The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale aspires to create a better world where actors of international solidarity, economic development and those of the territory work together to conceive new and creative kinds of cooperation.

In a world marked by major upheavals, the Cité de la Solidarité Internationale believes that new solidarities must be built beyond cleavages and boundaries, in an experimental and fertile environment and in the spirit of co-construction.

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  • La Cité de la Solidarité Internationale lance sa nouvelle communication !

    Avec un nouveau logo, plus séduisant, un site internet simplifié et épuré et des supports de communication print en papier recyclable, la Cité de la Solidarité Internationale se renouvelle sur le fond et sur la forme !

    To know more, please follow this link !

  • Participate in the operation 1 REGARD = 1 EURO

    For every portrait taken, the Cité de la Solidarité Internationale gives 1 Euro to Médecins du Monde's project "Maternity without risks" in Laos.

    PARTICIPATE now and support Médecin du Monde's work in Laos!

    How to do ?
    - click here
    - take a snapshot of yourself with your webcam
    - frame your photo with the dove
    - publish your photo with your 140 characters comment on Facebook or Twitter

    To know more about Médecins du Monde's project in Laos, please follow this link

  • Save your weekend of 29th and 30th November for the 4th edition of the Salon des Métiers de l'Humanitaire / Humanitarian Careers Fair

    More than a major event for international solidarity actors, the Humanitarian Careers Fair is the privileged rendez-vous favouring exchanges between professionals and people interested in issues linked to humanitarian affairs and the solidarity sector.

    This 4th edition of the Humanitarian Careers Fair will take place on 29th and 30th November 2014 in Annemasse in the Mathin Luther King complex.

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The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale strives to bring about innovation, coordination and legibility field of development and international solidarity.

It particularly aims at engendering joint responses together with international solidarity organizations, companies and universities, the public and the private sector, in order to address future challenges by developing a territorial intelligence.


The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale in Annemasse: a territorial rooting and an ideal location to benefit from:

  • Europe and its funding opportunities
  • France and its tradition of solidarity
  • The Rhône Alpes region, which ranks as the second largest region involved with international cooperation matters
  • Geneva, known as the global center of influence at international level in terms of international solidarity.


The network dimension: The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale forms a multistakeholder network made up of: Geneva’s key actors, solidarity actors in the Rhône Alpes region, acteurs institutional actors, economic and academic actors in Greater Geneva and the Rhône Alpes region.

The Training dimension: In collaboration with experts, the Cité de la Solidarité Internationale organises workshops and training courses favouring skills transfer and responding to observed specific needs.

The Event Dimension: Through frequent events, the Cité de la Solidarité Internationale puts key actors of international solidarity together to discuss specific subjects that touch upon common interests or shared goals.

The Premises Dimension: The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale provides functional workspaces. It offers turnkey solutions designed to address the needs of international NGOs and International Organisations: offices, meeting rooms, a documentation center and co-working areas.

The Service Dimension: The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale provides a large scope of tools: information, counselling and project assistance. It centralises news and significant emerging issues as well as it identifies major trends regarding international cooperation, sustainable development and professionalisation.


In the spirit of reciprocity, the Cité de la Solidarité Internationale bolsters the exchange of ideas, knowledge and skills between actors of solidarity and political and economic stakeholders.

It takes part in strengthening a community within which understanding, mutual assistance and respect are the core pillars.