9-10 October 2017, Paris, France - These meetings will focus on the internationalization of local and regional authorities and should enhance the international heritage of local authorities in the field of solidarity and development, and show the rapid developments in the old decentralized cooperation. At the same time, we will have to account for the inevitable internationalization of the territories as well as the new demands of members.
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.”