22 février 2018

Ilona Kickbusch named to WHO Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases

Professor Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Graduate Institute’s Global Health Centre, has been appointed by World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to the new WHO Independent Global High-level Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). The commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs, will propose bold...
21 février 2018

Chantal Mouffe on the ‘affects’ of democracy

On 19 February, Chantal Mouffe, Professor of Political Theory at the University of Westminster in London, discussed Europe’s current 'post-democratic' condition in a lecture organised by the Graduate Institute’s...

19 février 2018

In Memoriam: Mateo Johnson

It is with great sadness that we report that Mateo Johnson, a second year student in the Master in Development Studies, has passed away at the age of 32 years old. Mateo was a much loved member of our...

16 février 2018

Is global governance in crisis, or just transforming?

Whereas the 20th century was defined by the expansion of multilateral cooperation and integration, the early 21st century has witnessed President Trump’s “America first” policy, “Brexit” and various populist...

16 février 2018

Orbán’s Lawfare against Liberal Democracy in Hungary

Heineken beer, Helsinki Committee and the Central European University in Budapest have recently all been the object of the Hungarian government’s unfavourable attention. It tried to ban the beer on the...