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Geneva Challenge 2017 | Award Ceremony

  • Auditorium Ivan Pictet A, Graduate Institute of Geneva 2 Chemin Eugène-Rigot Genève, GE, 1202 Switzerland (map)

The Geneva Challenge, supported by patrons Kofi Annan and Jenö Staehelin, invites teams of graduate students from around the world to devise innovative and pragmatic solutions to key international issues. This fourth edition of the challenge explores how challenges posed by employment can be tackled to foster social and economic development. 

For the first time, the Challenge is held in partnership with SDSN Youth. Project Leader for Solutions Initiatives, Dario Piselli, will participate in the Challenge's Award Ceremony on October 31 to announce this exciting new collaboration and recognize three special winners who will be offered the opportunity to join the Youth Solutions Report's Platform. 

During the event, Helen Clark, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, will also give a keynote speech on The Importance of Decent Work for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Prospects. Prizes will be distributed by Kofi Annan, patron of the Geneva Challenge.