Events

Geneva Peace Week 2018 - Contributing to Peaceful and Inclusive Societies: Working Together to End Violence in Early Childhood

Arigatou International - Geneva is organizing an event on Contributing to Peaceful and Inclusive Societies: Working Together to End Violence in Early Childhood, within the framework of the Geneva Peace Week 2018.

 

Context

Arigatou International - Geneva, the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, Islamic Relief Worldwide, UNICEF, and World Vision International are pleased to invite you to the Geneva Peace Week event: Contributing to Peaceful and Inclusive Societies - Working Together to End Violence in Early Childhood, to be held on 09 November 2018, at the Palais des Nations - Room XI, from 16:15 to 17:30 hrs.

Explore with us the multiple relations between Early Childhood Development and Peace-building, looking at concrete holistic approaches to foster the cognitive, socio-emotional and spiritual development of children, including challenging social and cultural norms that condone violence in the upbringing of the child.

Join the panelists, as they present the latest evidence showing the importance of fostering a culture of peace from the early years of life, as well as concrete experiences from working with parents, caregivers and faith leaders.

Panelists:

  • Mr. Aaron Greenberg, Regional Child Protection Advisor, UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
  • Ms. Sabine Rakotomalala, Senior Adviser to Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
  • Mr. Christo Greyling, Senior Director: Faith - Advocacy and External Engagement, Faith and Development, World Vision International
  • Ms. Neelam Fida, Global Child Protection and Inclusion Advisor, Islamic Relief Worldwide.


The panel discussion will be moderated by Ms. Eleonora Mura, Program Officer, Arigatou International - Geneva.

 

Registration:

Please register by sending an email to geneva@arigatouinternational.org

 

Access Badge to Palais des Nations

In order to attend Peace Week events held at the Palais des Nations, please note that if you do not have a valid UN badge, in addition to your registration to the event itself, you will need to register for a Geneva Peace Week pass to access the Palais des Nations. This pass is valid from Wednesday 7 to Friday 9 November and you only need to register once.

Please note: The badges should be collected from the Palais des Nations entrance Pregny Gate (opposite the ICRC) in advance of the event you wish to attend. Do not forget to bring a valid form of ID!

Register here

 

Public Transportation

Information on Geneva's public transportation system can be found on www.tpg.ch

 

Site Map of Palais des Nations

The event rooms for Geneva Peace Week (Room V & Room VIII) are located in Building A. A site map of the UNOG buildings can be found here.

 

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