Every week, discover a theme of International Geneva’s current events linked to an image of a renowned photographer.
This week, we invited Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, to choose an image on the occasion of the International Labour Conference to be held from 10 to 21 June 2019. “Since 1919, the International Labour Organization has been in the frontline bringing together governments, workers and employers to advance social justice and promote decent work.
From May 20 to 28, WHO is holding its 72nd World Health Assembly. The day-by-day program is available here. Portrait of Max Naylor Marlow, son of photographer Peter Marlow, returning home after accidentally falling at school.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.