In January 2022, in a bid to stem a tide of violent attacks and kidnappings in north-western Nigeria, the government labelled the armed groups involved in the violence "terrorists". The relationship between these groups and the internationally designated terrorist...
Dr Jérôme Duberry is a well-known figure in his field with multiple skills. He recently has been nominated as the New Academic Advisor of the International Negotiation and Policy-making programme. We asked him two questions about this thematic' main challenges and the...
Exploring the ICRC’s Museum through the eyes of the DPP Programme’s Participants In 2015, when I moved to Geneva, visiting the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum was on top of my agenda. When I visited, I was impressed, moved, and inspired. It is a...
It is a truism to state that the war launched by Russia against Ukraine in late February breaches many foundational rules of international law ranging from the prohibition on the use of force and the principle of territorial integrity to the right of the Ukrainian...
Microfinance for small-scale farmers – what is it? Microfinance is a term which entered the mainstream financial jargon in the past decades, although since the late 90’s it is described as “financial inclusion”¹. Agri-lending in the microfinance context refers to...
The country-wide protests in Kazakhstan, which began on 2 January 2022, were largely leaderless. Ordinary people came out on the street in solidarity with the protestors in Zhanaozen, a small industrial town located in the Western part of the country. All were...
Eolika, a Guyana-flagged cargo vessel, had already been detained in the port of Senegalese capital, Dakar due to ‘inconsistent’ declarations. Authorities in the West African nation then searched the ship, seizing three containers of Italian manufactured ammunition...
Nathan Sussman, Professor of Economics, and Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies on Sustainable Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute, explains how carbon tax can lower emissions while having virtually no adverse effects on business activity and...
En 2021, l’antiracisme a vu apparaître l’étrangeté de l’anti-antiracisme, écrit Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, professeur d’histoire et politique internationales à l’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement à Genève. Au lendemain du meurtre du...
Author: Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, Executive Education Director and Professor of International History and Politics at the Graduate Institute Geneva Book Description Why have state-building projects across the MENA region proven to be so difficult for so long?...
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