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19 October 2017

Small arms trade now worth USD 6 billion annually

The international small arms trade was worth USD 6 billion in 2014, according to new research from the Small Arms Survey. Trade Update 2017: Out of the Shadows analyses the authorised trade in small arms, tracking market values, who the major players are, and where the weapons are going. It also measures how transparent states are about their small arms exports.    The top ten exporters of small arms...
19 October 2017

Is it time to rethink philanthropy?

Today, an unparalleled amount of philanthropic resources is being applied to improve the state of the world. On 12 October, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, business leaders and academic and development...

18 October 2017

Geneva: The Habitats Within

The photography of Graduate Institute student Sharmishta Sivaramakrishnan (MA Development Studies ’18) is being showcased at an exhibition at the United Nations in Geneva. Geneva: The Habitats Within is...

12 October 2017

Democracy at Risk: new issue of Global Challenges

While the 20th century was marked by the generalisation of democratisation processes, the 21st century has opened with the opposite trend: a multiplication of authoritarian and populist turnabouts, including...

12 October 2017

Launch of Geneva Peace Week 2017

The programme has been announced for the fourth edition of Geneva Peace Week, which takes place from 6-10 November 2017. 50 events organised by over 80 organisations will tackle a variety of cross cutting...