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.

We are all Migrants, we are all Refugees Wherever Adam and Eve were actually born and grew up, we, their descendants, have certainly done a ton of traveling. And when

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‘Broken’; a documentary on international law By A. Ghahvie, GSD Master in International Relations student, class of 2018 In 2002, the Israeli government began the construction of a 700 km long

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Alexandre Lambert is a historian, philosopher, and political analyst with over 15 years experience in teaching International Relation at the Geneva School of Diplomacy. Dr. Lambert has published on a wide

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By Donis Sadushaj, GSD Student Body President Exchange student at Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, class of 2018 Not by chance I

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Venezuela in the Crisis, by Alfred de Zayas Alfred de Zayas is an American lawyer and historian, J.D. Harvard, Dr.phil., Göttingen, retired member of the New York and Florida Bar, retired senior

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With more than 190 international organizations, Geneva is the pre-eminent diplomatic crossroads of our time. This gives students in Geneva the opportunity to build an international network and gain valuable

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2017 – 2018: Race Between Good or Bad Dr. Colum Murphy President Geneva School of Diplomacy As we look back on 2017 one of the most remarkable events of that

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By Hassan Aboul-Enein, GSD alumnus Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Class of 2017 This is simply the single word that describes my feelings after participating in the modalities of

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Looking at Diplomacy With Fresh Eyes I came home exhausted from a string of meetings at work.  I had already marked my second year in the Philippine Foreign Service when

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Georgetown University Exchange Student, Meredith Forsyth, shares her experiences so far at GSD and living in the middle of Europe. An American, a Russian, and an Iraqi walk into a

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Why Geneva? A personal story about life in Geneva as a foreigner By Ms. Maria Fernanda Martinez Gutierrez, Marketing Communications Intern @GSD Quite often people have asked me why I

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International Relations  –  Quo Vadis? By Mr. Alexander Likhotal, former President of Green Cross International, Deputy Spokesman and Adviser to the President of the USSR, President Mikhail Gorbachev, and GSD

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‘Have a message’, by Mr. Stefan G. Ziegler, Humanitarian Practitioner, Lecturer and Trainer I am honoured to be part of a small but intriguingly special university institute and particularly among

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Marching in our gowns and reflecting on our life! By Hassan Aboulenein, Student Body President 2016 – 2017 Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, class of 2017 A couple of

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From local politics to dreaming of contributing internationally By Ms. Fawzia Koofi Member of Parliament in Kabul, Afghanistan and Vice President of the National Assembly When I first came to

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From May 6th to May 9th GSD organised a Study Trip to Krakow, Poland. Students had the opportunity to visit many places in few days; such as Auschwitz-Birkenau camp, the Schindler’s

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‘Geneva and the field’ – By Gilles-Emmanuel Jacquet, lecturer at GSD Geneva is a very unique city by its size and its role in international relations as it hosts 34

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Keeping Humanity Afloat (Picture)  – GSD’s humanitarian endeavours By, Siofra Sharpe, Head of Humanitarian Affairs GSD “You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you

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‘Activities in and around Geneva’ by Ms. Jade Robert, Master of Arts in International Relations 2016-2017 There are plenty of them! I would like to first talk a bit about the

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High Noon Inauguration? By Dr. Colum de Sales Murphy, President of Geneva School of Diplomacy Welcome to the new Geneva School of Diplomacy blog. Though we are often asked at

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