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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, 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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La Chine, une révélation personnelle

@ VOL 9 ON MAY 09, 2019

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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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.

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Au volant d'une Mustang

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 14, 2019

Nous sommes partis sur la route, au volant d’une Mustang, évidemment, un coupé 1970, à la rencontre de ces hommes et femmes afin de lever le voile sur une forme d’indicible : l’attachement automobile.

Ce récit est également disponible en livre ici : "Mustang La mécanique de la passion"

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Path To Free Creativity

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 14, 2019

When Alexander was 16, his dad told him that he would never make money as a professional artist. This was both the worst and best moment in his life: the worst, because he descended into depression for close on ten years; the best, because if he hadn’t gone that low, he wouldn’t know how to get this high and help others free their creativity.

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@ VOL 8 ON MAR 14, 2019

La question de notre futur est au centre de nos civilisations qui ont toutes en commun un devenir urbain. Un devenir en lien avec une ère que l’on nomme anthropocène depuis que l’homme – antropos – est la principale cause des modifications géologiques de notre terre