Past events

A brief recap of past events and our association’s history

 

 

 

 

  • 10.05.2019 – First presentation of the associative project by Pablo Demierre 

 

  • 19.05.2019 – Constituant Assembly with Joachim Guggenheim, Lucie Engdahl, Michelangelo de Lisi, Alexandre Veuthey, Tiffany Hemecker, Christina Parfene, Jessica Belmonte, Andoni Garrido Zamora, Cedric Pfanner, Adrien Mehmeti, Geraldine Künzli.

 

  • 23.09.2019 – Conference with M. Jacques de Watteville, former Secretary of State : Être diplomate aujourd’hui : « comment servir son pays dans le contexte international actuel ?». (Being diplomat today : “how to serve your country in today’s international context ?”)

 

  • 26.09.2019 – Workshop with Mme Elisabeth Decrey Warner, founder of Geneva Call and research fellow at the GCSP: « La Négociation dans des contextes de guerre » (Negociations in war context).

 

  • 26.10.2019 – Culture and Institutions :  Musée des Suisses (Museum of the Swiss People in the World) dans le Monde visit.

 

  • 27.09.2019 – First General Assembly.

 

  • 28.10.2019 – Interview with the Fréquence Banane radio station during the “dans ton campus” show.

 

  • 21.11.2019 – Workshop: International Humanitarian Law and virtual reality  (in partnership with the ICRC).

 

  • 04.12.2019 – Conference with Ms Caroline Galactéros, Geopragma President  and PhD in Politics: « Vers un nouveau Yalta: Perspectives géopolitiques au Moyen-Orient » ( “Towards a New Yalta : Geopolitcal perspectives in the Middle-East” ).

 

  • 09.01.2020 – Offical recognition by the University of Geneva

 

  • 21.02.2020 – Workshop with Mr. Emmanuel Bichet, Deputy Director for European Affairs at Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs  (FDFA) : « État des relations Suisse-UE et Brexit »(State of Swiss-EU relationships and Brexit).

 

  • 01.03.2020 – Culture and Institutions : Visit of the « War and Peace » exhibition at the Martin Bodmer Foundation.

 

  • 10.03.2020 – Debate with His Excellency François Croquette, French Human Rights Ambassador and Mr. Jack Jarnusziewicz, artist, in partnership with L’Association des Étudiant.e.s Francophones (Francophone Student Association).

 

  • 17.03.2020 – Conference with Mr. Franz Perrez, Swiss Ambassador for  : « Politique internationale pour l’environnement, le rôle de la Suisse ». (cancelled because of Covid-19).

 

  • 18.03.2020 – Workshop with the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe : « COP 21 : Adapter la mobilité urbaine » (COP 21 : Adapt urban transit) (cancelled because of Covid-19).

 

  • 07.05.2020 – Workshop « Atelier d’éloquence » (Rhetoric skills workshop) with Mr. Hugo Houbart, Research and Teaching Assistant at the Global Studies Institute and   avec M. Hugo Houbart, assistant de recherche et d’enseignement au Globat Studies Institute (GSI) and second award winner of the Concours Romand d’Eloquence in 2019(Francophone Rhetoric Speech Contest)

 

  • 22.09.2020 – Culture and Institutions : « être Consul honoraire : quel rôle, quelles fonctions ? » (Being honorary Consul, what is his role, his missions ?) with Mr. Jean Marc Probst, Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany

 

  • 13.10.2020 – Conference with M. Franz Perrez, Swiss Ambassador for the Environment : « Politique internationale pour l’environnement, le rôle de la Suisse ». (International Policy for the Environment : Switzerland’s role).

 

  • 22.10.2020 – Conference – Round Table Discussion : “War privatisation : stakes and challenges” in partnership with Security and Human Rights Academy (SHR) and Foraus. Panellists were : Mrs Nelleke Van Amstel, Research Associate at the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights ; Mr. Jamie Wiliamson, Executive Director at the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association (ICoCA) and Mrs Ataa Dabour,  founding President of Security and Human Rights Association and Mr. Nicolas Penseyres, President of the Société des Officiers de l’Université de Fribourg. (Univeristy of  Fribourg Officer’s Society) 

 

 

  • 29.10.2020 – Workshop « Smart Cities : des dangers et dérives technologiques ? » (Smart Cities  : risks and technological misuse ?) in partnership with the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe. Participants : Mrs Solange Ghernaouti : Ordinary Professor at the University of Lausanne and director of the Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory & Research Group (SCARG) ; M. Jérôme Duberry : PhD and researcher at the Global Studies Institute on the convergence between numerical technologies, policies and sustainable development. (Delayed because of Covid-19).

 

  • 4.12.2020 – Workshop  “Advocating for fair internships : how to persuade a diplomat ?” in partnership with the Fair Internship Initiative (FII). Participants : Mrs. Florence Foster, Representative, Peace and Disarmament at Quaker United Nations Office ; Mr. Marc Finaud, Head of arms proliferation at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

 

  • 16.12.2020 – Culture and Institutions, Debate around the movie « Mayrig (1991)» with Mr. Vicken Cheterian, political scientist, journalist and author.

 

  • 4.02.2021 – Student round-table talk « Russia – Switzerland Relations » in partnership with the Future World Diplomats Students club  (FWD)

 

  • 23.03.2021 – Sustainable Development Goals : Genevan cantonal strategy with Mr. Giancarlo Copetti, project manager at the Genevan Canton’s service for Sustainalbe Development

 

  • 28.04.2021 – “La traite des êtres humains : forme contemporaine d’esclavage, un défi mondial” (Human trafficking : present-day forms of slavery, a global challenge) with Mr. Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Order of Malta

 

  • 05.05.2021 – Networking Lunch : meeting with His Excellence Omar Zniber, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations in Geneva  

 

  • 11.05.2021 – Conference “What is Switzerland’s role in NATO ?”  with Dr. Philipp Häsler, Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission to NATO at Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA, and le Lieutenant-colonel Blaise Pelletier, Swiss Armed Forces representative at NATO – Allied Command Transformation (ACT) in Norfolk.

 

  • 17.05.2021 – e-Workshop on Zoom : Water, a matter of cooperation or cause for conflict ? with Mrs Léna Salamé, lawyer, mediator and specialist in conflict resolution ; Mr. Christian Bréthaut, assistant teacher the Institute for Environmental Sciences and Geneva Water Hub Director

 

  • 18.05.2021 – Conference : Sport and Diplomacy , with Mrs Carole Gomez, Research Director in Sports Geopolitics at IRIS and Mr. Michel Fillau, senior adviser at the International Basketball Federation 

 

A Speech from our Founding President on the association’s 2 years anniversary