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Event on female genital mutilation in Geneva

02 November 2012

To promote awareness and action against female genital mutilation (FGM), an evening featuring music, reflections, an art exhibition and special messages will be held by the Global Alliance against Female Genital Mutilation (GA-FGM) in collaboration with the World Council of Churches (WCC)




Monday, 3 December 2012
18:00 o' clock




The Ecumenical Centre, Chapel


150 Route de Ferney

(free parking available)


Download  programme schedule (pdf, 130 KB)


Download invitation for GA-FGM charity concert (pdf, 91.8 KB)


Media representatives are welcome; however there will be no press conference.


Speakers at the event will include:



  • Joshua Lincoln, Chief of Cabinet, Office of the United Nations Director General
  • Dr Reinout Vos, deputy permanent representative, Mission of the of Netherlands
  • Jutta Schmitz, representative of the Diplomatic Mission of Germany
  • Nakpa Polo, representative of the Mission of Togo
  • WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will offer an ecumenical prayer



Media contact:
Elisabeth Wilson, Co-founder GA-FGM
Mobile +41 79 586-8719 or email: ewilson_gafgm (at)


GA-FGM website: