TEDxPlaceDesNations will be held on 11 February, in the iconic Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva
Not in Geneva? TEDxPlaceDesNations will be webcast live on the website www.tedxplacedesnations.ch on 11 February 2016, from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. South Africa Standard Time, with a break from 5:30 p.m. until 6:15 p.m.
Too busy? Then you can watch all 11 talks on YouTube at a time and date fitting your schedule.
TEDxPlaceDesNations : Transforming Lives is meant to celebrate and spread theword about the global impact of International Geneva all around the world. The following organizations are contributing to the project: the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG).
TEDxPlaceDesNations will bring together 11 diverse and distinguished speakers from around the world, all with powerful and inspiring stories to tell. They are innovators, public health and energy specialists, human rights defenders and humanitarians, all of whom have made a real difference in people’s lives around the world. The speakers are: Ranyee Chiang, Cookstove Technologist; Ger Duany, Refugee Ally; Scott Foster, Energy Activator; Thabitha Khumalo, Democracy Advocate; Beeban Kidron, iRights Campaigner; Dennis Liotta, Drug Discoverer; Şafak Pavey, Inclusion Champion; Didier Pittet, Hand-washing Provocateur; Coline Rapneau, Sexual Violence Adversary; Leonardo Sakamoto, 21st Century Abolitionist; and Rohini Swaminathan, Satellite Humanitarian. More information on the programme and the 11 speakers is available at: www.tedxplacedesnations.ch