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Why do I do it ? Over and over again, I ask myself this question : Why do I do it ? I am talking about putting myself through hell for no logical reason by taking on more responsibilities and challenges when I am already maxed out on responsibilities and challenges. Let me explain. About two years ago, I had a casual conversation with someone who worked for The British Institute of Directors (I.o.D), a highly respected body that concerns itself with the world of business in the UK and internationally. As the name suggests, it is a form of a club for senior business people who for at least part of their time, they are involved in the boardrooms of companies small, medium and large. The Institute is headquartered in the prestigious Pall Mall in London with branches in every major (...)more...

Are you a Chicken or a Pig ?

The workplace is a diverse coming together of people with differing backgrounds, skills, drive, ambition, and individual traits. Leaders and managers work hard at bringing together such an (...)

The Best Teacher You Ever Had…. Failure

What do we do when we succeed at something ? We cheer, pump our fists, go out and celebrate, splash the cash. However small or huge the success is, we bask in the glory of the moment and set (...)

Seven “Managers” From Heaven by Mufid Sukkar

I recently wrote about “Nine Managers from Hell” so, it is only fair to set the record straight and speak of managers who showed me how to be a better manager. By the way, I am not talking about (...)

Nine Managers From Hell

A lot of professionals consider promotion to a management position as a final destination rather than a start of a journey. Incompetent management comes in a variety of forms. I am sure you can (...)


Are Refugees human beings… ?

In the aftermath of World War I, Sir Eric Drummond, the first Secretary-General of the League of Nations, appointed Fridtjof Nansen to supervise the repatriation of prisoners of war. In eighteen months Nansen repatriated 427,866 prisoners of nearly 30 different nationalities. There was another emerging problem. The dramatic political upheavals in 1917–1920 in Russia, had produced enormous numbers of refugees. Where did they go ? Mainly to Europe, but also countries in the former Ottoman Empire. Constantinople had been occupied by the Allies, and had become an asylum for refugees, a stopping place on their flight from country to country, where at least they were safe. Three waves of refugees washed over the city, one after the other, first Russians, then Turks and finally Greeks and (...)more...

What to believe and what not to believe

Considerable progress has been made in technology. Look at mobile telephones and the Internet. Today, many people enjoy a standard of living much higher than that of their parents. So what is (...)

What is wrong with wishing people a Happy New Year ?

Every year at Christmas/New Year time, we send off a greetings card to all our friends and relations and in the envelope we include a “family newsletter” ‒‒ a recto/verso page describing what (...)

Thoughts...on a gloomy day

“There is something I don’t understand,” a friend observed. “Ever since I was on the ground covering the Libyan crisis, we reported that you could buy a Kalashnikov for US$50, while for US$400 you (...)

I hardly ever watch the news on TV anymore

“I hardly ever watch the news on TV anymore,” my colleague said the other day. “All you hear about is killings, wars, crimes … I’m tired of sad and depressing news.” It may be a general trend, because (...)

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Quo Vadis Catalonia ? (Part 1) By Albert Pont, President, Cercle Català de Negocis (

With over 7, 5 million inhabitants, Catalonia is larger than many of the members of the European Union and has approximately the same population and surface area as Switzerland. Historically, Catalonia has been the industrial avant-garde of Spain. Catalan culture has developed its own unique and universal identity over the centuries. Most Catalans do not consider themselves merely part of a region, but of a nation that has not a state of its own. They do not see themselves as Spanish but exclusively Catalan. Such feelings raise eyebrows in other parts of Spain, Europe and elsewhere, but are widely accepted as legitimate within Catalonia. Yet, while secession from Spain is viewed as an option for a better future, some still perceive it as a utopian formula rather than a viable (...)more...

On International Tiger Day, UN calls for urgent action against illegal wildlife trade

29 July 2016 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific today marked International Tiger Day with a call for urgent action to protect tigers and (...)

Countries need to be reminded they are built on diversity, says UN Deputy Secretary-General

19 July 2016 – United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today called for an alternative narrative on migration, where human mobility is seen as a positive development and a driver for (...)


UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA – A delegation of Hawaiian nationals attended the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva to report on the continuing and escalating human rights violations (...)

Alaska and Hawaii Pursue Self-Determination

UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA – Representatives from Alaska and Hawaii re-assert their diplomatic protests against the unlawful annexation of their countries in interventions and panel events during the (...)

Diva`s Diplomatic Pouch

António Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General by acclamation

13 October 2016 – The General Assembly today appointed by acclamation the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down on 31 December. Mr. Guterres, aged 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002, and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015. He will become the world’s top diplomat on 1 January 2017, and hold that post for the next five years. Adopting a consensus resolution put forward by its President, Peter Thomson, the Assembly acted on the recommendation on the UN Security Council, which on 6 October forwarded Mr. Guterres’ name to the 193-member body as its nominee for UN Secretary-General for a five-year period, ending 31 December 2021. Ten (...)more...

Former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim Takes Reins at UN Environment Programme

Solheim pledges to tackle major environmental issues such as ocean and air pollution, climate change, and nexus between conflict, migration and the environment Nairobi, 27 June 2016 - Erik (...)

Election du prochain Secrétaire-General de l’ONU

Cette année, pour la première fois depuis la création de l’ONU et en grande partie pour répondre aux critiques des pays qui dénoncent la mainmise des membres du Conseil de sécurité dans la sélection (...)


The issue of forced migration has reached the limits of an unfortunate tragedy. Proof of this is the actions taken by the United Nations (such as UNHCR and the Office of the High Commissioner (...)


Entre (), Hillary Rodham Clinton aura beau vouloir ou prétendre un plan personnel au féminin pour l’Amérique, qu’elle ne pourra jamais se distinguer ainsi. Se débarrasser du patronyme de Clinton, sera (...)

Geneva International

Khatia Buniatishvili premier récital en solo au Victoria Hall

Les passionnés de musique classique auront la possibilité d’assister à un concert étonnant, organisé par l’association AVETIS, au Victoria Hall le jeudi 13 octobre 2016 à 20h. Cette association culturelle suisse-arménienne, qui fête cette année son 5ème anniversaire a déjà réussi à faire parler de ses évènements uniques. AVETIS ouvre sa saison 2016-2017 avec un concert d’une célébrité extraordinaire Khatia Buniatishvili lors de son premier récital en solo au Victoria Hall. La pianiste virtuose brisera le silence du Victoria Hall avec des œuvres de Mussorgsky, Stravinsky, Liszt, Chopin et interprétera pour la première fois des œuvres de grands compositeurs arméniens tels que Babadjanian et Komitas. Un événement à ne pas manquer ! Le jeudi 13 octobre à 20h au Victoria Hall de Genève. BILLETTERIE EN LIGNE : (...)more...


Geneva, 25 August 2016 – The Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), Michael Møller, held his first official meeting today with the Mayor of Geneva, Guillaume Barazzone, (...)

Welcome to the Club International de Tennis - A sports and culture “hub” right at the centre of international Geneva Interview with Mr. Ahmed Laouyane, President of the CIT

It is not a question about “boosting but rather to come up with the facts. At the recent UN Games held in Malaga (Spain) the Geneva UN tennis team came first. Most of the players of the UN team (...)

Welcome to the Club International de Tennis - A sports and culture “hub” right at the centre of international Geneva Interview with Mr. Ahmed Laouyane, President of the CIT

It is not a question about “boosting but rather to come up with the facts. At the recent UN Games held in Malaga (Spain) the Geneva UN tennis team came first. Most of the players of the UN team (...)

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in South Sudan

(New York, 11 July 2016) The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed his deep concern at the threat to the populations of South Sudan posed by the (...)


