8 April - 14 April 2019
The Day of Cities, organized by UNECE, brings together Mayors, urban managers and other key municipal practitioners for an exchange of views and knowledge sharing of good practices and successful planning strategies. In two roundtables, Mayors and Deputy Mayors are discussing approaches on how to create smart sustainable cities, focusing on ways to improve the quality of life of people and on improving efficiency of urban operations, services and competitiveness.
E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in developed as well as developing countries. This week the ILO is convening a Global Dialogue Forum on Decent Work in the Management of Electrical and Electronic Waste and within the WSIS Forum 2019, a High Level Dialogue - An end to electronic waste: Building an E-waste Coalition is taking take place.
Le Festival du Film Vert qui a débuté début mars en Suisse romande et en France voisine, est à Genève du 31 mars au 14 avril.
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The a summary of the discussion "Our Plastic Future: Can the Oceans Survive?" organized within the framework of the Sustainability Week, and a video are available online.
Videos of past GEN events, as well as documents and links presented are available online.
The events taking place this week
Plus de 20 projections de documentaires inédits dans différents lieux (Muséum d'histoire naturelle, MEG, Cinélux, Cinéma Bio, Empire, The Graduate Institute, Ferme biologique de la Touvière).
Genève - Carouge -
The Day of Cities will bring together Mayors, urban managers and other key municipal practitioners for an exchange of views and knowledge sharing of good practices and successful planning strategies.
Palais des Nations
Discussing current and emerging issues related to the promotion of decent work in the management of e-waste, with the aim of adopting points of consensus, including recommendations for future action.
Lecture by George Stosur providing a view on global climate change issues, the positions and arguments, with the likely political consequences for the petroleum industry.
Rue de Zürich 19
Discussion with Clara Rowe, head for the Mexico and Central America from Earthworm Foundation, and the CEO, Bastien Sachet.
A platform for the exchange of views on the current e-waste management challenge and on considering concrete actions for building the E-waste Coalition.
International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG) - Room 1
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