Anne Gallagher

Australian diary

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Geneva seems oblivious to the end-of-winter freeze that has paralysed other parts of Europe. The trains and trams continue to…

The race for the UN’s top job

23 April 2016 9:00 am

When I joined the UN in the early 1990s one of my many surprise encounters was with a large portrait…

Migration diary

16 May 2015 9:00 am

I lived in Geneva for most of the 1990s but arriving by plane on a clear spring day has never…

When it comes to free speech, we’re all hypocrites

14 February 2015 9:00 am

Like a few of his other ‘principled’ policies, Tony Abbott’s commitment to revising the legislative prohibition against insulting or offending…

Surrogacy Notes

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Even the most ardent supporters of surrogacy admit that the present situation in Australia is a mess. Commercial surrogacy is…