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Crisis Management
Theme: Preparing Leaders to Shape a changing world
When a crisis hits, how will you manage? We cannot predict when the next crisis event might occur. But we can be better prepared... and mitigate the risk of failure.
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David Horobin: “In today’s world a major crisis cannot be handled by one individual.”
30 November 2020
David Horobin: “In today’s world a major crisis cannot be handled by one individual.”

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Crisis response and other stories
10 February 2020
Crisis response and other stories

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Crisis Management: Navigating the Storm - A Virtual Learning Journey
8 March 2021 Online,
Crisis Management: Navigating the Storm - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Lessons in pandemic crisis management one year on
2 March 2021
Lessons in pandemic crisis management one year on

Human Security, Climate and Health
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
The human security dimension is an essential part of contemporary policymaking if we wish to achieve sustainable peace.
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From climate change to cyber attacks – our world’s 10 most urgent risks
5 November 2019
From climate change to cyber attacks – our world’s 10 most urgent risks

The world is facing a period of unprecedented crisis. From the natural to the digital environment, humanity is making our own living spaces increasingly hostile.

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Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey
5 April 2021 Online,
Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Arms proliferation
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
The uncontrolled accumulation and spread of all categories of weapons have a devastating humanitarian impact and strategically destabilising consequences.
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How does COVID-19 relate to biological weapons?
29 May 2020
How does COVID-19 relate to biological weapons?

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Five reasons why the COVID-19 crisis is related to arms control
3 April 2020
Five reasons why the COVID-19 crisis is related to arms control

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Crisis response and other stories
10 February 2020
Crisis response and other stories

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Building Capacities for Effective Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) - Virtual Learning Journey 2021
14 April 2021 Online,
Building Capacities for Effective Implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) - Virtual Learning Journey 2021

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Global Risks and Resilience
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
Global risks at the nexus of geopolitics and technology are increasingly disruptive as they exhibit rapid growth, unpredictability, diffusions from state to non-state actors and require a security policy paradigm shift from defence to resilience.
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Looking at the Edge: Understanding the Frontiers of Geopolitical Risk - A Virtual Learning Journey
27 April 2021 Online,
Looking at the Edge: Understanding the Frontiers of Geopolitical Risk - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Diplomatic Tradecraft
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
In an age of geopolitical disruption, diplomacy is fast changing and increasingly digital, within an environment of complex interconnected challenges.
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Key skills for the five main diplomatic functions
1 March 2019
Key skills for the five main diplomatic functions

Diplomats represent their governments in fulfilling a number of professional tasks that can be best performed if they possess or are trained to develop key sets of skills corresponding to the five recognised functions of diplomats:

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Diplomatic Tradecraft for Non-diplomats 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey
3 May 2021 Online,
Diplomatic Tradecraft for Non-diplomats 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey

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Peace Operations and Peacebuilding
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
In an increasingly challenging world, we need to strengthen our capabilities for impactful prevention, peacemaking, peacebuilding and peace operations. It’s time to focus and deliver.
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Swiss Peacebuilding Training Course (SPTC) 2021
29 August 2021 Stans, Switzerland
Swiss Peacebuilding Training Course (SPTC) 2021

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Webinar: The New Normal? Imagining Peace Operations 2030
30 November 2020
Webinar: The New Normal? Imagining Peace Operations 2030

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Making the Difference in Peacebuilding, Security and Development - RBM and Beyond 2021
5 July 2021 Virtual,
Making the Difference in Peacebuilding, Security and Development - RBM and Beyond 2021

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Peace Operations and Peacebuilding
28 November 2018
Peace Operations and Peacebuilding

Geopolitics and Global Futures
Theme: Rethinking Geopolitics and Global Futures
In today’s fast-evolving globalised world, it is important to analyse both present challenges and those issues poised to become future challenges.
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Meta-Geopolitics of Pandemics: The Case of Covid-19
15 May 2020
Meta-Geopolitics of Pandemics: The Case of Covid-19

