Meeting between classes from different cantons
The Eduki Foundation offers a language exchange on the theme of international Geneva. Through a guided walking tour, students will learn the history of some of the main international organizations based in Geneva. In the afternoon, one of the visits will give them the opportunity to understand the work done in international cooperation and its impact on our daily lives. Two games will carried out at the beginning of the day and during lunch break so that classes can interact and exchange on this theme. Finally,students will be given notebooks to do activities during their journey. This will allow them to take notes of new notions on language exchange and International Geneva.
Program (10 am to 4 pm)
- Bilingual meeting game
- Bilingual guided tour of International Geneva
- Picnic and quiz on International Geneva
- Visit of the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent or the United Nations Office in Geneva (Palais des Nations)
In the afternoon: which tour to choose?
International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
The Humanitarian Adventure exhibition offers a unique experience and an initiation to humanitarian action. Through three spaces, you will explore three major current challenges: defending human dignity, rebuilding family ties and limiting natural hazards. An Interactive Chronology spans 150 years of humanitarian history, while the focus on current affairs presents Red Cross and Red Crescent operations around the globe.
United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG)
The United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG) is the largest United Nations center after the UN headquarters in New York . The visit includes (according to the meetings of the day): the Human Rights and the Alliance of Civilizations Room, decorated by the famous artist Miquel Barcelò; The "Salle des pas perdus", from which one can see the monument commemorating the conquest of space; the Assembly Hall, the largest room in the Palais des Nations.
Before the meeting, it is imperative that the students already correspond to get to know each other. In addition, in order to optimize the exchange, a preparation is recommended.
- Vocabulary of international Geneva
- Activity log (it will be filled during the day by the students)
- Answers to the activities of the day
- Fact Sheet on International Geneva
- The picnic is at students' expense.
- Contact us for details about the prices of the visits.
Proposed program by:
Department of Public Education, Training and Youth - Language exchange and mobility