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Sadness set on fire: Humanitarians are not OK right now

My sadness has been set on fire. That’s it; that’s what I’ve been feeling for…
Is this life for you?

Working for the UN on the climate crisis: A look behind-the-scenes

As the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has said, climate change is ‘out of control’…
Is this life for you?

Joining the humanitarian response in Ukraine

In mid-2022, New Zealander Phil Johnstone took annual leave from his job at home to spend four…
Is this life for you?

How to prepare for work in human rights hotspots

Universities and human rights centres like the Australian Human Rights Institute are preparing the next…
Getting your foot in the door

How to get a job at the United Nations

Are you reevaluating your career and looking for a job with more purpose? You’re not…
How will it impact your life?

Wading into chaos: PTSD and other threats you can’t see

Robert Macpherson has been a writer, aid worker, and career infantry officer in the U.S.…
Is this life for you?

Risk a little crazy: Six valuable lessons I learned about pursuing your purpose in life

Ten years ago, almost to the day, I stood at Sydney Airport with my parents,…