UNHCR, WFP, and UNICEF Launch a Digital Platform

“Three UN agencies have launched a digital platform to streamline the application process and evaluation of partner NGOs.” By Maya Plentz   Twitter @MayaPlentz United Nations, November 12, 2018 —  Three UN agencies have launched a digital platform to streamline the application process and evaluation of partner NGOs. The United Nations Partnership Portal (UNPP), draws…

WSIS at ITU 2018/2017

Link to my speech at the WSIS High Level Policy panel, at ITU Headquarters in 2018 WSIS Forum: Link to talk at the World Summit on the Information Society  Forum 2017 Twitter Moments ⚡️World Summit on the Information Society here ITU 2018  This is the link to my speech / policy statement at the 2018 WSISI Forum, High-Level Policy Session…

Maya Plentz

  In October of 2016 Ms. Plentz Fagundes was appointed by the European Commission to the High Level Group of Experts to review the impact of Horizon 2020, the £80 Billion Framework Programme to fund Research and Innovation in the EU from 2014 to 2020. Bio (short) Previously, Ms. Plentz was a tech and international affairs news producer for Bloomberg…

Foreign Affairs

Maya Plentz interviews Foreign Affairs Minister Celso Lafer, UN Headquarters, 2002  

Missão do Brasil em Genebra

“Nunca delegação alguma tinha apresentado uma resolução como esta, portanto é um marco na história dos debates da Comissão de Direitos Humanos.” Por Maya Plentz Fagundes Maya Plentz interviewed Ministro Conselheiro da Missão do Brasil em Genebra, Frederico Duque Estrada Meyer, for UN Radio’s daily broadcast and weekly podcast UN in Action. *Interviews produced, edited, and transcribed by…

UN Press Relations

“The world’s poorest countries must forge closer links with fast-growing developing economies such as China and Brazil as the after-effects of the credit crunch continue to ravage the US and Europe, according to a report from the United Nations.”   Here are some of the press releases drafted and edited by Ms. Plentz, as well…

O Brasil na ONU

“O Brasil é mais preocupado, internamente, com a questão da segurança pública que é um problema sério que nós temos – mas é claro que nós somos sensíveis também a outros aspectos da questão, inclusive repercussões no campo da sáude, muitas vezes essas armas são instrumentos de suicídio, de conflito interno dos países e até…