News Archives

19 January 2017

Trump and trade – world must wait and see

On 12 January, the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration held a debate on the future of trade policy in the light of Donald Trump’s threats to tear up the NAFTA agreement and pull...

19 January 2017

L’instabilité au Sahel, un héritage colonial ?

Le professeur Mohamedou était l’invité de l’émission « Géopolitis » le 15 janvier dernier Avec le Proche et le Moyen-Orient, le Sahel, peuplé de 100 millions d’êtres humains, est l’une des régions les...

18 January 2017

Student Stories: Aiding disaster recovery in the Philippines

Jerik Cruz (MDev Graduate, 2016) and Ace Dela Cruz (2nd Year MDev Candidate) explain their project to develop a “solidarity” model for post-disaster recovery. "Having always enjoyed experiencing and living...

22 December 2016

The Geneva Challenge is back for 2017 to tackle the challenges...

The Graduate Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 edition of The Geneva Challenge - Advancing Development Goals Contest under the patronage of Kofi Annan, whose objective is to stimulate...

20 December 2016

Kofi Annan: we need better policy on drugs

Former UN Secretary General and Graduate Institute alumnus Kofi Annan visited Maison de la Paix on 15 December to address the failings in global drug policy. Mr Annan was talking at an event marking the...

20 December 2016

Violence et religion en Afrique

Les 5 et 6 décembre a eu lieu le Colloque international Yves Oltramare 2016, sous la responsabilité scientifique de Jean-François Bayart. Sur le thème « Violence et religion en Afrique », le colloque a...

20 December 2016

Has Europe reached its limits?

Has Europe, both the EU and the European idea, reached its limits? On 8 and 9 December, the Graduate Institute and the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) explored this issue during a conference at Maison...

15 December 2016

Entre étudiants et professionnels : deux terrains d’enseignement...

Le développement au sein de l’Institut des programmes de formation continue, en parallèle aux programmes d’études de master et de doctorat, offre de nouvelles opportunités d’enseignement, avec toutefois...

14 December 2016

What is life like for refugee single fathers?

Keri Baughman (MA Development Studies 2016) is one of two recipients of the 2016 Global Migration Award for her master’s thesis on refugee single fathers in Africa.   My thesis explored the challenges...

13 December 2016

How should we finance development?

On 7 December, the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Finance and Development and the World Bank Group held the first in a series of discussions on Financing for Development in Action, focusing on the “Billions...