100 Years of International Civil Service


This publication series commemorates 100 years of international civil service, which originated in 1919 with the birth of the League of Nations.

The series features inspirational and reflective think pieces on the concept of the international civil service by former and present United Nations’ officials, as well as representatives from civil society and academia.

It relates to the Foundation’s work on leadership, which strives to kindle a constructive dialogue on how to foster and secure visionary and principled leadership in the UN.