Intergenerational dialogue organized by Greycells and its partners with the support of

The City of Geneva and the Foundation for Geneva.

Can social mobilisation shape the agenda

at the local, national, and global levels?

28 June 2021 / 17:00 – 20:00 / Geneva (CEST)

Hybrid format: In person at the Aula Piaget, UNIDufour, Geneva & Zoom

All preliminary information on the dialogue is available at:

Full version of the dialogue :

Welcome and introduction.

Mr. Alejandro BONILLA GARCÍA, President, Greycells.

Ms. Tatiana VALOVAYA, Director General, United Nations Office at Geneva, UNOG.  (Video)

Ms. Christina KITSOS, Conseillère administrative, City of Geneva. 

Moderator: Mr. Jeremy Seydoux

Discours d’ouverture : Mme. Gro Harlem BRUNTLAND, The Elders (Video)

Panel 1: PEOPLE: Social Inequalities, Including Gender. 

  • Ms. Annie NAMALA (India), Director, Centre for Equity and Inclusion, New Delhi, via ZOOM, Senior. 
  • Mr. Adama SANNEH (Italy), Co-Founder and CEO, Moleskine Foundation, education and creativity for social change and WikiAfrica Education Initiative, Millennial.
  • Ms. Olive LINYUIY KINGA (Cameroun), Founder of a NGO on child and family poverty, candidate Master of Advanced Studies, University of Geneva (UNIGE), Millennial.
  • Ms. Adiba QASIM (Iraq) Yazidi survivor from Northern Iraq, refugee in Switzerland; humanitarian and freelance journalist, Millennial.

Discussant Panel 1:  Ms Gabriele KOEHLER, Senior Research Associate, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), member of Greycells.

Analyse et réflexions sur “Les trois Nations Unies” Sir Arthur “Richard” JOLLY (UK)

Professeur honoraire et chercheur associé à l’Institut d’études du développement de l’Université du Sussex. Ancien sous-secrétaire général des Nations unies. Ancien cadre supérieur de l’UNICEF. (Via Zoom)

Panel 2: PLANET: Putting environment first, three approaches reinforcing each other.

  • Ms. Océane DAYER (Switzerland), Co-President Sustainable Development Solutions Network Switzerland (SDSN CH). Millennial.
  • Mr. Alain FREI, Co-presidents (Switzerland), “Grands parents pour le climat”, Senior.
  • Ms. Sascha GABIZON (Netherlands), Director, Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), Germany, via ZOOM, Senior.

Panel 3 : PROSPERITÉ : inégalités économiques

  • Mme Andrea SANTIAGO (Mexique), activiste et avocate pour les droits des travailleurs domestiques, via ZOOM, Millénnial.
  • M. Patrick TARAN (USA/France), Président, Global Migration Policy Associates GMPA, Senior
  • Mme Chantal PEYER (Suisse) Chef de l’équipe Entreprise et Droits de l’Homme, Pain pour le Prochain, Millénnial.
  • M. Raymond SANER (Suisse), Directeur, Centre for Socio-Eco-Nomic-Development C-Send, sur la responsabilité des entreprises transnationales, Senior

Commentateur Panel 3 : M. Sangheon LEE, Directeur du département de la politique de l’emploi,

Discussants Panel 3: 

M. Sangheon LEE. Director of the Employment Policy Department (EMPLOYMENT) of the ILO.

Presentation and comments on the online survey results and Millennials views on civil society mobilisation.

  • Ms. Sheilla Roxana BALDEÓN ARAGÓN, Master candidate, University of Geneva.
  • Mr. Albert BARSEGHYAN, Spokesperson, Fair Internship Initiative.
  • Ms. Lucia GOBERNA, Dianova (Zoom).
  • Ms. Chiara MUELLER, Vice President, Executive Board of the Geneva Model United Nations (GIMUN).


  • Amb. Salman BAL Director of the International Geneva Welcome Centre (CAGI).
  • Mr, Paul LADD, Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
  • Ms. Corinne MOMAL-VANIAN, Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation.