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17 February 2017

Kleptocrats and clowns, oil states and ethics

The small Caribbean nation of Guyana risks falling victim to the “kleptocracies and looting machines” which typically siphon off developing countries’ oil wealth, says Susanna Hecht, Professor of International...

15 February 2017

Un nouveau centre de débat et de recherche: le Centre Albert...

L’Institut est heureux d’annoncer la création d’un nouveau centre de débat et de recherche consacré à la démocratie, le Centre Albert Hirschman sur la démocratie. Cette thématique, qui sera approchée dans...

14 February 2017

South China Sea: War on the Horizon?

Launch of “Global Challenges”, the Institute's new research series on major issues of the 21st century.

13 February 2017

Les victimes de terrorisme sont partout mais sont invisibles

Laura Dolci Kanaan, Visiting Fellow, Programme for the Study of International Governance. « Le 19 août 2003, le terrorisme est entré dans ma vie et celle de ma famille. Un camion rempli de deux tonnes...

08 February 2017

Graduate Institute response to Trump visa ban

Philippe Burrin, Director of The Graduate Institute, has signed a “Commitment to Diversity” published by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) in response to Donald Trump’s...

08 February 2017

« Notre seule langue commune est le droit international »

Marcelo Kohen, professeur de droit international à l’Institut, a participé au 16e Sommet mondial des prix Nobel de la paix, du 2 au 5 février 2017 à Bogota, en qualité de secrétaire général de l’Institut...

07 February 2017

"The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary" wins ASIL book award

The American Society of International Law (ASIL), the preeminent scholarly society in the field of international law, has awarded its 2017 Certificate of Merit for ‘High Technical Craftsmanship and Utility...

07 February 2017

Student Voices: Private sector’s role in defeating Boko Haram

Boko Haram's attempts to create an Islamic state in northeast Nigeria have displaced over 2 million people and cost thousands of lives. With the government struggling to impose a military solution, Chizitera...

07 February 2017

How can law help monitor SDG water indicators?

Benedetta Gambatesa (Master in International Law 2017) presented a paper at the Budapest Water Summit 2016, an international event which studies water in the context of sustainable development.  "The paper...

07 February 2017

What is evidence anyway? Activism in the era of post-truth

Maya Avis is a doctoral candidate in Anthropology and Sociology of Development at the Graduate Institute. She specialises in legal anthropology, focusing primarily on the Naqab-Negev region of southern...