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Every week, discover a theme of International Geneva’s current events linked to an image of a renowned photographer.



Today, the International AIDS Society launches "AIDS 2020: Virtual" to access the latest HIV science, research and policy. The online event will be taking place until 10 July and will gather scientists, policy makers, advocates and people living with HIV to advance the HIV response.

6 July 2020

An "infodemic" is an overaboundance of information – some accurate, some not. It makes it difficult to find trustworthy information in times of need. To address this phenomenon, the World Health Organization organizes on 29 June its first Infodemiology Conference to discuss how to manage it and help people find reliable sources of information when they require it.

29 June 2020

On 25 June, The Graduate Institute will live-stream the second online edition of the UN75 Dialogues in International Geneva. This special edition on culture, sports and tourism will discuss the impact the pandemic has on these three sectors.

22 June 2020

On 18 June, PHAP organizes the live webinar "Creating Inclusive Cities: Everyone can make a difference" to explore how European cities are becoming more inclusive to support migrants and refugees at the local level.

15 June 2020

A Syrian refugee gets checked for the covid-19 caused by the novel coronavirus, during a testing campagne organised by Lebanon's health ministry and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the southern city of Sidon, on May 28, 2020. By Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP.

29 May 2020

The Vallhall Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway, used as an examination room for students on May 26, 2020. By Lise Aserud / NTB SCANPIX / AFP.

27 May 2020

Government health workers take the temperature of a patient as they visit riverside communities of the municipality of Melgaco to test them for COVID-19 coronavirus infections in the Marajoara region, located in the southwest of the island of Marajo, at the mouth of the Amazon River in the state of Para, Brazil, on May 23, 2020. By Tarso Sarraf / AFP.

25 May 2020

An employee works in the production of N95 face masks at a factory that produces 40,000 N95 masks per day, in Mexico City on May 21, 2020. Photo by Alfredo Estrella / AFP

22 May 2020

A woman walks past a Coronavirus-related mural painted by artist Mick Martinez in Ciudad Juarez, state of Chihuahua, Mexico, on 19 May 2020. Photography Herika Martinez / AFP.

20 May 2020

Nurses assigned to the Infectious Diseases Unit (IDU) at the Kenyatta University Hospital attend a Zumba class held at the hospital compound in Nairobi, on 17 May 2020. Coinciding with the morning shift rotation, it aimed to offer some respite to nurses charged with the management of patients infected with COVID-19 Coronavirus. By Tony Karumba / AFP.

18 May 2020

A Bali police officer wears a scary mask called "Leak" while trying to educate people on COVID-19 coronavirus matter at a traditional market in Kerobokan, near Denpasar on May 14, 2020. Photograph taken by SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP.

15 May 2020

A patient affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus speaks with a family member by a video call at a field hospital set up at a sports gym, in Santo Andre, São Paulo state, Brazil, on May 11, 2020. By Miguel Schincariol / AFP

13 May 2020

General view of a ward, on 9 May 2020, where COVID-19 patients breathe with the assistance of oxygen masks, at the regional hospital in Iquitos, the largest city of the Peruvian Amazon. By Ginebra PENA / AFP

11 May 2020

People wearing a face mask sit on the metro in Istanbul, Turkey, on 7 May 2020. By Cem Tekkeşinoğlu / AFP.

8 May 2020

Athens on May 4, 2020, on the first day of the easing of restrictions of a nation-wide lockdown. By Aris Messins / AFP.

6 May 2020

A kid waits for his samples to be collected by a health worker during the Coronavirus COVID-19 mass testing exercise inducted by Kenya’s Ministry of Health in the Kawangware slums of Nairobi on 1 May 2020. By Luis Tato / AFP.

4 May 2020

View of a COVID-19 Coronavirus screening and testing drive in front of the Madala Hostel in Alexandra, Johannesburg, South Africa on 27 April 2020. By Marco Longari/AFP

29 April 2020

An informal market in the Anyama district of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, is sanitized on 25 April 2020, against the Coronavirus COVID-19. By Sia Kambou / AFP.

27 April 2020

24 April marks the International Day of Multilateralism. On this occasion and as part of the global initiative #UN75, the United Nations Office at Geneva, in collaboration with the Graduate Institute, the University of Geneva, and Foraus, are organizing the virtual event "Multilateralism in the time of COVID-19".

24 April 2020