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On the occasion of Global Refugee Forum 2023, discover the film "THE SWIMMERS", which tells the story of how resilience can make dreams come true.

From war-torn Syria to the Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a risky voyage, putting their hearts and their swimming skills to heroic use. Award-winning filmmaker and BAFTA winner Sally El Hosaini directs and the indomitable Issa sisters star in this true story of triumph amid strife. 

Join us before the screening for a discussion on "Women and refugees: inclusion through sport" with:

  • Osnat Lubrani, UN Women’s Geneva Head of Office a.i.
  • Pedro Dias, Gender & Inclusion Manager at the International Olympic Committee

OV English with French subtitles, Free Entry

In partnership with CAGI (International Geneva Welcome Centre) and UN Women

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