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