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On the occasion of the UN Climate Summit 2014, the United Nations Information Service in Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies are happy to invite you to the third edition of Ciné-ONU featuring a screening of “Snowpiercer” .

The event will take place at the Arditi Auditorium on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 6 p.m.

“Snowpiercer”, a science-fiction film, projects us into a future where a failed climate change experiment kills all life on the planet. Only a lucky few board the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. The film (not recommended for children under 16) will be shown in its original English version, with French sub-titles.
Introductory remarks will be made by:
  • Michael Møller, Acting Director-General, of the UN Office at Geneva and
  • Philippe Burrin, Director, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

This event is organized with the support of the Republic and State of Geneva.
Mr. François Longchamp, President of the State Council for the Canton of Geneva, will also address the audience.

The screening will be followed by a debate on climate change featuring:
  • Michael Zammit Cutajar, former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and
  • Urs Luterbacher, Honorary Professor of Political Sciences, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

Ciné ONU Geneva 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 but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact

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