Starting from the vision and principles affirmed by the Institute's new Charter, the Sustainability Initiative aims to integrate sustainability considerations into all areas of the Institute's work - both as research questions, of teaching but also as projects of commitment in our daily life, in Geneva and in the world.
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To celebrate the launch of the Sustainability Initiative Report 2021, the Centre for International Environmental Studies (CIES), the MINT programme and the direction are happy to invite you to a series of events dedicated to better promote sustainability at the institute.
*** The following events are exclusively for IHEID students, professors and staff. ***
21 September - 24 October:
Join us for a new Eddy Mottaz's "Mythologies Alpestres" exhibit at the Institute in the Kogler Hall from September 21st to October 24th.
Meditation and Reconnection
17 October- 12.15pm -1.30pm:
Reconnection to oneself, others, and nature. Based on Mindfulness meditation and deep ecology exercises with a facilitateur TQR membre de Ressource Mindfulness
Repair my bike workshop
Join us for a bike repair workshop. The professionals of La bicyclette bleue will come help repair and show you how to best take care of your bike yourself.
19 October - 6:30 to 8:30pm:
A film projection of Demain Genève in the presence of the co-director, Gregory Chollet.
Strongly inspired by the documentary DEMAIN by Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion released in 2015, “Demain Genève” offers a positive vision of the future, a glimpse of what our region could look like tomorrow.
The documentary is subtitled in English and will be followed by a Q&A moderated students of the Environmental Committee.
20 October - 12.15pm-3.15pm:
Join us to build a climate fresk and discover more about the climate crisis with our colleagues at Climatefresk.org.
Zéro Waste workshop
21 October - 12.15pm-1.30pm:
Join us for a zero waste workshop and learn good tricks on how to reduce waste production in Geneva with our colleagues at Tricrochet.
Slow Fashion workshop
21 October - 2pm-4pm:
Are you interested in available alternatives to fast fashion? Join a fun , free and hands on workshop with apesigned to upcycle unrepairable fabric at the Institute.
Bike tour with Pro vélo
21 Octobre - 3.30pm-4.30pm:
A bike tour and briefing with Pro vélo Genève will be organised for anyone who wishes to bike more but is not yet comfortable facing the busy streets of Geneva.