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27 February 2019

NRP73 "Financing Investments in Clean Technologies" presented at the second programme conference

Dr Joëlle Noailly and the "Financing Investments in Clean Technologies" project team, composed of Prof. Gaétan de Rassenfosse (EPFL), Laura Nowzohour (PhD Candidate, IHEID) and Matthias van den Heuvel (PhD Candidate, EPFL), went to Berne to present the project's progress at the 2nd programme conference of NRP 73.  The conference was a good platform to strengthen the dialogue between the various actors...
31 January 2019

The Farming of Trust: Organic Certification in Uttarakhand

In a paper for “American Ethnologist”, Shaila Seshia Galvin shows how certification inspectors, confronted with the limits of document keeping and inspections, come to understand organic farming as “the...

07 January 2019

Professor Susanna Hecht Awarded the David Livingstone Centenary...

Recipient of the David Livingstone Centenary Medal and Professor of International History, Susanna Hecht, pictured on far right. Susanna Hecht, Professor of International History, was awarded the David...

16 November 2018

The Role of Litigation on Norm Transformation: Human Rights and...

Given the rising significance of courts in global politics, and the mounting number of environmental cases before human rights courts, Defne Gonenc has focused her PhD thesis in International Relations/Political...

06 November 2018

Innovating for the Future of Energy

Addressing both the challenge of climate change and the growing energy needs of the world will only be possible if we can achieve a breakthrough in clean technologies so as to deliver safe, clean and sustainable...

25 October 2018

NRP73 "Financing investments in clean technologies" first partners...

The first Partners' meeting of the project "Financing investments in clean technologies" co-led by Joëlle Noailly (CIES) and Gaétan de Rassenfosse (EPFL) will took place on Tuesday 16 October at the Villa...

19 October 2018

The Resource Curse and International Law

In her recently defended PhD thesis, Lys Kulamadayil explores different ways in which international law matters to economic and human development and the distribution of power and wealth in resource-wealthy...