Movers and Shakers

Keep track of professionally-related news about appointments, promotions or moves to other institutions within International Geneva.


  • Saving Lives During The Pandemic In The Face Of Inconclusive Science

    Interview of Antoine Flahault, Director, Institute of Global Health at the University of Geneva
    Health Policy Watch – 20 August 2020

  • Global Fund seeks $5B as money runs out for COVID-19 response

    Devex – 21 August 2020

  • MSF condamne les violentes attaques contre sa clinique pédiatrique à Lesbos

    MSF – 21 août 2020

  • What’s on this week?

    Geneva Cities Hub Launch Event; Conference on Disarmament – Third part; World Water Week at home by UNECE; Negotiating Multilateralism in a Changing World at IHEID, Film screening and panel discussion "The Remnants" by GICHD; Virtual Panel Exhibition “100 years of Multilateralism in Geneva”; and more. Check out the calendar!

  • Young people ‘not invincible’ in COVID-19 pandemic: WHO chief

    UN News – 30 July 2020 

  • ISOLDE reveals fundamental property of rarest element on Earth

    “The finding is significant for both fundamental and medical research, as the element is a promising candidate for cancer treatment by targeted alpha therapy”
    CERN – 30 July 2020 

  • Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation: Intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade (second edition)

    WTO – 29 July 2020 

  • Message of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for World Ranger Day 2020

    CITES – 31 July 2020 

  • There’s a Lot We Can Do

    Interview of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, WHO, by Melissa Fleming
    United Nations / Awake at Night – 30 July 2020 (audio)

  • Politics of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Global Challenges (Special issue)
    Graduate Institute – June 2020

  • The ultimate geopolitical game — distributing a coronavirus vaccine

    POLITICO – 29 July 2020

  • 'Cocktail receptions on Zoom are sad.' United Nations diplomacy in the age of Covid-19

    CNN – 28 July 2020

  • Coming To Terms With COVID-19 In One Of Nigeria’s Major Cities

    "First in a series of stories about how the coronavirus lockdowns and relaxations are playing out in different parts of Africa."
    Health Policy Watch – 29 July 2020

  • Guardians of a Continent

    With Evaline Owuor, community health worker, Kenya’s Homa Bay County
    The Global Fund – 29 July 2020

  • Waging war in cities: A deadly choice

    ICRC – 29 July 2020 (video)

  • COVID-19: ALIPH supports over 100 cultural heritage operators in conflict or post-conflict areas

    ALIPH - 29 July 2020

  • Explainer: How the next WTO chief will be chosen and the task ahead

    Reuters – 29 July 2020

  • WADA and IFPMA strengthen collaboration in the protection of clean sport

    IFPMA – 26 July 2020

  • Contre le cancer, une start-up du CERN donne des yeux aux radiothérapeutes – 29 juillet 2020 (accès payant)

  • UNAIDS is hopeful that a new long-acting HIV prevention option will soon become available for women in sub-Saharan Africa

    UNAIDS – 28 July 2020

  • Covid-19 has affected mental health of 40% of teenagers

    Geneva Solutions / – 28 July 2020