Vélo Fixie

Wednesday

Digital Fresco

Come and take part in this interactive workshop to learn about the impact of digital technology on the environment in a fun way.

Practical information 

Place : Room PS06 (Uni Pignon), Bd du Pont d’Arve 42, 1205 Genève

Time : 9:15am to 12:00pm

Language : French 

Organizer : rECOnsider

Speakers : Céline Carle Faye and Louise Aubet

Registration https://forms.gle/9KhZH9HzLFHJV94t7

Description

The Digital Mural is a fun and collaborative workshop of about 3 hours that focuses on collaboration and collective intelligence. The workshop also presents solutions for a more responsible digital world and leaves room for open discussions between the participants. The aim of the digital mural is therefore to make participants aware of the impact of digital technologies on the environment.

No previous knowledge is required.

 

Please note that places are limited and it is necessary to register via the link above. 

Exhibition: "Tomorrow"

Sustainable development, how to get involved at the UNIGE?

Practical information 

Description

Society is evolving at a rapid pace. What will tomorrow's world look like? Several associations to be found in the lobby of Uni Mail have been looking into this question...

DIY Workshop: shampoo and deodorant

Come and create your own deodorant and shampoo with the ESD association!

Practical information 

Place : Room M5383 (Uni Mail, 5th floor), Bd du Pont d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève 

Time : 11:00am to 1:00pm

Language : French

Organizer : Student Association for Sustainable Development (EDD)

Speakers: Noélia & Elena

Registration : CLOSED

Description

Two products will be made during this workshop: a shampoo and a solid deodorant. Don't forget to take a notebook and a pen to write down the recipe and recreate these products at home!

Registration for this workshop is closed. The workshop is full.

Ecoskills & Roselio Conference

"Are you interested in learning about responsible and sustainable living? 

Then join the adventure by attending the Ecoskills conference!"

Practical information 

Place : MR080 (Uni Mail), Bd du Pont d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève

Time : 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Language : French

Organizer : Student Association for Sustainable Development (EDD)

Speakers:

  • Flavia Wallenhorst, Instructor of Ecoskills, a training tool to adopt more ecological habits.

  •  Rosendo Mañas Faura, Chief operating officer of Roselio

Target audience : Trainers in sustainable development or people interested in training in sustainable development.

Description

Is online training for sustainable living a bad idea?
Adopting green habits seems to become easier and easier due to the explosion of training and events around sustainable living. It is also possible to learn online through social networks and/or more substantial video training content. On the other hand, the impact of digital technology is becoming more and more worrisome... So, are tik-tok tutorials good to be thrown away? 
In this workshop discover what methods are available to you to change your lifestyle with consistency.

Buzzing About Sustainable Protein:
An Insect Tasting

An interactive booth where students can learn about sustainable alternative proteins and sample a variety of food-grade insects to destigmatize insects as a source of food.

Practical information 

Place : Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène Rigot 2, Petal 2 Main Hall

Time : 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Language : English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Description

Join us in the main hall of Maison de la Paix to sample some tasty treats donated to Sustainability Week Geneva by local Swiss organic edible insect producer Entomos! The MDP cafeteria will also be offering a selection of insect protein-based meals.

Between Glasgow and Sharm el-Sheikh: The Impacts of COP26 Five Months On

A panel discussing the impact of COP26 and expectations for progress before the upcoming COP27

Practical information 

Place : Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugene Rigot 2, Salle 4

Time : 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Language : English

Organizer : IHEID Environmental Committee

Speakers : 

  • Sandeep Sengupta

  • Eric Usher

  • Prof. Liliana Andonova

  • Lydie-Line Paroz

  • Alexandra Wenzel (Moderator)

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ch/e/between-glasgow-and-sharm-el-sheikh-the-impacts-of-cop26-five-months-on-tickets-298036945527 

Description

This panel discussion addresses the opportunities and challenges for international climate change policy halfway between COP26 and COP27, the concrete measures which need to be set in motion particularly by the largest and historical emitters on the road to Sharm el-Sheikh, the main issues on the table at COP27, as well as the biggest need for improvement in mitigation, adaptation and loss and damage. 

Bike self-repair Workshop

Come and repair your bike... yourself! Self-repair workshop with the association Bicyclette bleue

Practical information 

Place : Devant Uni-mail, Bd du Pont d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève 

Time : 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Language : French

Organizers: The "Bicyclette Bleue" Association

Companion : Lisa

Registration : https://forms.gle/iYSTWeYRjv7qbuz57

Description

Come fix your bike... yourself! We propose you a workshop of self-repair of bicycle in order to initiate you to take care of your bicycle. This will also give a boost to the "Bicyclette bleue" association, which will provide equipment and advice

Climate fresco

You want to act for the climate but don't have the time to become a climatologist?

