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Information Session - 18 January 2006

An information session in English, open to the public, will be held at the headquarters of the Geneva International Academic Network (GIAN) on Wednesday, 18 January 2006, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm , followed by a light reception.

GIAN, Villa Rigot, Avenue de la Paix 9, 1202, Geneva
(next to the Place des Nations; parking available)

The goal will be to present the annual "Call for Projects" and the "Small Grants" programme to persons potentially interested in collaborating with the GIAN (representatives of international organisations, academic institutions and NGOs, among others).

A minimum funding package of SFr 1.6 million will be available in 2006 for projects of a maximum duration of one year, approved within this programme. A maximum of SFr 300,000 is allotted per project.

GIAN support may be requested for research projects that fall within the purview of at least one, or more, of the following thematic areas:

Within these areas, the GIAN encourages projects concerning conflicts and security, environmental issues and humanitarian action.

Registration suggested: Tel: 022 733 26 92, fax: 022 734 87 66 or email to Ms Drakopoulos: drakopoulos@ruig-gian.org