170 actions to combat climate change

During the school year 2019/2020, the Environmental Committee partnered up with the UN Geneva’s Perception Change Project. The mission of the PCP is to make information accessible while highlighting the role of Geneva based organizations in the promotion of the SDGs. The purpose of their 170 brochures series is to develop a list of tangibleContinue reading “170 actions to combat climate change”

Tutorial – Baguettes traditionnelles

by Jarrod Suda Hello fellow ECers and friends to IHEID! Please enjoy this homemade video and this baguette recipe that I’ve been trying. I think it could be a fun way to develop a micro-mastery or simply pass a lazy Sunday. Make sure to share with your friends and family the next time you breakContinue reading “Tutorial – Baguettes traditionnelles”

Vegetarianism, Federer, and the myth of perfection

by Pauline Seppey Hello, friendly reader. Yes, this is yet another article about vegetarianism. No, I will not yell at you for consuming meat – I’ve been there. I used to think a life without bacon could never be worth living. And I’m not here to tell you how I changed my mind either. First,Continue reading “Vegetarianism, Federer, and the myth of perfection”

Breakfast with your EC presidents

by Anna Ploeg & Zaninka Ntagungira   Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day. Both Zaninka and Anna love experimenting with food and wanted to pass along some quick and easy healthy breakfast recipes. Keep in mind that not all the ingredients listed below can be locally sourced, but we encourageContinue reading “Breakfast with your EC presidents”

Global Climate Strike for Future mobilized masses in Geneva on 15 March

By Maximilian Czekalla On Friday afternoon 15 of March, cars and public transport in Geneva downtown had to make space for a group of thousands of people protesting for climate action. As part of the movement “Global Climate Strike for Future”, a mixed crowd of mostly young, but also several older people, gathered in theContinue reading “Global Climate Strike for Future mobilized masses in Geneva on 15 March”

2019 EC snowshoeing trips

By Victoria Gonzalez After such a great experience last year, the Environmental Committee decided to gear up again, break away from the overcast weather in Geneva, and get knee-deep in the snow on our winter snowshoeing trips! The activity was so popular that we divided the trip into two consecutive Saturdays. Those brave enough toContinue reading “2019 EC snowshoeing trips”

Reflections on 2018 by our president

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 incrediblyContinue reading “Reflections on 2018 by our president”

2018 in EC

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 memberContinue reading “2018 in EC”