Events

Past events

2020

11-13.11.2020 - Arnova Conference 2020

  • 13.11.2020, 5:45 pm: Online workshop "Advancing Knowledge of Nonprofit and Philanthropic Education"  

"Public-private partnership in higher education: A case study of the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy presented by Kinga Zsofia Horvath and Prof. Henry Peter.

The presentation of the event is now available>>


29.10.2020 - Diversité dans la gouvernance des fondations

INTRODUCTION – 12:15 pm 

Prof. Henry Peter, directeur du Centre en Philanthropie

PANEL – 12:20 pm

Modéré par Laetitia Gill, Directrice exécutive du GCP

Catherine Labouchère, présidente de la fondation ISREC

Dr. Aline Kratz-Ulmer, Academic Fellow du GCP

Nicolas de Tonnac, membre du conseil de la fondation Foyer Handicap

CONCLUSION  1:20 pm

ACTUALITES du GCP – 1:25 pm 
Henry Peter

FIN – 1:30 pm

 

The presentation is now online, as well as the video>>


 

20.10.2020 - Impact HUB Ticino : "La Responsabilità Sociale delle Imprese, la Filantropia e gli SDGs"

Presentation by Prof. Henry Peter.

The presentation is now online here >>


 

01.10.2020 - Online Philanthropy Lunch

Philanthropic funding for individuals: historical and contemporary challenges

Panel- 12h15

Ludovic Tournès, Professor of International History, UNIGE

James Allen Smith, Vice-President and Director of Research and Education of the Rockefeller Archive Center 

Michel Carton, Emeritus Professor in Development Studies, The Graduate Institute

Anton Tarradellas, Researcher and Lecturer in International History, UNIGE

Panel moderated by Prof. Henry Peter, Head of the GCP

Q&A – 1:00 pm

CONCLUSION - 1:20 pm 

UPDATE on the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy – 1:25 pm 
Laetitia Gill, Executive Director, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

End – 1:30 pm

The presentation and the video of the event are now online.


 

22.09.2020 - Philanthropy Lunch virtuel : Mapping the Swiss Philanthropic Landscape through big-data

PANEL – 12:00 pm 
Moderation by Prof. Henry Peter

Prof. Giuseppe Ugazio, holder of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Chair in behavioural Philanthropy. Presentation of the mapping research on Philanthropic foundations

Karin Jestin, Strategic Philanthropy Advisor and Founder, Philanthropic & Humanitarian Initiatives (PHI)

Marc Pfitzer, Managing Director, FSG

Q&A – 1:00 pm

UPDATE on the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy – 1:25 pm
Laetitia Gill, Executive Director, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

END – 1:30 pm

OPEN SESSION – 1:30 - 2:00 pm with Prof. Giuseppe Ugazio for the participants who would like to pursue the discussion

 

The powerpoint presentation and the video of the event are now online.


 

12.06.2020 - Philanthropy Lunch virtuel : Université de Genève, COVID et Philanthropie: les initiatives pro-sociales de l’Université et de ses partenaires dans le contexte du COVID-19

Evénement présidé par Yves Flückiger, recteur de l'Université de Genève.

INTRODUCTION – 12h15 

Prof. Yves Flückiger, recteur de l’Université de Genève

Prof. Henry Peter, directeur du Centre en Philanthropie

PANEL – 12h20

Dre Stéphane Couty, secrétaire générale de la fondation des HUG

Prof. Samia Hurst-Majno, cheffe du groupe Ethical, legal, and social issues de la Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force et directrice de l'Institut Éthique Histoire Humanités (IEH2) de l'Université de Genève

Firoz Ladak, CEO des fondations Edmond de Rothschild

Dr Thomas Maillart, Président d’Open Geneva et Maître d’enseignement et de recherche à l’Université de Genève

Patrick Odier, Président de la fondation Lombard Odier

Panel modéré par le prof. Henry Peter

FIN– 13h30

Vidéo de l'événement disponible en ligne >>


 

06.02.2020 - Philanthropy Lunch : La fondation à l'épreuve du temps

 Speakers:

Dr Parisima Vez, ancienne professeure titulaire à l’Université de Fribourg, responsable de la surveillance des fondations du canton de Fribourg
Dr Lukas von Orelli, président de SwissFoundations, directeur de la fondation Velux, Zurich 
Monsieur Jean Pirrotta, directeur de l’autorité de surveillance des fondations du canton de Genève

Panel modéré par Dr Loïc Pfister, associé chez LPPV avocats, Lausanne, membre de conseils de fondation.

The summary notes and the powerpoint presentations are available.


 

2019

11.12.2019 - Philanthropy Lunch: " Water as a public good: Room for philanthropy" 

Speakers:

Dr. Danilo Türk, Chairman of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace and former president of Republic of Slovenia 

Dr. Mara Tignino, Lead Legal Specialist, Platform for International Water Law at the Geneva Water Hub; Reader, Faculty of Law and Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva

Cédric Lecamp, Senior Investment Manager – Thematic Equities, Pictet-Water fund

Panel moderated by Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva and Geneva Water Hub; Member of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace

The summary notes and the powerpoint presentation are available.


 

17.10.2019 - The art of giving - Art law and philanthropy

Maison des fondations, Geneva, 8.15 am - 6.00 pm

Annual conference of the Art Law Foundation (ALF) and the Centre for Art Law (CDA) organized in partnership with the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy.

The Programme and the summary notes are available.


 

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Watch the full lecture online >>

More info >>


 

01.10.2019 - Opening Conference of Uni3 - Vers une nouvelle philanthropie ?

Key note: Henry Peter, Head, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

Free entrance. Uni Dufour, Auditoire Rouiller, U300 |2.30

Watch the full conference online >>


 

01.10.2019 - Forum des fondations 2019, IMD Lausanne

Meilleures pratiques de gouvernance pour répondre aux besoins sociétaux ?

SwissFoundations event, in partnership with ACAD, AGFA, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy, IMD and proFonds

Programme


 

11.09.2019 - Philanthropy Lunch: "Philanthropic organization and business activity: 
what are the tax issues?
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Speakers:

Prof. René Bekkers, Director of the Center for Philanthropic Studies at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

Dr. Raphaël Gani, Judge, Swiss Federal Administrative Court

Prof. Xavier Oberson, Professor of Swiss and International Tax Law,  University of Geneva

Panel moderated par Dr. Giedre Lideikyte Huber, Senior research associate, Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

Summary notes and the powerpoint presentations are available.


 

27.06.2019 - Philanthropy Lunch: "Why do people give?"

Speakers:

Prof. Florian Cova, Lauréat FNS Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship 2018 in philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and CISA, University of Geneva

Dr. Emma Tieffenbach, lecturer in Philosophy of Philanthropy, Academic fellow of the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

Prof. Giuseppe Ugazio, Assistant Professor, Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Chair in behavioural philanthropy

Panel moderated by Prof. David Sander, Head of CISAUniversity of Geneva

More info >>

Summary notes and the powerpoint presentation are available.


 

2018

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10.12.2018 - Colloque "Philanthropie, émotions et empathie: quels liens ?"

more info >>


 

02.10.2018 - Forum des fondations 2018 "Les meilleurs pratiques de gouvernance des fondations - quelle actualité?

SwissFoundations event, in collaboration with  proFondsAGFAACADIMD and the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy

18.09.2018 - Philanthropy Lunch: "Genève et la philanthropie : un état d'esprit ?" 

Speakers:
«Genève, une philanthropie galopante»
Prof. Olivier Fatio, professeur honoraire, Faculté de théologie, UNIGE

«Quels défis humanitaires attendent Genève?»
Dr. Peter Maurer, président, CICR

Modération: Prof. François Dermange, professeur d’éthique, Faculté de théologie, UNIGE

Summary notes and last news from the Centre are available


 

17.09.2018 -  "Philanthropy & Global health: opportunities for sustainable impact", in partnership with the Club Diplomatique de Genève. (sur invitation)

The presentations are available.


 

06.06.2018 - Philanthropy Series: "Institutional investors’ engagement 
and other ESG policies: why and how?" Organized by the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy, in partnership with the University of Cambridge


 

08.05.2018 - Philanthropy Lunch: "Ethique: quelle priorité pour faire le plus de bien?"

Organized by the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy, in association with Effective Altruism Geneva

Summary notes and presentation  are available.


 

19.04.2018 - Conférence: "2018 OECD Report on Global Philanthropy for Development"

in association wit h the Graduate Institute and OECD 


 

 22.02.2018 - Philanthropy lunch: "Engage or exclude: What is the best way to align investments with mission?"

Organized by the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy, in association with ethos and Cambridge University.

Summary notes and the presentation are available. 


 

2017

21.11.2017 - Philanthropy lunch: "Impact Measurement: What's new?"

Organized by the Geneva Centre for Philanthropy, in association with Philanthropy Impact

Summary notes and the presentations are available.

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