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2019

March 1, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

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The Association of Accredited Correspondents at the United Nations (ACANU) celebrates its 70th anniversary. As part of its celebrations, a photo exhibition retracing some of the great moments in the history of international relations is on display at the Palais des Nations until 28 February.

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The EFTA Council meets on 5 February 2019 in Geneva, chaired this semester by Liechtenstein. Taken on 4 January 1960, this picture shows Gottlieb Gut, Swiss Ambassador, signing the EFTA Convention in Stockholm.

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The conference entitled The Lost Decade in the Global War on Drugs will take place on 28 January 2019 at the Graduate Institute. The internationally recognized photojournalist and Magnum Photos member Jerôme Sessini signs this picture.

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Tuesday January 29, 2019 – Impact Hub Geneva presents SDG Mashup: Scaling Innovative Solutions for SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being.

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2018

These are the most-read articles from our Daily News in 2018.
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) celebrates 70 years! Born out of two World Wars, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is just as powerfully relevant as it was on the day it was signed, back in 1948.

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The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) celebrates 20 years

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TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen – Empower

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Grand Finale Demo Day for Collaborate for Social Impact (C4SI) on 24th November, 2018: young innovators from all walks of life will present innovative solutions to various challenges faced by international and non-governmental organizations.

C4SI is a flagship program under Just Innovate which aims to tackle a range of local and global challenges sourced from leading international affairs and development organizations.

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Suyay: the missing, the waiting, the grieving (7-25 November 2018).

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International Conference on Blended Development Finance and the New Industrial Policy, November 8-9, 2018: how public and private institutions might work better together and propose concrete solutions to accelerate effective development financing.

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In the face of an ever more turbulent world and ever stronger calls to action, Geneva Peace Week (5 – 9 November) stimulates discussion about peaceful solutions for the growing risk of violent conflict in its many forms.

Collective security and peace practice represent a rich tapestry of challenges and achievements, as well as devastating failures.

Geneva Peace Week 2018

Where Art meets Science: Pollution Pods exhibit
In the run-up of the first WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health: Improving Air Quality, Combatting Climate Change – Saving Lives, the exhibit Where Art meets Science: Pollution Pods exhibit will be at Place des Nations, from 29 October – 2 November 2018.

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Louis Appia, 1818–1898: Humanitarian pioneer and co-founder of the Red Cross
This year marks the bicentennial of the birth of the war surgeon Louis Appia. Born in Hanau, he studied in Germany and practiced as a doctor in Geneva from 1849. He earned his place in history by issuing an appeal for help for the wounded of the war in Italy, on 13 May 1859, nine weeks before Henry Dunant.

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Global Advocates for Justice and Human Rights: the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) - 60 years in Geneva!
2018 marks the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) in Geneva on the initiative of the great Swiss jurist Jean-Flavien Lalive, who was Secretary General of the Organization in 1958.

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Fédération genevoise de coopération Roundtable: 17 Goals to Transform our World. Thursday 4 October 2018 from 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. at Uni Mail

In 2015, the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Geneva Peace Talks 2018 – Peace without Borders on the International Day of Peace

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CERN opens its doors for Researchers' Night.
Researchers' Night at CERN, a free and fun bilingual event, will happen this year on Friday, 28 September 2018. This is the ninth year that the world's largest particle physics laboratory has opened its doors to the public for this great European celebration of science. In 2017, it attracted more than a thousand visitors. This year, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., the event will offer even more animations to familiarize the public with its activities.

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This sculpture will be inaugurated today, Tuesday 4 September 2018, at 13:30, in connection with a high-level event on marine litter 

 

Photo of the week: High-level Event on Marine Litter and Art Installation