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‎‎‎‎Young People & Multilateralism: Intern Networking and Career InspirationIN-PERSON

B/01-135 - B-1-135 - Library (Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland)

B/01-135 - B-1-135 - Library

Palais des Nations

Palais des Nations, B Building, Entry point: Peace Gate.


Why are interns and young people important to the future of multilateralism? And how can interns in the UN system make the most of their experience, contribute their skills and knowledge, and find career opportunities in the multilateral system? This session will feature insightful discussions, intern networking opportunities, reflections and practical advice from former interns who are currently working in the UN system.

Join us to:

  • Explore why young people are critical to the multilateralism of the future.
  • Learn from former UN interns about their experiences and get their honest advice on how to make the most of a multilateral career.
  • Discover the range of digital resources on multilateralism available at the UN Library & Archives Geneva.
  • Learn from other interns through time for networking and discussion.
    • Networking Lunch: Networking Kickstart

      Bring your brownbag lunch and join us in the Library Events Room, B Building lobby.

    • Opening: Event start
      Convener: Ms Yiying Zhang (The knowledge & Learning Commons)
    • Opening Remarks

      Opening remarks by Francesco Pisano on the importance of young people in multilateralism.

      Conveners: Mr Francesco Pisano (Director, United Nations Library & Archives Geneva), Ms Flora Chiper
    • Interactive Panel with former Interns: Moderated Panel Discussion

      Join the moderated panel discussion that will include former interns, professionals at the UN organization and entities.

    • Introduction to UN Library & Archives Geneva: how to benefit from our resources
      Conveners: Ms Cristina Giordano, Ms Hermine Diebolt
    • Closing Session Networking