Humanitarian aid is highly complex There is no lack of complexity in solving humanitarian aid issues. Various policy circles work intensively on these issues on multiple levels. They understand that agreed-upon solutions are negotiated outcomes that can have a...
A walk by Geneva Lake: Reflections by MAS 22 cohort
What brings together a senior advisor in multilateral affairs and governance, a gender sociologist with expertise in diversity, equity, inclusion and the Middle East, a business developer with her own think and do tank to co-create impact, a PR & digital marketing...
International Intellectual Property: What Needs to Change?
International Intellectual Property is a branch of Intellectual Property Law and International Law that is governed by the intergovernmental organisation, the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The general objective of the WTO is to lower barriers to international trade...
Artificial Intelligence Promises, Ethics and Human Rights: Time to Open Pandora’s Box
Despite all its promises, Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents risks to human rights online and offline, and growing ethical challenges. To benefit humanity, significant measures are needed, combining positive encouragements and stricter rules. The AI...
The Explainability of Artificial Intelligence in International Law
Unintelligible – if there is one word that could describe the hesitation surrounding the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in states’ affairs, it is this. This hinges upon a fear of the unknown as AI seems to be inexplicable. It either cannot explain how it arrived...
Digital Transformations for the Protection of Health Futures
Key recommendations from the GHFutures2030 Report Digital and data-driven tools are fundamentally changing approaches to health and the design of health systems; however, governance models have not followed the rapid pace of innovation. The Lancet and Financial Times...
The Pervasiveness of Earth Jurisprudence: Rights of Nature and International Investment Law
Earth jurisprudence is a branch of philosophy that challenges some of the foundational assumptions in most modern legal systems. In a general sense, it argues that everything on earth is interconnected, and dependent on each other for survival. Particularly, and more...
Social Protection Systems in the Face of the COVID-19 Crisis
The world has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic since early 2020 when the World Health Organization declared it “a public health emergency of international concern”. As countries and territories were trying to navigate the uncharted territory of the threat, it was...
Policies for the Future of Aviation
The civil aviation industry, with its numerous airlines that transport passengers around the globe, has seen decades of significant growth and has therefore also become an important contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). While many institutions,...
Why Sustainable Consumption Is So Darn Difficult
A little excursion into motivation, inertia, feel-good solutions and the need to finally get educated on what we put into our mouths. Introduction Greetings fellow Graduate Institute Community and friends from across the globe. I hope that this short article finds you...
The views and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position of The Graduate Institute, Geneva.
The Graduate Institute’s SDG Portal provides a window on our more than 150 IHEID experts, research projects, publications, courses, events and other activities connected to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Genre et développement FAQ
Présentation en ligne
Geopolitics, Corporate Diplomacy and Technological Innovation
Executive Programmes in Development Policies and Practice Q&A
Programme Overview Webinars
Env'l Governance & Policy-Making
Genre et développement
Executive Certificate and Diploma
Theories and Practices of International Relations