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Implementing the UN Youth Strategy – Lessons from The Gambia

The paper identifies learnings from UN colleagues, civil society, and government representatives on the success and limitations of ongoing efforts to implement the UN Youth Strategy within The Gambia.

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Previous Publications

The International Civil Service

A Reference Compendium for UN Personnel

This compendium is designed to serve as a reference point on the laws, regulations, policies and guidelines that relate directly to the international civil service.

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Special reissue

The International Civil Servant in Law and in Fact

A reissue of the notable lecture delivered by Dag Hammarskjöld at Oxford in May 1961. In the lecture Hammarsköld details the legal principles for the international civil service and underscores the importance of its international character and independence.

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Dag Hammarskjöld in Oxford

Publication series

100 years of International Civil Service

This series commemorates the first century of the international civil service, which originated in 1919 with the birth of the League of Nations. It 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.

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