6-19 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - Geneva Peace Week is a collective action initiative facilitated by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform in collaboration with the Swiss Confederation. By synchronizing events on different topics related to the promotion of peace during one week, Geneva Peace Week attempts to maximize synergies between organizations in Geneva, focused on the cross-cutting nature of peace.
12-13 December 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - The tenth annual High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges is set to take place on 12 and 13 December 2017 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva Switzerland.
With the adoption of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants on 19 September 2016, the international community reaffirmed the importance of strengthening the response to large movements of refugees and migrants.
14-15 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - Measures to be taken in pursuit of durable solutions and issues that cut across all four substantive sections of the framework, and overarching issues.
13 December 2017, New York - OCHA’s sixth annual Global Humanitarian Policy Forum (GHPF), will take place on 13 December 2017 in New York under the theme of: “Reaching for the future: Humanitarianism in 2030.”
6-8 May 2017, Bonn, Germany - Resilient Cities 2017 will explore current and pressing issues for urban resilience and adaptation to climate change such as climate-related health risks, internal displacement and forced migration, and risk transfer and insurance as they represent serious challenges where further attention and support is needed. The congress will delve further into these topics, while continuing to track progress on financing resilience, DRR planning and policy, mechanisms for measuring, reporting and accelerating action for resilience building.