Actualités

19 septembre 2018

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

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 Council of the World YWCA.   “I was born and raised in Haiti. Haiti went through difficult political times for most of my life so I was always faced with conflict, civil unrest and gender inequality....
03 septembre 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 août 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 août 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 août 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...