On the occasion of the International Day of Forests
Palais des Nations, Geneva
• Artistic Performance The Third Paradise by Michelangelo Pistoletto, Cittadellarte, in collaboration with Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève (Planpalais, Geneva, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
• “Forests for fashion – Fashion for forests”, working conference on forest fibres and their use in the fashion industry, gathering all actors involved in the supply chain, from forest managers to clothing producers and retailers, to discuss the challenges and opportunities for sustainable production and use of such fibres in the textile sector and fashion industry (Room VIII at the Palais des Nations, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm)
• Exhibition opening. Fashion show / performance: event and show (Palais des Nations, Salle des Pas Perdus, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm).
With the participation of:
Michael Møller ACTING DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA
Maurizio Enrico Luigi Serra AMBASSADOR, PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ITALY TO THE UNITED NATIONS OFFICE
Michelangelo Pistoletto ARTIST
Mario Boselli PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN NATIONAL CHAMBER OF FASHION
the Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland (FOEN); the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland (EDA); Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto; Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève; Lenzing AG; Centre de formation professionnelle, nature et environnement (CFNE); R V R Service AG, Clean Forest Club; Bern University of Applied Sciences with its School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Science (HAFL)
Fashion show open until April 15th 2014.