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.
Watch this space for upcoming 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 Government, organize a panel discussion at the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on 9 July 2021. Leading experts will address the current crisis and talk about how to prepare for future shocks through transversal, cross-sectoral and cross-societal approaches.
|1:30 -1:40 pm||Welcome address||H.E. Pascale Baeriswyl, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York|
|1:40 – 1:50 pm||Keynote||Prof. Peter Messerli, Director, Wyss Academy for Nature, University of Bern|
|1:50 – 2:50 pm||Panel discussion||Moderated by Prof. Michael Schaepman, President, University of Zurich|
|2:50 – 3:00 pm||Closing remarks||Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town; Agenda Contributor, WEF|