Events / Événements

Upcoming events

Find here information on environment-related events taking place in the region (Geneva Time CEST). Recommend your event using our online form. >> During the COVID-19 pandemic lock-down, relevant live events organized by organizations around the world, contributing to the global environmental agenda, will also be included on this page. <<

See also Past Events organized by the Geneva Environment Network and the Weekly Newsletter (with analysis &suggestions).

ÉvÉnements À venir

Retrouvez ici les événements en lien avec l'environnment qui auront lieu dans la région (Geneva Time CEST). Recommandez votre événement en utilisant notre formulaire en ligne. >> Pendant le confinement dû à la pandémie de COVID-19, les événements virtuels organisés par d'autres organiations à travers le monde, contribuant à l'agenda mondial de l'environnement, seront également inclus sur cette page. <<

Voir aussi les événements passés organisés par le Réseau environnement de Genève et les nouvelles hebdomadaires (avec analyse et suggestions).

UNEP & TED Earth School to keep students connected to nature
 
 

22 April - 5 June
 

An unprecedented coalition of over fifty environmental and education experts are collaborating to launch The Earth School: 30 adventures for learners of all ages to discover, celebrate, and connect to nature.

Worldwide
 

Sustainability WEBINAR - Business Resilience Under COVID-19
 
 

21 May
11:00

Peter Bakker (WBCSD), Carine de Boissezon (EDF), Keith Tuffley (Citi) and Keryn James (ERM) will examine the private sector is adapting. Facilitated by Mark Lee (SustainAbility).

Webinar
 

International Day for Biological Diversity
2020

 
 

22 May
 

The theme of the Day this year is "Our solutions are in nature", emphasising hope, solidarity & importance of working together at all levels to build a future of life in harmony with nature.

Worldwide
 

Global Biodiversity Festival
2020

 
 

22 May - 24 May
 

The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend with a simple goal of bringing the amazing diversity of life on our planet, live into everyone’s home during these challenging times.

Online
 

Launch of the Geneva Environment Network
New Website

 
 

May
 

All upcoming events - including World Environment Day in Geneva, jobs, publications, resources, partners, and environmental experts in Geneva to be included in the new website.

Launch
 

Past GEN Events /

The past GEN events

Geneva Environment Dialogues - SAICM & ICCM5
 
 
 

19 May
9:00-10:20

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Geneva Environment Dialogues - UN Climate change conference (COP26)
  

14 May
9:00-9:50

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Geneva Environment Dialogues - WTO and the Committee on trade and environment
  

12 May
9:00-9:50

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Geneva Environment Dialogues - ILO, COVID-19 AND THE WORLD OF WORK – FOR A SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY

7 May
9:00-9:50

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Geneva Environment Dialogues - CITES and its upcoming Committee meetings
  

5 May
9:00-9:50

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Geneva Environment Dialogues - Basel Convention OEWG
 
 

30 April
9:00-9:50

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Geneva Environment Dialogues - IUCN World Conservation Congress
 
 

28 April
9:00-9:50

Geneva Environment Network bi-weekly dialogues adressing the impacts of COVID-19 on global environmental policy and planning - meetings, negotiations and related processes.

Online
 

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (The High Seas)

 
 

12 March
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Deserts to Grasslands)

 
 

5 March
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Climate Justice /
Gender Justice
(Int Women's Day)

 
 

5 March
8:30-10:00

Event organized with Women@theTable on the occasion of the Internaitonal Women's Day.
 
 
 

Palais des Nations
Restaurant des délégués

World Wildlife Day 2020 in Geneva: Sustaining all Life on Earth
 
 

3 March
9:30-12:00

The theme this year, “Sustaining all life on earth”, encompasses all wild animal and plant species as a component of biodiversity as well as the livelihoods of people, especially those who live closest to the nature.

Palais des Nations
Room XIV (Cinéma)

HRC43 Side Event - Good practices on the Right to a Healthy Environment & next steps
 

28 February
14:00-15:30

Discussing good practices of States in recognizing and implementing the right to live in a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.
 
 

Palais des Nations
Room XXV

HRC43 Side Event - The Environmental Human Rights Defenders Crisis: Towards a Geneva Road Map

27 February
10:00-11:30

The Human Rights Council holds three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least ten weeks. They take place in March (four weeks), June (three weeks) and September (three weeks).

Palais des Nations
Room XXII

Public event - Supporting environmental defenders: mobilizing the international community in Geneva

26 February
17:30-19:00

As a global hub of international diplomacy, how can the international community in Geneva be mobilized to help protect environmental defenders and civic spaces?

Palais Eynard
 

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Coastal Seas)

 
 

20 February
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Jungles)

 
 

13 February
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (Frozen Worlds)

 
 

6 February
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Ciné - Environment House
Screening of Our Planet (One Planet)

 
 

30 January
12:30-14:00

Our Planet is a Netflix original documentary series and collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, showcasing the world's natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles.

International Environment House I Room I

Briefing on IUCN
World Congress 2020
in Marseille

 
 

23 January
15:00-18:00

Briefing on the preparations of the IUCN World Congress 2020 to be held in Marseille, co-organized by the Permanent Mission of France.
 
 

Palais des Nations
Room XII

Briefing
on Marine Litter
and Microplastics

 
 

21 January
13:00-14:30

Briefing on the outcomes of the third meeting of the ad hoc open-ended expert group on marine litter and microplastics that was held from 18-22 November 2019 in Bangkok.

International
Environment House II

Update on outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference - Geneva DeBriefing of UNFCCC COP25

14 January
10:00-12:00

Briefing on the outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference that took place in Madrid, from 2 to 13 December, with updates from various Geneva-based institutions.
 

International
Environment House II

The Role of Geneva in Placing Environment on the Highest Political Agenda
 

26 November
12:30-15:00

High-Level Discussion on environmental governance at the place where, almost 50 years ago, the 1st governing council of UNEP took place, setting up UNEP & the Sustainable Development Agenda.

International
Environment House II

Pechakuchanight: 20 years International Environment House & Geneva Environment Network

25 November
18:30-22:00

Celebrating 20 years promoting environmental cooperation and public outreach in #GENeva.
 
 
 

International
Environment House II

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