What's Up in #GENeva this week?

2 September - 8 September 2019

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Getting ready for busy upcoming weeks

The summer break is over for many and international Geneva is now preparing for the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 and other international negotiations that will be taking place later this year.

Check the list below to see what is on the agenda this week and the job opportunities in the region.

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 and other social networks, or visit regularly our website for additional updates.


Upcoming & Past GEN Events

Upcoming events include

Videos and documents of past GEN events are available online.


Triennial World Wildlife Conference responds to extinction crisis

The triennial World Wildlife Conference (CITES CoP18), concluded last week in Geneva after adopting an impressive list of decisions advancing the conservation and sustainable use of wildlife across the globe.

Interested in what happened lat week at Palexpo?

Agenda /

The events taking place this week

Sur les traces en plastique de Magellan


27 August - 28 September

Installation proposée par la Fondation Pacifique et Oceaneye, racontant une petite partie de cette histoire cauchemardesque qui ne fait que commencer, la colonisation du monde par le plastique...

de l'Orangerie

Second meeting of the Drafting Group on the Guide to Reporting under the Water Convention and on SDG indicator 6.5.2

3 September - 4 September

The guide to reporting under the Convention and on SDG indicator 6.5.2 will provide guidance on how to organize the reporting process, together with clarifications on how to fill in the template.

Palais des Nations

Exposition & Conference:
How to preserve Amazonia? Challenges & Highlighting through Art


6 September

Table ronde: #amazonia #art #environment #soloshow #exhibition #Geneva #Sustainable #artmarket #benoitfournier

Espace L
23 rue des bains


Vacancies /

Job opportunities in the region

Technical Expert
Impact and Finance


Deadline 3 September

UN Environment
Finance Initiative

Economic Affairs
Intern (Sustainable Transport)

Deadline 5 September

UN Economic Commission
for Europe

Monitoring and reporting
Consultant (PAGE)

Deadline 8 September

UN Environment
Resources & Markets Branch

Communication and Events Officer

Deadline 9 September

International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

Development and Regional Activities Department Intern

Deadline 10 September

World Meteorological

Programme Management Assistant

Deadline 11 September

UN Economic Commission
for Europe

Environment and Social Safeguards

Deadline 15 September

World Wildlife Fund
(WWF International)


Deadline 15 September

World Wildlife Fund
(WWF International)

CONSULTANT: UPDATE Guidelines for Writing Project Proposals

Deadline 20 September

Ramsar Convention

Finance and Budget

Deadline 21 September

UN Environment
Europe Office

IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Network Support Officer

Deadline 1 November

International Union for Conservation of Nature

Economic Affairs
(Sustainable Energy)

Deadline 30 December

UN Economic Commission
for Europe

Programme Specialist
Climate, Energy and Environment


World Economic Forum

Ocean Action


World Economic Forum

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