En lo que sería el aniversario de los 10 años del equipo de la Universidad del Rosario (UR Diplomats), los estudiantes sobresalieron como el mejor equipo colombiano de Modelos de Naciones Unidas en la edición 64° del Harvard National Model of United Nations (HNMUN).
By: Natalia Andrea Pardo Zapata, Universidad del Rosario.
An easy point of reference when it comes to integration in the international society is the European Union (EU). However, during the last years this organization has been passing through difficult situations that raise doubts about whether this project worth fighting for. The most recent event that threats in every sense the stability of the EU was the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s decision to quit the Union. Therefore, there are many challenges to come for the organization and its relations with one of the most active States in the international arena.
Young professionals who meet all the eligibility criteria are welcome to apply for the United Nations Young Professionals Programme (UN YPP) 2015. Applications for the YPP examination should be submitted online through Inspira– a special UN recruitment system. In order to use it, you first need to register. You will then be able to search current job openings in the United Nations Secretariat, including YPP openings. To apply for the position, you have to fill in a job application which includes a profile section (My Profile), an application form, and a cover letter, all of which should be prepared online on this website (attached resumes and CVs are not accepted). The application form for the UN YPP is called Personal History Profile (PHP) form.
The Inspira application (or PHP form) is an extended online resume, specifically used by the United Nations, through which you articulate your education, competencies, achievements and professional experience. The application is used to evaluate your eligibility and suitability for the job. It is your opportunity to tell your story in a way that demonstrates that you are the best candidate for the job.
Application period differs depending on the job family. In 2015 the application periods for all job families are the following:
The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit. Instead we have emerged stronger and more unified. We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic and religious freedom, the rule of law and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.” — Rudolph W. Giuliani
As the world remembers one of the saddest days in human history, marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we would like to share with you the reaction of the international community in such a horrific day.
From that point and on, international relations shifted and international law opened its gates to a new era of regulation: fight against terrorism.
Cornerstone of this determination, stands the Resolution we echo today, which clearly states the international community´s readiness to respond and combat all forms of terrorism.
Last night President Barack Obama´s address on the US strategy against ISIS (also known as ISIL or IS) is a reminder of the validity of such resolve, yet many questions and legal loopholes still remain unsolved.
As part of our respects, and as a highlight of our commitment to the dissemination and promotion of International Law among students, the present note intents to fulfill the role of a remembrance of those who lost their lives in the tragic events of 9/11.