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Health Symbol - Water Scarcity in African Countries
21 mars 2019

Clean Water for All

Every 22 March, the world observes World Water Day, an event created to “focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources”. This year’s...

21 mars 2019

The Geneva Conventions 70 Years On

On 13 March 2019, Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), launched the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions programme at the Graduate Institute. During his...

15 mars 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day at the Graduate Institute

From left to right: Elhadj As Sy, Inger Andersen, Caitlin Kraft-Buchman, Michael Gaffey and Arancha Gonzalez.  International Women’s Day 2019 was marked by two events at the Graduate Institute. The first,...

14 mars 2019

Students Win Second Place in Global ITC Video Competition on...

From left, Graduate Institute students, Boroka Godley and Dhwani Nagpal, accept their second place award on behalf of their team from Ambassador Mikael Anzén, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the...

08 mars 2019

Institute Students Qualify for Moot Court Finals

Standing behind the seated panel, starting from the middle right and moving right: Alex Wong, Panagiotis Kyriakou, Ana Sofia Coelho Correia, Antigoni Matthaiou, Ting Han and Boris Ohanyan. A team of Graduate...

06 mars 2019

Does the Graduate Institute Need a Gender and Diversity Commission?

Bureaux de l’égalité, Gleichstellungsstellen, Equal Opportunity Offices and other “women’s machineries” (to use UN lingo) have become a staple of university life. With the launching of the Gender and Diversity...

06 mars 2019

Three Professors to Win Prestigious Prizes from the ISA

Professors Anna Leander, Elisabeth Prügl and Liliana Andonova (pictured, from left to right) from the International Relations/Political Science Department will be awarded prizes for their work at the upcoming...

04 mars 2019

Institute Student Champions Diversity in the Security Sector

Kossiwa Jacqueline Tossoukpe was the first female police officer of African descent to work for the Zurich police. After finishing a five-year stint on the force, she decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree...

27 février 2019

Press Freedom and Journalists Under Attack

Photo credit: Magali Girardin To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) organised a public lecture, panel discussion and award presentation in partnership...

26 février 2019

Student Story: Civil War, Diplomacy, Two Master’s and Motherhood

A former diplomat from El Salvador and more recently mother, Egriselda Lopez recently completed her Master of International Affairs (MIA) at the Graduate Institute.  In the face of several challenges –...