Geneva gathers a large community of UN agencies, state representatives, non-governmental and civil society organisations, academic institutions, health-oriented private companies and other entities. The city offers unique opportunities for dialogue that can strategically influence decision-makers and promote health and human rights globally. The International Geneva Global Health Platform promotes exchanges, discussions and collaborations through convening global health leaders and actors around thematic events that are hybrid (both in-person and online) or fully online. A variety of formats are used, such as moderated panel discussions, debates, conversations, workshops, an panel presentations.
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Watch some highlights of our past events
Event: Averting a collision course?Beyond the pandemic instrument & International Health Regulations
Event | Corruption in healthcare: a global health blind spot
Event | Rising Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Global South: Painting with New Colors
#GenevaHealthWeek 2023: Breathing Life with Clean Air Action: Civil Society Drives Change
Geneva Health Week
Each year during the World Health Organization (WHO)’s World Health Assembly (WHA) happening in May, the Platform hosts a series of side events and discussions around critical global health issues, raising awareness among member states attending WHA meetings. During the Geneva Health Week, the Platform provides important exposure for a wide range of global health actors, enhancing collaborations and partnerships for future discussions and events.
23 May 2023
Beyond Panic & Neglect: Building a Human Rights Framework for Public Health Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response
Hybrid: Auditorium Ivan Pictet and online
International Commission of Jurists; Global Health Law Consortium; Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Physicians for Human Rights