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Be a part of this new world record as children and young people from all over the world call for action against climate change with over 100,000 postcards on the Jungfraujoch.
Shaping your career in development cooperation, humanitarian aid, economic cooperation or peace promotion is an art, not a science. Paths are often entwined and you might face some challenges on your way.
Disparities in income, education or cultural customs lead to major health inequalities. At the TRAVERSE, the SDC welcomes Sir Michael Marmot to discuss how to address drivers of health inequities.
Location: Schule für Gestaltung Bern, Schänzlihalde 31, Raum “Aula”
The SDC supports the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur film festival, which helps to promote film-makers from the South and the East.
UN General Assembly
Switzerland's priorities are in line with the two key strategic areas for its commitment to the UN for the period 2012-22: peace and security, and UN reform.
The SDC supports the productions of artists from the South and from the East at the Zürcher Theater Spektakel.
Location: Zürcher Theater Spektakel, Zürich, Switzerland
As part of the Democracy without Borders initiative, on 5 August 2018 the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will organise a screening of 'Laila at the Bridge' at the Locarno Film Festival, followed by a panel discussion on the topic of 'Civil society and film-making in Afghanistan'.
Location: Spazio RSI Magnolia, Locarno
The SDC supports the Open Doors section at the Locarno Festival. Each year, the section focuses on a different region in the world where opportunities for making films and promoting culture are very limited.
Location: 71st Locarno Festival, Locarno, Switzerland
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation organizes on 4 July 2018 in Geneva an event on small-scale and artisanal mining for sustainable development: opportunities and risks for sustainable development.
Location: the Conference Centre Varembé, Geneva
“Developing urban and rural areas sustainably - Two of Switzerland’s priorities in Africa” SDC and SECO food security efforts are the focus of this year's conference on 29 June 2018.
Location: Bernexpo, Berne, 13.00
Cultural event; Public event
On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June, KOSMOS and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) will present the film 'Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad'. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring individuals directly affected by torture and other stakeholders.
Location: Kulturhaus KOSMOS, Lagerstrasse 104, 8004 Zürich
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC and one of its NGO partners, IAMANEH Switzerland, which has long-standing experience in working with men on gender equality, are organising the first international conference in Switzerland on the subject of engaging men and boys in gender and development.
Location: Rhypark Basel