Past News

24 January 2018

What can we learn from a Cold War “walk in the woods”?

On 16 July 1982, when Paul Nitze and Yuli Kvitsinsky, the American and Soviet arms control negotiators, went for a walk in the woods near Geneva, it became a singular moment in the Cold War, according...

24 January 2018

New DPP in Conflict and Fragility Management

The CCDP has recently helped launch a new Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices in Conflict and Fragility Management (DPP-CFM) at the Graduate Institute in collaboration with the American...

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23 January 2018

How to tackle grand corruption in natural resources?

Speaking at the Graduate Institute on 18 January, leading anti-corruption expert Daniel Kaufmann called for greater research into high-level corruption in the natural resources sector.   “We have a major...

03 October 2017

Business Environment Reform in fragile and conflict-affected...

Business environment reform (BER) is increasingly seen as a key component of development strategies in fragile and conflict-affected states, and to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

29 September 2017

Gangs and the socialization of violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers, a CCDP Research Associate and Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute, considers the socialisation of gang violence in Managua, Nicaragua, in a new article published by the Journal...