River of Gold

by Sarah DuPont

River of Gold coverIn collaboration with the Geneva Graduate Institute, and on the occasion of World Environment Day, Ciné-ONU screened ‘River of Gold’

Narrated by Academy Award Winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock, River of Gold is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into Peru’s Amazon rainforest to uncover the savage unravelling of pristine jungle.




The screening was followed by a discussion with:

  • Ms Sarah DuPont, Film producer, President and Founder of the Amazon Aid Foundation
  • Mr Charles Chaussepied, Former Director CSR and Corporate Affairs, Piaget, and Board Member of the Responsible Jewellery Council.
  • A representative of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, UN Environment
  • Mr Casper Edmonds, Head of the Extractives, Energy and Manufacturing Unit, International Labour Organization
  • Moderator from the Geneva Graduate Institute



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