The United Nations Information Service in Geneva
, in collaboration with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
will organize a screening “One Humanity” as the second edition of Ciné-ONU
on the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day.
The screening will take place in Room XVII of the Palais des Nations on Friday, 18 July 2014 at 5 p.m.
The film, which will be shown in its original English version, without sub-titles, tells the story of how the world came to focus on the ending of the apartheid regime in South Africa through two star-studded concerts that were broadcast around the world.
The screening will be followed by a debate on the global fight against apartheid featuring:
Ciné ONU Geneva
- Michael Møller, Acting Director-General, of the UN Office at Geneva
- Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights,
- Abdul Samad Minty, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the UN in Geneva and
- Andrea Bianchi, Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
consists of bi-monthly film screenings followed by expert-led debates, aimed at raising awareness of priorities on the international agenda among local audiences, and strengthening the profile of International Geneva.
The concept of Ciné ONU
was originally launched by the United Nations Regional Information Centre in Brussels
in 2007, followed by "Ciné-ONU Portugal
" and Cine-ONU London
. Ciné-ONU Vienna
" is organized by the United Nations Office in Vienna
Admission is free. For more information or if you do not have a UNOG access badge and would like to register, please contact cineONU@unog.ch