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Every week, discover a theme of International Geneva’s current events linked to an image of a renowned photographer.

 

2021

In the framework of the series of discussions "Connect with the GENvironment, Friday conversations with an environmental expert," the Geneva Environment Network (GEN) invites you on 14 May to meet Alice Tipping, Lead, Fisheries Subsidies at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (

10 May 2021

On 11 May 2021, to mark the 150th anniversary of the Central Tracing Agency (CTA), the ICRC and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) organize the high-level online discussion "Transforming the global response for missing persons" with the participation of Ignazio Cassis, Federal Councilor, and head of the FDFA and Peter Maurer, President of the

3 May 2021

"The Use of Remote Sensing and AI in the Mine Action Sector" is the theme of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Geneva Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) multi-sectorial webinar on 20 and 22 April 2021.

19 April 2021

From 12 to 15 April 2021, the "Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment" will convene global players with a multi-sectoral approach to enhance fair, ethical, and responsible recruitment of migrant workers. Featuring:

12 April 2021

For the release of the French version of its very first report "Playing with Lives: Cyberattacks on Healthcare are Attacks on People", the CyberPeace Institute organizes a virtual seminar on 30 March 2021, with:

29 March 2021

On 22 March 2021, World Water Day, the Geneva Cities Hub and UN-Habitat organize, in collaboration with the Geneva Water Hub, the online debate "Water & Sanitation in the City: Good & Bad experiences, what are the lessons?" This high-level discussion is a first of a series en

22 March 2021

On 16 March 2021, the Graduate Institute holds the online event "A decade of war in Syria: What have humanitarian agencies learned?" with Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General and emergency relief coordinator, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

15 mars 2021

From 24 February to 17 March, the exhibition "Palais des Nations: A Time for Reflection", co-organized by the Center of Photography Geneva (CPG) and the UN Geneva Perception Change Project, will be presented in the Geneva public display space.

8 March 2021

On Wednesday, 3 March, the IUCN will host two Ministerial panels on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Recovery. Ten governments will join IUCN's Director-General, Dr. Bruno Oberle, to discuss the benefit of NbS for more sustainable and resilient societies. The scene above takes place in Greenland in 2008.

1 March 2021

From 22 February to 23 March, the Human Rights Council holds its 46th regular session. United Nations' highest body dedicated to the protection and promotion of Human Rights will notably address racism, poverty, children's rights, and the rights of people with disabilities. You may watch the session live on UN Web tv.

22 February 2021

On 18 February 2021, the Geneva Internet Platform invites you to the 6th Geneva Engage Awards online ceremony.

15 February 2021

On 10 February, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and, World Health Organization (WHO) present a webinar on International instruments on the use of antimicrobials across the human, animal, and plant sectors.

8 February 2021

To mark the launch of the DigitHarium, the ICRC presents "Digital dilemmas #1: Data protection in a Covid world", with Massimo Marelli, Head of Data Protection Office (ICRC) and Joseph A. Cannataci Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy (OHCHR), on 12 January 2021, at 2 pm.

12 January 2021

2020

The Office of International Geneva wishes you a great start to 2021!

On 15 November 1920, the Reformation Hall hosted the first assembly of the League of Nations. A brass band marches in front of its doors. To close the centenary of this event, we invite you to revisit the exhibition set up by UNOG with the support of the Canton:

100 years of multilateralism in Geneva

18 December 2020

Based in Geneva, the International alliance for the protection of heritage in conflict areas (ALIPH) is the only global fund exclusively dedicated to the protection and rehabilitation of cultural heritage in conflict in post-conflict areas. After two years of operation, it is now financing over 100 projects in 22 countries for more than 35 million USD.

14 December 2020

Today, 30 November 2020, "the CyberPeace Institute celebrates its first year of existence with the discussion "Achieving CyberPeace: a Collective Effort in Cyberspace and Beyond."

30 November 2020

The International Migration Organization (IOM) is holding its 111 Council Session from 24 to 27 November 2020. Magnum member Moises Saman took this image of refugees crossing the border between Syria and Iraq, and heading to Bardarash Camp aboard a bus operated by IOM, on 1 November 2019.

24 November 2020

On 20 November 2020, the Young Activists Summit (#YAS20) will shine a spotlight on seven young activists who are advancing climate action, biodiversity, human rights, sustainable and ethical fashion issues.

13 November 2020