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Lost in transition

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Is working as an expat a choice for life or is there an expiry date? How long to stay and when/how to go are crucial questions for the open discussion.
In a subsequent workshop, you will be invited to elaborate new ways of transmitting your knowledge and experience to the next generation of aid workers.
At 13.30, “Lost in Transition?”: one of the exciting panel discussions you can’t miss on the 28 October at the Forum cinfo 2016!
Check out the rest of the programme on www.cinfo.ch/forum

Information session: EBRD & World Bank

Ever thought about working with an international financial institution (IFI) but wondered how this might look like? Attend the panel discussion at 14:30 at the Forum cinfo and don’t miss exchanging with representatives of renowned institutions!
Also there will be an information session on working as a JPO with the World Bank and EBRD – more information soon! #cinforum16 http://bit.ly/cinforum_16

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Individual Discussions

Interested in learning more about your career opportunities with UNFPA, EBRD, the World Bank or AfDB? As a Swiss national you can participate in short individual consultations with HR recruiters of respective institutions – apply now! http://bit.ly/individual_consultations #cinforum16

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The speakers

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Destination: Iran

The Shah Mosque of Isfahan (Iran) is one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran. With its 18 million bricks and 475’000 tiles, the mosaic represents a full palette of seven colours: when the light hits its surface, you experience sun, surface- and underwater all at once. No wonder it is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site! The Mosque’s majestic construction began in 1611 and was renamed after one of the most “unusual” modern revolutions – the Iranian Revolution of 1979 – which had an immense impact internationally, profoundly changing the image of Islam.

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Daniel Glinz will be directly going from taking this picture to be one of our speakers at the panel “Lost in Transition”, at the Forum cinfo! Stay up to date on http://www.cinfo.ch/forum!

Working with IFIs – panel discussion

Ever thought about working with an international financial institution (IFI) but wondered how this might look like? Attend the panel discussion at 14:30 at the Forum cinfo and don’t miss exchanging with representatives of renowned institutions!
Also there will be an information session on working as a JPO with the World Bank and EBRD – more information soon! #cinforum16

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Helvetas at the Forum cinfo 2016

Jens Engeli, Programme Coordinator for the West Balkans in the NGO Helvetas, describes his work. Discover what his typical day looks like!
Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, as Caritas Suisse, the Swiss Red Cross, Enfants du Monde, Comundo and many other NGOs will be present at the Forum cinfo 2016, on 28 October. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet their representatives!
More on www.cinfo.ch/forum

Input: Current offerings of training institutions

Are you well prepared to tackle a job in development or humanitarian aid or do you feel like you need just a little more training?
Attend the Forum cinfo on 28 October and do not miss the input at 10.30 a.m., where these training institutions will present their current training offerings:
The Graduate Institute Geneva, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action-CERAH, BFH | HESB – Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften HAFL | Haute école des sciences agronomiques, forestières et alimentaires HAFL, ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, ICFG and NADEL

More about the programme of the Forum cinfo: http://bit.ly/cinforum_16 #cinforum16

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Working and living in fragile contexts

Sad events such as the recent bombing of an aid convoy in Syria remind us of the importance of security, more specifically, feeling safe in different contexts. This topic will be addressed in a panel discussion at the Forum cinfo. How is security perceived in different countries? Watch this video – you might be surprised.

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More about the programme of the Forum cinfo: http://bit.ly/cinforum_16 #cinforum16

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Forum cinfo 2016

A Journey in International Cooperation