From Sustainable Development towards the Conservation of Planet Earth

    By Alexandre Lambert 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 range of issues, including international security, multilateral diplomacy, civil-military relations, political theory and democratic governance. Using Creative Imagination and Emotional … Continue reading From Sustainable Development towards the Conservation of Planet Earth


Venezuela in the Crisis

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 lawyer with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, former Chief of the Petitions Department, visiting professor of law at numerous universities … Continue reading Venezuela in the Crisis

Internships @ Geneva

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 international work experience in the fields of human rights, disarmament, investment, trade, international law, conflict resolution and many other I.R. related fields. Students of the … Continue reading Internships @ Geneva

2017 – 2018: A Race Between Good or bad

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 turbulent year, not yet known worldwide to historians, was the the concert mounted by Geneva School of Diplomacy students in November in the historic evening “GSD’s … Continue reading 2017 – 2018: A Race Between Good or bad


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 the World Youth Forum held in Sharm El Sheikh in November 2017. I am also more energised to reach and conclude my ambition of contributing … Continue reading STARSTRUCK!

Looking at diplomacy with fresh eyes

Looking at Diplomacy With Fresh Eyes STACY DANIKA SIA ALCANTARA, Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines I came home exhausted from a string of meetings at work.  I had already marked my second year in the Philippine Foreign Service when I decided that it might be about time to stop, sit down, and … Continue reading Looking at diplomacy with fresh eyes

An American, a Russian, and an Iraqi walk into a bar…

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 bar… Sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, right? My experience thus far as an exchange student at GSD has actually sounded much like … Continue reading An American, a Russian, and an Iraqi walk into a bar…

Why Geneva? Opportunities!

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 chose to come to Geneva. Without any hesitation I must admit that this is a question that is not easy to answer due to the … Continue reading Why Geneva? Opportunities!

Have a message

'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 my colleagues in the faculty. My background is based on praxis. Of course, I did have the chance to study sociology of development and international … Continue reading Have a message

International Relations – Quo Vadis?

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 Faculty member Next semester I will be teaching at GSD the course in IR “World Politics: Trends and Transformations”. The academic discipline of IR is … Continue reading International Relations – Quo Vadis?