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Alexia Bonato and Isabelle Zakman - Peace Starts at Home

Alexia Bonato and Isabelle Zakman
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Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2015
Location: Palais des Nations
Date: 18/09/2015

With examples from their time spent with underprivileged children, migrants and the elderly, Alexia Bonato and Isabelle Zakman explain how easily tensions can arise, even in seemingly peaceful societies. Together, they underline that peace efforts must first start at home.

Tags: Behaviour,  Civic Engagement,  Community,  Dialogue,  Diversity,  Geneva,  Human Connection,  Peace,  Respect,  Social Cohesion,  Youth

Alexia Bonato and Isabelle Zakman

Red Cross Youth Coordinator and Volunteer

Alexia and Isabelle are part of the Geneva Red Cross, the local branch of the Swiss Red Cross that works closely with underprivileged children, migrants and the elderly. Alexia is the Youth Coordinator and Isabelle is an active volunteer outside of her studies at the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Geneva. They will share their experience on dealing with local conflict on a daily basis and the importance of peace at home.

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