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Geneva Peace Week 2017

Geneva Peace Week 2017

Once again for the second edition of the Geneva Peace Week, The Circle International of Banner of Peace were there !

Thanks to the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform,  the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva, the Geneva Centre for Security PolicyInterpeace, the Quaker United Nations Office of Geneva, UNOG and all participants for these Talks !

See all details : http://www.genevapeaceweek.ch

 

What is Geneva Peace Week?

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HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco conference at Geneva

Great Conference concerning SDGs “Fight against climate change” with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco last 7th November 2017 at “Maison de la Paix” at Geneva.

Thanks to the Graduate Institute Geneva Club diplomatique de Genève and Société des membres de la legion d’honneur for these Talks !

See all details : http://graduateinstitute.ch/fr/events/_/events/corporate/2017/lutte-contre-le-rechauffement-cl

Prince Albert II is the 14th sovereign of the Principality of Monaco. In 2006, he created the Albert II Foundation of Monaco dedicated to the protection of the environment and sustainable development.

ICRC - Geneva

ICRC Treaties – Roerich Pact

Treaty on the Protection of Artistic and Scientific Institutions and Historic Monuments (Roerich Pact). Washington, 15 april 1935.

Provision was made for the special protection of cultural property in earlier treaties, particularly in Article 27 of the Hague Regulations of 1899 and 1907 and Article 5 of the Hague Convention (IX) concerning Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War of 1907. These provisions make it the duty of the inhabitants to indicate cultural property by distinctive signs. Further provisions were included in the Hague Rules of Air Warfare of 1922/23, especially in Articles 25 and 26.

Following a suggestion made by Professor Nicholas Roerich,

Peacebuilding in the “new” Gambia: Implementing a participatory, inclusive and local-ownership approach to conflict and development analysis

Gambian President Adama Barrow announced a four-year development plan to lay the foundations for sustainable economic growth. The main objective of the 2018-2021 National Development Plan (NDP) is to “deliver good governance and accountability, social cohesion, national reconciliation and a revitalized and transformed economy for the wellbeing of all Gambians.” On May 22, 2018, the government of The Gambia held a donor round table meeting in Brussels to present this plan. Ahead of this round table Interpeace, through its International Peacebuilding Advisory Team (IPAT), supported the…

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Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action

The 2018 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development addressed the politics of peace by assessing how different policies, processes and tools can be used to overcome political obstacles to building and sustaining peace. Interpeace and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a two-part session on May 8 and 9, entitled: “Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action.”

Young people make up a quarter of the world’s population and many are already engaged in efforts to promote more peaceful and inclusive societies and prevent conflict. Despite the fact that they bring new and important…

<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>APRES-MIDI ANNULEE</FONT> Convention sur l'interdiction ou la limitation de l'emploi de certaines armes classiques qui peuvent être considérées comme produisant des effets traumatiques excessifs ou comme frappant sans discrimination, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>APRES-MIDI ANNULEE</FONT> Convention sur l'interdiction ou la limitation de l'emploi de certaines armes classiques qui peuvent être considérées comme produisant des effets traumatiques excessifs ou comme frappant sans discrimination, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

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<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>AFTERNOON CANCELLED</FONT> Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>AFTERNOON CANCELLED</FONT> Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

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Youth at the centre of peacebuilding: Director of Interpeace USA presents Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security to the UNSC

On Monday 23 April, an Open Debate on Youth, Peace and Security was held at the United Nations Security Council, on the eve of the High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace organized by the President of the General Assembly. On this occasion, Graeme Simpson, Director of Interpeace USA, presented the main findings and recommendations of the Progress Study conducted to support the implementation of Resolution 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace and Security. Mr. Simpson was joined by Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth; Sophia Pierre-Antoine, member…

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Palestinian Youth Challenges and Aspirations

This report was commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Peace- building Support Offi 뤘 ce (PBSO) with funds from the Swedish International Development Coopera- tion Agency (Sida). The report was developed as a contribution to the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security mandated by Security Council Resolution 2250. The research and consulta- tions for this report followed the key research questions and methodology developed for the Progress Study.

The content of this report does not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations.

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Youth perspectives from the global North

This report presents the findings from two focus group discussions that were undertaken as a contribution to the Global Progress Study on Youth Peace and Security in Stockholm, Sweden on the 9th – 11th of August 2017. This study was conducted as a collaboration between Interpeace Sweden, The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation and the Pluralism and Dialogue Institute at Fryshuset.

The content of this report does not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations.

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Youth, Peace and Security in the Northern Triangle of Central America

This report was commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) with funds from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The report was developed as a contribution to the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security mandated by Security Council Resolution 2250. The research and consultations for this report followed the key research questions and methodology developed for the Progress Study.
The content of this report does not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations.

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Exposition et atelier interactif “Charm of Chinese Culture: from Characters to Literature”

Allocution du Directeur général à l’occasion de l’exposition et l’atelier interactif “Charm of Chinese Culture: from Characters to Literature” organisé à l’occasion de la Journée de la langue chinoise par la Mission permanente de la République populaire de Chine auprès de l’Office des Nations Unies à Genève et des autres organisations internationales en Suisse

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United Nations Disarmament Fellowship, Training and Advisory Services Programme<br> Member States are reminded that the deadline for submission of nominations to the 2018 Fellowship Programme is Friday, 6 April 2018.<br> Only one nomination per Member State may be submitted and should be addressed to:<br> The Coordinator, United Nations Disarmament Fellowship,<br> Training and Advisory Services Programme,<br> Office for Disarmament Affairs, Geneva Branch,<br> Palais des Nations – Room C-113-1<br> 1211 Geneva 10 -Switzerland

United Nations Disarmament Fellowship, Training and Advisory Services Programme<br>
Member States are reminded that the deadline for submission of nominations to the 2018 Fellowship Programme is Friday, 6 April 2018.<br>
Only one nomination per Member State may be submitted and should be addressed to:<br>
The Coordinator, United Nations Disarmament Fellowship,<br>
Training and Advisory Services Programme,<br>
Office for Disarmament Affairs, Geneva Branch,<br>
Palais des Nations – Room C-113-1<br>
1211 Geneva 10 -Switzerland

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