Promoting social contact between expatriates and local people
International Circle of the Fondation pour Genève

Founded in 1999 by the Fondation pour Genève, the International Circle is a private-law association, chaired by Florence Notter and run by some 60 local volunteers. Today, Membership stands at nearly 300. Its purpose is to encourage social links between high representatives of international Geneva and local life.

It is intended for women diplomats, or those holding important positions in academia or in international private sector as well as the spouses of diplomats posted in Geneva, spouses of members of the directorate-general of international organizations or multinational companies located in Geneva. The International Circle organizes events in the form of interviews, conferences, debates, excursions and workshops on a wide variety of subjects.

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The banks: Pictet & Cie Group SCA, Lombard Odier & Cie SA, Credit Suisse Group AG, Mirabaud & Cie SA, Bordier & Cie, Reyl & Cie SA, UBS Switzerland AG – The companies: Richemont International SA, JT International SA, Litasco SA, ACE & Company SA, LS Travel Retail International SA, m3 GROUPE, MKS (Switzerland) SA, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, Procter & Gamble International Operations SA, PSA International SA, Rolex SA – The institutions: Fédération des Entreprises Romandes Genève – The foundations: Fondation Hippomène – The benefactors: Stéphane Barbier-Mueller, Rémy Best, Nicolas Brunschwig, Jean Bonna, Bertrand Demole, Claude Demole, Françoise Demole, Pierre Keller, Brigitte Lescure, Thierry Lombard, Yves Mirabaud, Yves Oltramare, Charles Pictet, Ivan Pictet, Nicolas Pictet, Renaud de Planta, Adam Said, Jacques de Saussure, Guy Waldvogel