International Alumni Reunion in Geneva

Registration closed.

At the Gala dinner you will be seated at a table of six people. Do not hesitate to inform us by e-mail if you have friends or acquaintances you would like to sit with. If you do not indicate any preference, the tables will be composed of people who graduated in the same decade.

Numerous Emeritus or Retired Professors have already confirmed their presence, such as Jacques Forster, Georges Abi-Saab, Claude Auroi, Lucius Caflisch, Michel Carton, Mohammad-Reza Djalili, Louise Doswald-Beck, Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Gilbert Etienne, Curt Gasteyger, Jean-Pierre Gontard, Vera Gowlland-Debbas, Jacques Grinevald, Peter Haggenmacher, Jean-Michel Jacquet, Pierre Lalive, André Liebich, Jean-Luc Maurer, Andràs November, Stuart Robinson, Fabrizio Sabelli and Alexandre Swoboda.

For those who are coming to Geneva for the reunion, we will be pleased to welcome you at the Villa Barton for the welcome reception on Friday 8 November at 19:00 and the farewell brunch on 10 November at 10:00.

We are excited to organise this momentous event for you and we hope to see many of you there.



Schedule for Saturday 9 November 2013

  • 10:00-12:00 Guided visit of the Maison de la paix and the Edgar and Danièle Picciotto Student House
  • 11:00-12:00 Presentation-debate “Peacebuilding Challenges for the 21st Century” with the two co-Directors of the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuiding, Keith Krause and Stephanie Hofmann, Professors of International Relations/Political Science
  • 15:00-16:00 Meetings with Alumni by region and geographical origins
  • 15:00-17:00   Guided visit of the Maison de la paix and the Edgar and Danièle Picciotto Student House
  • 16:00-17:00 Presentation-debate “Improving Access to Justice in International Trade and Investment Regimes” with Joost Pauwelyn, co-Director of the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration and Professor of International Law
  • 17:00-18:30 Public conference  featuring Jean Nouvel entitled “Archictures de par le monde
  • 18:30-19:30 Reunion cocktail hour with professors and alumni grouped by decade of graduation
  • 19:30-midnight Meal and gala in the Institute’s colours – dress code: black, white, grey, red