Event on female genital mutilation in Geneva

20.11.12

To promote awareness and action against female genital mutilation (FGM), an evening featuring music, reflections, an art exhibition and special messages will be held by the Global Alliance against Female Genital Mutilation (GA-FGM) in collaboration with the World Council of Churches (WCC)

 

On:

 

Monday, 3 December 2012
18:00 o' clock

 

At:

 

The Ecumenical Centre, Chapel

 

150 Route de Ferney
Grand-Saconnex

(free parking available)

 

Download  programme schedule (pdf, 130 KB)

 

Download invitation for GA-FGM charity concert (pdf, 91.8 KB)

 

Media representatives are welcome; however there will be no press conference.

 

Speakers at the event will include:

  • Joshua Lincoln, Chief of Cabinet, Office of the United Nations Director General
  • Dr Reinout Vos, deputy permanent representative, Mission of the of Netherlands
  • Jutta Schmitz, representative of the Diplomatic Mission of Germany
  • Nakpa Polo, representative of the Mission of Togo
  • WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will offer an ecumenical prayer

Media contact:
Elisabeth Wilson, Co-founder GA-FGM
Mobile +41 79 586-8719 or email: ewilson_gafgm (at) yahoo.com

 

GA-FGM website: http://www.global-alliance-fgm.org/