The Welcome Programme is here for you and your family!
This programme, valid for one year and non-renewable, is designed to facilitate your first steps in Geneva and provides you with practical information or activities from your arrival and throughout your stay.
- Are you holder of a Swiss legitimation card (issued by the FDFA) ?
You will receive by post the programme and the registration form, also available below.
- Are you an employee of an NGO, a multinational, a doctoral student or a HUG/UNIGE professor?
Fill in the form below !
This service is coordinated by the CAGI and run by the volunteer of the Fondation pour Genève Newcomer Network ! Thanks to the support of many public and private institutions, this programme is free of charge.
A welcome and integration programme in Geneva and the region, offering services upon arrival and activities throughout your stay.
This programme is intended for employees of international governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), diplomatic missions, consulates, multinational companies and PhD students/professors at the UNIGE and the HUG.
Thanks to the support of many public and private institutions, the CAGI’s services are free of charge.
This one-year programme is coordinated by the CAGI and run by the volunteer members of the Fondation pour Genève Newcomer 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" : December 4, 2023
In collaboration with the Geneva authorities and the Newcomer 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
2023 Legal Update: What’s new for associations and foundations?
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Housing and insurance information session
Tuesday, April 18, 2022
Good practices in the field of visas for civil society actors
Thursday, May 4, 2023
International Geneva Calendar
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.