SO BEAUTIFUL ! squatte l’Avenue de Breteuil

Du 22 au 28 septembre, So Beautiful !, show-room éphémère Archi, Déco et Design occupera trois appartements haussmanniens dans le 7ème arrondissement de Paris. La formule, originale, promet d’être une plate-forme de rencontres et d’échanges entre professionnels du secteur. Si le chiffre 7 est magique, “So Beautiful !” est alors bien parti : pendant 7 jours (22-28 septembre 2016), le 70, Avenue de Breteuil (Paris 7e) vibrera d’une nouvelle énergie. Les trois appartements de 260 m2, provisoirement inoccupés et “dans leur jus”, seront investis par une quarantaine de « résidents », talents jeunes et confirmés, designers et artisans d’art pour la plupart. Leurs créations seront mises en avant dans le décor réaliste et inspiré d’anciens lieux de vie. Les chambres, salons, couloirs et pièces à vivre deviendront (...)more...

China-Russia trade corridor pilot caravan launched ahead of TIR implementation

Tianjin - The major overland trade route between China, Mongolia and Russia will be tested this week, ahead of the upcoming implementation of the TIR system in China. The 2,200km route will be (...)

Urbanization and Immigration : Reaching Development of Big Cities through Quality Integration Policy

As we approach the Third United Nations Conference on Human Settlements in Quito, Ecuador, the subject of urbanization is obviously gaining greater visibility. That urbanization is a significant (...)

Management in today’s Russia : now that’s a problem

Being an integral part of people’s organization relationship, management is key to the effective exercise of any company or business structure. Over the past two decades in Russia, attempts have (...)

Implementation of the ICSID decision

In Turkey has been started implementation process of the decision taken by Arbitral Tribunal of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) with regard to cases « Kiliç (...)



Lorsqu’on parle des refugiées, le nom de Nansen revient souvent. Qui était-il ? Un grand blond qui se battait pour les vulnérables dans les fora internationales dans la période d’entre les deux grandes guerres ? Nansen : Explorateur et humanitaire, est une biographie consacrée à cet homme méconnu du grand public. Il n’était pas seulement un explorateur de l’Arctique, un grand scientifique en marine biologie, et océanographie dont les recherches scientifiques sont toujours valables aujourd’hui, mais il était aussi un diplomate ainsi qu’un humanitaire qui consacrait le reste de sa vie à cette lourde tâche, d’aider les gens vulnérables. Mettons-nous dans le contexte, l’Europe était dans un piètre état après la 1ère guerre mondiale. La méfiance était partout, et seul un homme comme Nansen bénéficiait de la (...)more...

Princess Charlene of Monaco and International Red Cross join forces for World First Aid Day 2016

Credit Photos : ActionPress/P.M. Virot In Geneva on World First Aid Day, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Creasant Societies (IFRC) and H.S.H Princess Charlene of Monaco (...)

Greek volunteers awarded top UN humanitarian honour for efforts with migrants and refugees

6 September 2016 – A Greek human rights activist and a Greek volunteer rescue team – Efi Latsoudi and the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) – have been jointly awarded this year’s Nansen Refugee Award for (...)


Kabul, 19 August 2016 – At the start of a three-day visit to Afghanistan, high-level officials from the United Nations and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation today commemorated World (...)

Iraq : UN seeks $284M to start aid response ahead of Mosul military operation

20 July 2016 – One of the top United Nations officials in Iraq is warning that an expected military operation in Mosul will lead to the largest and most dramatic humanitarian crisis in the world, (...)


New UN report reveals millions of refugee children ‘missing out’ on education

15 September 2016 – In a new report, the United Nations refugee agency said that more than some six million school-age children under its mandate have no school go to and that refugees are five times more likely to be out of school than the global average. “This represents a crisis for millions of refugee children,” UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said in a news release issued by his Office (UNHCR). “Refugee education is sorely neglected, when it is one of the few opportunities we have to transform and build the next generation so they can change the fortunes of the tens of millions of forcibly displaced people globally,” he added. According to the agency’s new report, Missing Out : Refugee Education in Crisis, only half of refugee children have access to primary (...)more...

UN deputy chief highlights benefits from and challenges confronting oceans

27 June 2016 – Addressing a gathering on laws affecting the world’s oceans, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today underscored that healthy oceans are critical to (...)

