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As part of the Democracy without Borders initiative, on 5 August 2018 the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will organise a screening of 'Laila at the Bridge' at the Locarno Film Festival, followed by a panel discussion on the topic of 'Civil society and film-making in Afghanistan'.
The SDC supports the Open Doors section at the Locarno Festival. Each year, the section focuses on a different region in the world where opportunities for making films and promoting culture are very limited.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation organizes on 4 July 2018 in Geneva an event on small-scale and artisanal mining for sustainable development: opportunities and risks for sustainable development.
Cultural event; Public event
On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June, KOSMOS and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) will present the film 'Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad'. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring individuals directly affected by torture and other stakeholders.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC and one of its NGO partners, IAMANEH Switzerland, which has long-standing experience in working with men on gender equality, are organising the first international conference in Switzerland on the subject of engaging men and boys in gender and development.