• Greta the Disturber

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    Greta Thunberg has become an international figure. The sixteen-year-old Swedish environmental activist has gone from a lonely student skipping school on Fridays to protest for more action on global warming to being nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. Greta has become a global player. The New York City Board of Education officially excused over one million students from school if they participated in a Manhattan climate change protest with her. Students from around the world have joined her Friday protests.

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  • Sarajevo Library: A Passion for Reading and an Inspired Geneva Donation

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    Remember the Yugoslav wars? The wars ended in Bosnia in 1995 and since then – away from the headlines – countries like Bosnia Herzegovina have tried to reconstruct as best they can with little outside assistance. A Geneva citizen, Eugene Schulman, with the help of a few friends, has managed to breathe hope into a small but important part of Bosnia, its National and University Library.

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