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Catégorie : Actualités de la Genève internationale

LA PANDÉMIE DE COVID EN TANT QUE "RAYON X" - CIBLER LES LACUNES EN MATIÈRE D'EAU ET D'ASSAINISSEMENT EN MILIEU URBAIN

Health Policy Watch, a publié le 22 mars 2021 un article sur le premier débat urbain de Genève sur l'eau et l'assainissement dans la ville. Ils soulignent l'importance de l'accès à l'eau, et comment la pandémie actuelle a été un défi pour les personnes ayant un accès limité à l'eau potable. Lire l'article complet

ASSUREZ-VOUS D'INCLURE LES VILLES DANS LES DÉBATS INTERNATIONAUX SUR LES QUESTIONS RELATIVES AUX RÉFUGIÉS!

Le Geneva Cities Hub (GCH) a été invité par le Haut Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) à participer à la session de clôture du dialogue sur la protection du Haut Commissaire 2020 (9 décembre 2020) et à la Conférence sur le 70e anniversaire de la fondation du HCR (18 janvier 2021). Au cours de ces événements en ligne, le HCR a eu l'occasion de souligner ...

URBAN TALK ON HEALTH & CITIES:OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR URBAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING IN A COVID ENVIRONMENT

The urban determinants of health – i. e. upstream social, economic and environmental factors which have an impact on people’s health and well-being at every stage of their life – were the subject of an urban talk organized by the Geneva Cities Hub on 3 December 2020. ​ For that purpose, the Mayor of Reykjavik …

GENEVA LAUNCH OF THE WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

UN Habitat, UNECE and the Geneva Cities Hub invite you to join Geneva-based international organizations, civil society and local government representatives in a “glocal” conversation on the role of cities and local communities as they address the many challenges and opportunities highlighted in the  World Cities Report 2020 to be released on UN World Cities …

OFTEN LEFT UNADDRESSED, URBAN VIOLENCE WAS A KEY TOPIC DURING THE GENEVA PEACE WEEK

While violence in armed conflict draws much attention, the reality is that 9 out of 10 instances of lethal violence actually take place outside of conflict zones, mainly in cities. Often left unaddressed, in large part because it affects people who suffer the most from inequalities, urban violence was a key topic during the Geneva Peace …

THE GENEVA CITIES HUB WELCOMES THE LAUNCH OF UN-HABITAT’S WORLD CITIES REPORT 2020

Joining the UN-Habitat’s Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif and Eduardo López Moreno, Director of Research and Capacity Building, the Geneva Cities Hub’s Director Daria Cibrario and UNECE’s Director of Forest, Land and Housing Division Paola Deda welcomed UN Habitat’s launch of the World Cities Report 2020 in a press conference at the UN in Geneva. …

MAYOR SAMI KANAAN REAFFIRMS NEED TO INCLUDE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR EFFECTIVE PREPARATION AND RESPONSE TO FUTURE HEALTH CRISES AT WHO EVENT

On 1st October, Sami Kanaan, Mayor of Geneva and President of the Geneva Cities Hub took part alongside Health Ministers in a high-level virtual side-event on “Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience: Adopting a whole-of-society approach and breaking the “panic-then-forget” cycle”. The event was co-organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), France, Finland and Indonesia, in …

THE UNION OF SWISS CITIES, THE CITY OF GENEVA AND THE GENEVA CITIES HUB DISCUSS URBAN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

On 25 September 2020, the Director and Deputy Director of the Union of Swiss Cities (UVS) met with representatives of the City of Geneva and with the Director of the Geneva City Hub (GCH) to discuss the association’s mission, identify synergies with International Geneva, and opportunities for collaboration in the field of international municipal relations. ​ Besides Geneva, large Swiss cities such …