Geneva Trialogue 2021 "Scaling Open Innovation for the SDGs

Geneva Trialogue 2021
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the University of Geneva

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva is today one of Switzerland's leading universities. The institution enjoys a privileged international reputation and cultivates its openness to the world.
It is distinguished by its intellectual heritage, its humanist tradition and the versatility of its teaching and research, aiming for excellence in all the fields in which it chooses to invest.
An actor of the digital revolution, the UNIGE is a pioneer in the use of digital technologies in all its sectors of activity.

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.

Main Trialogue Conference on 18 March (8:30 - 18:00 CET). Hackathons will take place from 19 March.

Geneva Trialogue 2021 will take place online.

Geneva Trialogue 2021 "Scaling Open Innovation for the SDGs

On 18 March 2021, UNITAR and the University of Geneva host the third Geneva Trialogue edition, under the theme of "Scaling Open Innovation for the SDGs". The 2021Geneva Trialogue fosters communication and collaboration between academia, international organizations and the private sector, to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

This year, the Geneva Trialogue will connect initiatives, learnings and envisioned opportunities around open innovation, through which the SDGs can be imple-mented and progress.

International participants can attend and interact in 7 thematic panel discussions, led by partners from International Geneva, from the European Crowd4SDG proj-ect, from the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative and from the University Global Coalition.

The 2021 Geneva Trialogue marks the start of the Open Geneva Festival, from 18 - 28 March 2021, where the Trialogue sessions will continue as hands-on work-shops and interactive hackathon experiences.