Target Initiative on Sustainability
16 August 2022

Sustainability Initiative Days - 17-21 October 2022

Join us for four days of activities to mark the launch of our new Target Initiative on Sustainability annual report 2021.

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.

Read more about the initiative

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. ***




Photo exhibit

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.

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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

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Repair my bike workshop

19 October-1pm-4pm:

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.

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film projection

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.

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Climate Fresco

20 October - 12.15pm-3.15pm: 

Join us to build a climate fresk and discover more about the climate crisis with our colleagues at

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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.

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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.

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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.

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