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The SDC supports the Locarno Festival's Open Doors section, which every year spotlights a different part of the world where there are few opportunities for film-making and the promotion of culture.
From the 17th to the 20th of June the Swiss Commission for UNESCO will celebrate the 70th anniversary of its creation and of Switzerland's adhesion to UNESCO on the Waisenhausplatz in Bern, with multiple conferences, expositions and networking.
Location: Bern, Waisenhausplatz
The African Book Fair 2019, which promotes authors and publishers from Africa, is supported by the SDC.
Public event; Cultural event
Every day we see images of people who fled their homeland, only to tragically lose their lives. But what does it mean to be forced to abandon your home, work, family and country? The exhibition "Displaced" allows visitors to put themselves in the shoes of refugees and to get some idea of what it is like to be forced to flee one's home.
Location: Historical and Ethnological Museum St. Gallen
The SDC supports the Visions du Réel international film festival, which seeks to give film-makers from the South and the East greater access to the Swiss public and the international film market.
Water in Crisis, Annual Conference of Swiss Humanitarian Aid Friday, 29 March 2019, 1.00 pm, Kursaal, Bern
Location: Kursaal Bern, Kornhausstrasse 3
Film; Public event
The 33rd Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF) shines the spotlight on cinematography from the Caribbean. The SDC has supported the festival since its inception.
8.30 to 17.30
Conference on the Future of Work for African Youth organized by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on 7 February, 2019 in Geneva.
Location: International Labour Organization (ILO), Room IX, Geneva
Young people, human rights and the judiciary in Switzerland and the partner countries of Swiss development cooperation
Location: Polit-Forum Bern, in the Käfigturm
Be a part of this new world record as children and young people from all over the world call for action against climate change with over 100,000 postcards on the Jungfraujoch.
Shaping your career in development cooperation, humanitarian aid, economic cooperation or peace promotion is an art, not a science. Paths are often entwined and you might face some challenges on your way.
Disparities in income, education or cultural customs lead to major health inequalities. At the TRAVERSE, the SDC welcomes Sir Michael Marmot to discuss how to address drivers of health inequities.
Location: Schule für Gestaltung Bern, Schänzlihalde 31, Raum “Aula”