by Gianluca Gygax Semester breaks always provide me with some time to reflect on achievements and on what I have learned. The last semester was arduous, enriching and rewarding for multiple reasons. However, what stands out the most, is having had the pleasure to be the Environmental Committee President and leading a group of incredibly […]

The IHEID Environmental Committee looks back on a successful 2018. Over 20 active committee members from different academic programs were committed to dedicate a significant amount of their free time to spark discussions about environmental issues and to promote sustainability across the IHEID community. The Environmental Committee represented the entire student body as a member […]

by Eva Bortolotti and Annika Erickson-Pearson The Environmental Committee (EC) brought the emerging debate on the intertwined paths of climate change and security to the Geneva Peace Week stage on the 7th November 2018.  The panel discussion, organized at the Palais de Nations in collaboration with the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO), saw a large […]

ROBERTA MAGGI COMMITTEE MEMBER On my first day at the Graduate Institute, back in September 2017, I distinctly remember being in the Auditorium Pictet, and seeing the then-President of the Environmental Committee Marc Weilenmann come on stage to talk about the EC’s relevance and impact at the Institute. My immediate thought was, “Wow, it’s so […]

With the end of the academic year fast approaching, here’s a throw-back to the beginning of the year so you can see how far we’ve all come!

The previous President of the Environmental Committee, Marc Weilenmann, gave this speech at the orientation day of current Interdisciplinary Masters students. It inspired many students at the institute to get involved with the Environmental Committee, and hopefully it will inspire you too!

During Swiss Sustainability Week we held a photo competition! Themed after “Natural Habitats – Celebrate Diversity” here are all the photos! We were very proud to display everyones beautiful work! In case you didn’t hear, the winner were: 1st – Lubna Allam 2nd – Yui Chiu 3rd – Narayan Nathani But in the end they are […]