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PechaKucha Night est un évènement festif durant lequel Genevois et Internationaux partagent leurs histoires de vie, idées, projets, passions - suivant le format PechaKucha 20x20- 20 images en 20 secondes chacune. Un concept qui a fait le tour des villes créatives.

Pour le Numerik Games Festival 2019, Pechakucha Geneva vous propose une soirée unique et inspirante sur le thème du… numérique, bien sûr! Mais attention, nos intervenants seront les plus originaux et les plus improbables que l’on puisse avoir! La liste de nos participants sera publiée au fur et à mesure sur nos réseaux sociaux et sur la page du Numerik Games Festival. Donc… Stay Tuned!


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Michael Cochet

Head of Communications & Events / Head of Cultural Kiosk at UNOG, CAGI (Centre d'Accueil de la Genève Internationale) in Genève

In 1992, I flew to China where I walked for the first time. The cultural shock was indeed at the rendezvous with lots of good surprises and ... worse. But what a rewarding personal experience! This milestone in my life changed me, revealed me and opened me to the world, the world of interculturality. "Discover the rest of this story.

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Sustainable Development Art

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

lBanca Garcia Gardelegui is an architect and urbanist based in Geneva. She has worked with pritzker priced architects Herzog & de Meuron, taught Architecture in Bangkok Royal University of Chulalongkorn and collaborated as an architect for the United Nations. She holds an MArch from the School of Architecture of Barcelona.

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Peace Producer

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

We all know about war reporters. But what does the professional journey of a peace producer look like, and how different is it, really? In this presentation: a six-minute personal take on three decades of video story-telling in four continents from the vantage point of the United Nations.

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Tales of Change - Accounts of a changing climate in the Alps

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

Florian is a sustainability professional and outdoors enthusiast. A political scientist by training, he has worked in international affairs and corporate sustainability consulting since 2008. In 2018 he started talesofchange.earth, an outdoors sports and climate storytelling project.


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Genève 2050 : construire ensemble une société résiliente

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

L’Etat de Genève a initié en 2018 une démarche prospective pour mieux se préparer aux grands enjeux de demain. La volonté inédite du Conseil d’Etat est d’engager un processus de dialogue avec la population dans l’objectif de construire un nouveau projet de société à l’échelle de notre territoire. Une société plus durable, solidaire et résiliente. »

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Film d'animation sur la S.d.N

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

A la découverte des archives graphiques de la Société des Nations ! Le court-métrage d'animation que j'ai réalisé durant mes études s'inspire d'archives issues du Palais des Nations: affiches, caricatures ou dessins. Durant cette présentation, je vais vous parler des coulisses de la réalisation de ce film.


Let's go to a trip inside the League of Nations' archives. The animation short I made during my master's degree is inspired by graphics archives of the League of Nations such as cartoons, posters and drawings from that time. I'll present you the making of this film.


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The Identity Patchwork

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

Founder of Hackcent, Cécilia Pellet Many is an accent-reduction and corporate language trainer based in Geneva, who has taught 32 nationalities over 3 continents. A social chameleon and passionate linguist who who will play with the « where are you from? » killer question.

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Back to My True Nature

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

How I overcame my fear of heights by pushing past my comfort zone in the mountains and, in the process, watched my self-made limits disappear. In addition, lessons nature taught me living out of a tent as a woman in remote parts of the world.


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Our Story

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

Miladin Bogetic is currently working as a communicator responsible for social media and outreach activities of UN Geneva. In the past he has worked for the ICRC in Ukraine, UN peacekeeping in Lebanon and the diplomatic service of Montenegro. But how did it all start? Miladin will share his story.



Photos of Pechakucha @ Palais des Nations


With Pechakucha nights our ambition is to reveal the stories from Geneva’s melting pot in a relaxed way, connect the different communities and change the perception that things in Geneva happen behind closed doors.


here are some great shots by our photographer James Geen of the Pechakucha Night at the Palais des Nations.


We have recorded the presentations and will publish them shortly on our website:


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About the City's Organizers

  • Miguel Perez-La Plante

    Miguel Perez-La Plante is based in Geneva, Switzerland, formely working in Tokyo on cultural relations between Switzerland and Japan. With Pechakucha Nights we intend to build bridges and break silos between the multiple communities of Geneva.

  • Daniela Antonio

    “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials)