Current events (8)
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Public event; Cultural event
Every day we see images of people who fled their homeland, only to tragically lose their lives. But what does it mean to be forced to abandon your home, work, family and country? The exhibition "Displaced" allows visitors to put themselves in the shoes of refugees and to get some idea of what it is like to be forced to flee one's home.
Location: Swiss National Museum, Zurich
Conference Assembly; Public event
Why are women and girls most commonly the first to suffer in the event of a natural disaster? How does climate change affect women more than men? What role can women play to improve their situation? Four female experts will discuss these questions in Bern on International Women's Day (8 March 2017).
Location: Kreuz Hotel, Bern. Free entry on registration.
The SDC concluded its activities in Bhutan at the end of 2016. Switzerland’s contribution to the country's democratisation will be the subject of a panel discussion on 11 March 2017 in Bern.
Location: Generationenhaus, Bern. Free entry on registration
The SDC will be host of the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva to talk about its work in this field.
Location: Théâtre du Grütli, Geneva. Free admission.
The Annual Conference of Swiss Humanitarian Aid and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit will take place on Friday 24 March 2017 at the Kursaal in Bern.
Location: Kursaal Bern
The 31st edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival shines the spotlight on cinematography from Nepal. The SDC has supported the festival, which promotes film-making in the South and East, since its inception.
The 2017 Annual Conference of the FDFA Human Security Division focuses on «Political inclusion: A key to preventing violent extremism».
Location: Kursaal, Berne
This year the FDFA will once again be organising the International Career Day. On 21 April 2017 various international organisations will present their activities and the career opportunities they provide at the Kulturcasino in Bern. The day is aimed at new graduates and young academics with work experience who are considering a career in an international organisation.
Location: Kulturcasino Bern