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18 décembre 2017

Five principles to change the world – How think tanks are putting the SDG vision into practice

“Today, there is not a single action we take that is not connected to one of the 17 [Sustainable Development] Goals”. With these words, UNOG Director-General Michael Moller illustrated the far-reaching impact of the 2030 Agenda at the public event “1000 Days of SDGs – Is International Geneva walking the talk?” on 4 December 2017. The event marked the beginning of a two-day meeting of global health...
29 novembre 2017

NCDFREE Geneva Bootcamp: Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders

On the 24th and 25th of November, NCDFREE co-hosted their latest advocacy & innovation Bootcamp with the Global Health Centre at The Graduate Institute, Geneva. The Bootcamp was a one and a half day workshop...

25 novembre 2017

Ensuring the health and rights of migrant women care workers:...

An event was held at the Graduate Institute on 21 November to launch the World Health Organization’s (WHO) new report about migration, care work and health, Women on the Move. The new report breaks ground...

19 septembre 2017

Putting people at the centre: the right to development in the...

On 1 May 2017 the first Special Rapporteur on the Right to Development, Mr Saad Alfaragi, started his role which was created in 2016 by the Human Rights Council on the occasion of the 30th anniversary...

14 septembre 2017

Highlights from the WHO’s Regional Committee for Europe: diversity...

The 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe met in Budapest from 11 to 14 September.  The strategic importance of health both in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,...