Opening Ceremony of Geneva Peace Week 2019
TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER, 17:00 - 21:00

As peace and security challenges multiply, Geneva Peace Week creates the space for concrete action in a rapidly changing world. The week will feature discussions about peacebuilding in Europe, the interrelationship between humanitarian work, human rights, peace, and the definitions of truth and trust, among many other topics. This November, experts, activists, and decision-makers will converge in Geneva to help forge the new partnerships that the world needs.

The Opening Ceremony features speakers Dr. Ela Gandhi, Professor Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, Martin Doe Rodriguez, Mr. Elhadj As Sy, and Maestro Karim Wasfi, as well as remarks by UNOG Director-General Tatiana Valovaya, Swiss Deputy State Secretary Krystyna Marty Lang, and Mr. Mauro Poggia of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

The Ceremony will be followed by a reception hosted by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic, Canton and City of Geneva.

Attendance is free (ceremony and reception), however registration is mandatory.

We encourage you to download the event app “Whova” and use code: gpw19app

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