Delegation to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva

European Year for Development
 

Focus

The Power of Empowered Women 2015

The Power of Empowered Women 2015

The EU Delegation in Geneva was for the third time a co-organiser of the high-level event on 'The Power of Empowered Women', which took place on 23 June at the UN Palais des Nations. This year's event focused on women's leadership in peace and security. Women and men who have excelled in the arena of peace and security and who have moved the agenda forward in terms of breaking down traditional gender stereotypes and promoting equality shared their experiences during the interactive discussion.

World Health Assembly to discuss global challenges and emergencies

World Health Assembly to discuss global challenges and emergencies

From 18 to 26 May, the 68th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) takes place in Geneva. Discussions will focus on strategies to enhance the international community's preparedness, surveillance and response in view of global challenges and emergencies. Special attention will be given to communicable diseases such as the Ebola virus, the lessons learned from the outbreak, and the reform of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Europe Day Celebrations in Geneva

Europe Day Celebrations in Geneva

Every year on 9 May, the European Union celebrates 'Europe Day'. The event marks the anniversary of the day in 1950, when Robert Schuman, one of the founders of the EU, outlined his vision to unite separate European states into a single community. In order to mark the day and to celebrate it together with the international community and the inhabitants of Geneva, the EU in Geneva planned several activities.

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