Within the scope of the partnership, joint events are organized on a regular basis, ranging from scientific workshops to international conferences to keynote speeches and roundtables aimed at a wider audience.  

Here you will find more information about the large events organized as main or side events to major international gatherings such as the World Economic Forum.  

Past events

Switzerland’s main event at the UN High-level Political Forum 2021

Shaping Resilient Societies: Can One Succeed?

The University of Zurich and University of Geneva, together with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Africa, the United Nations, and the Swiss Federal Statistical Office, organised a panel discussion at the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on 9 July 2021. Leading experts addressed the current crisis and talked about how to prepare for future shocks through transversal, cross-sectoral and cross-societal approaches.

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WEF 2020

Roundtable at the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Earth, Dialogue, Expert

Expert Dialogue on Shaping Resilient Societies, 12.11.2020

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