Main features of Academic Leadership : reflections from Humphrey fellow

This paper briefly introduces my reflections based on lessons learned during the 2015 fall semester as a part of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. I will explore American academic leadership (...)

"DYSLEXIQUE…VRAIMENT ? Et si l’on soignait l’école"

Tout un programme ce titre du livre de Colette Ouzilou qui apporte un vent de fraicheur dans la réflexion sur les causes réelles de l’épidémie de dyslexie qui envahie depuis quelques décennies les (...)

Learn a language in 80 hours in Geneva or in New York

“Learning a language in 80 hours” is an innovative, efficient and stimulating teaching method which enables students to master a foreign language in 80 hours over a matter of months ‒‒ or even (...)


À Paris Inauguration de l’exposition « Irak sur Seine II » Maîtres contemporains de la peinture irakienne

« Irak sur Seine II » exposition consacrée aux maîtres de la peinture irakienne par la Galerie L’Harmattan, a été un grand succès pour un deuxième rendez-vous avec le public parisien de l’été, au cœur du quartier Latin qui arbore toujours avec insolence son éternelle jeunesse. Les dix artistes membres de « Iraqi new art association » participant à l’exposition sont présentés par Ali Jebur, plasticien reconnu sous le nom Rodin de Bagdad. C’est en présence de Samir Jamal Alltaby, consul d’Irak en France que l’inauguration de l’exposition a été animée d’une conférence très instructive, appréciée de tous. Maître Ghani Alani, héritier de l’école de calligraphie de Bagdad et le peintre Salah Jiad Almassoudi ont tour à tour mis en valeur les œuvres des artistes peintres, femmes et hommes. Les œuvres exposées (...)more...

Art Brut versus art contemporain : confrontation artistique à Lausanne

L’été culturel lausannois nous invite à une passionnante confrontation entre l’Art (dit) Brut et l’art contemporain. Le premier a son musée – lieu fascinant s’il en est – sur les hauts de Lausanne. Il (...)

Activities within the framework of the CIS Cultural capital 2016 Status launched in Dashoguz

31/03/2016 Turkmenistan a second time has the ability, as the cultural capital of the Commonwealth States, to attract the attention of the scientists and intellectuals of the CIS to its ancient (...)

Cultural goods remain economic driver in digital age – UNESCO report

10 March 2016 – A United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report launched today finds that the trade in cultural goods doubled from 2004 to 2013 despite a global (...)


C’est avec un immense plaisir que l’association culturelle suisse-arménienne AVETIS vous annonce la création de son orchestre professionnel l’AVETIS FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA sous la baguette de son (...)

Health and well-being

WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks

11 October, 2016 ¦ Geneva : Taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, says a new World Health Organization (WHO) report. Fiscal policies that lead to at least a 20% increase in the retail price of sugary drinks would result in proportional reductions in consumption of such products, according to the report titled Fiscal policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). Reduced consumption of sugary drinks means lower intake of “free sugars” and calories overall, improved nutrition and fewer people suffering from overweight, obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Free sugars refer to monosaccharides (such as glucose, fructose) and disaccharides (such as sucrose or table sugar) added to foods and drinks by the (...)more...

Rabies continues to kill despite effective animal & human rabies vaccines Rabies control needs to go beyond human and animal health services

Geneva, September 27, 2016. Rabies – a preventable but fatal disease - for which effective vaccines have existed for over 100 years – still takes the lives of an estimated 60,000 people each year, (...)

WHO encourages countries to act now to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis

GENEVA– Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging countries to take rapid action to improve knowledge about the disease, and to increase access to (...)

Rapid diagnostic test and shorter, cheaper treatment signal new hope for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients

GENEVA – New World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations aim to speed up detection and improve treatment outcomes for multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) through use of a novel rapid (...)

WHO : Life expectancy increased by 5 years since 2000, but health inequalities persist

19 MAY 2016, GENEVA – Dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries, according to this year’s “World Health (...)

