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2019

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its forum, which is being held from 8 to 12 April under the theme "Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Development Goals." Here, a journalist from Agence France Presse dictates his article during the 2001 Conference for Peace and National Unity in Afghanistan in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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To mark International Day of Mine Awareness, GICHD is launching the exhibition "Life of Mine". The exhibition will be inaugurated at the Rotonde du Mont Blanc on April 4 from 13h30-14h30 and will travel to more than 20 countries. A digital version of the exhibition will be available at www.lifeofmine.org

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On Monday 18 March, the ICRC, in collaboration with the Musée de l'Elysée and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), presents the screening and debate "Humanitarian principles in motion". Ten Swiss photographers were given carte blanche to share their vision of the notions of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence.

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The World Wide Web was invented 30 years ago (Web@30). This picture was taken by documentary photographer Andri Pol. It is part of a unique portrait of the organization entitled "Inside CERN" published at Lars Müller Publishers in 2014. 

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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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La Déclaration universelle des droits de l'homme (DUDH) fête ses 70 ans!

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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: les disparus, l'attente, le deuil (7-25 novembre 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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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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