Environment:
What's Up in #GENeva this week?


17 February - 23 February 2020

 

Climate change and disasters

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.

 

Ciné Environment House: Our Planet

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

 

Nominate a Candidate for the Right Livelihood Award

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

 

Stay tuned for additional news

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.

 

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Past GEN Events

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Agenda /

The events taking place this week

Conference: Climate Change and Disasters
 
 
 

18 February
18:30

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?.

Uni Mail
Salle MS150

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Coastal Seas)

 
 

20 February
12:30-14:00

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

La nature peut-elle humaniser la ville ?
 
 
 

20 February
8:30-13:00

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?

HEAD
Châtelaine

WEBINAR - E-waste Challenge MOOC: Climate impact, challenges & opportunities in e-waste recycling

20 February
16:00-17:00

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).
 

Webinar
 

Pechakucha Night
@Innovation Park

 
 
 

20 February
19:00-22:00

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


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Vacancies /

Job opportunities in the region

Infographics & Graphic Design
Internhip

Deadline 19 February

UN Environment
TEEB - Ecosystem Services Economics Unit

Stagiaire en gestion de projet – éducation à l’environnement à 80 %

Deadline 20 February

J’aime ma Planète
(JMP)
 

Environment
Affairs
Intern

Deadline 20 February

UN Environment
Resources and Markets
Branch

Membership
Coordinator

 

Deadline 20 February

Better Cotton
Initiative
 

Head of the Technical Support Unit for the Synthesis Report (SYR TSU)

Deadline 21 February

World Meteorological
Organization
 

Environment
Affairs
Intern

Deadline 21 February

UN Environment
Management Group
 

Environment
Affairs
Intern

Deadline 21 February

UN Environment
Resources and Markets
Branch

BIOPAMA
Project Officer

 

Deadline 23 February

International Union for Conservation of Nature
 

Communications
Associate

 

Deadline 23 February

International Union for Conservation of Nature
 

Sustainable Banking Expert & Principles for Responsible Banking

Deadline 23 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Consultancy on Integrated Solutions to Protracted Displacement

Deadline 23 February

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
(UNRISD)

Green Industry
Platform
Consultant

Deadline 23 February

Green Growth
Knowledge Platform
 

Green Growth Knowledge Platform Mid-term Review Consultant

Deadline 23 February

Green Growth
Knowledge Platform
 

IPCC
Legal Officer
P4

Deadline 24 February

World Meteorological
Organization
 

Environmental and Social Finance Expert for the Restoration Project

Deadline 24 February

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Communications
Officer

 

Deadline 24 February

Better Cotton
Initiative
 

Programme Management Officer
P4

Deadline 25 February

UN Environment
Land Use Finance Unit
 

Economic Affairs
Intern
(Aarhus Convention)

Deadline 25 February

UN Economic Commission
for Europe
 

Directeur-trice
Stratégie & Développement (à 60%)

Deadline 25 February

J’aime ma Planète
(JMP)
 

Associate Programme Management Officer
P2

Deadline 25 February

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

Reporting Matters (sustainability reporting)
Intern

Deadline 26 February

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 

Social Media and Web Communications Consultant

Deadline 1 March

Green Growth
Knowledge Platform
 

Project Coordinator
for Sustainable
Blue Economy

Deadline 3 March

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Communications
Consultant
Blue Economy

Deadline 3 March

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Internship

Deadline 3 March

World Meteorological
Organization
 

Resource Mobilization Coordinator (focus on Climate Justice)

Deadline 8 March

Lutheran World Federation
(LWF)
 

Expert, Alignment of Finance Portfolios with Int. Climate Goals

Deadline 9 March

UN Environment
Finance Initiative
 

Programme Management Assistant
G4

Deadline 10 March

Minamata Convention
on Mercury
 

Programme Management Officer
P3

Deadline 14 March

UN Environment
Chemicals & Health Branch
 

IISD Geneva Internship Program
 

Deadline 15 March

International Institute
for Sustainable Development
 

Built Environment (Sustainable cities)
Intern

Deadline

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 

Stagiaire (100%)
pour les mois de juin, juillet et août

Deadline

Association pour la sauvegarde du Léman
(ASL)

 
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