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Nasser…. ce jour du 28 septembre

Anouar El’Sadate grimpait nerveusement l’escalier de l’appartement de la famille Nasser, en ce début d’après-midi agité du 28 septembre 1970. Il rata la dernière image du raïs vivant. Il eut juste le temps de lui fermer les yeux. Gamal Abdel Nasser est mort dans son lit après une vie animée de victoires, d’espoir et de déception. L’Egypte ne sera jamais remise de cette perte. Il est rare qu’un homme politique divise autant l’opinion publique de son pays depuis près de sept décennies. L’Egypte qui l’a vu naître en 1918 sera toute autre à sa mort, ce jour du 28 septembre ancré dans l’histoire de celle-ci telle une huitième plaie. Le raïs rendit son dernier souffle, emporté par une complication cardiaque, en état d’épuisement total. Menant une guerre d’usure contre Israël après la défaite de 1967, cette guerre a (...)more...

Revivre la Patrie *

La Patrie n’est pas un lieu géographique inéluctable défini par les lois de la nature ou par les impératifs de la vie. Elle est la demeure de l’amour premier, la demeure de l’enfance, celle du (...)

Retrouver Camus

Albert … Le jour où tu as perdu la vie, j’avais à peine 7 ans. Je ne te connaissais pas encore ni même lu aucune de tes (...)

Le double miroir de Mahfouz

Aucun romancier égyptien n’ose encore se départir de l’héritage de Mahfouz ni revendiquer publiquement sa succession. Et pour cause. Ses disciples1 le prennent pour ce qu’il fût : le maître. Cette (...)

L’Amour se renouvelle ...

L’Amour se renouvelle ... Mauresque Il n’existe de jour qui passe sans sentir ton souffle remonter à mes lèvres Ton absence t’impose telle une source d’eau, masquée d’ombres, dans un jardin andalou (...)

Poetry and literature

« Sans Patrie », le livre qui prépare et annonce Heidi

Tout le monde connaît « Heidi », pas forcément l’original, c’est-à-dire les tomes publiés en allemand par Johanna Spyri en 1880 et 1881, mais sans doute ses adaptations et traductions multiples et diverses (dont des suites qui ne sont pas de l’auteure), ses versions pour enfants (raccourcies et simplifiées), et surtout ses apparitions au cinéma (inoubliable Shirley Temple), dans des séries télévisées, et le nouveau visage presque définitif que lui a donné le Japonais Isao Takahata en 1974 dans son dessin animé en 52 épisodes qui a fait le tour du monde… Et j’en oublie certainement ! Tellement reproduite, allongée, raccourcie, transformée, adaptée, que l’on ne sait peut-être plus très bien de quoi l’on parle. Et puis, que sait-on de Johanna Spyri ? Trop peu de choses. Mais ce que l’on sait renverse tous les (...)more...

Literature in the service of peace - 25 years of the United Nations Society of Writers (UNSW), Tuesday 14 Oct., 1 p.m. Library Events Room, United Nations, Geneva


On Saturday 10 March beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing until well past noon, the United Nations Society of Writers/Société des Ecrivains des Nations Unies and its literary journal Ex Tempore (...)

Zidane Meriboute, Islam’s Fateful Path

We are happy to inform you on the publication by the Londonian Publisher I.B Tauris of the translation and Update into English of the book : "La Fracture islamique:demain le soufisme ?" , (...)

At Sixty

Sixty is no eschatological age, but a breathing pause after a good run. Sixty is no end and no beginning, but a hyperbolic notwithstanding, a parable of sowing and reaping, a metaphor of (...)

Travel reportage

Elephant poaching rates virtually unchanged in 2014

CITES MIKE programme says that elephant populations continue to decline owing to steady poaching trends Positive progress in East Africa, but situation deteriorating in Central and West Africa. First compliance measures adopted Geneva/Kasane, 23 March 2015 – According to the latest figures released by the CITES programme for Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants, commonly known as MIKE, overall elephant poaching rates at monitored sites remained virtually unchanged in 2014 compared to the previous year. Poaching rates still exceed natural elephant population growth rates, meaning a continued decline in elephant numbers overall is likely. The latest CITES MIKE figures presented today at the African Elephant Summit in Kasane (Botswana), show no increase in the overall poaching (...)more...

