Restart of the Jet d'eau: Geneva regains its symbol

Local news, 11.06.2020

Out of service since March 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jet d'eau is again operative. It was restarted by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), together with Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. A symbolic gesture to mark the importance of international cooperation in the fight against the pandemic, made at the invitation of Antonio Hodgers, President of the State Council, and Christian Brunier, Director General of Services Industriels de Genève (SIG).

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-general of the WHO, and Tatiana Valovaya, Director-general of the UN Geneva, accompagnied by representatives of the local authorities after the official restart of the Jet d'eau © FDFA

Photos of the ceremony