L'oeil de la Genève Internationale

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2018

La table ronde de la Fédération genevoise de coopération : 17 objectifs pour transformer le monde. Le 4 octobre 2018, de 18h30 à 20h30, à Uni Mail.

En 2015, les Nations Unies ont adopté le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030. Ce plan d’action est le plus ambitieux jamais adopté par des Etats.

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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.


 

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Prix Nicolas Bouvier à la fête de la presse et de la communication
Le 29 août 2018 a eu lieu, à la Pastorale, la 21ème édition de la fête de la presse et de la communication au Club suisse de la presse. A cette occasion le jury du Prix Nicolas Bouvier a décerné, pour sa 4ème édition, sept prix qui récompensent les meilleures contributions journalistiques liées à la Genève internationale.

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The Open Living Lab Days Conference (OLLD) is the annual meeting of the European network of Living Labs (ENoLL), the global reference in open innovation.

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Accelerating Collaboration: Geneva Finance for SDGs
Towards the advancement of systemic collaboration for sustainable finance in Geneva

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Solidarity with Populations Affected by Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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The High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC): a new milestone in CERN’s history.

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The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) will open its Geneva headquarters, Palais Wilson, to the public on Saturday 16 June; from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The day will be an occasion to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 25th anniversary of the creation of the OHCHR. It will be dedicated to the efforts of human rights defenders, civil society actors and everyone around the world who work to defend and promote the principles of the Declaration.

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The next conference in the ongoing series on migration "Les rendez-vous de la migration", organized jointly by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), Initiatives et Changement (I&C) and the Hospice Général on the topic of "Trauma and resilience" will take place on 14 June.

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Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge
As part of celebrations of the World Health Organization’s 70th anniversary in 2018, WHO is staging a major health promotion event in Geneva on the eve of the 71st World Health Assembly.

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Over 30 international organisations met in Geneva on 12 April 2018 to reflect on the contribution of international rules and standards to the evolving economy, as part of the 5th meeting of the partnership of international organisations for effective international rule-making.

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The Global Health Campus opened its doors on 12 March, when the Global Fund began its move from Blandonnet to Grand Saconnex.

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UEFA and UNOG are joining forces to organise a charity football match.
"The Match for Solidarity" will involve two teams featuring former star players and will take place on Saturday 21 April 2018 at 16.00 CET at the Stade de Genève. The two teams will be managed by Carlo Ancelotti and Didier Deschamps, and will be captained by Luís Figo and Ronaldinho respectively.

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Founded 12 years ago by the Geneva University Hospitals and the University of Geneva, the Geneva Health Forum (GHF) has become one of the most important European events in global health. The 7th edition of the GHF will be held from 10 to 12 April 2018 at the International Conference Center of Geneva (CICG). The forum’s central topic this year is Precision Global Health in the Digital Age, or how the digital revolution can transform the way we practice global health.

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Geneva’s major urban projects
Geneva is a great place to live and work, but some may find that housing and transportation have been a challenge!
So what is Geneva doing about it? Come and discover at the exhibition “Geneva’s major urban projects” from 11 to 13 April 2018 (from 12 pm to 6.30 pm) and Saturday 14 April (from 11 am to 6.30 pm) at the Centre de conférences de Varembé, near place des Nations.

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17 Global Goals to end poverty, reduce inequalities, and ensure prosperity for all, #YouNeedToKnow. 

Since September 2015, when 193 countries adopted the 2030 Agenda, UN Office at Geneva is on the frontline to engage everybody to contribute to achieving the Global Goals.

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On 7 February 2018, Plan International will launch the Girls' Rights are Human Rights major report and a wide-ranging Girls’ Rights Platform. Plan International is an international NGO, active in 75 countries worldwide, that works to advance children’s rights and equality for girls. 

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The Service de la Genève internationale is proud to announce the launch of its new online calendar!

Around 3000 meetings are organized each year by Geneva-based international bodies, not to mention hundreds of conferences at universities and research centres. Many other cultural or economic events also contribute to Geneva's international influence. With so much on offer every day of the year, it can be difficult at times to know what is happening when.

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