Security and Law
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
We help global leaders navigate legal complexities in the evolving security landscape and make them more effective at mastering legal constraints and opportunities.
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COVID-19: the ‘fine balance’ under human rights law
17 April 2020
COVID-19: the ‘fine balance’ under human rights law

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Maj Gen (Retd) Blaise Cathcart and Tobias Vestner Discuss the Role of the Legal Advisor
18 December 2018
Maj Gen (Retd) Blaise Cathcart and Tobias Vestner Discuss the Role of the Legal Advisor

Publications

Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space: Multilateral Negotiations’ Effects on International Law
16 December 2020
Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space: Multilateral Negotiations’ Effects on International Law

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Trends in Global Disarmament Treaties
19 January 2021
Trends in Global Disarmament Treaties

Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism
Theme: Building a Resilient and Peaceful World
Criminal and terrorist groups are threatening cities and prolonging conflicts challenging human security worldwide. Weak states, technology, media, ideology, and exclusion advance their power.
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 Transnational organised crime and other stories
23 March 2020
Transnational organised crime and other stories

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Global Terrorism Index Launch 2020
8 January 2021
Global Terrorism Index Launch 2020

Cyber Security
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
Our “wired” world is opening up new, exciting opportunities and complex security challenges. Successfully navigating today’s digital landscape will help us build a more secure tomorrow.
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Why cybersecurity matters more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic?
18 March 2020
Why cybersecurity matters more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic?

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These 4 tips guarantee good cyber hygiene
8 April 2020
These 4 tips guarantee good cyber hygiene

As we move into a time of greater tele- and video-working, what does this mean for cyber risks?

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Cyber Security: A Virtual Learning Journey - South America
5 March 2021 Online,
Cyber Security: A Virtual Learning Journey - South America

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Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge 2021
11 May 2021 Online,
Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge 2021

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Leadership
Theme: Preparing leaders to create a safer world
We are facing a global leadership crisis today. There is urgent need for a radically expanded understanding of what leadership means and who can lead.
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Leading and influencing through uncertainty – Part 1 of 4
24 April 2020
Leading and influencing through uncertainty – Part 1 of 4

What do you do when no one can tell you what to do.

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Lead and Influence with Impact - #LIMPACT: A Virtual Learning Journey - April Edition 2021
13 April 2021 Online,
Lead and Influence with Impact - #LIMPACT: A Virtual Learning Journey - April Edition 2021

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Strategic Anticipation
Theme: Anticipating Emerging Challenges
The global security environment is changing at a fast pace. Actors need to move from spending too much time reacting, to more proactively identifying the emerging security issues that may affect them.
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Anticipating the International Security Implications of COVID-19
19 March 2020
Anticipating the International Security Implications of COVID-19

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COVID19 Webinar Series: Global Crisis, Global Risk and Global Consequences - Session 1
2 April 2020
COVID19 Webinar Series: Global Crisis, Global Risk and Global Consequences - Session 1

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Strategic Foresight: Planning for Impact in Uncertain Times - February and March Edition
15 February 2021 Online,
Strategic Foresight: Planning for Impact in Uncertain Times - February and March Edition

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Gender and Inclusive Security
Theme: Preparing Leaders to Shape a Changing World
In an unequal gendered world, the challenge of creating greater inclusion and equality transcends governments, organisations and society. It is personal, political and cultural.
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Leverage Diversity to Increase Performance - A Virtual Learning Journey
1 March 2021 Online ,
Leverage Diversity to Increase Performance - A Virtual Learning Journey

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7 ways women can succeed
9 December 2019
7 ways women can succeed

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COVID-19: What does this mean for gender?
27 March 2020
COVID-19: What does this mean for gender?

This opinion piece was co-signed by Martin Chungong, Chair of the IGC Global Board and Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the International Gender Champions Secretariat (Fleur Heyworth and Tiphaine Di Ruscio)

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Inspiring Women Leaders 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey
15 March 2021 Online,
Inspiring Women Leaders 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey

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