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Working abroad: Geneva

Working abroad: Geneva

Home to the United Nations and countless other NGOs, Geneva has long been a centre for international development and cooperation, set amidst snow-capped mountains and azure blue lakes that match the outdoorsy Swiss culture. But what’s it actually like, living and working in the city […]

How to get a Professional Position at the U.N.

How to get a Professional Position at the U.N.

Asfaha Beyene grew up in Asmara, Eritrea, but was forced to leave when war broke out, dropping out of university in Asmara to move to Nairobi. He joined the U.N. Environmental Programme (UNEP), the start of a long and rewarding career in the U.N. system […]