Le Paxmal : un temple de paix dans les montagnes suisses

Ce temple, c’est l’histoire d’une vie et d’une œuvre, celles de Karl Bickel (1886-1982). Ce Zurichois fut à la fois peintre, sculpteur, graphiste et dessinateur renommé de timbres-poste. Il fut aussi (...)

A taste of the ancient Silk Road The Aslar Sadosi Festival in Khiva, Uzbekistan

The Asrlar Sadosi (Echo of the Centuries) Festival is an annual event dedicated to the preservation of traditional culture in Uzbekistan. It all started in 2008, when the Fund Forum, a public NGO (...)

Eco-tourism in Jordan

In a beautiful modern building on a hill overlooking one of the landmarks of Amman stand the offices of Wild Jordan. The building is functional, modern and fits into the landscape, and it gives (...)

Le Palais idéal du Facteur Cheval

Tout ce que tu vois, passant, Est l’oeuvre d’un paysan. Ferdinand Cheval A environ deux heures de Genève existe un lieu (...)

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Le fil invisible entre humilité et éternité

"J’emporte avec moi la conscience de ma défaite comme l’étendard d’une victoire", écrivait Fernando Pessoa, l’immense et humble écrivain portugais, dans son "Livre de l’intranquilité". Si le Portugal est aujourd’hui sur toutes les lèvres, ce n’est pas seulement grâce à son équipe de football, Championne d’Europe 2016, décrochant la toute première médaille d’or de son histoire ; mais parce qu’elle l’a faite dans la dignité et dans l’humilité, en battant la France, chez elle, au Stade de France. Pourtant, la dernière victoire du Portugal face à la France remonte à ..1975. Pendant toute cette période, la France a battu le Portugal 10 fois. Des chiffres qui poussent plutôt à la réflexion. Grand pays du football, patrie d’Eusebio, de Figo et de l’inévitable Cristiano Ronaldo, le Portugal a traversé cette compétition (...)more...

Qu’a t-elle donc apporté !!!!!

Tous les pays communément du tiers monde ont été à un moment de leur histoire colonisés par un pays tiers. Cette colonisation s’est faite pour soit disant "civilisés" ces "peuplades primitives". Cet (...)

A ces hommes politiques qui nous dirigent

Au risque de dépeindre un tableau noir, au risque de faire rire certains, au risque que cela tourne au ridicule, au risque que l’histoire ne se répète à ces hommes politiques qui nous dirigent. Dans (...)

Aujourd’hui le monde arabe

On pourrait humilier des peuples pendant des décennies, on pourrait par le biais de la force, par le biais d’un pouvoir autoritaire asservir tout un peuple. Si a cela on ajoute l’appui (...)

A ce Liban, a ce rêve

Il est de ceux qui se battent pour un idéal et qui sacrifient leurs vies. Il est de ceux, pour qui leur terre est sacrée Il est de ceux pour qui, le pays est synonyme de symbole, d’entité, de (...)

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Bishop Edward Daly D.D : Death and Legacy

Bishop Edward Daly, Doctor of Divinity, was a well known Irish Roman Catholic priest and author of pastoral and other publications. He served as the Bishop of Derry from 1974 to 1994. As advocate and activist he took part in several civil rights marches and events during the period known as ‘The Troubles’. He had first-hand experience of the Battle of the Bogside in 1969, the early years of The Troubles and of internment. He became a public figure after he appeared in the iconic photograph in Derry on the day of ‘Bloody Sunday’ on 30 January 1972 waving a blood-stained white handkerchief to (...)

Nations at War : Centenary Commemorations 2016

Irish Madonna Hungary : Bishop Walter Lynch of Clonfert

Book Note : Sean Lester The Guardian of a Small Flickering Light, by Authors Marit Fosse and John Fox** Foreword by Michael Moller, Director-General, United Nations Headquarters, Geneva

Irish Courtesan : Margaret Leeson (1727-1797)