UN Agencies Join Forces

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 on the expertise of its multiple stakeholders, the World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Agency for Refugees (UNHCR),…

A Life at the UN: Sergio Vieira de Mello

“We wanted to publish excerpts of his speeches because they must not be forgotten. Specially speeches about racism, about the functioning of the United Nations, about the Human Rights Commission.” Ms. Plentz Fagundes interviews Secretary General of Reporters Without Borders, George Gordon-Lennox, on his book about the late UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sergio Vieira…