Practical information 

Place : M4193 (Uni-mail, 4th floor), Bd du Pont d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève 

Time : 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Language : French

Organizer : University of Geneva

Registration : https://forms.gle/giXDE93a1BwoSLKt7

Description

In 3 hours, the collaborative workshop "La Fresque du Climat" allows you to understand the essentials of the climate challenges in order to take action:

 

Deciphering around a game of collective intelligence, creativity, welcoming emotions and debriefing on the levers of action, on an individual and collective scale.
 

Take part in one of the workshops proposed during the UNIGE's sustainability week, take up the challenge of climate change and help move the world into transition.

Please note that places are limited and that it is necessary to register using the link for the desired time slot given above

"Grocery Store Tour"

Take your bike and discover new places to shop !

Practical information 

Place : Shop of "Bicyclette Bleue", Sentier des saules 3, 1205 Genève  

Time : 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Language : French

Organizers: Student Association for Sustainable Development (EDD), The “Bicyclette bleue” Association, Le Nid, Nature en Vrac, Chez Mamie

Companions : Mathieu (guide), Salomé and Mélina

Registration : CLOSED

Description

Tired of going to the Coop or Migros? You want to discover new places to shop? Then get on your bike and follow us through Geneva to discover the local grocery stores (and on top of that you'll get free tastings)!

If you don't have a bike, no problem, our partner La Bicyclette Bleue will lend you one.

Registration for this workshop is closed. The workshop is full.

Sewing Workshop

Come and create your own tote-bag in recycled fabric!

Practical information 

Place : M5383 (Uni-Mail, 5th floor), Bd du Pont d'Arve 40, 1205 Genève 

Time : 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Language : French

Organizers : Student Association for Sustainable Development (EDD)

Speaker : Kelian

Registration : https://forms.gle/zmD86J7JAJkK3HABA

Description

On the program, an initiation to sewing with a sewing machine and then the creation of your bag in recycled fabric.

Facing the desert, cultivating resilience

How does agroecology materialise concretely in the implementation of projects to strengthen the resilience of food systems?

Practical information 

Place : Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène Rigot 2, Petal 2, Hybrid

Time : 6:00pm to 7:45pm

Language : French

Organizer :  The Antenna Foundation, the Association Archipel des Alizées, the Biovision Foundation, the Graduate Institute and the Right Livelihood Award Foundation 

Speakers : 

  • Yacouba Sawadogo

  • Loukmane Sawadogo

  • Dr. Christophe Gironde

  • Dr. Charlotte Pavageau

  • René Longet

  • Dr. Damien Deville

  • Francois Gicqueau

  • Julian Tugwell

Registration: https://www.graduateinstitute.ch/communications/events/face-au-desert-cultiver-la-resilience

Description

Part One:

Through the story of the work of « L’homme qui arrêta le désert », discover how Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer from Burkina Faso, winner of the 2018 Alternative Nobel Prize and 2020 UN Earth Champion, has managed to bring life back to the arid fields of the Sahelian desert thanks to ancestral traditional knowledge.

 

Part Two:

Agroecology offers rational solutions for improving global food systems. Examples of promising synergies and collaborative initiatives demonstrate the resilience of populations.

 

The panel will bring together different perspectives on issues of local experience, cooperation and public policy for a transition to more environmentally and humane food systems.

 

This event is organised in partnership with the Antenna Foundation, the Association Archipel des Alizées, the Biovision Foundation, the Graduate Institute, the Right Livelihood Award Foundation and the University of Geneva.

"Eating is political"

In the canton of Geneva, many alternatives to the current food system are taking shape. Come and discover how they work and how they contribute to the transition towards a sustainable food system.  

Practical information 

Place : Room B106 (Uni Bastions), Rue De-Candolle 5, 1211 Genève 4 

Time : 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Language : French

Organizers : Student Association for Sustainable Development (EDD)

Speakers:  

  • Olivia Boutay, Agronomist at the Orchard Farm and manager of the vegetable garden 

  • Johanna Huber, Researcher in political science specialized in food and agriculture

  • Mélanie Chabert, Co-president of the association la FARCE, free grocery store for students

Description

6:30pm :

Introduction of the context of food in the canton of Geneva (Johanna Huber) then projection of the film "Manger c'est politique" (Eating is political) realized from the surveys of LaRevueDurable on the first agro-eco-district of Switzerland in Meyrin.

 

7:30pm :

Testimony of local actresses, illustrating the functioning of the short food circuits, the challenges to be taken up in the face of both the precariousness of farmers (Olivia Boutay) and that of a part of the consumers (Mélanie Chabert). 

The public will have the opportunity to exchange with the speakers.

 

8:30pm :

A local and organic aperitif during which you will have the opportunity to exchange with local actors and learn more about the different ways to commit to a sustainable food system.