OCT 30, 2014 to FEB 10, 2015 - Exhibition “War from the victims’ perspective”

The Embassy of Switzerland in Ottawa is proud to partner with the Human Rights Research and Education Centre of the University of Ottawa and the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, to present an Event Series in the context of the festivities of the 150th Anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the First Geneva Convention, as well as the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the International Prisoners-of-War Agency.


“War from the victims’ perspective –
Photographs by Jean Mohr”
30 OCT 2014 au / to 10 FEB 2015
57 Louis-Pasteur (Fauteux 570), Ottawa


30 OCT 2014
“War from the victims’ perspective – Photographs by Jean Mohr”

An exhibition produced by the Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne,
and the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Exhibition Opening and Reception
16:30 – 19:00 | 57 Louis Pasteur (Fauteux 570), Ottawa
RSVP until 28 OCT 2014:

Opening speech by Dr. Beat Nobs, Ambassador of Switzerland to Canada and Mr. Frederick John Packer, Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa.



5 NOV 2014

“Healthcare in Danger”


Panel and Reception
16:00 – 18:00 | 57 Louis Pasteur (Fauteux 570), Ottawa
RSVP jusqu‘au / until 31 OCT 2014:

Speakers : Mrs. Isabelle Daoust, Senior Advisor, Office of Director General, International Operations & Movement Relations – Canadian Red Cross, Heather Thomson, MSF Canada, and Mr. Robert M. Young, Senior Delegate – International Committee of the Red Cross.


10 DEC 2014

Human Rights Day

Event and Reception
16:00 – 19:00 | Academic Hall, 133 Séraphine-Marion Pvt, Ottawa
RSVP until 3 DEC 2014:


It would be great to see you there. Please do not hesitate to share this invitation with contacts who may be interested and on the social media.




FULCRUM: War photography exhibit snaps its focus on victims

Red Cross: Photo exhibition: War from the Victims' Perspective

Videos from the program and associated events:

Speeches from Ambassador Nobs and Prof. John Packer: http://youtu.be/cg0x6LMjgOo

Perspective from the Swiss Embassy: http://youtu.be/OHd1wJ50FEk 

Interview to Dave Andrews (Photo Printer):  http://youtu.be/CxS5APzWTdM

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