The Welcome Programme is here for you and your family!
The welcoming and integration in Geneva and the Lake Geneva region of people employed by international governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), diplomatic missions and consulates, by offering them appropriate services and activities upon their arrival and throughout their stay.
Thanks to the support of numerous public and private institutions, CAGI’s services are free of charge.
This programme, valid for one year, is coordinated by the CAGI and run by the volunteer members of the Fondation pour Genève Newcomers Network !
The Newcomers Programme is intended for:
of Swiss legitimation card
(issued by the FDFA)
You automatically receive the Programme and the registration form.
NGO, multinational employees, doctoral students and HUG/UNIGE professors
Request the form by writing to:
Services of the Welcome Programme
CAGI "Fête de l'Escalade"
In collaboration with the Geneva authorities and the Newcomers Network of the Fondation pour Genève, the CAGI invites new international arrivals to experience a taste of the traditional Geneva Escalade celebration. The evening, which takes place at the beginning of December, is animated by the presence of members of the Compagnie de 1602 and the Fifes and Drums of the Popular Conservatory of Music, Dance and Theatre, guarantors of the customs of the Escalade. An invitation is sent to all newcomers to International Geneva.
Activities for all
Summer 2022: what to do in Geneva?
Thursday July 7, 2022
French in summer
International Geneva Calendar
Activity report 2021
26 avril 2022
Cultural kiosk : agenda
Founded by the Swiss Confederation and the Republic and Canton of Geneva, the Geneva Welcome Centre is the single entry point for the support and integration of employees of International Geneva and their families, NGOs and visiting delegates.