The World Around us

Welcome to our blog. Every month a different GSD community member will share his or her vision, ideas, thoughts, experiences and more with you. Find out more about the world around us, seen through the eyes of people around us. If you would like to receive our monthly blog directly in your inbox, please leave us a note here.

The United Nations has established the United Nations System Staff College: an institution for system-wide knowledge management, training, and continuous learning meant to contribute to a more effective, results-oriented, and

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Thursday 1 August 2019, the Geneva School of Diplomacy, had not one, but two reasons to celebrate: 1 August is not only Swiss National Day, but it also marked, yesterday,

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According to the Global Footprint Network a sustainability organization which calculates ecological resources, we are now officially in the red. This means specifically that we humans have officially used up

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We were honored to celebrate our students’ achievements and we congratulate all graduates from Bachelor, Master, Executive and Doctorate level programmes for their hard work; they are now prepared to

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During Graduation, MA Graduate Madhura Nimkar inspired us all with the last words of her speech: “Going forward, some of us would want to study this field further while some

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Warm Congratulations to our Graduating Students! Scientists tell us that Planet Earth is about 4.5 billion years. Homo Sapiens is about 200,000 years old. If we subtract 200,000 from 4.5

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During graduation day, we were well pleased to confer Deputy Prime Minister Monyane Moleleki from Lesotho with an honorary Doctorate at our Graduation Ceremony as he has been an inspiring

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We would like to invite you to a seminar taking place on Thursday 4 July 2019 entitled “An Alternative Path on the Cyprus Issue,” which will be presented by Deputy Prime

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-Delighted congratulations to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, dear friend and Dean Emeritus of the Geneva School of Diplomacy, now elected President of Kazakhstan. Tokayev is a safe pair of hands: very intelligent,

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I am a great believer that teaching is learning. To teach humanitarianism and development-related topics is to carry out applied research in the field. This is why I combine field

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With the hot topic at the moment being the cooling of the planet and the pressing need and call for action, GSD has decided to make Climate Change the theme

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Located in the lovely area of Domaine de Penthes near many IO’s Easily accessible via public transportation. 7 min walk from the UN. Amenities include WIFI, projector, flipchart, whiteboard, coffee

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We are proud of the fact that GSD is not only at the heart of the most diplomatic neighborhood on the planet but also at the heart of Europe, giving

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Participating in a marathon has been on my to-do list for a long time! Doing it alone isn’t as much as fun as gathering a team to run together. And

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Climate Change is both increasingly worrying and also increasingly a political issue. GSD’s recent highly successful Gala entitled “Water for Life” event, raised money that goes now to the installation

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So GSD’s 15th anniversary came and went. What a success that was! On March 22nd, GSD’s ‘Pavillon Gallatin’ shone brighter than usual, perched proudly on the top of the hill

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As an exchange student from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service majoring in International Politics, I feel GSD’s program would live up to everyone’s expectations. Only a few programs give

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Recently, the GSD Masters group was given the unique opportunity to visit the Swiss Parliament and Swiss Foreign Ministry as part of our Foreign Policy Scenarios course.  Upon arriving in Bern,

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Recently published in “The Diplomatic Insight”, Gilles-Emmanuel Jacquet is an Assistant Professor of the World history at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations. He is also a senior analyst at the Geneva International Peace

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A place where miracles happen   “Children are the leaving messages we send to a time we will not see.” — John F. Kennedy   My story with ZOP School

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15th Anniversary of Advancing Peace and Human Rights 2018 was an important year for the Geneva School of Diplomacy (GSD): GSD marked its 15th anniversary. This coming March 22 2019

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GSD’S GOT TALENT ! GSD believes it is very important to not only teach & learn through books, but also through support and actual real-life experience! We have therefore organized a fundraising event

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Current environment The state of the world today remains challenging with over 68 million people forcibly displaced by conflicts and persecution. Multiple conflicts and proxy wars are on the rise

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17 Goals To Transform Our World With the new school year already close, it is time to glance into the near future at the exciting new things that lay ahead.

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