25 September 2019, 12:30-14:00
Register start 9 September 2019
Register end 24 September 2019
Inspired by the ATLAS series of online profiles, this event, co-organized with the ATLAS Network will feature prominent women in international law. Coming from different professional backgrounds, they will candidly share their experience and advice with the audience through an interactive discussion.
Panelists will reflect on what propelled them to an international career, the challenges they have faced and tackled, and advice for other young professionals on a similar path.
You need to register to attend this event, via this online form.
Tram 15, tram stop Butini
Bus 1 or 25, bus stop Perle du Lac
Villa Moynier is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to participate fully, please email info[at]geneva-academy.ch
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Olivier Chamard/Geneva Academy
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Francisco Proner / Farpa/ CIDH
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