News Archives

14 September 2018

Student story: Fighting for the rights of women and girls in...

Sophia Pierre-Antoine ( Master in Development Studies, majoring in Power, Conflict, and Development) is is the Board Co-Chair of the FRIDA Young Feminist Fund and a member of the Young Women's Global Advisory...

03 September 2018

Professor Marco Sassòli Steps in as New Director of the Geneva...

Professor Marco Sassòli has been appointed as the new Director of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. He takes up this role following the retirement of Professor Robert...

20 August 2018

Kofi Annan: we will miss a great leader and humanist

It is with immense sadness that we learned of the passing away of Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations, on Saturday 18 August after a short illness.  The loss of a man who has worked...

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16 August 2018

Le nationalisme des régions riches : un enfant de l’Etat providence...

L’analyse d’Emmanuel Dalle Mulle, chercheur à l’Institut. Au début des années quatre-vingt, dans un volume publié peu après sa disparition, le grand sociologue et historien Stein Rokkan affirmait que « le...

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14 August 2018

La nouvelle loi israélienne est contraire au droit international

Le professeur de droit international Marcelo Kohen estime que la loi controversée définissant Israël comme «Etat-nation du peuple juif» porte atteinte aux droits des minorités. Les remous créés par l’adoption...

31 July 2018

The Return of Racism

“What is history and where does it take place?” ponders Sebastian Haffner in his unfinished work Defying Hitler, written in 1939 and published posthumously. “History teaches us, but it has no pupils” had...

16 July 2018

Découvrir le système de gouvernance internationale grâce à un...

Du 18 au 29 juin, l’Institut a accueilli 19 étudiants originaires de 13 pays pour le Programme d’été sur les affaires internationales. L’objectif de ce programme est de permettre à des étudiants en cours...

11 July 2018

We need to talk about sexual violence against men

Sexual violence against men is widespread, especially in conflict and post-conflict zones, yet efforts to understand its causes and develop strategies to reduce it have been hampered by a dearth of theoretical...

26 June 2018

Institute students win first prize at 2018 ELSA Moot Court

A Graduate Institute team has won first prize at the 2018 ELSA Moot Court Competition on WTO Law, held in Geneva from 19 to 23 June. Argyrios Papaefthymiou (Master in International Economics), Ioana-Virginia...

25 June 2018

Liam Fox: If we are to live in security, the world needs open...

On 21 June, UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox highlighted the critical importance of free trade at an event organised by the Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI)....