Short Programmes

Short executive programmes can broaden your exposure, offer a refresh on the most current issues in world affairs, and can help to build new skills and expertise in niche areas.  Some short course programmes also carry ECTS credits.  They offer opportunities for networking with colleagues from various organisations and sectors, welcoming participants from both Geneva and beyond.

Programme length can vary, from 2-3 days to modules of 1-week each.

Foreign Investment and Investment Protection
  • Dates for 2015-16 are to be announced soon
Gestion des fondations donatrices
  • 16-18 septembre 2015
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Trade, Diplomacy and Public Health

  • Three day programme, from 16 to 18 November 2015
Gestion Stratégique de Projets de Développement
  • Three modules (2 days each) over six days:  9-14 November 2015
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Diplomatie et Santé   
  • Annual programme, delivered in French and English each year
    Next French programme:  Dakar, Sénégal (23-27 November)
  • Also offered in English, each June, in Geneva (see below)
International Framework of Women's Human Rights (En)
Le cadre international des Droits de l'Homme et des Droits humains des femmes (Fr)
  • Next French and English versions:  November / December 2015
  • Limited enrolment - open only to officials of the Missions to the UN in Geneva.  This is an annual training series (delivered twice, with French and English versions) each Fall term
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Leading in the Human Rights Council
  • Annual training, held over five evenings in Geneva
    Next programme:  Late Jan / Early February 2016
Intellectual Property, Diplomacy and Global Public Health
  • Annual Programme.  Next offering:  February, 2016
Global Health Diplomacy
Global Health Diplomacy
  • June 2016
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Multilateralism on the Horizon
  • Next dates for 2015 to be announced soon
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Health Diplomacy and Humanitarian Space
  • June 22 - 24, 2015


In addition, customised programmes can be developed for groups of participants across a range of themes, formats and locations.  Executive Education regularly delivers short-course programmes for governments, international organisations, NGOs and international companies.