UN Reform Initiatives

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Transform Distress into De-Stress

Transform Distress into De-StressDon’t cry because it is over, think and smile because it happened.  World HR Trainer.

Throughout history new technologies have revolutionized communication and the spread of information. Cyberspace has become the fifth domain of warfare after Land, Sea, Air and Space. Thanks to technology, even the UN Internal Justice System has sought to employ cyberspace and has created an atmosphere of honesty, transparency and accountability, howsoever unreal that may turn out to be in the final test.…
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UN vs Press Freedom

UN vs Press FreedomOn 29 April 2010, UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, made these Remarks at observance of World Press Freedom Day:

Thank you, Mr. Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General for DPI,
Excellency Dr Mohamad; Acting President of the GA,
Your Excellency Ambassador Monteiro Lima; Chair of COI,
President of UNCA, Mr Pioli;
Ms Alfsen of UNESCO,
Excellencies,
Dear Colleagues,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure to be here for our annual observance of World Press Freedom Day.
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Can UN Internal Justice Engender Growth of Moral Values?

Can UN Internal Justice Engender Growth of Moral Values?Inspired by Adam Smith, 1723-1790, Theory of Moral Sentiments and Wealth of Nations.

If the judiciary goes down in the estimation of people, it will be the end of democracy.” Indian Advocate General Habibullah Badsha.

While doing the analysis of UNDT decisions, judgments and orders, July-December 2009, it struck me with a question whether the reform efforts will finally help determine the growth of values and quality of life within the confines of the UN.…
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Alchemy of Change and Courage

Alchemy of Change and CourageBecome yourself the change that you want to see in others and in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi.

Having reviewed the judgements/decisions of the newly established UN Disputes Tribunal (July-Dec 2009) and having analysed the fundamentals of UN reform in three broad sectors – operations/administration; human resources/human assets management; and the area of geo-politics, I would probably suppose what the next logical step should be to think deeply how this whole change/transformation exercise can finally unfold.…
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