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GENEVA PEACE WEEK 

1-5 NOVEMBER 2021

Registrations are now open!

Attend the Opening Ceremony, the Closing Ceremony and

the Kofi Annan Peace Address in-person

Opening Ceremony | In-person and Online

Monday 1 November 2021, 16:00-17:30 CET

The Geneva Peace Week Opening Ceremony will formally open Geneva Peace Week 2021, and this public event will take place in-person (Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix), followed by a Reception. The Ceremony will also be streamed online, on the GPW homepage: www.genevapeaceweek.ch 

The Geneva Peace Week Opening Ceremony will focus on this year's theme: From seeds to systems of peace: Weathering today’s challenges. GPW21 aims to galvanize leadership, build trust and contribute to transforming international cooperation.

The Opening Ceremony will set the broader context for a week of dynamic Online Workshops and Digital Series contributions, and the Ceremony will include key-note speeches from high-level speakers, discussions, video contributions, and attendee participation and engagement. A Reception will follow the Opening Ceremony for all in-person attendees. 

 

Closing Ceremony | In-person and Online

Friday 5 November 2021, 13:30-15:30 CET

The Geneva Peace Week Closing Ceremony will take place in-person (Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix). The Ceremony will also be streamed online, on the GPW homepage: www.genevapeaceweek.ch 

The Geneva Peace Week Closing Ceremony will conclude the week, focusing on this year's theme: From seeds to systems of peace: Weathering today’s challenges. GPW21 aims to galvanize leadership, build trust and contribute to transforming international cooperation.

The Closing Ceremony will conclude GPW21 by drawing out key insights that emerged from the Online Workshops and Digital Series contributions, and will include key-note speeches from high-level speakers, discussions, video contributions, and attendee participation and engagement. The Ceremony will place a focus on what lies ahead, and how these insights can impact the work of peacebuilders beyond Geneva Peace Week.