"Blue Peace" at Swiss Pavilion of Dubai 2022 Expo to focus on water diplomacy
The Swiss Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai will launch the "Blue Peace days" at a high level function this Saturday 26 February, announcing the start of a "Water Month" and the opening of the Blue Peace exhibition to bring water related issues and challenges to the fore.
During February 26- March 31 2022 at the pavilion, the "Blue Peace" Exhibition, spearheaded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), will showcase the Swiss commitment to water diplomacy and sustainable use of world’s water resources for peace, stability and development.
On the occasion, the Swiss Pavilion will host a high-level discussion on the theme of "Water - a catalyst for sustainable development and peace", which bring together SDC Director Patricia Danzi, ICRC Representative Igor Malgrati and Danilo Türk, diplomatic advisor to the Geneva Water Hub and former President of Slovenia. Throughout the month of March, the Swiss Pavilion will also offer a varied program of colloquia and workshops.
The full Swiss Confederation press release is available below.
More information is available on the Swiss Pavillon at Expo 2020 Dubai website.