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What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

UN Roundup // Events// Politics// Art & Culture // April 15, 2019

 

One month on from Cyclone Idai, Daniel Johnson reports in with a warning from UNICEF. Children need urgent access to health, nutrition and water services to prevent malnutrition and disease outbreaks. Cholera, amongst other water-born diseases, is a particular concern as cases approach 5,000.

 

Upcoming Cultural Events:

 

UN Library Talk: Shaping Multilateralism 100 years after the founding of the League of Nations.

When: Tuesday 16 April 2019 at 12:30 - 14:00

Register here

 

UNOG Exhibition: Chinese Language Day - A Living Story of Two Millennia: Past and Present of Chinese Architecture

When: 25 April - 3 May 2019

Location: Salle des pas perdus

Register here.

 

Ciné ONU – SAMBA

Samba, a migrant from Senegal, has been working in France illegally for 10 years. Alice, who is recovering from a burn-out, provides legal assistance to undocumented migrants. Destiny brings them together as each one struggles through life. With Omar Sy and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

The screening will be followed by a discussion on “Change the perception on migrants: the role of culture” with:

  • - Eric Toledano, Co-director of the movie and “Intouchables” 
  • - Delphine Coulin, author of the book “Samba for France” and scriptwriter of the movie
  • - Felwine Sarr, Senegalese author, economist, academic and musician
  • - Jean-François Bayart, Professor, Anthropology and Sociology, Graduate Institute, Geneva

When: Tuesday 30 April. 18:00 - 21:00 

Location: Maison de la Paix, Auditorium Yvan Pictet

Register here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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