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Bonjour and a warm welcome to Geneva

Welcome message Moving to a new duty station often comes with a mixture of feelings. Before arriving to your 'new home', the joy of excitement, adventure and the non-familiar as well as worries regarding different local realities and traditions can keep us busy with...

Acheter un bien en PPE – Accession à la propriété

En Suisse romande, la demande pour les logements en PPE est importante, soutenue par le faible niveau des taux hypothécaires. Quant à l’offre, elle s’est affaiblie, en lien avec une production de logements très orientée sur le marché locatif. Cette situation a généré,...

Reprise en trombe pour le bassin annécien

Le bilan du marché immobilier en 2019 présageait des conditions optimales pour 2020 sur la région annécienne. Après un arrêt brutal, le déconfinement a dopé l’activité. Pour combien de temps ? En 2019, le marché immobilier du Grand Annecy suivait son rythme de...

Rethinking cities in the COVID-19 recovery

From surviving to thriving For months, the soul of Geneva was hardly recognisable. The pandemic changed the character of cities – and with it our definition of normal. But how are cities bouncing back and shaping a ‘better normal’? Geneva, the multilateral centre,...

Sustainable Fashion: Walking the Talk

85 % of textiles end up in landfills or are incinerated, with most of these materials suitable for reuse. I have always had a keen interest in making fashion sustainable. It started as a teenager designing my own clothes and has stayed with me through my professional...

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Rethinking cities in the COVID-19 recovery

From surviving to thriving For months, the soul of Geneva was hardly recognisable. The pandemic changed the character of cities – and with it our definition of normal. But how are cities bouncing back and shaping a ‘better normal’? Geneva, the multilateral centre,...

Sustainable Fashion: Walking the Talk

85 % of textiles end up in landfills or are incinerated, with most of these materials suitable for reuse. I have always had a keen interest in making fashion sustainable. It started as a teenager designing my own clothes and has stayed with me through my professional...

La deuxième main, c’est du premier choix

De nouveaux modes de consommation de la mode font du deuxième main une option moderne et engagée pour un shopping éthique sans modération. Sous diverses formes et depuis plusieurs années déjà, les rangs de la résistance à la « fast fashion » [Fast fashion : segment de...

The future of work in fashion

Investing in inclusive and sustainable supply chains  The future of work in the fashion industry looks increasingly uncertain: can we make it more sustainable and inclusive? Clothing is the ultimate expression of fashion. The garment industry and its supply...

The ABC for a conscious consumer

Being a conscious consumer isn’t easy. The fashion industry is not particularly praised for transparent practices, which is why we have curated for you the following tips and tricks on what to consider before you shop. Buy less, much less. Most of the time, you do not...

Fashion can build back better after COVID19

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, United Nations member States, supported by the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion, can build back better the global fashion industry, turning it from a social, economic and environmental concern to a driver for achieving...

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