Movers and Shakers

A selection of news from IOs, NGOs or public authorities about ambassadors, directors, board members and other people shaping the future of International Geneva. Stay tuned!

 

  • Secretary-General Appoints Pamela Coke-Hamilton of Jamaica Executive Director, International Trade Centre

    United Nations / Secretary-General – 24 July 2020

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  • Human Rights Committee closes its one hundred and twenty-ninth session, its first ever held online

    UN Geneva – 24 July 2020

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  • The Geneva Trade Platform: Broadening and Diversifying the Conversation about Trade

    Interview of Dmitry Grozoubinski, Executive Director, the Geneva Trade Platform

    The Geneva Observer – 23 July 2020

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  • Geneva steps onto the stage as an urban laboratory for ecological change

    With Panos Mantziaras, Director, Fondation Braillard Architectes

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 24 July 2020

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  • Inside Geneva podcast: Can Covid-19 'vaccine multilateralism' work?

    With Nora Kronig Romero, Head of International Affairs Division, Federal Office of Public Health, Thomas Cueni, Director General, IFPMA, and Seth Berkley, Chief Executive Officer, Gavi

    Swissinfo – 26 July 2020 (audio)

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  • La mémoire numérique du CERN prend des couleurs

    "Près de 200 000 photographies en couleurs ont été scannées afin de les préserver et de les rendre plus facilement accessibles"

    CERN – 22 juillet 2020

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  • CERN, SKAO, GÉANT and PRACE to collaborate on high-performance computing

    CERN – 22 July 2020

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  • Bulgarian Diplomatic Institute recognises DiploFoundation’s contribution to Institute's work

    DiploFoundation – 24 July 2020

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  • Seckou Keita & Friends - Now Or Never (Official Video): Support the ICRC in response to COVID-19!

    With Seckou Keita, Fatoumata Diawara, Noura Mint Seymali, Hakim, Manecas Costa, Anandi Bhattacharya, Zule Guerra, Kris Drever, Celestine Walcott-Gordon

    Youtube – 26 July 2020 (video)

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  • What's on this week?

    High-level Global Talk Show: Towards a “Hepatitis-free future” @WHO; Committee on Agriculture @WTO; Online training @PHAP on Humanitarian Leadership: Dealing with uncertainties; Webinar on The impact of unequal access to ICT infrastructure on the Geography of COVID-19 Diffusion @ITU, and more. Check out the calendar!

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  • IUCN creates a global standard for evaluating trendy "nature-based solutions"

    Heidi.news / Geneva Solutions – 23 July 2020

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  • DG Azevêdo: “We’ve achieved a lot, but much remains to be done”

    “In his farewell remarks to the General Council on 23 July, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo reflected on the achievements secured during his seven years at the helm of the WTO and the challenges facing the organization ahead.”

    WTO – 23 July 2020

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