Debate series

Innovating together for a resilient International Geneva

Action-oriented discussion


18:00 Welcome speech by Raymond Loretan, President, Diplomatic Club of Geneva

18:05 Panel discussion with:

  • Corinne Momal-Vanian, Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation; President, Geneva Innovation Movement Association
  • Alex Wong, Chief of Special Initiatives at Telecommunication Development Sector, International Telecommunications Union
  • Daniela Wuerz, Senior Coordination Officer for COVID, United Nations Office at Geneva
  • Moderation: Tina Ambos, Professor of International Management and Director of the Research Competence Center for Innovation and Partnerships, University of Geneva

18:40 Interactive discussion with participants

19:15 Cocktail reception

20:00 End

Join us for a high level discussion on innovation for a resilient international Geneva. An expert panel will debate how to build on the collaboration happening in Geneva during the COVID-19 crisis and extend this to create a more resilient future in the humanitarian valley. Key topics will look at reskilling to boost relevance, the challenges and workarounds of cross-sector collaboration, and fostering innovation within large organizations.

This event is organized in partnership with the Geneva Innovation Movement Association.

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