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2015

The 71st session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child will be held in Geneva from 12 to 29 January 2016.

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On 10, December 2015 - International Human Rights Day – the first Human Rights Photography Award has rewarded the work of five photographers on the theme of freedom of expression.

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The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's conference (14MSP) took place in Geneva from 30 November to 4 December 2015. It insisted that States integrate the care and rehabilitation of landmine survivors into broader disability and human rights contexts, and that mine-affected States steady their efforts to achieve a mine-free world.

The documentary photographer Raphael Dallaporta signs this work of chilling beauty.

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This picture features the Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte. It was taken by the award-winning photojournalist André Liohn who received the 2011 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his work in Libya.

The violent confrontations that occurred in October 2011, in Sirte, Libya forced the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) staff to evacuate 49 war-wounded patients from the Ibn Sina Hospital towards Tripoli hospitals.

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Refugees lit by a torch in Kljuc Brdovecki, Croatia, are guided through the fog along a track next to fields approaching the Slovenian border on 26 October 2015.

UNHCR launches an appeal to fund the Winterization Plan for the Refugee Crisis in Europe, November 2015 – February 2016.

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This year, Geneva Peace Week gathered 2800 participants representing the civil society and the diplomatic community.

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Radio contact between astronaut Kjell Lindgren from International Space Station and students from the Institut Florimont in Geneva. This event took place during the ITU World Radio Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva. Almost 3000 people from 160 countries meet until 27 November 2015 to discuss the future of global communication. 

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A patient, victim of sexual violence photographed in Shabunda hospital in South-Kivu in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Award-winning photographer Lisa Kristine captured this haunting image of a young man caught in the vicious cycle of modern-day slavery. For as long as he can recall, he has been forced to work on the Lake Volta, Ghana. Terrified of his master he will not run away.

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United Nations celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Let's gather 

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On the occasion of the Nansen Initiative Global Consultation, Lucy + Jorge Orta's work Antarctic Village – No Borders was on exhibition at the Geneva Sicli Pavillon on 11 October 2015.

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WTO Public Forum 2015 opening session film "Trade at Work: a reverse engineering exercise".
What does it take to make a shoe in today’s connected global economy? People.
Presented on 30 september 2015.

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CERN, Researchers'Night. Olivier Gaumer, of Physiscope (UNIGE) shows the properties of color to more than 500 teenagers at one of the shows "La science au cinéma", 25 September 2015.

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The cartoonist Gabriele Schlipf draws her vision of the Geneva Peace Talks, held 18-19th September 2015.

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Green Cross international: One of the photos exhibited on the theme "The Future We Want", along Quai Wilson, to be viewed until 30th September.

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Fête de la communication, Geneva Press Club (CSP), 28 August 2015

Fête de la communication 2015

World Humanitarian Day, Sergio Vieira de Mello Award ceremony for humanitarian workers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, Palais des Nations, 19 August 2015

World Humanitarian Day, Sérgio Vieira de Mello Award ceremony for humanitarian workers who have lost their lives in the line of duty, Palais des Nations, 19 August 2015

UNITAR's Women in leadership workshop for WMO delegates, WMO Building, 6 June 2015

UNITAR's Women in leadership workshop for WMO delegates, WMO Building, 6 June 2015
The Place des Nations during the summer