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Global Health Campus

07.11.2018 — Local news Mission Geneva
Collaboration between organizations active in global health is strengthened. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, GAVI Vaccine Alliance, UNITAID, the Stop TB Partnership and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership are now working under the same roof.  


World Investment Forum 2018

22.10.2018 — Local news Mission Geneva
The World Investment Forum, a conference on sustainable investments, was held from 22 to 26 October at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Organized every two years by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the event brought together six thousand people around the role of finance in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


2'000 runners trained for the Course de l'Escalade at the Palais des Nations

21.10.2018 — Local news Mission Geneva
For the 5th time in a row, the United Nations Office at Geneva opened the doors of the Ariana park to host one of the training sessions of the traditional Course de l'Escalade. This edition focused on health and integration, the health benefits for each individual as well as for the society as a whole.


Human rights at the centre of Locarno Festival

05.08.2018 — Local news Mission Geneva
For the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, inspired Piazza Grande by calling for the defense and promotion of the universal values that unite us 


71st World Health Assembly

21.05.2018 — Press release Mission Geneva
The President of the Swiss Confederation has opened the 71st WHA, focused on universal health coverage, and congratulated the World Health Organization on its 70th anniversary.


Move for health

20.05.2018 — Local news Mission Geneva
Local and international communities joined forces to promote sport for health, accompanied by VIPs such as the Nobel prize Jacques Dubochet and the athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie


Sport for Solidarity

21.04.2018 — Mission Geneva
UNOG, UEFA and more than 30 football legends gathered for a match at the Geneva Stadium to raise funds for children with disabilities. The event attracted more than 23'000 people.


Youth, source of creativity and originality

20.04.2018 — Local news Mission Geneva

More than 1'500 pupils from all over Switzerland took part in the EDUKI national contest for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, whose theme of this 6th edition was "Why School? Towards quality education for all". 800 of them went to the Palais des Nations for the presentation of the laureates.

 


2 billion for Yemen

03.04.2018 — Press release Mission Geneva
Donors gathered at the Palais des Nations have pledged USD 2.01 billion for the humanitarian needs of the population in Yemen. Switzerland, which co-hosted the conference, announced a contribution of 13 million francs for 2018.


More needed than ever

26.02.2018 — Position Mission Geneva
Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis underlines the importance of the commitment to Human Rights and Disarmament, two priorities of International Geneva



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