Discover our Digital 2021 Course Catalogue

Preparing to shape the future by engaging in the right Learning Journeys whether we meet virtually, face to face, in Geneva or at a location near you … let’s journey together. Only together can we prepare for 2021 and beyond. 

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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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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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Team Argonauts from ETH Zürich Wins the 7th European Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge
12 May 2021
Team Argonauts from ETH Zürich Wins the 7th European Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

​​​Team Argonauts from ETH Zürich is the winner of the 2021 “Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge” 

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Meeting the Cyber Security Challenge - A Virtual Learning Journey 2021
8 November 2021 Virtual,
Meeting the Cyber Security Challenge - A Virtual Learning Journey 2021

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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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Five ways to remain diplomatic without shaking hands
25 March 2020
Five ways to remain diplomatic without shaking hands

The COVID-19 pandemic forces people in all sectors to adopt and adapt to new forms of work such as home office, digital interaction or video conference. The diplomatic world is no exception.

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Skills Enhancement for Political Advisors (POLADS) - A Virtual Learning Journey
12 May 2021 Online,
Skills Enhancement for Political Advisors (POLADS) - 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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Peace Operations and Peacebuilding
28 November 2018
Peace Operations and Peacebuilding

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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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Geneva Peace Week 2020
19 October 2020
Geneva Peace Week 2020

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Making the Difference in Peacebuilding, Security and Development - RBM and Beyond 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey
21 June 2021 Virtual,
Making the Difference in Peacebuilding, Security and Development - RBM and Beyond 2021 - A Virtual Learning Journey

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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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Geopolitics and Global Futures Symposium 2021
1 September 2021 Virtual,
Geopolitics and Global Futures Symposium 2021

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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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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

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Security and Law
27 February 2019
Security and Law

We help global leaders navigate legal complexities in the evolving security landscape and make them more effective at mastering legal constraints and opportunities.

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

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 Transnational organised crime and other stories
23 March 2020
Transnational organised crime and other stories

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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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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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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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)

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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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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Anticipating the International Security Implications of COVID-19
19 March 2020
Anticipating the International Security Implications of COVID-19

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Climate and Security Futures - Virtual Learning Journey
15 April 2021 Online,
Climate and Security Futures - Virtual Learning Journey

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

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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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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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Gender & Inclusive Security
8 March 2019
Gender & Inclusive Security

Creating greater inclusion and equality within societies is now critical to build trust, resilience, peace and security.

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

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

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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#OnlyTogether Can We Protect the Environment
20 October 2020
#OnlyTogether Can We Protect the Environment

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Climate and Security Futures - Virtual Learning Journey
15 April 2021 Online,
Climate and Security Futures - Virtual Learning Journey

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COVID-19 Epidemic and Health Systems
9 March 2020
COVID-19 Epidemic and Health Systems

Can countries keep up with the spread of COVID-19?

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

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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