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EXPERTS DISCUSS HUMAN RIGHTS AT THE CITY LEVEL

‘Although the vast majority of national and local governments are currently focusing on pre-outbreak and outbreak planning, the most successful preparedness and response plans will have exit strategies and recovery plans in mind’ * António Guterres, Sercretary-General of the United nations View In an online conference co-organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN-Habitat, the Office of the …

APPOINTMENT OF THE NEW DIRECTOR OF GENEVA CITIES HUB

Mr. Sami Kanaan, Mayor of Geneva and President of the Geneva Cities Hub (GCH), together with the Board of GCH, are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Daria Cibrario as GCH’s Director following a three-month selection process. The GCH was established in March 2020, as an association under Swiss law, to be a platform for dialogue …

EXPERTS DISCUSS HUMAN RIGHTS AT THE CITY LEVEL

In an online conference co-organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN-Habitat, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Geneva Cities Hub,  around 60 experts – local activists, academics as well as  representatives from local authorities, civil society, international  organizations and the private sector – exchanged around best practices  to ground the development of cities …