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.

-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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One July in Zanzibar Maybe my canoe is bigger than yours but sea is the same. If there is no fish, we both go hungry – Zanzibari proverb Being a student

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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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