March 08, 2018 @ 15:00 – March 08, 2018 @ 17:00
Palais des Nations, Hall XIV
8 - 14 Avenue de la Paix
in Geneva 1202


On the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March), the SDG Lab, UN WOMEN, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), the City of Geneva and International Gender Champions - Geneva are co-hosting a special edition of the SDG Lab “So What” series to explore the interlinkages between Gender Equality (SDG5) and Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11) and show how linking these goals can accelerate results.

Special Guest

Mr. Michael Møller, Director General, United Nations Office at Geneva and co-founder of the International Gender Champions.


  • Ms. Jane Townsley, Director of Force International, former president of International Association of Women Police (IAWP), Force International Ltd (Leeds)
  • Ms. Héloïse Roman, Project Manager for Gender Equality of the Service Agenda 21 – ville durable (City of Geneva)
  • Ms. Manuela Papadopol, Co-founder of Sansea Consulting (Seattle)
  • Two other speakers to be confirmed


Ms. Nadia Isler, Director of SDG Lab at UNOG

Cocktail to follow.

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