where you'll find curated recordings from the Library Talks programme at the UN Library Geneva. This episode features Carlos Lopes, an author, academic and former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

Speaking with the Director of the UN Library, Francesco Pisano, Mr. Lopes presents his latest book, "Africa in Transformation: Economic Development in the Age of Doubt", outlining the 8 challenges and issues he sees as critical to address in the coming years. 

Carlos Lopes is a Professor at the Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town, a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, an Associate Fellow in the Africa Programme at Chatham House, and a member of the African Union reform team, among other positions.

To keep learning, follow Carlos Lopes on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/LopesInsights 

Content:

Speakers: Carlos Lopes & Francesco Pisano.  

Host: Natalie Alexander.

Editor & Sound Editor: Natalie Alexander.

Images: Amanda Willbye & Johanna Östergren.

Recorded and produced at the UN Library Geneva.

 

 

Episode 0: Welcome to The Next Page

Episode 0: Welcome to The Next Page

June 14, 2019

Welcome to The Next Page, the podcast of the UN Library Geneva. In Episode 0, we introduce you to the podcast and its purpose: to advance the conversation on multilateralism. Our Library is an evolving house of knowledge, specializing in multilateralism and in the work of the United Nations. The Next Page aims to share this knowledge through conversations with experts, recordings of events at the Library, and insights shared by our staff. Join us!

Find us on Twitter and Facebook.

Content:

Speakers: Francesco Pisano (Director of the UN Library Geneva) & Natalie Alexander. 

Editor & Sound Editor: Natalie Alexander.

Images: Johanna Östergren.

Recorded and produced at the UN Library Geneva.