Geneva Archive

Seventieth World Health Assembly opens in Geneva

22 May 2017 | GENEVA – In her final opening address to the World Health Assembly as Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan offered some advice to delegates “as you continue to shape the future of this Organization”. She called on the Health Assembly to make “reducing inequalities” a guiding ethical principle. “WHO stands for fairness,” she

Reviewing the legality of autonomous weapons, a significant technical challenge requiring more interstate cooperation, says SIPRI in a new report ahead of key UN meeting in Geneva

(Stockholm/Geneva, 11 November 2015)—a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) outlines challenges related to the legal review of weapons that contain autonomous features, and argues for greater cooperation and information-sharing between states. The report, to be launched tomorrow at the United Nations office in Geneva, aims to feed into ongoing discussions

Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program wins World Summit Award in Geneva

Ministry of Education says feat is an unprecedented international achievement   [UAE, June 11, 2014] – The UAE’s Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program, which aims to launch ‘smart classes’ in public schools in line with UAE Vision 2021, has won a World Summit Award during the World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva,

Shri Lankan ambassador to India visits iLEAD

18th September, 2013, the students of iLead had the rare opportunity of interacting face to face with His Excellency Sri Prasad Kariyawasam, Shri Lankan Ambassador to India at the Dale Carnegie Auditorium in iLead Campus. Sri. Prasad Kariyawasam has been the High Commissioner for Sri Lanka to India since December 2009. He has also held

Global Shapers Meet in Geneva to Champion Community Development in 265 Cities Worldwide

From 17 to 20 August 2013, 250 young leaders from around the world will convene in Geneva, Switzerland, for the Global Shapers Community’s Annual Curators Meeting (ACM) Global Shapers have established 265 city-based Hubs worldwide that carry out projects to tackle some of the most pressing problems in their communities Global Shapers are 20 to

GOOD GOVERNANCE AND TRANSPARENCY THROUGH SHARED VALUES – Leela Rani. Dondapati

‘International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business’ was conducted for the first time in United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, by World Forum in Ethics in Business on July 1, 2013.  Organized in partnership with International Association for Human Values, World Bank Institute and Global Partnerships Forum, the International Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Business, which had

IIFL WEALTH MANAGEMENT LTD. ADJUDGED ‘BEST WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO IN INDIA’ AT WEALTHBRIEFINGASIA AWARDS 2013

Mumbai, June 10, 2013 – IIFL Private Wealth, one of India’s leading wealth management company, was crowned ‘BEST WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO. IN INDIA’ at the inaugural WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2013.  One of five firms to be shortlisted in the BEST WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO. IN INDIA (>50 employees) category, the triumph is yet another milestone in the

2nd BRICS Health Ministers’ Meet Begins Tomorrow

The second BRICS Health Ministers’ Meet will begin with a two-day programme in New Delhi tomorrow. While the programme of first day will be held at Dr. Ramalingaswamy Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi, the second day programme will be at Banquet Hall, Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi. The first day’s programme will be participated by the Health