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International Education

International Education

United Nations in Geneva

Schedule of Briefings and Meetings

Professor William Felice

Tuesday, May 22
Depart for Geneva
Meet at the Mailbox circle at 9:45am to depart at 10:00am
Continental Flight departs 12:20 pm

Wednesday, May 23
Check in to Hotel Drake
7, rue Butini
CH - 1201 Geneva
Tele: 011-41-22-716-4848
Fax: 011-41-22-738-0007

Check in with Prof. Felice and arrange to purchase bus pass.

7:30pm Group dinner at Les Armures
1, rue du Pails Saint-Pierre
CH - 1204 Geneva
Tele: 001-41-22-818-7112

The United Nations in Geneva

Thursday, May 24    

7:00am Breakfast at hotel
8:00am Briefing at the hotel conference room
8:45am Check in at Security ID Unit; obtain security pass
Villa les Feuillantines
1211 Geneva 10
Mr. David Freeman
Tele: 011-41-22-917-3371
11:30am Tour the United Nations - Take Passports for entrance ID
Visitors Service
Tele:  011-41-22-917-4896
12:30pm Lunch at the United Nations
2:10pm - 4:00pm US Mission to the United Nations
Route de Pregny 11
CH - 1292 Geneva
Mr. Bill Tagliani
Tele: 011-41-22-749-4359

Human Rights

Friday, May 25

7:00 - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at the hotel conference room
9:30am Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais des Nations Room H-3
Simon Walker, Advisor, Human Rights and Disability, OHCHR
Tel: 011-41-22-917-9267
11:00am Committee on the Rights of the Child
Treaty Body Session on the Sudan
Ms. Maja Andrijasevic-Boko, Secretary to CRC
Palais Wilson
52 Rue de Paquis Ground Floor
Tel: 011-41-22-917-9276
1:00pm Committee on the Rights of the Child
Briefing by CRC
3rd Floor, Room 3- 016
4:30pm UNAIDS
Dr. Anindya Chatterjee, Senior Advisor for Prevention and Public Policy
20 Avenue Appia, CH-1211
Contact: Ms. Sarita Sehgal
Tel: 011-41-22-791-4598

Monday, May 28

7:00 - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at the hotel conference room
10:00am Red Cross Museum Tour
17, Avenue De La Paix
CH - 1202 Geneva
Ms.Bernadette Renard
Tel: 011-41-22-748-9506
2:30am Pakistani Mission to the United Nations
56 rue de Moillebeau
1211 Geneva 19
Tehmina Janjua: 011-41-22-749-1930

Tuesday, May 29

7:00 - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at the hotel conference room
9:00am UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Ms. Wan-Hea Lee, Secretary to the CESCR
Palais Wilson
Tel: 011-41-22-917-9154
10:30am UN Sub-Committee on the Prevention of Torture
Joao Nataf, Secretary to CAT
Palais Wilson
12:30pm Human Rights in Development
Mr. Mac Darrow, Human Rights Officer
Palais Wilson
2:30 - 4:00pm Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Greta Kahle
Case Postale 2500
CH-1211 Genève 2 Dépôt
Tel: 41-22-739-8111

Wednesday, May 30

7:00 - 8:00am Breakfast at hotel
8:00am Briefing at the hotel conference room
8:30am Leave for train station
Travel to Lausanne
10:00am Olympic Museum Visit with Audio guides
Quai d’Ouchy 1
Case postale
1001 Lausanne
Visitor services: Sandy Burri
Tel: 011-41-21-621-6716
12:00pm Lunch in Lausanne
1:00pm Foundation Hirondelle
Avenue du Temple 19c
1012 Lausanne
Sharon Bylenga
Tel: 011-41-21-654-2020
3:30pm Terres des Hommes
En Budron C8
CH-1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne
Marco Weil
Tel: 011-41-21-654-6638
5:00pm Return to Geneva

Economic Globalization

Thursday, May 31  

7:00 - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at hotel conference room
10:30am World Trade Organization (WTO)
Rue du Lausanne 154
CH – 1211 Geneva 21
Bernard Kuiten
Tel: 011-41-22-739-5676
2:15pm World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Cathy Jewell – take Passports for ID
34, Chemin des Colombettes
Tel: 011-41-22-338-9547

Friday, June 1

7:00 - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at hotel conference room
9:30am - 12:30pm United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
Mr. Aniket Ghai
11-13 chemin des Anemones
1219 Chatelaine, Geneva
Tel: 011-41-22-917-8505
2:30pm Doctors without Borders
Emmanuel Tronc, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator
Rue de Lausanne 78
Tel: 011-41-22-849-8915

Ecological Balance

Monday, June 4

7:00 - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at the hotel conference room
9:30am UNCTAD Flower Majoro
Tel: 011-41-22-917-5625
Palais des Nations
8-14, Av. de la Paix
1211 Geneva 10
2:30pm Visit to World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Gland
Train leaves Geneva at 1:34, arrives in Gland at 1:55 p.m.
CH – 1196 Gland
Nicole Sethi, Tele: 011-41-22-364-9040

Tuesday, June 5

7:00am - 8:15am Breakfast at hotel
8:30am Briefing at the hotel conference room
10:00am Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (located at the World Meteorological Organization) IPCC at WMO
7bis Avenue de la Paix
1211 Geneva
Dr. Jian Liu
Tel: 011-41-22-730-8576
2:30pm Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
Nathalie Osterwalder:011-41-22-789-0738
15 rue des Savoises, 1205 Geneva

Wednesday, June 6

9:30am Reflections and wrap up at hotel conference room
Afternoon Free afternoon in Geneva
7:00pm Group Dinner at Café du Soleil
Place du Petit-Saconnex
1209 Geneva
Tel: 011-41-22-733-3417

Winter Term 2014

Winter Term 2014

Winter Term 2014 course information available in the 2014 Passport

London Study Centre

London Study Centre

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