On 26 January 2016, a Book Launch was held as part of the Library Talks Series at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), Switzerland, for the recently-published “Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda: Case Studies and Interventions,” edited by Drs. Ishbel McWha-Hermann, Douglas C. Maynard, and Mary O’Neill Berry.
Attendees were welcomed by Mr. Francesco Pisano, Chief, UNOG Library, and Introductory Remarks were delivered on behalf of Mr. Michael Moller, Under-Secretary-General, Director-General, UNOG, by Mr. David A. Chikvaidze, Chef de Cabinet.
The meeting was moderated by Ms. Telma Viale, Director, Organizational Development, SRI. Presenters were Mr. Chakib Belhassan, Senior Officer, UNOPS Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, Geneva; Dr. Lichia Yiu, President, Centre for Socio-Eco-Nomic Development (CSEND), Geneva; and Dr. Raymond Saner, Professor em. in International Relations & International Management, University of Basel, and Co-Founder of CSEND. Ms. Viale, Dr. Yiu, and Dr. Saner are all authors of chapters in the book.
The text of the Director-General’s Opening Remarks may be read here.