Tasked with enforcing the “non-discrimination” element of municipal policy in terms of diversity, the Agenda 21 – Sustainable city department implements awareness campaigns bearing witness to Geneva’s commitment to recognising the city’s diversity.
Monuments and racist heritage in public areas
In November 2020, the City initiated a far-reaching thought process concerning the question of the homage paid in public areas to personalities who encouraged racism and colonialism.
“Nous, saisonniers, saisonnières...Genève 1931-2019” exhibition
From 30 October to 24 November 2019, an exhibition paid homage to seasonal workers, exploring their history and the major contribution they made to the development of Geneva.
Genève, sa gueule
Since 2014, the “Genève, sa gueule” project, implemented by the Agenda 21 – Sustainable City department in collaboration with numerous partners, has documented the diversity of Geneva’s inhabitants, drawing a portrait of the city.
Anti-racism week is held every year in March with a view to increasing public awareness. A firmly committed city, Geneva takes part in this event in collaboration with its associative and institutional partners.
Sortir des cases
The “Sortir des cases” awareness exhibition has been organised by the Agenda 21 – Sustainable City department to provide a fun, interactive means of enhancing awareness of the different types of discrimination.
L’étranger à l’affiche
From 22 September to 22 October, the City of Geneva presented an exhibition entitled “L’étranger à l’affiche: Altérité et identité dans l’affiche politique suisse 1918 – 2010” on the Plainpalais plain. Retracing the history of votes on migration through 52 posters, the exhibition offers a new slant on this topical matter.
Working in collaboration with the Agenda 21 – Sustainable City department and the Foreign Citizen Integration Bureau of the canton of Geneva, the EldoradoS collective of associations provides a forum for discussing the local realities of migrants’ pathways in Geneva through a varied and interdisciplinary programme echoing the Play, Eldorado, directed by Patrick Mohr at the Théâtre du Loup.
Ici c’est ailleurs
Geneva offers us the rich and rewarding opportunity to grasp what comes from somewhere else and to understand how these dimensions, here and elsewhere, open up new horizons extending beyond our borders. Every year in October, the Agenda 21 – Sustainable City department in partnership with the Foreign Citizen Integration Bureau of the canton of Geneva organises conferences, shows, workshops and installations to envisage artistic creation through diversity and movement.
Article modifié le 02.06.2023 à 08:40