Major events

GESDA Annual Summit 2021


Series of events

16:45-17:45 Accelerate plenary "Revitalizing Multilateralism through Anticipatory Science and Diplomacy" with:

  • Micheline Calmy-Rey, Former President, Swiss Confederation
  • Yves Flückiger, President, Swissuniversities; Rector, University Geneva; President, Campus Biotech
  • Joël Mesot, President, ETH Zurich
  • Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General; Executive Director, UNITAR

17:45-18:45 Private cocktail reception with addresses by:

  • Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman, GESDA
  • Raymond Loretan, President, Diplomatic Club of Geneva

19:15-20:15 Public plenary "Comment anticiper, accompagner et partager les révolutions scientifiques à venir ?"

  • Introductions by Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman, GESDA; Marie-Laure Salles, Director, The Graduate Institute
  • Keynote addresses by:
    • Enrico Letta, Former Prime Minister of Italy; Secretary, Italian Democratic Party; President, Jacques Delors Institute
    • Micheline Calmy-Rey, Former President, Swiss Confederation

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