17 February - 23 February 2020
Climate Change and disasters go hand in hand. What does the future hold? How can we make the world a more resilient place? Find out at a public lecture by Secretary-General Petteri Taalas on 18 February, hosted by the University of Geneva.
The docuseries "Our Planet" narrated by Sir David Attenborough, showcasing the world's natural wonders, is being screened at the International Environment House on Thursdays, at lunch time. Joint us for the screening of the 4th episode, "Coastal seas", this Thursday at 12:30, with our invited exert, Daniel KACHELRIESS, Associate Scientific Support Officer, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. #OurPlanet
The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to “honour and support courageous people solving global problems”. Nominations for the award are open and anyone can nominate changemakers who deserve to be recognised for their outstanding work in peace, justice, and sustainability. #RightLivelihoodAward
Check the list below to see the list of events targeting environmental-related topics this week. Please note that the list of events and vacancies provided in our weekly newsletter is non-exhaustive. Stay tuned and follow us also on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or visit our website regularly for additional updates.
Don't miss the public event discussing how the international community in Geneva can be mobilized to help protect environmental defenders and civic spaces, at Palais Eynard, Wednesday 26 February.
The events taking place this week
Public Lecture with WMO Secretary-General. Climate Change and disasters go hand in hand. What does the future hold? How can we make the world a more resilient place?.
Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.
International Environment House I Room I
Comment dépasser l’opposition ville-nature au service d’un urbanisme plus humain et plus résilient ? Quelle place l’architecture doit-elle laisser à la nature ? Pour quels bénéfices?
This webinar will open a series of live lectures in the occasion of the re-launch of the E-waste Challenge Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
The event is part of the very first #InternationalPechaKuchaDay on February 20 2020 (20/2/20), where more than 100 cities around the globe will hold sortytelling events simulateously.
SDG Solution Space
15 Avenue de Sécheron