Centre for International Environmental Studies


The Centre for International Environmental Studies (CIES) was established in 2010 for the purpose of conducting research on international environmental issues. To this end, CIES promotes research that allows for a better understanding of environment-related problems as well as for the development of possible solutions. Bringing together researchers from various disciplines, CIES pursues these two goals by promoting interdisciplinary dialogue.

The main activity of the Centre is focused around:

CIES is part of a number of academic networks and partners with academic institutions and stake-holders throughout the world. Located in the heart of International Geneva, CIES regularly hosts workshops and conferences that bring together researchers and policy-makers.

By organizing a Doctoral Seminar Series in Environmental Economics and Brown Bag Lunches with researchers from Anthropology, Development Studies, Political Science, Law and Economics, the Centre also contributes to the teaching of environment-related issues at the Graduate Institute.

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